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Atelier S P A C E || Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

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MAKE A ZINE with just a handful of others, in this international atelier series, Atelier S P A C E.

Starting in Battambang in Cambodia in Sept. 2017, we are moving in Asia to discover people who are curious, creative, and ready for something new. Our cocreated Battambang issue was on the topic, Ennui. In Singapore (10-12 Nov) our zine was on the theme The Third Place. In Penang (6-11 Dec) we took a different focus, Growth.

// How did we find these themes? //

Each is based on what conversations emerge when we meet new people in real life in those places, and simply take time to talk. Then we work on a piece that is cohesive, and is hyperlocal to the place and the contemporary narratives. These pop up from real life when we converse offline with new and different others. It brings storyfinding back to person to person contact, while 'journalism' becomes increasingly less human-centered. Who will we tell our real selves to? Each other, in real life, offline, away from package-making for others and towards more listening for common threads and similar experiences. In so doing, we feel more connected, DK have found, and inspired to improve, too.

// What is Atelier S P A C E trying to do? //

Consider possibilities. Try new things. Stay open. In a nutshell, it's about helping people find ways to get out of their box. Comfort zones can be places where it seems cozy, but actually, lulls us into a creatively deadening complacency.

Our atelier is about designing a custom framework in each place that will set the stage for really interesting thinking and human connexion to actually *happen*, and DK select very carefully the venues, times of day, and themes so that guests of Atelier S P A C E can experience a relaxed, intellectually stimulating, space for dialogue. Dialogue of the kind with a center, and not sides.

It isn't for everyone, this style of looking for the new and making zines in-situ, on the spot, with those we are inviting to play in S P A C E, but it works for people seeking a personal challenge to try new things and grow. Especially useful for people who have done a lot, careerwise, and seen firsthand that there are massive limits to what anyone can do on her own, yet few ways to invite truly engaging collaboration.

So we created Atelier S P A C E for this set of us. It is best for those who are interested in developing a creative voice, and making what is artful. DK has been practicing this since 2008 in Seattle, Durham NC, and Phnom Penh in workshops for a wide mix of people, and is sharing now through these popup ateliers tools, tips, and anecdotes that equip guests to become more confident creatively.

// Is it religious? //

No.

// Who is it for? //

See if this sounds like you...

Bored with working solo? Finding the forced community frameworks of coworking, working, school, societal programs, weird expectations imposed on you, and even home to be stifling? Looking for a place to connect, converse, and discover new ideas with people you might not usually interact with? And does the idea of real life conversations over e-communications sound refreshing? If yes, if this is resonating, then we invite you to take part In Atelier S P A C E || Kuala Lumpur. Meet new people. Make a zine. Hosted by DK. See what making space can reveal to you about... You.

// Why zines? //

See designkompany.com and click Zines.

// Who is sponsoring you? //

Atelier S P A C E is a self-funded project.

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