Design Firm: The Public Studio
Client: Newcomer Women's Services, Toronto
Creative Directors: Alexis Mitchell, Sheila Sampath
Videographer: Alexis mitchell
Workshop Facilitators: Alexis Mitchell, Tabby Johnson, Sheila Sampath
This participatory project honours the voices and experiences of diverse elders across the city of toronto. Through a series of inter-generational workshops, elders and youth worked together on various activities including filming a short PSa and writing and starring in a talk show video.
“As people are living longer and longer, the traditional connection with family is breaking down. This project is a good example of bringing young and old together, strengthening the future and making the world a better place.”