2015 Core 77 Award: Design for Social Impact (student)

September 25, 2020

The weDub Project is a locally developed DIY audio mixer and preamplifier that fits in the palm of your hand. Created in the urban slum of Kamwokya in Uganda, the circuit is made by youths to perform live improvisations of reinterpreted media to a participatory audience. In Uganda, this lively performance is a cultural media phenomenon known as VJing, or video jockeying. Inspired by this phenomenon, weDub is a community platform for youth voices and became an entry point for learning and making electronics. The project is designed from a position of abundance—it leverages existing youth talent and resources to foster youth engagement through the making of technology.

Wind Tunnel Graduate Center for Critical Practice is an initiative of the graduate programs in Art and Media Design Practices at Art Center College of Design. The Wind Tunnel, situated between the two programs in a former supersonic jet testing facility on Art Center's south campus, is a forum for speakers, conferences, exhibitions, residencies, screenings, and publications.

Parking is free or take the Gold Line and exit at Filmore Station.