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Past Brooklyn Event: VOL 2

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VOL 2

October 16, 2014
@ Galapagos Art Space

Join us for Brooklyn//Volume ll at Galapagos Art Space! The theme: Doing Better

Tickets here

Confirmed speakers: Candice Anderson / Preeti Birla / Benjamin Cramer / Maurya Couvares / Anthony Falco / Shaw Lash / Susanna Harwood Rubin / Jonathan Schipper / Jesse Paris Smith

Hosted by Alan Starzinski

Poster Design by Libby VanderPloeg

Powered by ThoughtWorks NYC

 Tickets here 

**Presenter list subject to change**

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Delusions of Grandeur

BY CHELSEA JADE METCALF
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

While recording her new album in NY, Auckland-based musican Chelsea Jade Metcalf presents on her personal delusions of grandeur. Promoting her own art and music, Chelsea promotes her extrodinary life of anything goes. From snap-chats, to selfies while holding a tiny hat, she does almost anything and everything that makes her happy. 

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Pizza Life

BY ANTHONY FALCO
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Anthony Falco is an artist, family man, and professional pizza maker. From Texas to New York, Anthony has been active in the food industry - from a widely popular french fry stand to a now famous Bushwick pizzeria. Anthony shares his thoughts and feelings about his adventures along the way. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 3, 2015.

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Obstacles in Art in Yoga

BY SUSANNA HARWOOD RUBIN
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Susanna Harwood Rubin makes art about yoga, teaches yoga as art, and writes about it all. She is passionately committed to finding beauty and meaning in everyday life, and presents at Volume 2 about obstacles and challenges she encountered and has overcome. 

 

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Inspirational Coincidences

BY RACHEL MASON
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Rachel Mason talks, sings, and strums about the place where art and life, or fiction and reality meet... While doing research for a musical performance and rock opera to get inside the mind of a child killer from the 1930's, she made contact with a man who killed and dismembered a boy in Borough Park. The experience profoundly effected her, and inspired her to write an opera incidentally about a coincidence - two men with the same name Hamilton Fish, died a day apart and their deaths were announced on a single front page. One man was a child-killing sadist, the other a politician from a distinguished political family.

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Education for All

BY PREETI BIRLA
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Preeti Birla reminds us the power and necessity for everyone everywhere to have access to education. 

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Teaching Kids to Fail

BY MAURYA COUVARES
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Maurya Couvares tackles the difficult task of teaching kids to fail, and helping them to learn from their mistakes. 

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Concepts in Time and Motion

BY JONATHAN SCHIPPER
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Jonathan Schipper captures a moment of time through sculpture - developing ideas of time, space, speed and motion by crashing two cars together incredibly slowly over the span of two months. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2015.

Benjamin Cramer
in New York
Candice Anderson
in New York
Anthony Falco
in Brooklyn
Preeti Birla
in New York
Maurya Couvares
Executive Director, ScriptEd in New York, NY
Shaw Lash
in New York
Jesse Paris Smith
pianist/composer/curator in New York
Chelsea Jade Metcalf
MUSICIAN in Auckland
Rachel Mason
in New York