Creating Spaces for Play & Participation with Mouna Andraos of Daily Tous Les Jours
So I Decided
by Elspeth Holland
5M ago
Mouna Andraos is a co-founder of Daily Tous Les Jours, a Tiohtia:ke/Montréal-based art and design studio. In this episode, Mouna talks about her own professional journey, the coincidental story of founding DTLJ with Melissa Mongiat, and their work together for over thirteen years - focusing on public participation, connection, and staying true to their goal of using technology as a vehicle of social change. Show Links Daily Tous Les Jours Website DTLJ's Loop Loop Dans DTLJ Musical Swings & Daydreamer at the North Carolina Museum of Art DTLJ's Musical Swings at the Buchheim Museum Musical S ..read more
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Designing with Other Ways of Knowing with Desirée Theriault
So I Decided
by Elspeth Holland
6M ago
Desirée Theriault is a Partner and Senior Landscape Designer with Narratives Inc. In this episode, Elspeth talks to Desirée about her journey into landscape design, as well as her views on design as a tool to bring dignity and voice to both land and people. Show Links Narratives Inc. Desiree's thesis work: Red river women: A memorial for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG2S) alongside Winnipeg's Red River CBC feature on Desiree's work, "Winnipeg's Alexander Docks reimagined as living MMIWG2S memorial by Métis landscape designer" by Ozten Shebahkeget Narratives Inc on Instag ..read more
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Design for Social Change with Jay Wall
So I Decided
by Elspeth Holland
7M ago
Jay Wall is a Principal Creative Director at Briteweb. In this episode, Elspeth talks to Jay about his pathway into the intersection of design and social change, including how he uses graphic design to help create more inclusive cities and public spaces. Show Links: Briteweb Spacing Magazine http://spacing.ca/ Raconteurs - Jay Wall: How the Police Turned Me Into an Activist (video of Jay’s G20 story) Urban Repair Squad http://urbanrepairs.blogspot.com/ RallyRally East Scarborough Storefront Courts Monumental Jay Pitter http://www.jaypitter.com/ Next City Vanguard Conference Agency Landscape ..read more
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‘Lateral Moves’ Working in the Natural & Built Environment with René Fan
So I Decided
by Elspeth Holland
7M ago
Elspeth speaks with landscape architect René Fan on the intentional and unintentional decisions that led her through historic preservation, landscape design, and now working at an environmental and social enterprise. Show Links: "Depave Paradise" article by Emily Amon and René Fan in the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA): https://www.oala.ca/ground-60-depave-paradise City of Toronto GreenForce TO Pilot Project: https://www.toronto.ca/services-payments/streets-parking-transportation/enhancing-our-streets-and-public-realm/green-streets/green-streets-maintenance/ Toronto Green Co ..read more
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Introducing "So I Decided" The Podcast
So I Decided
by Elspeth Holland
7M ago
In this first episode of So I Decided: Elspeth introduces the show, herself, and what's to come. So I Decided can be found at www.soidecidedpodcast.com and on Instagram @soidecidedpodcast So I Decided is recorded on Lenapehoking, the traditional homeland of the Lenape people ..read more
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