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Past Wanganui Event: VOL 1

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VOL 1

March 27, 2015
@ Sarjeant On the Quay
Whanganui's inspiring Talk Fest is here, during the last week of Artists Open Studios - March 27th, 7.30pm at the Sarjeant on the Quay.
 
A fun, inspiring night out to hear speakers share ideas, works and thoughts in a simple 20 images x 20 seconds per image format, 6.5 minutes per speaker.

Speakers include: Mayor Annette Main, Hamish McDonald, Ross Mitchell-Anyon, Sarah Maxey, Clive Higger, Tania Rounthwaite, Simon Burt, Greg Donson, Mike Dickison, Matt Dutton, Robert Scott, Danny Mallinder and Andrew Tripe.

Purchase your $10 ticket now from the Sarjeant on the Quay, only 100 seats available with limited door sales, so don't miss out!

Sponsors – Big Orange Cafe, Meteor Office Products Depot, Your Tour 360, The Flying Fox, Artists Open Studios, Awa Event Guide, Sarjeant Gallery and poster designed by Eli Lamont.
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A Loveletter to the Fountain Pen

BY SARAH MAXEY
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Sarah Maxey is a graphic artist and publisher based in New Zealand. In this talk she describes her evolution as a handlettering artist, and her connection to the tools of her trade.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 28, 2015.

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Paloma Plant Profiles

BY CLIVE HIGGIE
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Clive Higgie is a gardener near Fordell, Whanganui in New Zealand. In his presentation he talks about the inspirational plant families produced in his garden called Paloma over the last 35 years.

 

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Nothing To See Here

BY MATT DUTTON
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Matt Dutton is an artist based in Whanganui, New Zealand, in this presentation he shares his personal selection of artworks associated with the city.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 27, 2015.

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Free Diving

BY TANIA ROUNTHWAITE
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Tania Rounthwaite shares some insight into the fascinating world of free diving, and tells us a few tales from her dives. 

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300 Clicks to Shanghai Central

BY SIMON BURT
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Simon Burt shares the trials and tribulations of a stint teaching English in provincial China. 

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Dreams Lived and Lost

BY ANNETTE MAIN
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

In search for aspiration at the Wanganui River Valley, Annette Main the mayor of Wanganui shares her experiences of living on the river, her relationship with the land, your partner and life.

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Weeds in the Rose Garden

BY ANDREW TRIPE
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Andrew Tripe talks about social entropy, the process of society and individuals moving from order to chaos. 

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From inside a Coffee Cart

BY ROBERT SCOTT
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Coffee cart owner Robert Scott is sharing his everyday experiences with locals and tourists in Whanganui, New Zealand.

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Paedomorphic Flightlessness and Taxonomic Affinities of an Enormous Recent Bird

BY MIKE DICKISON
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Ph. D. ornithologist Mike Dickison based in Whanganui, New Zealand is sharing his research on flightless birds originating from his interest in a Sesame Street character. 

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A Love for Flags

BY HAMISH MCDOUALL
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Hamish McDouall loves flags design starting from his elementary school years. He shares his impressions with the flag's narratives about history and geography, their colors, the humor, and the meaning of unity behind them.

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Meg and I decided to go on a Roadtrip

BY ROSS MITCHELL-ANYON
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

The photo documentary as a local property collector, I go on a road trip with my dog Meg to inspect our properties, the people and the land.

Clive Higgie
Gardener, self-employed, in Whanganui