19 - 28 Nov 2019
Enable Jackets: OK Dementia
Enable Foundation x Pascal Anson
What can design do with our Super Ageing Society? DEMENTIA GOING TM ( 腦化城市), from Hong Kong and beyond
This week at Dutch Design Week, Enable Foundation will be presenting "Enable Jackets: OK Dementia" series with London based designer Pascal Anson to create a series of Dementia Jackets to explore further how design objects can inspire everyone to be creative and open-minded with Dementia in our future super ageing society.
Date : 19 - 28 Oct 2019
Venue : TAC, Vonderweg 1, 5611 BK Eindhoven
Enable Jackets: OK Dementia (2019)
Project initiated, researched and co-designed by Enable Foundation
Co-designed with Pascal Anson
Photography and Videography: SUPFILM
Artwork drawings by Pascal Anson
DementiaLand from Hong Kong to Beyond is co-organised with Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing;
Design Research funded by SIE Fund ;
Project funded by Topaz Edelweiss Foundation and Design Trust Feature Grant.
Find out more: https://www.enable.org.hk/details/2017/8/15/dementia-going
Enable Foundation is a non-profit social design agency with expertise in cross-generational co-creation and design researches for real-world impact. Enable Foundation aims to develop capacity training programmes and projects on design thinking & doing, as well as creativity with individuals, organisations from private and public sectors. It was founded in 2017 in Hong Kong, after receiving a startup funding from HKSAR Government’s Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund) to support its first cross-generational innovation programme, Social Innovation Design Lab (SI.DLab). Other funders/collaborators include the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation, Taiwan Design Center (TDC), Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong etc.
Nature of business: Social Design Services and Design Research
Social Innovation Design Lab （SI.DLab）
SI.D Lab is a 2-year capacity building and cross-generational innovation and social design programme. Enable Foundation invite partners from different sectors with shared values and beliefs to collaboratively address the three social issues on ageing innovation in Hong Kong. Projects include ‘Fine Dying’ which involves members of the public co-designing “Objects of Death” related to urban culture; “Dementia Going” which generates ideas to bring people with dementia integrate into the community and “Productive Ageing” thinking how to age well with creativity and dignity in Hong Kong.
社創設計室是一個為期兩年的跨代共創計劃，由啟民創社邀請了來自不同社會界別、抱着共同價值和信念的夥伴攜手合作，以創新手法解決香港社會的三大老齡創新議題，項目包括：「死物習作」(Fine Dying)，與大眾共創設計與都市文化相關的「死物」；「腦化城市」(Dementia Going)致力激發嶄新想法，讓腦退化症 (又稱認知障礙症) 患者融入社區生活；「老力生產」(Productive Ageing)則探討如何在香港有創意及尊嚴地老去。
is the title we gave to all our collaborating partners including:
- Young Design Students from Hong Kong Tertiary Education Institutions
- Hong Kong Senior Citizens from communities
- Professional Designers from Hong Kong and around the globe
Dr Yanki Lee（李欣琪博士）
A social designer, design researcher and activist on social innovation and inclusion. Dr Lee received her MA in Architecture from the Royal College of Art (RCA) and a PhD in design participation from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She worked as a Research Fellow at the Royal Collage of Art's Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design since year 2000 and founded Exhibit at Golden Lane Estate CIC in London. In year 2013 she was invited by the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council returning to her hometown to set up the HKDI DESIS Lab after she received RCA Honorary Fellowship and China-UK Fellowship of Excellence for her works in design research and social innovation.
Design Researcher 設計研究員
A design researcher and educator with focus on social design, particularly concentrating on participation through design, co-design, as well as action research as a way of gaining knowledge.
Design Editor 設計編輯 & Head of Communications
Trained as a designer, researcher and anthropologist, Ire Tsui was the former Managing Editor of Mingpao Weekly, and Feature Editor at CREAM and MING magazine. She is now the co-founder design research studio, Talking Hands, specialised in content communications, where she collaborates with various creative institutions, brands, studios and media, such as Enable Foundation, SD PRESS, Sunday Mingpao, RTHK, Initium, Elle HK, City Magazine and COBO Social.
Ho Yin Ching（程浩然）
Branding Designer 視覺設計師
kennif li (李鴻健)
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