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Past Townsville Event: VOL 17

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VOL 17

March 15, 2018
@ Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts

Want to know how mindfulness can help the shift towards a more sustainable Townsville?

Curious?  Come along and add a little mindfulness to your life... listen to our inspiring speakers with the enhanced flavour of Sun's Dumplings and see how you can change the world.

See you there!

Email us your future presentation ideas: pechakuchatownsville@gmail.com

 

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Perfection is the enemy of good - a creative journey

BY JULES FUNNELL
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Jules Funnel is a first time presenter and will be sharing with us her photographic journey and her photos

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Townsville Port Channel Capacity Upgrade Project

BY KIM GEBERS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Kim Gerbers will give a snapshot of the Port’s proposed Channel Capacity Upgrade Project – why, how and what’s in it for Townsville and the region

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Sundalah Celebrates a Decade

BY JASMINE HEALY-PAGAN
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

The year was 2006. I was happy to return to Townsville but there was something missing. This was why I created Sundalah.

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Theodore Gericault’s The Raft of Medusa

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

A powerful icon of French Romanticism, this painting by Theodore Gericault depicts the tragedy that unfolded following the sinking of the frigate Meduse (Medusa). 

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Climbing Mt. Kinabalu

BY MICHAEL TORY
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Michael Tory, a frustrated biologist, and, believer in experiential learning, set his sons, Max and Tom, a Challenge. "Give up screens and come climb Mt Kinabalu." They enthusiastically accepted!

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The Reef Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

BY FIONA MERIDA
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Assistant Director of Tourism and Reef Education Fiona Merida will present to you on a topic known in her world of marine biology as shifting baselines.

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Postcards from the 'Ghan’ Vol. 1

BY ROB DOUMA
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Rob Douma talks about how Afghanistan’s stunning landscapes are as diverse as her residents. At times breathtaking, they can be remote, extremely dangerous and totally unforgiving.

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Carnivàle of Curiosity

BY JORDAN GALLIOTT
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Next is Jordan Galliott, a local dancer here to talk to you about an upcoming fusion arts and bellydance festival.

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Postcards from the 'Ghan’ Vol. 2, The Urban Environment

BY ROB DOUMA
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Afghanistan is a country with a long and interesting history and this can be seen in the infrastructure and buildings.

Rob Douma worked in Afghanistan as a freelance security consultant for several years. 

This presentation focuses on the urban environment Rob experienced in his travels across the country.

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Urban Sketchers

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

Urban Sketchers is a relatively new phenomenon that’s getting people drawing together around the world. Townsville has a group too and it’s recently celebrated its first birthday!

Michael Pope
Teacher/ Arts worker in Townsville
Kim Gebers
General Manager Infrastructure, Port of Townsville Limited – Northern Australia’s Transport Link to the World in Townsville
Jules Funnell
wildlife ranger and curator, Billabong Sanctuary in Townsville
Jasmine Healy-Pagan
Sundalah CommUNITY, Sundalah CommUNITY in Townsville
Rob Douma
Artist in Townsville
Fiona Merida
Marine Biologist, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) in Townsville
Michael Tory
adventure medic in Townsville
Jordan Galliott
fusion arts festival/bellydance, self in Townsville