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Social Canvas Unconference

Social Canvas Unconference



Unconference  is an ad-hoc gathering of people, born out of a desire to learn and share in an open environment, and where the participants co-create the agenda together.   The Theme for the ...

Unconference  is an ad-hoc gathering of people, born out of a desire to learn and share in an open environment, and where the participants co-create the agenda together.   The Theme for the Social Canvas Unconference is Arts, Music & Media, and the participants can learn, share and co-create through sharing sessions, workshops and talks

18-20 Aug, 2012, Mumbai Outskirts.



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    • 18th, 19th, 20th August l Arts, Music & Media
    • What is Unconference ? Unconference is an ad-hoc gathering ofpeople, born out of a desire to learn andshare in an open environment, and wherethe participants co-create the agendatogether. The Theme for the Social CanvasUnconference is Arts, Music &Media, and the participants canlearn, share and co-create through sharingsessions, workshops and talks. You canparticipate by either attending workshopsor sessions by others, or by taking asession yourself. The sessions are walk in-walk on, and if you find a sessionuninteresting, you can move on to anotherone. When sessions arent running, theresusually other fun stuff happening likefood, music, dance, games, conversation orgames.
    • What can you expect at theSocial Canvas Unconference ?Workshops, sharingsessions, films, discussions, musicand interactions. Apart from a fewstructured events and sessions by expertresource persons, there will be a lot ofopen spaces for participants toself-organize aroundinterests, ideas, experiences, workshops, play, media, music etc. witheach other in the spirit of sharing andfun. There is no audience. Onlyparticipants. And since we believe eachparticipant is a resource person, anyonecan host a session, help out withplanning, ask questions or sharesomething. Everybody is invited. Therereally are no walls.
    • Venue of the Unconference The Unconference happens in aForest Farm, in the jungles on theoutskirts of Mumbai. It happens amidstnaturally beautiful and inspiringenvirons, surrounded by nature andflora&fauna. The proposed venue is VanVadi, a 64-acre forest farm, on thefoothills of Sahyadri. The land at vanvadiis covered by 80% dense forest, there areseasons streams flowing through theundulating forest land. There is a rockpool and bountiful flora and fauna. Living at Van Vadi is rustic andbasic. There is plenty of freshair, water, trees, and stars at night. Forsleeping there are tents and a couple ofmud huts without walls.
    • How to Apply ? If you would like to attend theUnconference, please fill-out the formhere: http://tinyurl.com/6tj7287. You willreceive an email confirming yourparticipation in the conference. Pleasesubmit your form latest by July 31st.We ask the participants to make and covertheir own travel arrangements, and alsocontribute Rs. 1500/- towards their foodand accommodation.The participants are also welcome to comeand volunteer with us from a few daysbefore, to set things up and prepare forthe unconference.
    • 18th – 20th AUGUST, 2012For further details :Socialcanvas.in@gmail.comGopal022-6390024/9594901666.Social Canvas,A/303, Mom Apts, off Yari Road,Versova, Mumbai -400016.Facebook.com/socialcanvas.inLearn. Share. Co-Create.
    • Social Canvas is a creative platform for students and young people to explore, experience & co-create social change. It’s anopen space where we engage with ideas, facilitate dialogue-discussion-debate, and collaborate to learn- express - shareour creativity for effecting both personal and social change.
    • Social Canvas uses the power ofmedia, literature, film, theatre, music and various other forms of art toinspire individuals to create a positivesocial impact. Through ourWorkshops, events and actioncamps, we bring together diverse groups ofpeople, build fresherperspectives, understandings andskills, and encourageunlearning, relearning and creativeexpression to build their capacity aschangemakers.
    • We are a bunch ofartists, filmmakers, writers, m usicians and dreamers who are passionate about change and are bold enoughto believe that WE CAN build a more . Equitable + sustainable + harmonious = happy world
    • If you would like to intern/volunteer with Social Canvas, please write to us at : socialcanvas.in@gmail.com..com/socialcanvas.in