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Exhibition

The Hangar Exhibition

Curated by Sahel Al Hiyari
Venue
Ras El Ain Gallery / Hangar
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
1 - 9 September 2016
Time
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The 2016 design exhibition takes place at the Amman Electricity Hangar in Ras El Ain. Designed and curated by architect Sahel Al Hiyari, the exhibition showcases original work by local and regional designers. The exhibition focuses on ideas of locality, challenging our understanding of design and its ability to push the boundaries of material, scale, form and function.
Installation
Independent Space

Reactive Spaces Global Landscape

DI Lab: Racha Tarazi and Patrick Schot
Venue
Zara Center
Location
Wadi Saqra
Date
1, 4 - 8 September 2016
Time
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The installation is a window display of a mechanically driven geometrical sculpture that can be reconfigured and designed by members of the audience’s hand movements. It is a playful installation, simply empowering the audience with the power of design through seamless technology.
Exhibition
Independent Space

Inverse

Georgia Hill
Venue
Jacaranda Images
Location
Jabal Amman
Date
1 - 9 September 2016
Time
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Join Australian illustrator and artist Georgia Hill in her first international solo exhibition, 'Inverse', as she further develops her current practice of hand-generated distortion and experimentation of letterforms.
Exhibition
Independent Space
Venue
Darat al Funun - The Khalid Shoman Foundation
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
1, 3 - 8 September 2016
Time
-
Samar Zureik is a storyteller who uses graphic design and illustration to paint a narrative of her life and the stories of those around her. The Lab at Darat al Funun - The Khalid Shoman Foundation is transformed into a space for the resurrection of family stories and memories.
Children’s Workshop
Independent Space
Venue
The Children's Museum
Location
King Hussein Park
Date
2 September 2016
Time
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This 45-minute interactive seminar will explain the concept behind green, healthy homes. Children will hear about environmentally responsible approaches to site conditions, energy efficiency, water efficiency, material economy and indoor environmental quality pertaining to residences in Amman, Jordan.
Talk
Independent Space

Design Forum

An open discussion on design education and practice
Venue
Applied Science University
Location
Shafa Badran
Date
3 September 2016
Time
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IMEDEA and ASU will assemble leaders from academia and practice at the Applied Science University Conference Center for the purpose of exploring the future of design education.
Workshop
Independent Space

Digital Illustration

Workshop by Dina Fawakhiri, facilitated by Design Institute Amman
Venue
Design Institute Amman
Location
Jabal Amman
Date
4 September 2016
Time
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This intensive Digital Illustration workshop aims to give graphic designers/ illustrators/ artists the fundamentals of using Adobe Illustrator for creating illustrations digitally and from scratch as well as enhancing hand-drawn sketches.​
Talk

Impact

Hussein Alazaat and Ali Almasri - Co-Founders at Wajha
Venue
Jordan Museum
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
4 September 2016
Time
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Co-Founders and Designers of Wajha, Hussein Alazaat and Ali AlMasri will talk about Wajha’s upcoming plans, and how its development affected the design scene in the Arab world. Wajha is an independent social initiative that uses design and branding knowledge to help the community by offering design services free of charge.
Workshop
Independent Space
Venue
Jobedu
Location
Jabal Al Lweibdeh
Date
5 September 2016
Time
-
When it comes to design at Jobedu, it’s all about the process of choosing designs, finding fresh talent, the printing process, and choosing themes and collections. How does it all work? Simple! Get the best pop culture designs from outstanding Arab graphic designers.
Workshop
Independent Space

Brand a New Space

Abeer Zoumot and Noor Issa
Venue
abnodesigns
Location
Jabal Al Lweibdeh
Date
6 September 2016
Time
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abnodesigns is inviting ten designers to visit their studio and participate in a branding exercise for their new space. This guided workshop will begin with an introduction to abnodesigns’ work, followed by a visit to the new space where they will engage in a collaborative exchange aimed at finding meaning and ideas for the space’s identity.
Workshop
Independent Space
Venue
Zara Center
Location
Wadi Saqra
Date
7 September 2016
Time
-
This workshop is an introduction to the theory and practice of how to write for animated short films. The participants will learn how to turn their ideas into cinematic scripts by using different techniques and approaches.
Workshop
Independent Space

Food Diversions

Rand El Haj Hasan and Flaÿou
Venue
Rand El Haj Hasan's Studio
Location
Jabal Amman
Date
9 September 2016
Time
-
Food Diversions is a visionary laboratory where design defines the aspect and tastes on your plate. The Food Diversions team invite participants to join them at the meeting point between micro-architecture, temporary design and detail cuisine. The objective is to compare the dish made with the realization of an architectural model.