This is Vancity presents: Creative Acts of Community, a #BehanceReviews event that will be hosted at 7 p.m to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 at Lost + Found Cafe. This event offers a great opportunity for community inspired people and students to mingle with other creative studios and artists in Vancouver.
In a city packed with such diversity in people and culture, some might find it difficult to find others who share the same creativity as them in Vancouver. Through Creatives Acts of Community, Behance Inc and This is Vancity aims to not only bring people together by allowing them to discover creative works, but also noticing the unique strategies, projects and individuals that have helped or created the community in Vancouver.
At the event, guests will be exposed to five creative projects and a time for networking with others who share the same motivation and vision in creating or belonging in a community in Vancouver. At 7:30 p.m, each project will be delivered by its own presenter. The speakers will be Rommy Ghaler, a film photographer and contributor to several magazines as well as his own visual diary – vancouverish.com. Andrew Zo , a packaging designer who’s works have been recognized by various design websites will be talking about “The Awkward is Awesome” poster campaign in Vancouver. Ben Scott, an independent entrepreneur, front-end freelancer and creator of a new social engagement platform for change makers called “Goodbomb“. Natalie Hawryshkewich, lead designer of the “unmagazine” Tether and finally Sanda Monnastes, founder of a stylish, eco-friendly, and reusable on-the-go drink sleeves called Cup Cuff.
After the presentations would be a time for “portfolio talks”, where students and other aspiring people will be able to mingle with each other to learn more and be inspired from each other’s creative ideas. People will be able to meet others who have similar aspiring creative goals as themselves in order to enhance on future creative and community project. From then on, the event will allow the audience and speakers to network around to be motivated and inspired with each other’s unique ideas.
More information on the event and tickets can be found on Eventbrite
Lost + Found Cafe
33 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, V6B 1G4
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Written by Sharon Fung, a Columnist at Vancity Buzz. Connect with Sharon on Twitter at @sharonmhfung.