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Going Nowhere: Sustainable Creative Experiences and Conversations

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on November 8th, 2012

23 November , 2012 6:00 pmto25 November , 2012 3:00 pm


“Gauge” photo by Cameron Robbins

Join us over three days at Arts House to explore the different ways that we – as artists and as audiences – can sustainably generate and share creative experiences across the globe.  Without anyone getting on a plane.

Friday 23 November – Opening Night Party (6–11pm)

  • 6pm Free Gauge performance with Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey
  • 7.30pm Free Pecha Kucha (bookings required)
  • 6pm–11pm Free Gauge/ We See Fireworks/ What on Earth

Saturday 24 November – Think it, Talk it, Do it

  • 10am–12pm $10* Responsible Mobility Workshop
  • 12pm–2pm Free Gauge (incl. performance at 1.30)/ We See Fireworks/ What on Earth
  • 2pm–4pm $10* Ideas Lab
  • 5pm–6.30pm $10* New modes of Cultural Exchange Public Forum

* $20 day pass available to all sessions

Sunday 25 November – Forage & Feed

  • 9.30am–12.30pm $15 Food Foraging
  • 12pm–3pm Free Gauge/ We See Fireworks/ What on Earth
  • 1pm–3pm Free Sunday Lunch with eco-poets (bookings required)
Friday 23 November to Sunday 25 November, Arts House, Meat Market

>> Download the Going Nowhere program
>> Visit the website for more details and bookings


Cultivating Green Art: Ideas & Solutions For Environmental Sustainability

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on November 18th, 2011

24 November , 2011
5:20 pmto7:30 pm

City of Melbourne, TippingPoint Australia and the Danish Arts Agency have combined to bring you some of Melbourne and Copenhagen’s most exciting cultural innovators as they discuss how they see the artists in their cities respond to the challenge of environmental sustainability. Contribute to the Café Conversations style evening and have interactive creative conversations on the issues they raise.

Speakers

  • Karen Blincoe – Graphic Designer, Environmentalist and Director International Centre for Creativity Innovation and Sustainability, Denmark
  • Miyuki Jokiranta – Journalist and Managing Director, Seven Thousand Oaks, Melbourne
  • Martin Mulligan – Director RMIT Globalism Research Centre, Melbourne
  • Katrine Vejby – Journalist and Radio Producer, Founding Festival Director of co2penhagen, Denmark

Facilitator: Angharad Wynne-Jones – Director of TippingPoint Australia, Melbourne

Date: Thursday 24 November 2011

Time: 5.00pm for 5.20 start to 7.30pm. ­ NOTE EARLY TIME

Venue: Melbourne Town Hall, Supper Room, Swanston Street, Melbourne

FREE ENTRY ­ BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTAIL. Call 0421 642012 and leave a message or visit http://www.trybooking.com/ZNO to register.

A joint presentation by TippingPoint Australia and Melbourne Conversations. Supported by the Danish Arts Agency and ³State of Green. Join the Future. Think Denmark, Sydney and Melbourne 20-24 November 2011.


Creative Thinking and Sustainability Training: November & December

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on November 15th, 2010

30 November , 2010
6 December , 2010
16 December , 2010
Running a business in the 21st Century requires a healthy mix of creative thinking and sustainable conscious action.

The nature of business is changing as quickly as its environment. The ability to generate new ideas, fresh processes and look at challenges from different perspectives are essential workplace skills and a potential source of true competitive advantage.

This half-day workshop is packed with practical tips and hands-on examples demonstrating the four cornerstones of creative thinking and uniting these with opportunities for sustainable business practices. You will leave inspired and ready to use these new tools in your business.

What will be covered

* The four steps to creative thinking and how to use them in your business
* Why creative thinking and sustainability is not optional for a small business
* That we are all creative (and how easy it is to rediscover this side of you)
* That creative thinking and sustainable business practices work in all businesses, not just for architects, advertising agencies or ‘greenies’
* That its about incremental changes as well as the “aha” moments
* Specific techniques to take away and start using immediately
* That creative thinking and business sustainability in action can be fun as well as productive and financially beneficial!

Don’t miss out on your chance to discover the power of creative thinking and business sustainability for you, your business and your environment!

Dates

30/11/10: East Melbourne
06/12/10: Traralgon
16/12/10: East Melbourne

Visit the website for more information.


Creative Thinking and Sustainability Training: September & October

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on September 9th, 2010

17 September , 2010
21 October , 2010
Running a business in the 21st Century requires a healthy mix of creative thinking and sustainable conscious action.

The nature of business is changing as quickly as its environment. The ability to generate new ideas, fresh processes and look at challenges from different perspectives are essential workplace skills and a potential source of true competitive advantage.

This half-day workshop is packed with practical tips and hands-on examples demonstrating the four cornerstones of creative thinking and uniting these with opportunities for sustainable business practices. You will leave inspired and ready to use these new tools in your business.

What will be covered

* The four steps to creative thinking and how to use them in your business
* Why creative thinking and sustainability is not optional for a small business
* That we are all creative (and how easy it is to rediscover this side of you)
* That creative thinking and sustainable business practices work in all businesses, not just for architects, advertising agencies or ‘greenies’
* That its about incremental changes as well as the “aha” moments
* Specific techniques to take away and start using immediately
* That creative thinking and business sustainability in action can be fun as well as productive and financially beneficial!

Don’t miss out on your chance to discover the power of creative thinking and business sustainability for you, your business and your environment!

Dates

17/09/10: East Melbourne
21/10/10: East Melbourne

Visit the website for more information.