Past Winnipeg Event: VOL 16

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VOL 16

December 05, 2013
@ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe

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Navigation Made Easy

BY JOMAR MANZANO
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Jomar Manzano is an engineer-in-training working at Tetra Tech inc. A structural engineer by trade, his interests instead lie in transportation engineering: urban design, pedestrian and bike facilities, and transit. 

His spare time is spent cooking great food, jogging, playing video games, and in his role as co-chair of the DCRA: yammering on about "urban living" with anyone willing to listen

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Talking to Yourself

BY RAY FENWICK
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Artist-of-all-sorts Ray Fenwick speaks to a crowd and to you (if you listen) about talking to one's self. He points out the fact that our voice is a huge part of our identity, but in many cases we don't acknowledge that it is the embodiment of our thoughts while still remaining a function of our body. Because our voice is at the crossroads of our psychological and physiological being, it can be surreal and disconcerting to practice, but Ray encourages us all to see what comes out!

"Presentation of the Day" on January 30, 2014.

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Portrait 365

BY DAVID LIPNOWSKI
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

After years of taking portraits and noticing a lack of diversity in his portfolio, photographer David Lipnowski embarked upon a personal project that would consume his professional life for an entire year. He began taking a single, unique portrait daily as of January 1, 2013 and continued his task until the end of that year. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 1, 2014.

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Recycled Skateboards, Repurposed Dreams

BY SHEENA CROOKES
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Sheena Crookes has been working in the skateboarding industry for nearly a decade, and is constantly inspired by the stories that come with the broken skateboards she gathers to produce her works of jewelry. Sheena started SkateBetty to spread her skateboard accessories and the stories that go with them around the world.

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How to be Seen

BY DOUG MCARTHUR
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Doug McArthur discusses the essentials of business promotion on the web, including improving search engine optimization, local search, and content. Drawing from his experience working for AutoTrade, Doug emphasizes what is neccesary to improve visibility and maintain an audience.  

 

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Of Heart and Mind

BY TANNIS ZIMMER
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Tannis Zimmer is a massage Therapist, Dancer, Drummer, Explorer, soon-to-be Earth Builder...but what's in a label?  Tannis is thrilled to be participating in PKN 16 and to share the story of how she built a mud-hut that's sure to warm your heart and mind.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 20, 2014.

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Getting Down and Derby

BY ALEX KROSNEY (AKA LEX GO)
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Alex Krosney went to her first roller derby bout in April of 2011 – it was love at first whistle. A year of blood, sweat, tears, and track burn later Lex Go was born. A member of the Winnipeg Roller Derby League, Lex is now a skater on the All-Stars travel team and a captain of the home team that wins all of the afterparties, the Valkyries’ Wrath. She is also a trainer for the league and for the WRDL’s Junior league, which makes her Grinchy heart grow three full sizes every Sunday.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2014.

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Problem-Solving in Animation

BY KEITH OTTO
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Keith Otto has a passion for learning new skills, both inside and out of work. From attending developer conferences and reading tech blogs to buying books, he is always working to expand his knowledge. Most of Keith's career has been spent developing websites and working to perfect his knowledge of the associated languages. In more recent years, he has also been teaching himself to develop for Unity3D, which has quickly evolved into another aspect of his work.

Greg Fritz
Owner of Brand Your Land, Soapstone Carver in Winnipeg
Ray Fenwick
Artist, Designer, Illustrator in Winnipeg
Jomar Manzano
DCRA Co-Chair; Structural Designer EIT, Tetra Tech Engineering Inc in Winnipeg
Alex Krosney (aka Lex Go)
WRDL Skater and Trainer in Winnipeg
Tannis Zimmer
Massage Therapist, Dancer, Drummer, budding Earth Builder in Winnipeg
Doug McArthur
Online Marketing Specialist, Musican in Winnipeg
Nick Fast
Founder of We Are Young People for Change in Winnipeg
Keith Otto
Unity/Web Developer, PO-MO Inc in Winnipeg
Sheena Crookes
Jewelry Designer in Winnipeg
Bill Acheson
Digital Media Designer, Red River College in Winnipeg
Thom Fougere
Creative Director at EQ3, Furniture Designer in Winnipeg
David Lipnowski
Photographer in Winnipeg