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Limitless Expressions of Time

BY CHRISTOPHER BUTLIN
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Take a second to look at a scene, appreciate what you see. Now look at the same scene, snapshotted in time, a different time. Christopher Butlin and Arthur Machado invite us to experience how timelapse photography can make us look at our environment differently, and see things we ordinarily wouldn;t have noticed. 

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The Rookie's Guide to Eco DIY

BY NETTA EGOZ
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

PechaKucha Night Christchurch organiser Netta Egoz experiences life on the other side of the microphone. As a lawyer, she is not used to having to get her hands dirty! Through her own DIY renovation project, she learns how naivety is the key ingredient to starting any ambitious project, and how she uncovered layers of history from her house as well as finding useful ways to reuse things they removed. 

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The Art and Inspiration of True Stories

BY BRINDI JOY
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

When Brindi Joy won a soup pot full of cash, she used this community crowd sourced seed fund to produce a film she wrote inspired by a true story. A story with beautiful landscapes and new discoveries.

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Who You Know and How you are Known

BY ROSEE HODGSON
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Rosee Hodgson is a child poverty advocate and wrote her thesis on how a neighbourhood's socio-economic status affects how children see themselves, and how society sees them. Her talk highlights some saddening but also some heartwarming learnings from her work.

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The Science of Happiness

BY TOBIAS MUELLER
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

PechaKucha Night Erlangen organiser Tobias Müeller happened to visit Christchurch on the same night as a PechaKucha Night Christchurch. He gave a talk on the science behind happiness, some simple steps to help you feel your best :)

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Breaking Bread

BY SAM ELLIS
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Baker Sam Ellis puts togther all the simple ingredients that make up bread, and those that make up family, and shows how powerful the transformation can be when you take the time to make your own bread, to make a living, to feed your family, and to share with your friends. Once you dip your hands in flour, you'll be hooked. Be prepared to drool over this presentation....

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Hedgehogs at the YMCA

BY JOSIE OGDEN SCHROEDER
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

CEO of the YMCA inChristchurch Josie Ogden Schroeder explains the many spikes of the hedgehog that is the YMCA. An institution that has operated for over 100 years, and is constantly evolving and adapting to it's community's everchanging needs.

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The Architecture of Photography

BY GIORA DAN
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Photographer Giora Dan dissects the structure and form of good photography, through a series of spectaular images he has taken himself.

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epheMURAL

BY WONGI ARTIST
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Prolific professional grafitti artist Wongi remembers the walls that were. Large scale murals that once were sprawled on walls across Chrstchurch, now covered up by either paint, new buildings, or often demolished since the earthquakes. Wongi immortilises them through his documentation, and shares a few anecdotes about how they came to be..

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Telling the Story of 30 million People in a Sinking Country

BY ADRIEN TAYLOR
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Journalist come entrepreneur and long time climate change advocate Adrien Taylor tells the story of how he took a leap of faith that led him to Bangladesh with a climate scientist and a few amateur documentary makers, to film a country that bears the highest burden of displacement due to climate change. The documentary 30 Million is out later this year.

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The Value of Creativity

BY HANNAH BEASLEY
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Hannah Beasley trys to pin down what is creativitivy, and what value it has- no easy task! Through her personal journey, and how she ended up in new Zealand, she shares her musings on the creaitvity aorund her, and also why she started the In The Loop creative network in Christchurch

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A Letter to Christchurch...From Your Ambassador

BY ERICA AUSTIN
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

When Erica Austin studied post quake Christchruch as part of her architecture degree in Auckland, she immediately fell in love with the city, and decided to move down to become an ambassador for everything that makes it special. Now she is immersed in the city-making movement, connecting people who want to rebuild the ciy better than before. This is her letter to those people, and the city. 

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