DWP | Parasites with Eddie Opara

PARASITES: The Power of Design in Evolving Spaces is a day-long, two-part series with Pentagram Partner, Eddie Opara that will challenge attendees to re-image, craft new purposes, and infuse meaning within everyday spaces.

Daytime Workshop – tickets

PNCA, BridgeLab

Join AIGA Portland with special guest: Pentagram Partner, Eddie Opara; at Pacific Northwest College of Art. British-born Nigerian, Eddie Opara brings his multi-disciplinary background to the Portland scene and invites the community to join him for a daytime workshop of prototyping and making. The workshop will be a hands-on experience that will challenge you to re-image, craft new purposes, and infuse meaning within everyday spaces. Spots in the workshop will be limited to the first 20 enrollees.

Please note the following:

  • Breakfast and afternoon snacks are included in your workshop. There will be a break for lunch at 12PM.
  • Workshop materials will be provided. This is not required, but we recommend you come prepared with a laptop with Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Homework & pre-workshop read from Eddie Opara: Be ahead of the game and come prepared by reading this article by Lebbeus Woods — the inspiration behind our event series, PARASITES: The Power of Design in Evolving Spaces!

Evening Discussion *FREE*


Eddie Opara will follow the workshop with an evening discussion about the meaning and application of design in everyday spaces. He will share case studies and delve into topics of prototyping, experimentation, ideation, and more. Attendees will partake in an engaging dialogue and conversation with Opara, and explore different perspectives on the future practice of Graphic Design.


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When & Where
Wed, Apr 26, 2017 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
511 Northwest Broadway
Portland, OR 97209