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Past Blue Mountains Event: VOL 1

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VOL 1

May 03, 2012

Pecha Kucha Nights have come to the Blue Mountains! Join us for creative conversations and drinks at the launch of PKN Blue Mountains at Katoomba's Scenic World.

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Time Out Photography

BY CINDY WALDRON
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Cindy Waldron is a professional photographer based in Blue Mountains, but her passion extends beyond her professional work. In this presentation, she walks us through a collection of personal works entitled "Time Out Photography." (in English)

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Scrapture

BY KATHY OHARA
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

What is scrapture? It's the word that local Blue Mountains artist Kathy O'Hara uses to describe her work, which is all about the recycling of disused materials, revitalised as unique sculptures and functional items. In this presentation, Kathy discusses the nature of her work. (in English)

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Everything You Know About Video Games Is Wrong

BY COLIN HARVEY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

The title of writer and academic Colin Harvey's presentation pretty much says it all: "Everything You Know About Video Games Is Wrong." Colin goes through the history of video games -- from Pong all the way to current dog raising simulations -- and reveals a lot of unlikely truths. (in English)

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Retrash

BY NATHAN DEVINE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Nathan Devine is a graphic designer and in his presentation he talks about "Retrash," an international collective that is rethinking waste. According to Nathan, by being passionate about turning waste into something useful, we can reduce landfills. (in English)

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Mariah Carey

BY TOM MCBRIDE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

We'll say this: there aren't many people who are bigger fans of Mariah Carey than Tom McBride. In his presentation, he shares the enthusiasm and infectious passion he has for his biggest idol. (in English)

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Design Observations

BY CHRIS BYRNE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Chris Byrne is a furniture designer and maker, and you could also describe him as whimsical, smart, witty and insightful. In this presentation, he discusses what it means to be a designer in today’s market. (in English)

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Gardens

BY KERIS MACARTHUR
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Keris Macarthur is a writer and gardener. In this presentation, she talks about her love of Blue Mountains gardens, including her own, and how she sees gardening as a creative outlet. For Keris, you can find pure happiness in piles of soil, with all of its untapped possibilities. (in English)

Cindy Waldron
in Blue Mountains
Kathy Ohara
in Blue Mountains
Colin Harvey
in Bule Mountains
Tom McBride
in Blue mountains
Chris Byrne
in Blue Mountains
Keris Macarthur
in Blue Mountains