VANDAL Gallery, Place Academy: Session 2, Place Making Training Seminar

We recently welcomed 30 elite industry professionals into Vandal Gallery, for PLACE ACADEMY: Session 2. PLACE ACADEMY is a place making consultancy and training seminar, dedicated to creating extraordinary places.

It was great to discuss what DIGITAL, CREATIVE and STRATEGIC place making can do for activating places, as well as working out those practical details for implementation.

 Participants write down the challenges of place making 

Participants write down the challenges of place making 

SESSION 2 - Best Practice when Planning, Innovating and Executing Placemaking

In the Strategic Place making workshop, attendees are given tools to create sustainable place making strategies, by learning how to understand why place making is relevant; explore the different components of a place and why they matter; develop a strong and considered strategy and connect with and manage stakeholders.

In the Creative Place making workshop, attendees ensure the longevity of future creative place making projects, by learning how to define creative goals and communicate them effectively; identify roadblocks & make them work in the project’s favour; write an effective & detailed brief and make projects happen with an art committee.

In the Digital Place making workshop, attendees learn how to put a robust digital place making strategy in place, by learning how to identify a digital project’s target market & goals; dream big when it comes to digital ideas & creative possibility; understand basic digital considerations, as well as physical and budgetary restrictions and use data before, during and after a project. 

 A Place Academy particiapnt joins in on the group discussion

A Place Academy particiapnt joins in on the group discussion

Emile Rademeyer, Creative Director of VANDAL; Jo Kelly, Director of People Place and Partnership; and Emilya Colliver, Founder and Director of Art Pharmacy ConsultingPLACE ACADEMY brings together knowledge and expertise from three of Sydney's place making experts, providing tools and strategies for successful, long lasting place making outcomes.

Read more about PLACE ACADEMY: Session 1 here.

 Art Pharmacy Consulting's Emilya Colliver leading a seminar on Creative place making

Art Pharmacy Consulting's Emilya Colliver leading a seminar on Creative place making