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George Parker

in Christchurch

Ubu

PRESENTED ON OCT 30, 2015
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 25

Pataphysicist Ubu, the guardian of the Gym, storms the stage to give the audience an education on the surreal

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Sci-Fi Utopia

BY JEAN-CHARLES REMICOURT-MARIE
@ VOL 1 ON APR 12, 2013

Jean-Charles Remicourt-Marie is obsessed with science fiction and the concept of utopia. In this presentation he shares with us a piece of his research, starting with imaginary worlds taken from paintings and movies, and then showing their transcendence into our world. He even recommends some books for those who share his interest. (in French)

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Ubu Nights at The Gym

BY EMMA JOHNSTON
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Gijs Ochsendorf and Emma Johnston// Free Theatre Christchurch// on ubu nights at the gym 

Gijs Ochsendorf and Emma Johnston, of the Free Theatre, seek to challenge and develop new norms in theatre in Christchurch. Their newest venture makes them the first artisitic tenants in the restored Arts Centre, as they seek to reestablish their theatre and create a new series of Ubu nights. 

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Rare Model

BY ADAM ROTHSTEIN
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Speaker Adam Rothstein talks about the making of his science fiction film and everything that goes into the process.

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Science Fiction, Science Fact

BY ALASTAIR FAIRLEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

"These days, if you can think it, it's a pretty sure bet science is not going to be far behind"

In Science Fiction, Science Fact from PechaKucha Night Bexhill on Sea Vol. 2Alastair Fairley talks about the crossing (for better or worse) of science and fiction. How programmes such as Siri, Facetime and even the internet were once just ideas; fast forward and these very ideas have been fabricated into our everyday lives. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 30th, 2017. 

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Mary Sue vs Strong Female Character

BY AJ FITZWATER
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 25, 2016

Up and coming talent science fiction writer AJ Fitzwater intertwines gender, queer and intersectional themes into her short stories. She's noticed a pattern in the world of science fiction. Why is the hero, never a girl? Why is the strong female always somehow a victim? Are you ready to join her on this journey to a galaxy not so far away..?

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Science is the poetry of reality

BY RITA HOFFSTADT
@ VOL 27 ON APR 20, 2017

Rita Hoffstadt talks about the awe that we get from science and how incredible science really is.

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The Intersection of Art and Science in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA

BY GEORGE JUDY
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2018

Using images and issues from the greatest play of the late twentieth century, George Judy takes us on a journey into how Chaos Theory and principles of 'uncertainty' are a metaphor for life and art in our contemporary world.

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The Art of Science

BY NICK SAYERS
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 02, 2018

Originally trained as a graphic designer, artist Nick Sayers combines art with science...