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04 AUG

NEXT EVENT VOL 16

PechaKucha Townsville / Strand Ephemera 2017

Come and listen to artists speaking from The North’s Sculpture Festival!

We have ten amazing artists presenting their ideas and passions about the Strand Ephemera 2017.

For all news and more information about the presenters, follow us on Facebook https://www.instagram.com/pechakuchatsvl/ or, 

email us pechakuchatownsville@gmail.com 

 

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Featured Presentation

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Martin Potter

creative director and producer, James Cook University, College of Arts, Society & Education in Townsville

Is anyone a dreamer?

Since 2008 Martin Potter has been making the acclaimed Big Stories, Small Towns documentary project. 

He’ll talk about this work and a list from his friend Jonathon. 

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Landscape Design in the Dry Tropics

BY HYWEL JONES
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Hywel Jones is a local Landscape Architect based in Townsville.  He is a passionate advocate for locally responsive landscape design with a focus on maximising the use of shade trees.

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A creative journey

BY SABINE CARTER
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

In over 25 years as a creative professional Sabine Carter has seen her industry completely change. Being a 'multipotentialite' might have helped her to keep going.

 

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Digital Art: Can it Emulate the Textures of Traditional Art?

BY JASON HILL
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Jason Hill asks about Digital Art: Can it Emulate the Textures of Traditional Art?A second-year university student, studying Media Design at JCU with a passion for web design and photography, he currently works in IT/marketing at a finance company (Finance One), and runs his own freelance design business.

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Australia's response to Refugees

BY PETER HANLEY
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Peter Hanley asks "What happened to the boundless plains? What happened to sharing?" As Vice-President of the Queensland Northern NSW Branch of Amnesty International, his fervent desire is that we treat people coming to Australia seeking safety with humanity and compassion.

The topic is timely as the week 18-24 June is celebrated around Australia as Refugee Week.

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What is IoT?

BY DAMIAN ZAMMIT
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Damian Zammit shares about being director of theSPACE Australasia, and CEO of IoT Australasia, organizations ara seeking answers to the world's biggest problems, and turn them into the businesses of tomorrow.

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Setouchi - Island-hopping Treasure Hunt

BY MARGOT DOUGLAS
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Margot Douglas, a practicing artist of 25 years describes herself as a sometime artists, full-time travel aspirant looking for new adventures. As a Designer/maker silversmith, she shares some of her second life as mixed media artist & photographer and her time Island-hopping in Japan's Setouchi Island art world. 

 

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The Enigma of Facial Beauty in Art

BY AMANDA GOLINGI
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Marketing Designer and Creative Arts Student, Martin Potter and Amanda Golingi share about the enigma of facial beauty in art.

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Food for Thought

BY BRENT ARENA
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

As Chef and managing director of PePPi PePPi restaurant Brent Arena will be talking about the slow food movement, PePPi PePPi and their newest venture, healthy pre-made meals. 

 

TOWNSVILLE Blog

Environmentalism in Art


"Environmentalism [in art] takes things a step beyond representation."
In 
Environmentalism in Art from PechaKucha Night Townsville Vol. 9, curator Eric Nash shines the spotlight on a collection of artists whose works take on humanity's deep connection to our natural environment. Showing examples ranging from oil paintings depicting the effects of climate change to inspiring sculptures made from salvaged beach rubbish, Nash shares how the tradition of creatively expressing our place and our effect in the natural world continues.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Tania Dennis

    Tania Dennis is from the top end and is a local maker of architecture who believes that PechaKucha is a great opportunity for individuals to publicly celebrate and present their ideas.

  • Keith Noble

    your MC, not an architect