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Place of Birth: WAR

29 June 2021

19:30 -20:30

Walt Disney said: “Every child is born blessed with a vivid imagination”, but what if a child’s birthplace is a warzone?

This is a screening of a short film showcasing Syrian childrens’ imaginary designs for the future of their destroyed city: Aleppo. It sends a message that homeless children are not hopeless, and by caring about them we care about our future.

Architect Hussien Anis and engineer Zainab Younes were inspired by the childrens’ creativity and imagination during their daily visits to one of the destroyed suburbs in Aleppo, Syria. they were working in a community project as volunteers for a humanitarian organisation. They decided to make a short film with the help of their friend Ahmad Abdulmannan, a film maker to record their experiences of co-creation techniques used with these children while they play, design, plan and…. Dream.

The live film screening will be through zoom Platform.

Hosted by
Charles Campion RIBA AoU
JTP - Architects Masterplanners Placemakers

Directed and presented by
Muhammad Achour, Architect,
Director of Places of ARcture.

Followed by Panel discussion with Q&A.

Please register your interest in attending by signing up via Eventbrite for free .
This film is a self funded by Places of ARcutre. the start up CLG, to spread the message that architects, artists and planners should have a big role in making the change in our communities and cities, caring for the Children around the world, caring for their dreams and creativity as they are the designer of our future cities.
Please choose one of the support tickets, to support Places of ARcture and the crew of the film. your valuable support will be making a contribution in recognition of what we did, and help us to do more. thanks.

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Image: Architect Hussien Anis


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