November 3, 2012 2:00 am 2:00 am
United Struggle -Global Justice Tour CD/DVD Launch
United Struggle Music videos and Documentaries screening from 8pm
Music from 9pm
Performing- Shoeshine Boy from Kenya
Burn City Queens
Saca La Mois DJ!!.. more acts to be announced
Entry $10 or $15 with CD
Free entry for those people that donated to United Struggle on Pozible .. come down and get ur free CD on the night..
Under its Ecoversity sustainability program, the University of Adelaide commissioned Ecocreative to help create a fun way to engage students and staff in recycling. Colourful signage bin wraps of recycling and landfill ‘monsters’ were created to show a diverse audience what is suitable for waste and recycling. The installation was followed by an intensive ‘Waste Watchers’ campaign, to decrease waste to landfill and increase ‘uncontaminated’ recycling.
Continue reading “Waste Watchers helps University lose hundreds of kilos (of landfill): Recycling behaviour change campaign spearheaded by monsters!”
November 15, 2012 11:00 pm to November 16, 2012 11:00 pm
We are producing an extraordinary experience for the City of Melbourne that will showcase and provide interactive experiences on how individuals and organisations can learn from the power of digital games and play to achieve positive social, educational and business outcomes.
This is an international event curated from the best in our region and around the world. The focus of the festival is to provide an experience to connect participants in the spirit of promoting, learning and collaborating. There will be an exciting cross section of participants, presenters and facilitators from a range of industries including games development, the arts, design, film makers, multimedia producers, professional business services, marketing, health, education, not for profit, government and the private sector.
RMIT University GEELab is the licence holder for Games for Change Australia-New Zealand, and we are partnering with innovative organisations in education, government, NGOs and in the corporate sector to support the growing interest in digital games, game thinking and play and to showcase how games can be used to deliver positive social outcomes in our communities.
More information and to register http://www.gamesforchange.org.au/about/
The Visualising Human Rights Arts Competition harnesses artistic expression and strategic partnerships to promote awareness, discussion and action around some of the most challenging human rights issues of our times. The competition will be exhibited at Blak Dot Gallery, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia and at Sammaki Gallery, Battambang, Cambodia.
In 2012 we are asking artists to interpret and express the following articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNDHR) with specific reference to the issue of Human Trafficking:
· Article 3 – Right to Life, Liberty and Personal Security
· Article 4 – Freedom from Slavery
For more information please visit www.artistsforhumanrightsandaction.org.au
October 16, 2012 12:00 am to October 31, 2012 12:00 am October 16, 2012 12:00 am to October 31, 2012 12:00 am
AbaF is pleased to present Alison Tickell, founder of Julie’s Bicycle UK and leading authority on environmental sustainability in the arts. Alison will discuss the role of environmental sustainability to the business and ethics of the arts and cultural industries. There are 4 presentations scheduled for around Australia this October and each presentation will be followed by refreshments and an opportunity for further discussion.
Julie’s Bicycle UK is a non-profit company helping the creative industries reduce their environmental impacts and develop new thinking in tune with global environmental changes.
Information on presentation venues, dates and how to book your seat can be found at http://www.abaf.org.au/arts/attend-events.html?eventid=2877