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

Creatively Connecting to Nature Network

November 17, 2012

HumaNature Connect offers group experiences that explore and enhance connections with nature and self using creative expression and experiential process.

Its mission is to facilitate profound, personal awareness about the critical role that human – nature connections play in the positive health and well-being of the whole natural world. We believe that by developing this mindfulness, individuals can make a positive difference to the global issue of sustainability.

HumaNature Connect also hosts the Creatively Connecting to Nature Network that has been established to enable practitioners to meet with other like-minded folk to share and explore their practice, experientially. This is for you if you a facilitator, artist, educator, therapist or any other practitioner that uses creative expression in your work to explore relationships with nature. Click on link below to see the flier.

Creatively Connecting to Nature Network

Inaugural gathering:  Saturday November 17 2012;

9:30am-1pm; Darebin Parklands Alphington (Separation St entrance)

RSVP essential

www.humanatureconnect.com

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

 

Students of Sustainability

July 4, 2012 12:00 am to July 8, 2012 12:00 am July 4, 2012 12:00 am to July 8, 2012 12:00 am

SoS 2012 will be held on Dja Dja Wurrung country from the 4th to the 8th of July at La Trobe University’s Bendigo campus **

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN – Register at http://tinyurl.com/sos2012rego

RIDE-SHARES BOARD: http://studentsofsustainability.org/2012/need-a-ride-2/

/ Are you committed to a better or more sustainable future? /

/ How about seeing action on environmental and social justice issues? /

/ Or are you just looking for a wealth of information to start getting involved? /

Whatever the reason, Students of Sustainability (SoS) 2012 is for you!

STUDENTS OF SUSTAINABILITY (SoS) is a convergence of students, activists, Indigenous groups, academics, environmentalists, and the wider community. It’s an awesome opportunity to meet like-minded people, have lots of fun and to share knowledge and skills on current environmental and social justice issues. Come and see how you can be part of the environment movement and movements for social change!

Check out http://studentsofsustainability.org/
Contact us on info@studentsofsustainability.org
Or follow @sosbendigo2012 on twitter

Collaboratory Melbourne Meetup: Creating a Culture and Practice of Collaboration Through Applied Improvisation, 12 June

June 12, 2012

Want to learn to play better with others?

“The need for more truly powerful collaborations, where the collective intelligence of a diverse set of minds is harnessed toward a common goal, is greater than ever. And yet we find collaboration vexingly difficult to do. We need better collaboration.

Register for June’s Collaboratory Melbourne Meetup here.

Last year, thanks to Michelle James, Lee Ryan and Viv McWaters I was introduced to the genius of improv and a set of brilliant creative principles that I’ve found invaluable in creating the conditions for generative, innovative and collaborative experiences for all sorts of group work.

And it seems I’m not the only one who’s discovering the value of Improv – particularly in the way it can contribute to better working environments…… and a culture of collaboration.

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Workshop: Social Media and Communications Essentials, 15 & 29 June 2012 – Strategy, Systems, Tips & Tools

June 15, 2012 June 29, 2012

Still finding the idea of implementing a social media strategy for your project or organisation a bit daunting? Have an idea for a campaign, enterprise or event and want to learn how you can effectively use social media and other online tools to build awareness, attract funding, engage supporters and build community?

This two day practical workshop will answer all your major questions, save you hours of stress, weeks of effort and kickstart your project, campaign or organisation’s presence online.

Learn how you can get started for minimal cost and with limited time and resources. Start developing a simple and easy to implement strategy that you can scale and adapt as you prepare to launch your campaign or build your business.  Continue reading “Workshop: Social Media and Communications Essentials, 15 & 29 June 2012 – Strategy, Systems, Tips & Tools”