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Culture & Food
Venue
Zain Cultural Plaza - Al Hussein Cultural Center
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
6, 10, 14 October 2017
Time
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Architect and choreographer Shireen Talhouni will be choreographing a site-specific performance that explores the relationship between the individual, the collective, and the city.
Culture & Food
Venue
Hangar - Ras El Ain
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
6, 12 October 2017
Time
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Through the stories of workers and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun captures the global race to lead the clean energy future.
Children’s Workshop
Venue
Ras El Ain Gallery
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7 October 2017
Time
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This year, Wajha introduces their concepts, experiences, and work to children, giving them a chance to learn the basics of designing a logo for a shop. Hussein Alazaat and Ali Almasri provide tools such as assisted stickers of generic icons and illustrations for different types of shops to encourage children to create their own designs, using markers and colors on blank blueprints.
Workshop
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
10 October 2017
Time
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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
Ras El Ain Gallery
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7 October 2017
Time
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Following the development of her approach in the first iteration of “A Pattern Language” in Beirut, Grace Aaraj leads this multidisciplinary workshop to analyze the city of Amman, targeting the issue of pedestrianism. The participatory outcome of the workshop is a documented guide to better approach our city and – later on – affect it.
Workshop
Venue
Mobile MakerSpace
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7 October 2017
Time
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This workshop will teach participants how to make folk instruments Shababa and Nay from local resources at a minimal cost. Participants will also learn about the popular heritage of musical instruments, the Dabkeh and its relationship with folk music, and folk music’s role in social life and culture.
Talk
Venue
Zain Cultural Plaza - Al Hussein Cultural Center
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7 October 2017
Time
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The value of bilingual typography and its implications are at the core interests of prominent and emerging designers in the region. Bilingualism in visual communication is becoming an imperative approach in design praxis. Diane Mikhael introduces the new publication, ‘Bilingualism in Visual Communication’, which showcases an amalgam of historical accounts, concepts and design practices in pairing the Arabic and Latin scripts.
Talk
Venue
Zain Cultural Plaza - Al Hussein Cultural Center
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7 October 2017
Time
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The 15 minute film will consist of six interviews with Jordanian architects, each of whom will discuss one of the winning projects for the 2016 (13th) Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The film screening will be followed by a conversation between Farrokh Derakhshani, the Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (Geneva); Mohammad al-Asad, the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of the Built Environment in Amman (CSBE) and a member of the Steering Committee for the 2016 cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture; and Ahmad Humeid, founder and CEO of Syntax Digital.
Tour
Venue
7-jar
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7, 14 October 2017
Time
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The Amman Design Week edition of 7-Jar takes participants on an experiential discovery of various design elements in the city, including handicrafts, transportation, food production, art, urban public spaces and street life.
Tour
Venue
SADDA Design and Build Studio
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7 October 2017
Time
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Hosted by SADDA Design and Build Studio, the material process of design tour allows participants to explore the relationship between architects and designers and products and materials.
Culture & Food
Venue
Hangar - Ras El Ain
Location
Ras El Ain
Date
7, 13 October 2017
Time
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In an investigation that spans the globe, filmmaker Sue Williams investigates the underbelly of the electronics industry and reveals how even the smallest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.