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Tammy Elliott

O, Canada. Our Home and Native Clichè

PRESENTED ON JUL 25, 2015
IN NANAIMO @ VOL 1

"In order to build community, we have to give a little and we have to take a little"

Tammy Elliott
 presents her perspective on Canadian clichès and stereotypes. By sharing simple moments with her students, neighbours or even people found by chance on her path, she experiences the meaning of Community. By putting a little of ourselves, we increase the value of ordinary life.

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Landscapes of Canada

BY JULIE FORGUES
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Thanks to a travel grant from Arts NB, artist Julie Forgue comes to Tokyo and shares her photographic documentation of the land, landscapes, and cultures of Canada.
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From Studio To Spotlight With Art Battle Canada

BY JAMIL KEYANI
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2014

Jamil Keyani is part of an innovative form of competitive art. He shows us what this specfic type of innovation has been able to accomplish for the industry and just how incredibly passionate people can become when competing with their art.

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Our Treasured Non-Moments

BY CONNIE TSANG
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

In Our Treasured Non-Moments from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 121, photographer Connie Tsang returns to her hometown on a yearly basis to see her parents. She speaks about the seemingly dull yet vibrant moments she captures of her parents as they transition from busily running their family restaurant, to easing into retirement, to slowly ageing before her eyes. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 6, 2015.

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Canada‘s dark secret in its history

BY ROSALIE PETER-ISENBUERGER
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 22, 2014

Rosalie Peter-Isenbürger speaks about the horrors of the Indian residential schools in Canada, which was a result of a policy put into effect from 1876 - 1996.  This policy was to remove  (native) children from the influence of their families and culture and assimilate them into the dominant (white) Canadian culture. 

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The Art & Science of Connection

BY ERYN-FAYE FRANS
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 25, 2015

Canada’s Passion Coach®, Eryn-Faye Frans, creates space for meaningful conversations about sexual intimacy through speaking, writing and personal coaching and feels that one of our biggest secrets is that we are lonely. Listen in to learn the simple steps to connect with your partner and others.

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Playing Around: cultivating creativity in kids

BY LINDA MCINTOSH
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 25, 2015

Linda McIntosh is award-winning mixed-media collage artist exhibiting in Canada + Europe and is an active member of the Markham Group of Artists as Coordinator for collaborative art projects in the community. Her presentation talks about how important it is to cultivate curiosity and creativity with children from a young age. 

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My Year in Canada

BY NOURIAN WASELLA
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 19, 2016

Nourian Wasella stayed one year in Canada to exchange for students. He shows the different between Germany and Canada. Different nature, different school-system, different leisure time. 

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From Corporate to Community-It could happen to you!

BY KELLIE HERSEY
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Kellie Hersey has shared her journey with us tonight and will showcase the agencies, programs and people that require our support. This presentation will show that 1 in 5 people utilize a variety of help and that you can and have made a difference through various outlets. And that's it's ok. Asking for a hand up is ok. That's what community is all about. It could be you.

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Canada Goose × EEPMON: Start to Finish

BY ERIC CHAN
@ VOL 147 ON MAY 31, 2017

Digital Artisan Eric Chan a.k.a. EEPMON will talk about his exclusive collaboration with outerwear fashion brand Canada Goose. From concept to worldwide distribution of the rare yet iconic Synthesis Parka will provide invaluable insight into the process bridging analog/digital, heritage/modernity and the handmade with digital design.