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Development Through the Media Arts

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Engaging youth in creative reflection about issues affecting their lives.

Our Programs


Climate Matters

Climate Matters is a multi-phased initiative that uses digital media and geomapping to spark dialogue about climate justice within schools, communities and larger public institutions.

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#HerDigitalVisions

#HerDigitalVisions is a digital education and media production initiative. In each phase, the program integrates technology and art to support active, youth-centered approaches to building a better digital world.

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Digital Forage

Digital Forage is a wild-food focused intergenerational digital storytelling program that involves reciprocal knowledge-sharing between Galiano and Penelakut artists, elders, and youth.

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HumanEYES

HumanEYES is an intergenerational arts initiative that helps students creatively reflect on the diverse life experiences of their classmates, and build more creatively engaged, connected, and inclusive school communities.

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#GirlsMakeGames

Our #GirlsMakeGames pilot saw 8 self-identified women gathering to learn the ABC’s of game-making, while envisioning ways to make gaming culture more inclusive, progressive and female-centred.

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Climate Matters

Climate Matters is a multi-phased initiative that uses digital media and geomapping to spark dialogue about climate justice within schools, communities and larger public institutions.

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#HerDigitalVisions

#HerDigitalVisions is a digital education and media production initiative. In each phase, the program integrates technology and art to support active, youth-centered approaches to building a better digital world.

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Digital Forage

Digital Forage is a wild-food focused intergenerational digital storytelling program that involves the reciprocal sharing of knowledge between Galiano and Penelakut artists, elders, and youth. The elders share their specialized and ‘seasoned’ knowledge of food foraging, the artists share their knowledge of photography, digital storytelling and new media production, and finally the youth go ‘full circle’, and share their own emerging knowledge of new and social media with their elders.

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HumanEYES

HumanEYES is an arts-based intergenerational storytelling program that highlights the diverse life experiences and migration stories in Vancouver classrooms, schools and communities. HumanEYES ultimately encourages us to see and more deeply appreciate each others humanity.

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#GirlsMakeGames

A chapter of AMES’ #HerDigitalVisions program, #GirlsMakeGames is a FREE 4-day game-making boot-camp being offered to 8 self-identified women (cis, trans + genderqueer) between the ages of 19 and 29.
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Latest News


A New Inspired Look!

Focusing on the Stories that Matter. Thanks to the Canada Summer Jobs Program, we have been able to hire two students to work on over the summer to refresh the look of our website. Focusing on what...
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Celebrating 20 Years of Youth-Powered Vision!

Crafted by one rising star to the sweet sounds of another. Samm Moore edited this rapid 20|20 retrospective to the inspirational lyrics and riveting sounds of “Brushing by Heaven’s Shoulder”,...
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#GirlsMakeGames: Girl-powered game-making

  A chapter of AMES’ #HerDigitalVisions program, #GirlsMakeGames is a FREE 4-day game-making boot-camp being offered to 8 self-identified women (cis, trans + genderqueer) between the ages of 19...
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HumanEYES 2016 at Strathcona Elementary School!

HumanEYES is an intergenerational arts-initiative that helps students creatively reflect on the diverse life experiences of their classmates.  “I didn’t know that people had the same...
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