A message to the future

On the weekend, Transition Newcastle had a stall at the Newcastle Activate Expo, where we asked people to share a message with the future or to tell us their vision for the future. We  had “speech bubbles” (made out of three-ply and then painted with blackboard paint) and coloured chalk so they could write a short message.  We took a photo of them and asked them to sign a photo permission slip and invited them to come back in a while so that they could be able to see themselves on our computer display.
It was a simple, but effective, way to engage with passerbys.
I love this photo – notice how the kids faces are painted as a tiger and a bear!

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), environmentalist, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace & sustainability.
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