Going Nowhere

November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am

Arts House, Meat Market

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.

Download the Going Nowhere program (PDF, 995kb)

More information http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/ArtsHouse/Program/Pages/GoingNowhere.aspx

Sustainability at heart

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

Moral Fairground – Making a stand for fair trade

November 30, 2012 12:00 am to December 2, 2012 12:00 am

Fair@Square fair-trade+ethical Festival is an annual event celebrating ethical, sustainable, morally responsible behaviour; designed to nourish mind, body and soul. The festival promotes ethical consumption and purchases in time for Christmas.

More information http://moralfairground.com.au/fairhighlights.html

Sustainable Living Festival Melbourne

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2013
Be a part of Australia’s Largest Sustainable Living Festival, 9-24 Feb 2013. Host an event in your city, town, shire or street. Join the state wide festival and boost your profile through the Festival’s promotions & networks. See this promo video:
http://festival.slf.org.au/festival-video
Applications Now Open

More information http://festival.slf.org.au/

Recycled Art Project

August 18, 2012 11:00 am to 1:30 pm 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Be a part of something BIG … contribute to community art made entirely of recycled materials.

The Recycled Art Project is an environmentally sustainable series of workshops.

Kids and their families will contribute to the on-site creation of a public art project, culminating in the construction and installation of a large-scale outdoor sculptural work of recycled materials.

This collaborative cross-cultural residency gives you the opportunity to work with renowned contemporary Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji as part of Kaeru – Environmental Public Art Project, celebrating the New Hamer Hall.

Date & Time
Saturday 18 August, 11am and 1.30pm

Duration: 90 minutes

Pricing
$18 (accompanying adult free)
Ages 6-12*

*All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

More information http://www.hamerhallopening.com.au/whats-on/recycled-art-project.aspx