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Me + Christchurch

PRESENTED ON MAR 15, 2017
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 30

Local artist and photographer, Veronika Hegedus-Gaspar, started her recent art project, Me+Christchurch, as a way to promote her photography business but soon realised it was a powerful way to help locals to reflect on their experiences in post-earthquake Christchurch. After interviewing over 200 strangers, she was able to help people understand their sense of place. 

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Creating Memories For The Future

BY ANSELM DÄSTNER
@ VOL 104 ON JUN 26, 2013

Anselm Dästner describes his passion for scrapbooking and the impact it will have on the future. Anselm presents to us not only his own scrapbooks, but how he helps other families save memories for the future in innovative ways.

 
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Studio Christchurch: CityUps

BY UWE RIEGER
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Architectural professor and head of Studio Christchurch Uwe Reiger showcases CityUps, a temporary future city created by over 200 architecture students as part of Christchurch's Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA).

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Knickerbocker Cycling in Christchurch

BY CATARINA GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

On the 1892 Adalanta Cycle Club:

"It's special to me because it was a group of all women cyclists that decided to get together to go on picnics, to go one day trips, and just be all around awesome in their knickerbockers."

From Knickerbocker Cycling in Christchurch, from Christchurch Vol. 23Catarina Gutierrez shares her passion as an everyday cyclist as she explores a city steeped in bicycle culture and history. Prior to landing in Christchurch, she's lived and pedaled in popular bike cities such as Brooklyn, NY and Portland, OR. In addition to founding the social bicycles club "CycleCHCH", Gutierrez volunteers at RAD Bikes. These days you can find her cruising around Christchurch on a bubblegum pink Morrison step-through and in a bright, neon helmet covered in stickers. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 28th, 2015.

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The World Around Me

BY FRANK LANZA
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 29, 2015

When asked "Why did you want to take my photo"

"Simply being yourself in this moment without any effort at all, you're just being you, and that's beautiful."

In The World Around me from Cleveland Vol. 25, photographer Frank Lanza offers his insights on experiencing authenticity though making photos of people. He proposes how not just stories, sights, and sounds are conveyed through photos, but also feelings and how those feeling can help us better understand and connect to the world around us.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, August 20th. 

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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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Why I Fell in Love with Photography and What I Did About It

BY HEATHER MILNE
@ VOL 30 ON MAR 15, 2017

Heather Milne, obsessed with details, recently fell in love with photography. She loves following light, capturing animals and documenting patterns, lines and rhythms. She uses photography as a tool to explore ways of weaving details into stories.  

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DERIVE: The Impossible City

BY CODY ELLINGHAM
@ VOL 146 ON APR 26, 2017

DERIVE means to drift through the world, to experience the urban landscape and neon fantasies of the city. Cody Ellingham uses reflection and unique perspectives to explore the world's first cyberpunk city, Tokyo.

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Street Photography : Moments, People and Scenes

BY JEE FOONG
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Jee Foong presents an overview of how he interprate street photography and what does it mean to me, at the same time giving an insight into what have driven me to capture these images. 

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Curation of your children's memories

BY LIRON KROLL
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 12, 2017

Liron Kroll is a photographer and a mother. In this PechaKucha given at Vol. 15 of the London series, Liron tells us how she sees her role to curate her children's memories through wonderful photographer (Liron can you be our mum's please!). 

Social media feeds have taken over from the family photo album and therefore they are places we now look to trigger those precious memories.

Liron you have definitely more than excelled in your ambition and your children are very lucky indeed.