To raise awareness in preparation for heavy downpours and possible floods during the rainy season, Maria Reyes, Sabrina Rodas, and Rainier Santiago produced the informative handbook of Disaster Busters: Typhoon and Flood Preparedness.
Writing for the young
Filipino experiences immortalized into youth-focused capstone projects
At a glance
Young artists encapsulated the country’s history, culture, environmental, health, and food issues into printed storybooks and multimedia projects to educate and empower the Filipino youth.
With the aim to uplift the communities and drive positive change, the homegrown students of the Multimedia Arts (MMA) Program from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) School of New Media Arts (SNMA) presented their latest pioneering creations in the recent MMA Capstone Plenary.
Simone Tan crafted an illustrated story collection entitled Firecrackers, which introduced pupils to real-life Martial Law accounts through a fictional approach. It had narrations that utilized the concepts of magical mysteries, peculiar creatures and metaphors of actual tales that embodied the important lessons of friendship, courage, and human rights. It also contained original explanations of these anecdotes to guide the parents and educators to explain them to the children. Firecrackers can be accessed through its website, together with its additional flip book, downloadable PDF, audiobook and video version.
Tricia Gonzales, Janica Mendoza, Kaila Rogando, and Gabrielle Villapando captured the rich flavors of Pampanga, hailed as the culinary capital of the Philippines, in a captivating 3D cooking game called Ensaymama. Through an interactive activity, it focused on the preservation of family heirloom recipes and trained kids how to prepare iconic Kapampangan dishes. Ensaymama may be imparted to foreign nationals who are interested to know more about Filipino cuisine.
To raise awareness in preparation for heavy downpours and possible floods during the rainy season, Maria Reyes, Sabrina Rodas, and Rainier Santiago produced the informative handbook of Disaster Busters: Typhoon and Flood Preparedness. It equipped readers with the essential knowledge to lessen the risks and impacts of natural calamities in the Philippines. The handbook also portrayed the themes of resilience, teamwork, and proactive measures through age-appropriate and colorful worksheets, stickers, and scannable QR codes for animations.
Inspired to address artistic fatigue and stress among students, David Clemente, Cielo De Leon, Naida Dubongco, Arabella Florencio, and Justin Reyes designed a contemplative and therapeutic journal, Reignite: A toolkit for creative burnout.
The diary possessed card prompts with reflective questions that sought to spark the learners’ passions and generated insightful conversations among themselves to analyze their past, present, and future situations. It provided ways of acknowledging struggles, as well as uncovered effective coping mechanisms throughout their experience.
To navigate the purpose and relevance of Intellectual Property (IP), Cedric Dela Cruz, Seatiel Marcelo, Maria Marquez, and Jamie Tuisieng created the online graphic hypernarrative Sa Akin ‘To!
The educational webpage featured IP use and formation in the innovational workforce. The website also had socio-cultural and ethical-based functions in a relevant and simplified manner. It wished to regenerate interest among their mentors and innovators to gain a deeper insight into the value of their work.