Workshop: fences kids face (boys)

WORKSHOP: Fences Kids Face WHERE: Public School in a poor community in São Paulo WHEN: 2nd June 2016 TASK: write or draw something you would like to do but you can’t just because you are a boy. I would like to be a woman for one reason: because on the first date the man pays…

Day six – Who we are talking with.

After the second feedback, some points about the project are defined: • It is going to explore fences Brazilian women face through real stories. • The project aims to make those invisible fences visible. • The project is about reflecting about women space in Brazilian society, starting from inside: making women think about themselves. The next step is…

Day five – First feedback

After choosing the main topic, I started researching (materials available on the menu RESEARCH up right). On the first talk with Professor Juli, I brought my research (briefly) and my first decisions about the topic. Research notes: My first immersion took me to the following: • It is not possible to talk to all women from all…

Day four – Brainstorming

After the warm ups with the group, it is time to organize thoughts and come up with initial ideas. I started with a brainstorming of words somehow related to fences for me: The second step was selecting the strongest words for me and grouping them: The groups are: • Education + Sharing • Personal Boundaries…

Day three – Warm up

For the 3rd day we worked on a quick concept and presented to all class. It was the first brainstorm. The goal is to feed our brains with different ideas. The one I presented is the following: As I mentioned before, I don’t appreciate the first concepts associated to fences: property, aggressiveness, keeping people and things…

Day two – Warm up

The second warm up day consisted on collecting any kind of material around the University and build a fence. It was individual and each student had a particular process. I my case, I worked first with my impressions/ideas about fences, then looked around for materials that would fit to my concepts. I definitely don’t like…

Day one – Warm up

We started the project with some warm up sections. The first day consisted on drawing the first image that comes to our mind when thinking about “fences”. In the pictures: my draw, the board created by the class and me presenting my thought (photos by Sam Sanchez). By the end of this class, the group went for a…