DESIGN AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Concordia university DART453
Lecturer: Israël Dupuis
For the Design department, engage in the community literally means to put into practice the programme’s philosophical directive of creating links and engaging with Montreal communities via student internships that consist in collaborative projects and public artworks. This class aims at creating sustainable development tool in digital literacy, art and communications.
In this this class, the student prepare two internship of approximately 20-hour of implication each. One is conduct in the fall term and the other in the winter term.
Concordia students work with an individual, a group of participants or directly with an organization to produce: a book / music / postcards / posters / newsletter / web design / video or board games / digital reflexive portfolio / animation / film / painting / sculpture / dance / installation /…
Some other Concordia students will be focusing their activities around the editions of work: preparing shows / set up website for the projects / prepare a printed brochure / produce CD or DVD.
Few others can also spend this class in a more reflexive ways: finding new partnership / develop a series of workshop / producing video interviews / realising a video documentary / finding new ways and approaches to design and community engagement.Some other Concordia students will be focusing their activities around the editions of work: / preparing shows / set up website for the projects / prepare a printed brochure.
Those internships could be conducted at Concordia University, in a community or non-profit organization, or both. Quite often, the second internship follows on from the first one with the same organization.
Partners: DESTA the Black Youth Network University of Concordia Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) This video was shoot in partnership with DESTA the Black Youth Network and The University of Concordia (Design Art) through Israël Dupuis Master Thesis project at...