Microsoft Powerpoint as a software has so much potential. Using it reminds me of my childhood playing around with the animations and it now acts as a rudimentary platform for me to practice motion graphics. Below are some of the presentations I have created covering a wide range of topics from Indian history to the state of alternative energy in the Philippines.
Camp Wannamakestuff was a product of our participation in our History of Graphic Design class. Each group was assigned a particular art movement and it was our job to orchestrate a grand plan consisting of 3 presentations filled with information on the movement itself, the people who pioneered it, and the products of that time while breaking it up with games and audience interaction. 

The first round had us introducing the movement to our classmates. I went for a summer camp vibe since the phrase "arts and crafts" typically pulls up images of what children do in day care and such. However, instead of going for the usual kiddie look, I decided to inject what the movement really invoked--a preference for handmade and bespoke pieces.
The second installment for Camp Wannamakestuff was where we introduced the father of the movement, William Morris. Here, we introduced the premise that he couldn't make it to his speaking engagement in our camp because of his sudden passing and so we held a funeral for the founding father of Camp Wannamakestuff. We had previously established, in the first phase, that the camp was a safe haven for supporters of the arts and crafts movement. We recounted his life story and for the activity, we had our classmates makes embellished coffins.
Just like any summer camp, the third and final installment of the Camp Wannamakestuff trilogy was the graduation. Here we showed modern practitioners of what the arts and crafts movement stood for while applying what we learned and creating works inspired by the style of the particular period. We also held an awarding ceremony to celebrate the efforts of the other groups, our professor, and the whole class itself for finishing and having fun during the semester.
Our Asian History professor divided the class into 3 big groups that represented the main countries we were to tackle throughout the semester--India, China, and Japan. As a fan of Indian culture, it was a delight to see our team leader pick out the piece of paper with the word "India" written on it. From then on, each group had to plan and execute a program that would last for one entire session of class. The program had to discuss the birth, love and marriage, and death traditions of the country assigned while sticking to a novelty theme that would serve as a loose template for the activities. 

For our group, we settled on having Keeping Up With The Kardashians as our theme. The names for the different games were based on real episode titles. This was the accompanying presentation that I made to explain the mechanics of the different activities. 
PokeNav was my group's final project for our Information Architecture class. We were tasked to come up with design solutions for different brands. Our group had to make a complementary application to anticipate the release of Pokémon GO. Since this was a revival of a childhood classic for many, I went for a playful approach with the presentation by incorporating GIFs and using a childish color palette consisting of primary colors. 
For our Science and Technology class, we reported on the topic of alternative energy especially in the Philippine setting. 
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