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Exhibition
Venue
The Walk and Al Hussein Cultural Center
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
6 - 14 October 2017
Time
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This year witnesses the return of the pop-up Crafts District, a space dedicated to celebrating the social, performative, and critical discourse of crafts and making. Taking place in an open-air structure designed by architect Dina Haddadin, and at the Al Hussein Cultural Center, this year's Crafts District offers a multi-sensory experience in local culture and traditions in making and preservation.
Workshop
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
6 October 2017
Time
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In this workshop, participants will learn how to make paper mache mixtures and use the mixtures to create a lamp.
Workshop
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7 October 2017
Time
-
The workshop provides an introduction to 3D Printing and its technologies and where and how this technology is used on a global scale.
Workshop
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
8 October 2017
Time
-
In this workshop, participants will learn how to make paper mache mixtures and use the mixtures to create a lamp.
Workshop

Origami Workshop

Waragami World
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
9 October 2017
Time
-
This workshop teaches the basics of the art of Origami, and how to create different shapes and designs using Origami paper and recycled magazines and newspapers. Through the sessions, participants will learn soft skills like time management, teamwork, problem-solving skills and creativity. ​
Workshop

Introduction to Social Innovation

Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT)
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
10 October 2017
Time
-
The introduction to social innovation workshop will teach participants about the importance of social entrepreneurship. Under the umbrella of DOT’s Social Innovator program – which supports youth who are interested in developing, testing and launching a sustainable social enterprise – participants will be given ideas on how to cultivate their passions into an entrepreneurial project that creates a livelihood for themselves while also having a positive impact on their community.
Culture & Food

Teen Press

TC Johnstone
Venue
Hangar - Ras El Ain
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
11 October 2017
Time
-
Teen Press is a short documentary film about the Santa Barbara “Teen Press” journalism program.
Workshop

Origami Workshop

Waragami World
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
13 October 2017
Time
-
This workshop teaches the basics of the art of Origami, and how to create different shapes and designs using Origami paper and recycled magazines and newspapers. Through the sessions, participants will learn soft skills like time management, teamwork, problem-solving skills and creativity. ​
Tour
Venue
Hangar - Ras El Ain
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
14 October 2017
Time
-
Hosted by SADDA Design and Build Studio, the material process of design tour allows participants to explore the relationship between products and materials, as experienced by architects and designers.
Independent Space
Workshop

Light Weaver Workshop

Dr. Azra Akšamija and Dr. Mohammed Yaghan
Venue
German-Jordanian University (GJU), School of Architecture and Built Environment
Location
Jabal Amman
Date
6 - 8 October 2017
Time
-
The "Lightweaver" workshop is part of the "Design for a Nomadic World" exhibition, which explores how art, architecture and design can address the emotional, cultural and aesthetic needs of refugees, while fostering a better cross-cultural understanding and a social cohesion between migrant and host communities.
Culture & Food
Independent Space
Venue
Caritas
Location
Airport Road
Date
6, 8, 13 October 2017
Time
-
Set between hills and the Amman National Forest, the community space is nestled in an olive grove where Jordanians and Iraqi refugees have been working in a number of activities. The space is open to the public on the weekends, allowing families to enjoy the various activities, food, live music, and market showcasing work by community producers from all over Jordan.
Children’s Workshop
Independent Space

Toy Hacking

The Children's Museum Jordan
Venue
The Children's Museum
Location
King Hussein Park
Date
6 - 9, 11 - 14 October 2017
Time
-
Taking place at the Children’s Museum Jordan’s Tinker Lab, this workshop is designed for children to tinker with old toys and transform them into new creations. Each participant will choose a toy, deconstruct it, and then reconstruct it again to create an new invention.