Enough White Teacups: Film Screening and Discussion

Sunday / September 22 / 5:30 PM

$10 Members $15 Non-members

Details


Date & Time

Sunday, September 22

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Venue

Eaton Workshop (Theater Room)

1201 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Description


If you’re interested in sustainability and how design can be used to solve the wicked problems that plague the world, then don’t miss out on this screening of the documentary Enough White Teacups, followed by a discussion with the director, Michelle Bauer Carpenter. The film highlights the work of Danish nonprofit, INDEX: Design to Improve Life and explores their history as an international design competition for and showcase of the most innovative design solutions in the world.

After the screening, attendees will join a discussion with the director, Michelle Bauer Carpenter, Associate Professor of Digital Design in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. The conversation will be moderated by Vincent Wanga, senior creative director at Morning Consult, a global survey research data technology startup.

Enough White Teacups Trailer from Michelle Bauer Carpenter on Vimeo.

Speakers


Michelle Bauer Carpenter

Associate Professor of Digital Design in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver

Michelle Bauer Carpenter is an Associate Professor of Digital Design in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Carpenter has produced, directed and edited award-winning experimental and documentary pieces. Carpenter’s creative research consists of two distinct styles of art-making: traditional narrative and experimental video documentary. Her video pieces have screened in numerous international and national film festivals and art galleries. Enough White Teacups Carpenter’s latest film is screening both nationally and internationally and it has won numerous awards including National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter for Graphic Design Program, Best Foreign Film Award at the American Conservation Film Festival, Best Success Story at the Ekotopfilm/Envirofilm in Bratislava, Slovakia, and ACFF Foreign Film Award at the American Conservation Film Festival, among others.

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Vincent Wanga

Designer, Director, Creative Consultant & Entrepreneur

Vincent Wanga is Senior Creative Director at Morning Consult, a global survey research data technology startup. As a Designer, Director, Creative Consultant & Entrepreneur, he has more than 15 years of professional experience in a multitude of creative disciplines. Inspired by art, film, architecture, technology, and travel, he has explored the world collecting creative inspiration while collaborating with a diverse constituency of clients and companies from the newly-founded to the Fortune 500. With an arsenal of aptitudes acquired through the years, he looks at the world with a critical creative eye while empathetically analyzing the eloquence and human consequence of our craft.

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Accessibility

If you need any accommodations to fully access the event, please get in touch with us by Monday, September 16, 2019 at: designweek@dc.aiga.org.

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