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  • Century 21 Calling - We Got The Room Until Noon
    2020-09-12 16:00:00
    Published at 12 September 2020

    Because of covid-19, all attendees need to preregister by emailing tickets@walskaar.com with the subject "We Got The Room Until Noon" and state which of the two screenings they want to attend. There is a limit of 10 people per screening. If you show any symptoms of illness (fever, cough, sore throat), take responsibility and stay at home. A full list of corona related rules will follow after the event text.

    With many companies having online meetings over the past months to the web their face to face meeting skills might have become rusty. How do we deal with this reintroduction? How will we react to new policies and general office politics? How can we lower friction in the company?

    Don’t worry and join us for the screening of Century 21 Calling - We Got The Room Until Noon, where we will learn all of the skills necessary to keep the office from turning into full-on anarchy. We will learn all about 1970s IBM views on “feedback meetings” and everything about corporate lingo.

    The screening will be interactive and participatory. We will watch an educational IBM film with the help of a 16MM projector and “comment” on the film together.

    Century 21 Calling is a series of screenings initiated by Thomas Walskaar and hosted at Varia in Rotterdam. Together, we take a look at the archival industrial films, corporate infomercials, tv reports and historical documentaries that shaped the imagination of tomorrow and hold them up to the light of the present.

    First screening 16:00 - 18:00
    Second screening 19:00 - 21:00
    Entry: 5 euro
    Language: English

    These days, we need to be extra careful to keep each other safe and healthy. We are looking forward a lot to be together in the collective-space of Varia, however, at the same, time we feel a need to introduce new habits when coming together. Most important is that we all feel comfortable when being in the space. We commit to having an open dialogue about this and acknowledge that it is not always easy to start such conversations.

    Together we pay attention to the following:

    Before coming:

    If you show any symptoms of illness (fever, cough, sore throat), take your responsibility and stay at home (even if you haven't been diagnosed)

    When entering the space:

    We wash or disinfect our hands

    We pay attention to not block entrances or exits, or make a queue for the bathroom

    While in the space:

    We keep a distance of 1.5m (When keeping distance is not possible, we can use a mask. There are masks in the space.)

    We wash or disinfect our hands regularly (soap and disinfectant gel are provided)

    We are considerate of each other and listen to each other's concerns