CALL FOR CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS - CREATIVE CONSTRUCT PRE-CONFERENCE

26 February 2008
Vancouver (Canada) - The Creative Construct pre-conference: Designing sustainable creative spaces is an exciting opportunity for young people to explore key models, issues and opportunities surrounding creative spaces, sustainable design, and cultural community engagement in Canada.
Designing sustainable creative spaces
 
Vancouver (Canada) - The Creative Construct pre-conference:  Designing sustainable creative spaces is an exciting opportunity for young people to explore key models, issues and opportunities surrounding creative spaces, sustainable design, and cultural community engagement in Canada.  
 
The pre-conference is a one-day event for artists, architects, designers, non-profits, students, and others who are interested in the creation and operation of cultural spaces in their communities. The pre-conference will consist of a panel discussion and a participatory design charette on the future of creative spaces.
 
The Centre of Expertise on Culture and Communities is currently looking for creative submissions that address issues related to creative spaces (i.e. sustainable design, operations, maintenance, safety, funding, regulations, policy, partnerships, activism, community development and inclusion).  
 
Ideas for submissions:
  • Video tours of creative spaces in your community
  • Video essay/short documentary
  • Photos of creative spaces/facilities
  • Blueprints
  • Collage and/or design ideas
  • Article on creative spaces and related topics
  • Written profile of a creative space 
Submissions Deadline: March 25, 2008

Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to attend the pre-conference and Creative Construct symposium, have their submissions showcased during the pre-conference, and be part of a growing network of people interested in the future of creative spaces.  
 
Please send your submission(s) to
E: info@cultureandcommunites.ca

or mail them to:
 
Centre of Expertise on Culture and Communities
Simon Fraser University - Harbour Centre   
515 West Hastings Street (CPROST, Office 3551)   
Vancouver, British Columbia  
V6B 5K3  CANADA
 
Thank you,
Eileen Gillette and Kelsey Johnson
(CECC/Creative Construct pre-conference organizers)
 
*The CECC cannot pay for flights and/or accommodation for the pre-conference*



Fro more information, visit:

W: www.cultureandcommunities.ca
W: www.symposium2008.ca