The Green Week at the Pratt campus was a great opportunity for the team to test their idea and see how people react and get involved. The design team showcased stories and objects originally obtained from ‘free section ‘ from craigslist for swap. The project received some great response and both student and faculty involvement. At the Green Week the aspect of donating an object without essentially swapping seemed like a popular choice for people who did not want anything but had a great story about an object they no longer needed and wanted to pass on.
What’s Your Story ? Table at Green Week
Some of the stories from Green Week are –
Maggie’s Hula Hoop
Maggie dances with hoops. She has always been a dancer but when she saw a girl dancing with a hoola hoop, she knew she had to try it.Maggie made her first hula hoop from scratch. She has now moved onto heavier hoops.Do you want Maggie’s homemade hoop?
Mai is a self-professed shoe “addict”. She loves shoes and especially heels. But now, as a middle aged woman, she finds her beloved heels are no longer a realistic option. Mai’s identity is altering and her style changing. As a testament to this she gave us some four-inch black heels -that she has never been able to wear. They are size 8.5. Do you want Mai’s heels?
Mark’s Music Ticket
Mark was in Boston on St. Patrick’s day when he heard some music he will never forget. He was waiting for the train with some friends after a long and crazy night when a group of musicians began to play. Mark says it was “the best music” he had ever heard. He took their card and downloaded some free music. He now wants to pass this gift on.Do you want Mark’s favorite music?
Enrico’s Zombie Jazz
Enrico believes music should be shared freely. This is why Enrico wanted to share his music with us -so that we could share it with you. He gave us a favorite CD of his, from a group he was once a part of. It’s called Zombie Jazz and it was inspired by a love of old zombie movies -and jazz.Do you want Enrico’s Zombie Jazz?
Nestifellie’s art can be babyish. That’s because she uses baby gear to build sculptures. Nestifellie explores the lives of babies through her use of their belongings. She enthusiastically gave us some (tiny) odd socks and a teething toy that never quite made it into a piece.Do you want Nestifellie’s baby belongings?
Hannah’s clothes express who she is. She alters her clothing to fit her creative spirit. Her pieces can’t be purchased or found anywhere else. But she is now passing on some clothes that no longer express who she is. This clothing is from her teenage years, from good times, long gone by. She hopes that these clothes will go on to have more good times. Do you want Hannah’s creative clothing?
Jen’s clothes express who she is. She alters her clothing to fit her creative spirit. Her pieces can’t be purchased or found anywhere else. She is now passing on some clothes that no longer fit her changing style. This clothing is from her teenage years, from good times, long gone by.She hopes that these clothes will go on to have more good times.Do you want Jennifer’s creative clothing?