Nov
30
2009
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A wonderful recipe for Copenhagen

funny, clear and understandable!! I especially like the ” it doesn’t have to look pretty, it just has to work”

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Jul
27
2009
0

long time no see

It’s been a while and soon I will start to write regularly again. Now a short response I received upon the tasks I provided during my graduation exhibit at Doga.


To clarify, the task was: make drawings around trash in the street. (in this case dog poo)

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Mar
28
2009
0

Wishes

During the Creative Workshop one of the teams had the task to collect wishes. They went to an elementary school.They asked questions as what do you wish for, make a wish for someone else and where would you like to wake up tomorrow morning

Izmir
Good weather
Clean the streets
Wants to wake up and be on vacation in Turkey

Hanza
Animal: tiger
Wants to wake up in the US
Going to the amusement park
Wants a cat

Aram
Being finished at work
Wake up tomorrow and there is PEACE

Alexander, 11 years old
Wishes that somebody will give his mother a dog
He even wishes to BE a dog and wake up in his doghouse
Wishes less lectures in school

Fatinat
Wishes to win American Idol
Wishes she were a cat

André, 12 years old
Wishes to become a doctor and that it is summer
Laying on the beach, chilling with girls

Ashan, 12 years old
Wishes to travel to England

Khana
Wishes to go to Bali
And wake up in Bali
Wishes for a turtle


Ibon, 12 years old
Golden Eagle
Wishes to win a million and to wake up in the money bin
Wants to wake up in Spain

NOH, 11 years old
X-box 360
Waking up in Italy
Animal: Gorilla

Adam, 8 years old
Animal: tiger
Wishes Playstation 3 and summer vacation

Sjamil, 11 years old
Playstation 3
Waking up at home
Wishes to wish a wish for her mum

Couleed, 11 years old
Playstation 3 and driving a car

Mille, 12 years old
Wishes for a new head-set
Waking up in bed
Would have liked to be cat and give her mother a cat

Josefine, 12 years old
Wishes for unlimited candy
and an airjump, a loft to cuddle in, a fireplace and a couch
More plays (revy) to a better price
A better teacher in maths and science
Argentina and Cuba (before the fall of communism)
A new car for mother
World peace
Wishes that the grandmother of a friend to get well and healthy
And that mother passes her exam.

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Mar
15
2009
0

Design Sucks

speaks for itself.

Thanks Renata for visualizing this problem (and creating a solution)

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Mar
09
2009
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Creative workshop

A successful workshop with Louder happened last Friday. The strategy:

* Detach people from what they know and what they normally do
* Place them in a new setting and challenge them. Make it playful and (inter)active
* Experience new ways of exploring creativity and gain new resources to find inspiration
* Aim and outcome will be that the individuals in the team will feel more comfortable and confident in their ideas

I divided the team into 3 groups. Each group received several envelopes containing:

1) location
2) playful task to get out of your comfort-zone.
3) assignment for research and/or observation
4) the actual briefing with a client, aim and target group

TEAM 1
1) go to RÃ¥dhusplassen
2) write down your wish on the pavement or a wall. Do it big.
3) collect wishes (25-50) from random people, write them down and film it. Ask for instance:

– what’s your wish for today?
-what good news have you gotten recently?
– where would you wish to wake up tomorrow morning?
-make a wish for someone else
4) CLIENT: The Pope
BRAND: Hope
TASK: We need more optimism.What makes you happy? Create a product/message/service for optimism. Preferably an interaction where people can share and exchange hopes and wishes
Target Group: 18-35

TEAM 2
1) go to St. Hanshaugen Park
2) Introduce yourself to 5 random people. Pretend you are skiing (I gave them 2 tasks, since they didn’t have a hard time executing them.
3) observe people in Kaffebrenneriet: how do they socialize; how do they interact; what do they order; how is the interior? List all actions done there. Take notes.
4) Client: Kaffebrenneriet
Task: Kaffebrenneriet wants to profile themselves not only as a coffee to go place, but have their clients more socially involved. They want to introduce a new concept: Social Coffee. It comes with 3 new coffees and it needs a (social) activity. Create a(n interactive) concept
Target Group: 15-35 yrs

TEAM 3
1) Go to Oslo Sentralstasjon
2) Go to Stasjonskontoret Ask for Håvard Svendsen and show the mail in this envelope. You should get a spot assigned next to café La Baguette near track 13-19.
3) Create a temporary open office for problem solving. Go to café La Baguette (track 13-19) report yourself. They have some furniture for you there is some material there as well. Make yourself at home!
Ps. Giving solutions is 1 thing, making the client feel happy&smart is another. If possible give people tools for finding the solution (e.g. the Anger Management Kit)
4) CLIENT: anyone/ everyone
BRAND: Louder
TASK: Today you have an open office, random people can come with any problem and you will try to find creative solutions at the spot. Promote Louder and follow up on: Actions speak louder than words.
Your task is to brainstorm live and promote yourself: Impro-Marketing. Sell your services for free.

I connected the last team to my KNOTREALLY problem blog. I made an event for it on facebook, to redirect more people to the open office at Oslo central station.

To see picutures of the workshop visit my flickr

Feb
14
2009
0

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaah

Today I got the best Valentines gift ever: Pedro, 1 of the students of the Nordic Black Express has repeated the hugging event with some friends! I had contacted the students earlier this week if they wanted to do a hug-hour today at valentines day, with the intention to make it something more. In a discussion with my teacher, he asked me why I wanted to repeat the same thing? What new was that going to bring me? It confused me a bit and it took some time before I understood that it is not about doing the same thing better, but about exactly what happened today: a creative pay it forward. Some people who naturally repeated ‘the concept’, sharing kindness with (unknown) people!

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Feb
07
2009
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My favorite hug

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Feb
05
2009
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National HUG-HOUR at National Theater 2


Good Indeed & Black Nordic Express
Where:Oslo, Norway, Nationaltheatret subway station
When: Wednesday, February 4 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Because it is cold and we can keep each other warm
Because it is cold and it keeps you warm
Because it is dark and gloomy
Because its nice and fun
Because just Because

In this video: Pedro Antonio Sanchez Vavik, Tuva Hennum, Melanie Dahl
www.goodindeed.org

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Feb
05
2009
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NATIONAL HUG-HOUR AT NATIONAL THEATER


Good Indeed & Black Nordic Express
Where:Oslo, Norway, Nationaltheatret subway station
When: Wednesday, February 4 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Because it is cold and we can keep each other warm
Because it is cold and it keeps you warm
Because it is dark and gloomy
Because its nice and fun
Because just Because

In this video: Pedro Antonio Sanchez Vavik, Tuva Hennum, Melanie Dahl
www.goodindeed.org

In this video: Pedro Antonio Sanchez Vavik

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Feb
04
2009
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National Hug-Hour

14.00-15.00 Nationalteatret T-Bahne

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