Creative Change Makers – Tools & Training
SATURDAY 08 FEB 2020, 09:30–13:00
6 Penrose Way
London SE10 0EW
A workshop and training session on how creative thinking can be used to build social and environmental impact.
Learn how to build positive change by using what you love – against what isn’t working for you in the world. A three hour workshop led by Chrissy Levett (Founder, Creative Conscience) and Naresh Ramchandani (Partner, Pentagram).
You’ll be taken through some of the ‘tools’ developed to build purpose from simple principles & shared learnings by Creative Conscience over the last eight years. The benefits of working on purpose driven projects, including case-studies and content examples. Suitable for anyone 16+ who cares about helping to build a very different world. A fairer, healthier and more sustainable world.
Workshop also includes: Poster Power – a workshop run by Do The Green Thing to help people write bold messages about issues and causes that matter to them, participants are encouraged to look beyond visual design to the 1m words in the English language, and to use a small selection of them to create truly powerful messages.
Tickets: £120; £48 student / concession; £495 three-day pass (with 06 and 07 Feb)
A second Workshop on Sustainable Fashion is also available on Sat 08 Feb at Ravensbourne University, from 11:00 to 14:30. More information and booking details are here.
Chrissy is a creative director and founder and CEO of Creative Conscience. She studied graphic design and communications at the Royal College of Art. She has won a number of industry awards for branding, has lectured at Universities globally and is a TEDX speaker believing in positive creative activism.
Naresh is a partner at Pentagram. Naresh started his career as copywriter at HHCL then moved on to be creative director of Chiat/Day, which he evolved into the UK’s first co-operative agency, St Luke’s, before founding Karmarama in 2000. He is also co-founder of ‘Do The Green Thing’, the creativity-versus-climate-change charity that so far has inspired 18 million people in 210 countries to live a greener life and save more than 1 million tonnes of CO2. Naresh has presented at the Houses of Parliament and written a three-minute TED talk on the subject of creativity versus climate change and has also been a Guardian columnist.
For those of you interested in fashion and textiles – a second workshop on Sustainable Fashion practices will be run by designers Carol Rose & Anastasia Vouyouka. For more information and to can book a space follow this link.