Pimp it up – It’s sticker time!

Posted on: 10. October 2019

Let’s take a post card, gift tag, sketchbook, or something else made out of paperlike material and create something wonderful. How? We’ll show you! Continue reading

Drawn to help in Benin

Posted on: 16. September 2019

In July, Nicolas Verdot travelled to Benin to familiarize the people living there with visualization techniques. In collaboration with the Institute of Cultural Affairs Benin (ICA), he held a one-week workshop to introduce the participants to the work as facilitator. Nicolas focused the workshop on women’s rights, as this topic lies close to his heart and women in Africa to this day have a completely different status than most of us know it from our home countries. Even sadder that only few women were able to attend. But despite the fact that mainly men participated in Nicolas’ workshop, the participants were able to achieve considerable progress in only a short amount of time. And now, the rookie facilitators are on their mission to create space for communication in Benin and Africa and they are supporting not only women’s rights but also topics like education, water accessibility and many more. Continue reading

Chalk, chalk, chalk

Posted on: 28. August 2019

“Back in the days, people knew what’s good” – it’s not a coincidence that you hear this sentence pretty frequently. ‘Cause things that used to be common practice often have their comeback a few centuries later. Just as chalk and everything that goes with it. But what can you actually do with chalk? Continue reading

IFVP 2019

Posted on: 8. August 2019

180 participants, 25 countries, 5 continents, 18 languages – all on one campus. This makes the 24th IFVP the first conference to be held on university premises, at Montclair State University. Pretty convenient, as the students were on summer vacation and the participants could stay in their dorms this year. You wanna know if the International Forum of Visual Practitioners was as exciting as in the previous year? We’ll tell you. Continue reading