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The Winnipeg Boldness Project

BY DIANE ROUSSIN
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

You might be sitting there, wondering "What is the Winnipeg Boldness Project?", and why is it that it's important to the development and progression of our city.  Diane Roussin finally has the answers, laying out how the Winnipeg Boldness Project endeavors to improve the quality of life and education of children ages 0-6 living in the Point Douglas neighborhood. Focusing on engaging those that live, work and play in the area to get a better idea of what they believe their neighboorhood looks like and what makes a neighborhood strong and safe for the future development of its tenants. 

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Cozy Game Design

BY ALEC HOLOWKA
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Alec Holowka lives in the Exchange District of Winnipeg and makes video games with his friends. It's most definitely safe to say he’s living the life. 

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Architectural Photography

BY JACQUELINE YOUNG
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Yes, it’s a thing. Jacqueline Young went from being an architectural student to an architectural photographer without ever really knowing how to use her camera. 

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History of Comics

BY HOPE NICHOLSON
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Hope Nicholson thinks that her presentation wouldn't be inspiring as the others in PKN Winnipeg Vol. 33, but she does not fail to captivate the audience with an entertaining overview of 20 renowned female comic artists from the past 80 years. 

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Ad Man or an Artist?

BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

"Who am I really? Question for the ages, right? Am I an Ad Man or an Artist?"

In his presentation, Charlie Johnston takes you on a journey through his identity described in colorful metaphores and illustrated in a portfolio of some of his most breathtaking masterpieces all around Winnipeg. 

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Silence Can Be Visual

BY LUKE THIESSEN
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

In a noisy world full of force fed stimulus and information, copious distractions that come at us on a daily basis fromr oad signs, radio, television, drama, personal relationships we are swimming neck deepin information. Not only that but we’re choosing to find ways to cram it in faster and more efficiently but multitasking our evenings away watching TV and scanning Twitter.

Luke Thiessen takes the audience through a period in his life where the noise was at an all time high and then came to a skittering halt, and amidst the silence that followed he found his creative self once more and the revelation that silence can be a visual thing.

 

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Why Earthworms are Introverts

BY RACHELLE KIROUAC
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Other than being incredibly short, Shannon Loewen and Rachelle Kirouac feel they have nothing in common. One has a love for creepy crawlers and the other a love of gardening - we'd say they definitely have something common. 

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Wouldn't It Be Funny If

BY KEEGAN STEELE
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Visual artist, illustrator, and musician Keegan Steele produces two comic strips. Stressed which appears in the Uniter and My Son My Son What Have You Done, which appears in the Manitoban. In his musicial endeavors in the Principal Lyricists and Yes We Missed It, he strives to make his music more poignant and thought-provoking in contrast to the humor in which he presents through his artwork.

Nine out of ten times the thought that begins his diversified creative process always starts with – "wouldn’t it be funny if ..."

 

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Magical Place of Radio

BY MEGAN JENSEN
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Megan Jensen, a 101.5 UMFM radio personality takes us throught her adventures of radio. In search of a magical place where she could be creative in a cool and quiet environment, Megan found some very cool people inside of a radio station (including two bears).

At first she was only writing commercials but eventually her volunteering patience paid off and is now recording announcements over the radio, sharing her voice with the entirety of the campus. 

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1 Degree of Separation

BY KEITH MACPHERSON
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Keith Macpherson discusses mindfulness and the means in which everything is connected, the synergy of life, and what happens when we start paying attention to the present moment. 

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How the Words Have Defined the Image

BY DANIEL VOTH
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Daniel Voth, a passionate indie game developer and advocate who has been working and volunteering in the community since 2014, takes the audience to task on how we interpret art work and get invovled. Quoting John Berger, from the Ways of Seeing, "It’s hard to find exactly how the words have defined the image, but they have."

 

 

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Lamp Post Sun

BY BRAM KEAST
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Painter, print maker and illustrator Bram Keast gives a brilliant artist talk on his latest ongoing and evolving painting series titled: Lamp Post Sun. The pieces, which are amassed with information that contradicts and confuses the viewer is presented in such a way in order to allow for various interpretations of the media.

 

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