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Amnesty International – Art Exhibition Opening Night

July 8, 2010 in Art, Calendar, Exhibition, Melbourne+VIC, User submission

July 8, 2010 7:30 pm to July 31, 2010 7:30 pm

Artworks from school students across Victoria on human rights will be displayed in City Library Gallery in Flinders Lane, Melbourne throughout July 2010.

Join us on the 8th of July 2010 for the opening night where you will also have the opportunity to make a creative action yourself!

Your art will be sent to Papua New Guinea women rights defenders who are going to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women hearing in New York.

Gertrude Street Projection Festival 2010

July 8, 2010 in Art, Calendar, Digital, Events, Festival, Film, Illustration, Installation, Melbourne+VIC, Mixed Media, Music, Photography, Street Art, User submission

July 9, 2010 to July 18, 2010

Gertrude Street will once again be transformed into a free outdoor gallery.

Now in its third year, the Projection Festival is this year themed ‘Me. You. Us.’ – encouraging us all to think about our relationship with ourselves and our community, and our effect on the world.

The festival program includes a building-sized interactive digital projection by the Festival’s feature artist, Kit Webster, as well as entries from community groups and emerging artists.

Co Directors of the 2010 Projection Festival, Monique McNamara and Kym Ortenburg invites everyone to visit Gertrude Street “we want everyone to come and join us and visit Gertrude St after dark!”
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‘Here-say’: talks/forum about mainstream consumption practices

July 7, 2010 in Calendar, Forum, Lecture, Marketing, Melbourne+VIC, Multiple Disciplinary, User submission

July 15, 2010 12:00 pm

During the Victorian State of Design 2010, The Department of Counter Culture in partnership with Architects for Peace hosts ‘Here-say’; a speaker program and conversation forum in which mainstream consumption practices and values are challenged and alternatives considered and discussed.

Green Growth Markets – how you can gear your business to be sustainable.

June 18, 2010 in Calendar, Forum, Graphic design, Melbourne+VIC, Multiple Disciplinary, Product design, User submission

July 15, 2010

Green and sustainable are the buzz words of the moment, but what is behind these trends? What products and initiatives are truly green? Learn from our expert panel what is “green wash”, what’s coming up and how you can gear your business to be sustainable. Presented by Design Victoria

Get Funded Seminar

June 18, 2010 in Calendar, Conference, Melbourne+VIC, Multiple Disciplinary, User submission

July 15, 2010

Grant funding is out there – you just need to know about it. Design Victoria has produced a “How To” guide on grant funding, Transform Your Design Business. They are also hosting the Get Funded Seminar, as part of Victoria’s State of Design Festival.
Hear from panellists on how you too can get the boost you need for your business. Speakers include Adrian Spencer (Grant Ready), Judith Bennett (Creative Industries Innovation Centre) & Fred Davis (Invetech). Moderated by Pip Carroll (Ambiguous Horse).

Emerge Festival – celebration of Victoria’s refugee and emerging cultures.

June 17, 2010 in Calendar, Crafts, Festival, Melbourne+VIC, Music, Performing arts, User submission

June 20, 2010 to August 3, 2010

Emerge Festival commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Day and celebrates Refugee Week in Australia with a series of amazing performances and unique cultural experiences around Melbourne