Are you interested in joining us on this year’s Weaving Tour to East Timor? The tour aims to give a unique cross-cultural experience to a group of 6-8 participants. With a focus on indigenous weaving and fair trade development, we will discover how women live in traditional society and also as citizens in an emerging democracy.
The Infoxchange Australia team is very excited to launch InfoxchangeTV, a niche video sharing service targeted at the Australian community sector. The video news and information channel has been established to allow people in the community to tell their stories and showcase their projects using a multimedia format. You can check it out at www.infoxchange.tv
September 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010
Australian Institute of Architects’ exhibition, at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, will highlight three of Australia’s most interesting urban regions as they are ‘now’, before dramatically representing futuristic urban environments as they may be ‘when’ we reach 2100.
Opening in September 2010, the exhibition will feature a range of dazzlingly visceral digital stereoscopic images, which will fill the two-level Philip Cox-designed Australian Pavilion and represent both the NOW and WHEN components.
July 14, 2010 to July 25, 2010 July 14, 2010 to July 25, 2010
The One-two-One studio at RMIT University, School of Architecture and Design proposed to bridge the gap between London and Melbourne with “twin” installations constructed from recycled laminate sheets. The projects were designed for sites in Bankside, London and central Melbourne. Laminate sheet material, a mass-produced paper-based product, is highly discarded each year for reasons unrelated to performance but due to shifts in consumer preference, manufacturing processes or surface appearance.
The Beat Waste Startup Challenge is a competition offering $25,000 in cash prizes for businesses and social enterprises that reduce or eliminate waste. The Challenge is open for entries until June 27th.
The betacup challenge to reduce the number of non-recyclable cups that are thrown away every year by creating a more convenient alternative to the reusable coffee cup.
$20 000 in prizes. Competition ends on June 15.