WORKSHOPS

เรียนรู้ทักษะ

SATURDAY 1st  

INDOOR WORKSHOPS @MUSEUM SIAM MAIN BUILDING

13:30 - 14:30

HOW DO WE CHOOSE TO LIVE IN AN ALGORITHMIC WORLD?

Anjan Sundaram

Author, journalist and filmmaker

The advent of artificial intelligence and machine learning, along with powerful algorithms, have begun to blur the boundaries between technology and the human. Technology is changing how we conceive of what it means to be human, how we relate to each other and to the world. This workshop will be structured as a group discussion to explore society's fears and hopes as the human meets artificial intelligence and emergent technologies.

15:00 - 17:00

THE ART OF CREATING MEMORABLE CHARACTERS IN FICTION

Christopher G. Moore

Over the past almost 30 years Christopher G. Moore has written 17 novels featuring the Italian-American private eye Vincent Calvino, who lives in Bangkok and solves a diverse series of crimes. He is also the author of 11 standalone novels, each with a unique set of characters. Central to writing successful fiction is the creation of memorable characters with whom the reader identifies and roots for. In this exciting workshop, Christopher will help participants identify the factors that create someone who comes to life on the page.

17:30 - 18:30

Weaving a Life (THAI)

Fashion Revolution

a movement advocates to raise awareness on the impact of fast fashion

Come let your mind wander through the process of learning how to weave, energise your brain with a thoughtful discussion about textile and sustainable fashion hosted by K’Kaew -- the owner of Folkcharm (sustainable fashion brand), bring home your own handmade woven pouch or wristband, and you’ll learn weaving is much more than just weaving!

OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS @ TENT

13:30 - 14:30

The Making of Natural Vegan Body Balm (THAI)

Cosmos & Harmony

Natural Ingredients Lifestyle Products Brand 

Let's get closer to nature with 100% natural vegan balm that is easy to make and too good to be true! We will use only plant base moisturizing oil and wax with a little splash of essential oil and natural herbs remedy.

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15:00 - 16:00

Cooking for Kids: Creating Flavors without Synthetic Seasonings (THAI)

Rattama Pongponrat Ponchamni

Columnist from sanook.com

Rattama Pongponrat Ponchamni, columnist for sanook.com whose articles recommend healthy recipes for toddlers, and a mother of 1.5 year old Rima, determines to cook nutritious meals for children with natural seasonings. Rattama will demonstrate how to add flavors to food without using industrial processed sauces and seasonings, those that have deteriorated effects on health like salt and sugar. It will be a testament to prove that flavorful meals do not require mass produced processed seasoning ingredients.

16:30 - 17:30

Meatless Cooking (ENG/THAI)

Broccoli Revolution

Vegan restaurant and cold-pressed juice bar 

Meat consumption is one of the contribution to climate crisis. Meat industry is responsible to the release of carbon dioxide, especially cow meat. Reducing meat consumption can be one of the attempt to save our planet. But vegetarian or vegan meals do not need to be boring. Meatless dishes can be full of flavors. Broccoli Revolution, leading vegan restaurant in Thailand, will confirm you that plant-based recipe can still be scrumptious.

SUNDAY 2nd

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INDOOR WORKSHOPS @MUSEUM SIAM MAIN BUILDING

13:30 - 14:30

FEATURES WRITING WORKSHOP

Kong Rithdee

คอลัมนิสต์ นักแปล และนักเขียนบทความภาพยนตร์  

Kong Rithdee shares his experience in writing film criticism and feature stories, with an emphasis on the history of film writing, conceptual evolution and the disrupted landscape of online film reviewing.

15:30 - 17:00

TRASH TO TREASURE WORKSHOP (THAI)

Wishulada

Social Activist Artist 

A workshop that will change your perception towards discarded daily items and encourage you to turn trash  into good-looking household products. Learn how to transform plastic bottles, seen as the environment’s enemy No. 1, into a pen and pencil holder. Take home a creation that has practical and aesthetic value.

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17:30 - 18:30

Coded World: Screening and Director's Talk in Collaboration with Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand (FCCT)

Anjan Sundaram

Algorithms are everywhere today, infiltrating every aspect of our lives, and using big data to change how we live on a daily basis. And this is just the beginning of the algorithmic age. Algorithms are the building blocks for almost all advanced technology today, from Amazon shopping recommendations to the most sophisticated artificial intelligence.

Anjan Sundaram – author, journalist and mathematician – travels the world to meet with people designing this code, and people affected by this algorithmic revolution. We see how this code is making and taking away our choices, affecting the fate of nations and the freedom of individuals, being used to create virtual beings, communities and worlds, and ultimately changing who we are and what we will become in tomorrow’s world.

Are algorithms good or bad? Or just tools we have created to help us live better lives? That is part of what we will discover as Anjan explores the impact of code in our new world order.

OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS @ TENT

13:30 - 14:30

THE MAGIC OF BANANA LEAVES  (THAI)

Rajini School Student 

The students from Rajini School will lead a workshop that teach you how to turn banana leaves to food containers, biodegradable packages that Thai people has been using for decades.

15:00 - 16:00

HOW TO SORT RECYCLABLE WASTE PROPERLY? (ENG/THAI)

GEPP, Environmental services provider 

A workshop that will help you sort out your household's trashes properly. You will learn the differences of various materials and what will they be recycled or reused for. You will walk back with knowledge to practice this easily at home.

16:30 - 17:30

TREEPLOTTING WORKSHOP  (ENG/THAI)

Big Trees

Learning about our urban forest is fun and rewarding. Big Trees Project works in liaison with Treeplotter.com to inventory Bangkok’s trees, by collecting species, diameter, condition, and location data, identifying trees, pests that afflict the trees, troubleshoot factors influencing tree health. Tree identification and data collection workshops teach the public as well as build leadership in this citizen science effort. The community driven approach promotes proper species selection and knowledge of tree care. This project helps to build the urban forest through local education, while also providing the information to BMA for further assessment, follow-up maintenance, and good decision making.

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