Co-Creative Communities: Forum and Lab

November 8, 2012 9:00 am to November 9, 2012 6:00 pm November 8, 2012 9:00 am to November 9, 2012 6:00 pm

Image Courtesey: Brenda Ann Kenneally

Storytelling Futures for Community Arts and Media

Co-Creative Communities brings together storytellers, broadcasters, filmmakers, artists, activists, cultural workers and researchers to discuss the challenges and opportunities that digital convergence and participatory media present for communities.

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Spectra: Art and Science

The Currency of Images in the Studio and the Laboratory | Canberra 2-6 October 2012

For 4 days in October, CSIRO Discovery Centre hosts SPECTRA 2012, a symposium exploring the cultural and artistic value of data and imagery produced in the course of scientific endeavour.

Over three days of presentations and panel discussions, SPECTRA 2012 will investigate how contemporary visualising technologies and techniques for analysis, data management and imaging have radically changed the nature of art and science practices and the status of images in both fields.

International keynote speakers include Barbara Maria Stafford (author of ‘Good Looking’ & ‘Artful Science’) and Andrew Parker (author of ‘Seven Deadly Colours’ and described by Time Magazine as ‘One of three most important young scientists in the world’).


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Re-Imagining the Global: Culture & Climate Change

August 31, 2012 5:00 pm

The ÆGIS Research Group & Global Cities Research Institute, RMIT University, in association with Monash University present a free public forum featuring Timothy Morton (Professor, Literature & Environment Uni. California, Davis) Ursula Heise (Professor, English, Uni. California, Stanford) Darryn McEvoy (Professor, Climate Change Adaptation Program, RMIT) Harry Nankin (Australian Environmental Artist) & Chair- Linda Williams – (Assoc. Prof. Art, Environment & Cultural studies, RMIT). Lecture Theatre, Storey Hall, 342-344 Swanston Street, RMIT University,  Friday, August 31 at 5.15 – 7.30pm.
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Sense of Planet

August 25, 2012

The Arts and Ecology at Earth Magnitude-A NIEA Symposium

WHAT: A NIEA Symposium convened by Douglas Kahn and Jill Bennett
WHEN: Saturday 25 August 2012, 9.30am-6.30pm
WHERE: UNSW CBD Campus, Level 6, 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Combined Theatres T1 & 2
WHO: Ursula Heise (Stanford University), Jennifer Gabrys (University of London), Timothy Morton (Rice University), Nicholas Mirzoeff (New York University), Marko Peljhan (University of California Institute for Research in the Arts, University of California at Santa Barbara)


Westspace – Sustainability and the Arts

August 14, 2012 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come to a free workshop at Westspace on Sustainability and the Arts. Presented by CLIMARTE’s Guy Abrahams, and supported by the City of Melbourne, the workshop will cover topics including:
An overview of sustainability and climate change.
A look at international and Australian arts initiatives that engage with climate change and sustainability.
Discussion about the ability of the arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change and sustainability.

Cost: Free (Places are limited. Please register early.)
Date: Tuesday 14 August 2012     Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Venue:  West Space. Level 1, 225 Bourke Street, Melbourne