Workshop C.R.E.A.M. – Creative RE-use of Abandoned Materials

Workshop Reference number: 2012-1-IT2-GRU13-37468

Venue: Potenza – Italy

Date of the Workshop:  23/06/2013-29/06/2013

Subject area:                     Environment/Sustainable development   –    Consumer education   –   Artistic education, also including Arts and Crafts and Music

Working language(s):    EN-English

Target Group + Translation:

Adults interested to acquire knowledge, exemplary and creative practices about waste matters, ecological lifestyles in order to avoid the daily dynamics of disposable objects.

Main activities Programme + Programme translation:

The objective of the workshop is to stimulate the sensitization about the re-using of materials and the possibility to give new life to object s otherwise under-utilized or trashed.

The main activities of the workshop are directed to:

– think and get information about good dynamics of environment respect and protection

– stimulate the creativity, the imagination, the invention realising new objects

– explore the tactility and manual abilities of materials used daily

– live an interdisciplinary experience;

– recover, through creativity time, a space for the wellbeing.

1st DAY

Laboratory “Lamps & Co”: projecting and realisation of lamps and other furnishing accessories from scraps, waste matters;

2nd DAY

Laboratory “Paper sing”: explore the enormous different ways to use the paper in a context fragile and full of colour;

3rd DAY

Laboratory “Eco-chic”: creation of necklace and accessories from buttons;

4th DAY

Laboratory “Use and Re-Use”: give a new life to little and useful home objects starting from the garbage and thinking about a critical and ethical consumption.

5th DAY

Laboratory “Domestic souls”: create objects and little sculptures with pottery/ceramics fragments.

Expected outputs (especially in terms of the learning outcomes for the participants)

The workshop aims to offer the possibility to learn by doing in an amusing context.

Thanks to a series of laboratory activities mixed with theoretical activities, the participants will acquire knowledge about the realisation of objects from objects otherwise under-utilized or trashed (paper, plastic, ceramics, buttons etc.)

The workshop is divided in 5 different theoretical and practical laboratories.

Each laboratory will permit to produce an object thanks to the work of the group and of the creativity of each participant.

The approach of each laboratory is based on the principle by Bruno Munari called “Action game”: it is a pedagogic- didactic methodology able to break down language barriers and based on a creative use of the body language.

Workshop Organiser:

Youth Europe Service

Vico G.Lapenna snc

85100 Potenza

IT – Italy

Tel.: +39 0971 36622

Fax: +39 0971 21124





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