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Joyce Fernandes

Executive Director, archi-treasures in Chicago

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PRESENTED ON JUN 02, 2015
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 34

Joyce Fernandes is the executive director of architreasures and a champion of art in the community.

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Hydrologic: Where Water, Art & Activism Meet

BY KRISANNE BAKER
@ VOL 21 ON APR 11, 2014

Krisanne Baker, ecological artist, water activist and art educator, presents “Hydrologic,” in an effort to raise awareness on behalf of water. She talks about about her thoughts and actions, and the cycles between water's inhabitants and their recipients.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 6, 2014. 

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How Public Art Can Save the World

BY TALEEN DER HAROUTIOUNIAN
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 20, 2015

“Housing and transportation may make the foundation for a great city, but art is what brought it to life.”

In How Public Art Can Save the World from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 9th volume, Speaker Taleen Der Haroutiounian explains why art should be considered a necessary feature in any community and why public art is the key to building healthier and happier communities, especially in the suburbs! Taleen is a placemaker who is passionate about community well-being in the suburbs.

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Get Involved!

BY JULIANNE SCHERER
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

Julianne Scherer talks about her involvement in transforming her Sunnyside Mall neighborhood in Chicago's Uptown from an occasioanlly sketchy street into a dynamic, friendly and attractive community.

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Doing Good Things

BY DAVID SUDZUS
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

David Sudzus grew up in the Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.  In this presentation he talks about hs community, spirituality and being a board member of architreasures.

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Public Banking

BY ALEXANDER REED KELLY
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Alexander Reed Kelly talks about the history of public banking as an alternative to corporate banks and the possibility and promise of starting one on a local level.

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Public Art In Nashville

BY CAROLINE VINCENT
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Caroline Vincent gives us a look at public art in Nashville.

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Community Activist - The Noble Art of Losing Face

BY PETER HANLEY
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 20, 2016

Peter Hanley will share thoughts and reflections on "the art of losing face" - something that has been an important part of his life for the past 30 years.

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Rural Arts Activism

BY KARIN COPE
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 24, 2016

"These days, arts and artists are mostly urban, this is not news, but whenever things are brought from the wilderness to the country, to the city, they are brought to make a point."

In "Rural Arts Activism" from PechaKucha Night Halifax Vol. 21, Associate Professor at NSCAD University Karin Cope presents the many creative opportunities in Halifax to explore the arts to enhance the lives of the members of her rural community. 

Karen is a poet, sailor, photographer, videographer, writer, activist, and blogger. Her publications include scholarly works (Passionate Collaborations: Learning to Live with Gertrude Stein,) popular histories (Casting a Legend: The Story of the Lunenburg Foundry), poetry (What we’re doing to stay afloat), short stories, and substantial blogs. A founding member of Art and Activism at NSCAD, Cope is also a community activist on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. 

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Art and Activism

BY GREGG SCHLANGER
@ VOL 12 ON JAN 18, 2018

Greg Schlanger reminisces about his experience with art. Schlanger seesk to merge art with activixm and community building, firmly believing that art is for everyone.