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Something from Nothing

BY SAMANTHA EVERETT
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

"If I can give a voice to people who don't have one, I'm all for that."

From "Something from Nothing' from PechaKucha Night Forster, Samantha Everett talks about her evolution from a fashion designer to fabric artist to an installation artist. She shares how her experience in textiles, fashion, and recovery has enhanced and rehabilitate her world. An unsuspecting and humble artist gives it here all here. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. 

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Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, Joy

BY IAN SERCOMBE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

Ian Sercombe shares being inspired by magic, mystery, beauty, and serenity, and how invoking those ideals and aesthetics into his highly contemplative and tranquil architectural work. He uses traditional adobe rammed earth structure and textures to create energy efficient living spaces of beauty to live a life in.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015.

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A Dag Who Draws

BY SAM MILHAM
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

Sam Milham adds his quirky sense of humour to enliven his cartoons with a distinct Australian feel.  He has use these drawings to bring a children's book to life.

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Creating a Memory

BY MAT DUNK
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

Mat Dunk uses his eye for compostion and commitment to his art to capture the natural beauty of the Great lakes area of New South Wales in Australia.

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Art Healing Hearts

BY TANAYAH TOOZE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

"Is amazing how the subconscious can be echoed through art."

In Art Healing Hearts from PechaKucha Forster Vol.4Tanayah Tooze shared her amazing journey of healing through art. She made artworks for cover band, mural, fundrasing and how she helps the disadvantaged children of Vietnam with her talents and genuine heart.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, October 3rd, 2013. 

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Spirit in Stone

BY JOHN OSMOND
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

John Osmond displays his incredible stone creations that worship the gods of Mexico whilst living and breathing their culture for decades. It is difficult to comprehend that one man designed and built these sculptures in one lifetime whilst embracing another culture.

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Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, Joy

BY LINDA DADE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

Ian creates designs with the use of rammed earth and traditional materials to enhance a lush warmth to the building that his priveleged clients call home in an energy efficient environment.

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The Yin and Yang of It

BY KAREN FARRELL
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

Karen Farrell discusses her transition from the life of a High profile marketing person to that of a more rewarding life as a yoga teacher. She looks at the history of yoga and her transition to yoga.

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Modern Aboriginal Art

BY REX WINSTON WALFORD
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

Rex Winston Walford, as an adopted indigenous aboriginal of Australia embraces the best of his heritage and modern lifestyle to produce aboriginal art that is clean and the style is geometric and elegant

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Chasing Aurora

BY JUDITH CONNING
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

Judith Conning's passion involves travelling to and indulging in an environment that many of us could not even imagine. North of the arctic circle there exist lands of ice and snow that are invisible to our consciousness but contain a way of life that is unique and is home to the magic that is the Aurora Borealis.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 7, 2014.

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The Lucky Country

BY MARK ISAACS
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

Marc is an advocate for social justice and for the rights and living conditions of refugees waiting for judgement as to whether they will be allowed immigration visas.

Marc recounts his experiences as a social worker on the Australian Immigration Detention centre on the island of Nauru and the appalling conditions that refugees were had to endure due to the constraints of the Australian Government's Department of Immigration.

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Whatever You Think

BY DAVID CASTLE
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

David talks about his experience of suffering a brain injury and subsequent stroke.  He explains how his art played a part of his rehabilitation and the work that he did to be able to live a normal life again for himself and family.

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