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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Watershed Moments

BY ROGER CORBETT
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 20, 2015

Roger Corbett's band and his culture. No more confirming to mum and dad's ideals. His music career that spands over 40 years - the Bushwackers and the goodlife since joining the band in 1979. 

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My secret secret

BY JENNY-LEE HEYLEN
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 20, 2015

A collection of Unicorns like no other, Jenny-Lee shares with us her secret collection of unicorns - and we were the first to see it.

How wonderful - a unique collection of small, fragile, and completely collectible ornaments that are made for dreamers and believers. 

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Our food source - local or industrial

BY AARON BROCKEN
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 20, 2015

We are what we eat...

In our business we work with local farmers from the Hawkesbury area and if possible, with local organic fruit and vegetables. The products are sourced locally and are fair trade. 

We use as less package as we can, so we reuse everything, we don’t buy anything that is made outside of Australia and we recycle as much as we can, so that the product we deliver to you has low environmental impact, low food miles and a lot of character!

Aaron was born on an organic blueberry farm that we still get produce from on occasion. He spent a big part of his youth being dragged to the Richmond community garden (Earthcare) and around NSW with his dad certifying Organic farms. As soon as he was 18 he hit the road for 7 years and visited over 60 countries on 4 different continents. He is now back and dedicated to providing a framework for a local food system to work.

http://hawkesburyharvesthampers.com

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Conscious Investigations

BY ABI TARIQ
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 20, 2015

' Into/Out of ' or 'balance . . . '

AV piece created at WEST project space, Blue Mountains, Australia.

'Into/Out of' or 'b a l a n c e . . .' takes from physical endurance practices a life lesson of leaning into the pain, into the posture; easing into what is difficult as well as out of what is rigid and no longer efficient or worth nurturing.

Theoretically this implies not giving-in to the 'always-already tragedy', and instead attempting to steadily remain in the in-between space, where we are constantly moving 'into' and 'out of' moments (in our minds and in real-physical-space).

Though this may be an impossibility, it yields momentary escape and thus possibility, until we fall again. But we seekers, always keep trying against all odds hoping to break through as underdogs – don't we?

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Lights, Camera, Projection

BY CRAIG LAURENDET
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 20, 2015

Story telling on the wall.

Illuminart are best known for our Architectural Storytelling form of projection art, combining large scale mapped projection onto architecture with animated audiovisual narratives. Other accomplishments include interactive projections and sculptures that generate music from movement, sneaky and fun guerilla projections and street activations, and collaborative hybrid media projects to develop innovative forms of luminous artistry that enliven theatre, creative events and urban spaces.

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Art Bound by Response

BY FIONA DAVIES
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

Visual artist Fiona Davis (http://fionadavies.com.au) presents the creation of Visual Bind, a website promoting the work of artists and giving a tribune to their critical writing in response to their own projects/practice and their peers's art: a barter system where each artist writes an essay and gets written about once a year, in perpetual motion starting from around 60 artists. Visual Bind will publish online quarterly journal to which interested may subscribe.

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 9, 2015.

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A Condensed History of Publishing

BY JENNIFER MOSHER
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

Jennifer Mosher offers a condensed history of publishing.

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The Cat's Pyjamas

BY NYLA THOMAS
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

A conversation with Nyla Thomas who was driven away from serious forensic police work into an experience of natural beauty on offer in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Nyla explains how having a dream and making it come true can give you many rewards - whether you're enjoy stunning views or vistas, or it's horse riding or cycling across valleys and bushlands, or sampling good food and wine, there's bound to be a dream that's right for you.
Even if you are a cat.

 

BLUE MOUNTAINS Blog

City Focus: Blue Mountains

As the Northern Hemisphere heads into Autumn, we take this week's city focus down under to the Blue Mountains of Australia whose latest PechaKucha Night presentations come to welcome spring. Held at the historic Carrington Hotel, a host of delightful presenters shared a night of fun and imagination the PechaKucha way.  

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About the City's Organizers

  • Xandro Lombardi

    I am the host of PechaKucha Blue Mountains. I am a Knowledge Worker at PwC as well as being creative as a freelance graphic designer. I am available for branding, advertising and print design.

  • Xandro Lombardi

    I visualise my creative ideas using pen and paper - as sketching the creative saves time and money when it comes to answering a brief - as computers tends to hinder the thought process. In saying that, I am highly experienced using CS6 at a high level and my understanding of typography is strong. My knowledge of paper and the print process makes my all round skills solid and invaluable to any employer. I work out of the HUB Sydney in Darlinghurst.