Meshakai Wolf and Zac Nicholson filming in the Rockaway for Design/Relief

This short film, by Meshakai Wolf and Zac Nicholson, documents the Design/Relief initiative from start to finish. As one of the initiative’s main deliverables, it demonstrates the critical role of storytelling in social impact design, and capture how designers, community engagement strategists and storytellers together worked to aid three waterfront communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy.

You can view the film in AIGA/NY video section, here.

The film was launched on February 16, 2015 at a public event, hosted by NeueHouse, followed by a panel and Q+A moderated by Design/Relief Program Director Laetitia Wolff, featuring filmmakers Meshakai Wolf and Zac Nicholson, as well as David Al-Ibrahim, Red Hook team storyteller; Carolyn Louth, Rockaway team storyteller and Tyler Silvestro, Seaport team storyteller.

Design/Relief documentary screening event, Febr. 16, 2015

 

Design/Relief documentary screening, at NeueHouse

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