Hannah Jones &
Alice Malia

FEMICOIN Workshop



Date and Time: Friday May 26, 10:00am
Duration: Three Hours
Location: Gallery 308

Ticket Information


General Admission: $5
Cash only at the door. Admission used to purchase "femicoins" for workshop participation.

Event Information


Website:
shapingsf.org (site for calendar of public Talks, walks, and bike tours, as well as extensive oral history interviews)
foundsf.org (site for the digital archive of San Francisco on which most of our tour material is based)

Work Sample

Labor history tour: https://vimeo.com/45644767
Food history tour: https://vimeo.com/25612988 



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As part of the 2017 San Francisco International Arts Festival, the organizers invite men, women and gender fluid people to participate in FEMICOIN an experimental design and performance workshop. This workshop will imagine and explore the circulation of a speculative feminist currency that unlocks creative capital and facilitates economic gender equality in the Bay Area. The workshop will be led by a diverse team, including experts in the fields of design, theatre, economics and gender theory. This is a 3-hour drop in event, open to a maximum of 30 participants. A nominal "fee" of $5 will buy a number of Femicoins to participate in the workshop activities.

ARTIST BIO

Alice Malia is an artist and theatre designer from the UK. Her work in theatre includes immersive and site specific shows for the Edinburgh Festival and beyond. She has 'performed the design' live on stage with her London-based theatre company 3Fates, who's show about Iraqi women: 'Return', toured the UK and to the Middle East. She has lectured in Theatre Design at Rose Bruford College, London, and recently co-founded 'Ecostage': a platform for working towards an environmentally responsible future for the performing arts.

Hannah Jones is a designer, educator and researcher with expertise in design, collaboration and sustainable futures. With a background in textiles and architecture, Hannah’s work focuses upon designing interdisciplinary design processes and shared learning experiences that tackle complex social and environmental challenges. She is currently working with the d.school: Institute of Design, Stanford University on the development of new courses on the topics of gender in technology and civic innovation.
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