MozBus visited Shonan area to provide workshop on August 8th. Shonan area is famous for beach and marine sports.
MozBus helped the event called “Sustainable Seafood Workshop”. The workshop used “Parapara Animation”. Participants of the workshop drew their original characters on tablet to design their animation. Designed animated characters swam together with other participants’ characters on the Web. At the end, collaboration of all participants made an animated wall which represents the rich ocean with diversity.
Participants leaned animation technic from the other participants’ characters and designed their new characters. Therefore, at the beginning of the event, there were only a few characters were swimming on the Web. After the event the screen was covered by full of characters. The activity to make a rich ocean on the web with other participants taught participants that the Web is made up with contents by a lot of people around the world. Also, they learned that the ocean is made up with various kinds of fish and animals. It is important to use ocean resources by sustainable way. They learned what they can do in the daily life to protect it.
The URL for animated wall made by participants is here.