Dec 11- Jan 9: Kiwi and Cuban Ecological Images Imágenes Ambientales Kiwis y Cubanas

Kiwi and Cuban Ecological Images Imágenes Ambientales Kiwis y Cubanas

Exhibition Opening Friday 11 December at 6pm all welcome until Saturday 9th January

Note: The Centre is open 10am to 2pm Wednesdays & Fridays and other days depending on activities.

151113AldoRartsThe intent of this international poster project revolves around global concerns. The urgent need to protect our environment, as a way to preserve the human species, is fundamental to the way we educate and engage present and future generations. Visual Communication Design students of the Instituto Superior de Diseño in Havana, Cuba and students of the Bachelor of Mediarts of the Waikato Institute of Technology in Hamilton, and contexts, but they have in common the sensitivity to care for the environment and the certainity that something can be done to contribute to eco-educational awareness. It is for this reason that students and tutors from both institutes have joined communication space for academic and cultural exchange on this topic.

This project was made possible within existing courses in the two institutions; where students environs, researched the issues and conceptualised and developed the poster designs. The outcome of this experience is the joint exhibition of twenty posters that were part of the Forma 2015 VIII Congreso Internacional de Diseño “Diseño con Sentido” in Havana, Cuba (16-18 June 2015) and at Wintec in Hamilton. Now to be on exhibition in Raglan at the Old School Arts Centre 5 Stewart St Raglan.

Exhibition Opening Friday 11 December at 6pm all welcome until Saturday 9th January

Note: The Centre is open 10am to 2pm Wednesdays & Fridays and other days depending on activities.

Phone: 07 825 0023 [email protected] www.raglanartscentre.co.nz

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