Design Events in June
Here are the lastest events happening in and around WDC Taipei this June
Two “pin drops” have been placed at 松菸文創園區 Songshan Cultural and Creative Park and at the entrance of Taipei City Hall (台北市政府) to help raise awareness to World Design Capital Taipei 2016. Visitors and residents are encouraged to “check-in” to WDC Taipei 2016 at these two locations while pausing to pose for perfect selfies or a photo with friends.
5/24 – 6/10 “The Powerful Woman’s Space” Exhibition
Location: Walkway between Mitsukoshi (新光三越) buildings A9 & A11, Xinyi shopping district Details: An exhibition of passion (red), creativity (yellow), and technology (blue) designed to highlight the powerful and independent woman of contemporary Taiwan.
6/2 – 6/2 Bubble Station at Taiwan Tech
The Bubble station created by WDC Open Call partners City Yeast (都市酵母) and Spain’s Basurama will pop-up at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech) from June 2 – June 8. Link (Chinese): https://www.facebook.com/citypark2016/
6/24-7/2 World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) Events-Youth in Design
For next generation.To mark World Industrial Design Day on June 29, activities will be held throughout the month. More info would be release in June.
6/24 – 8/13 Open Call: Edible Tales Exhibition-Alice Wang Design x British Council in Taiwan
Location: Taiwan Design Museum
Details: “Edible Tales” is an exhibition to raise awareness to the high percentage of food that goes to waste globally and in Taiwan because of people’s perception of “ideal” food.
6/25 – 6/26 Open Call: Water Footprint-Alice Wang Design x British Council in Taiwan
Time: PM 2:00-5:00
Details: Using a contraption dubbed the “Trike Writer,” Canadian artist Nicholas Hanna will use water to write words to highlight the importance of water resources and water footprint related to the food we eat, on the streets of Taipei City.
6/26 Open Call: Citizens of Tomorrow
Taiwan Redesign Vol.2 CxCity
Location & Time: TBA
A forum for designers and the community to discuss local issues from a design perspective to help improve the quality of life for Taipei residents and visitors alike. Past issues discussed include the Taiwan National ID Card, Taiwan High Speed Rail Tickets, Taipei Main Station, and the Taipei MRT cards, signage, and typography. Facebook (Chinese): Taiwan ReDesign