Agent Orange Justice – Beautiful Art for Innocent Children

August 7, 2012 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Transgressing the Carp” by Mai Nguyen-Long (1997) oil on canvas 175x110cm; Represented by NG Art Gallery

The opening of Agent Orange Justice’s Beautiful Art for Innocent Children, is on August 7 at 6:00 PM at the Mori Gallery, Sydney.  The Governor of NSW, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, is opening this courageous exhibition of affordable art.

The exhibition is in aid of the innocent children being born now in Vietnam as a consequence of Agent Orange/dioxin remaining in the soil and in the genetic make-up.

Permaculture Design Certificate – Sydney

July 1, 2012 to July 12, 2012 July 1, 2012 to July 12, 2012

Join Nick Ritar with special guests Hannah Moloney (Cultivating Community) and others for an amazing two weeks of permaculture theory, practical workshops, site visits and intensive design exercises exploring permaculture in the middle of Sydney.

During this PDC, examples of designing for energy conservation, food production systems, nutrient cycling and more will all be addressed with a combination of rural and urban examples.

We also blend into our established and certified curriculum new material from a range of other world-leading thinkers and activators on subjects like transition, food security, regenerative agriculture, urban water harvesting and many more.

 

When:
Jul 1 2012 – Jul 13 2012  9:00am – 5:00pm
Where:
Alexandria Park Community Centre – Sydney
More Information http://milkwoodpermaculture.com.au/courses/details/73-permaculture-design-certificate-0712-sydney

Speed date a sustainable designer

June 23, 2012 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

When: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Time: 1-3pm
Where: Customs House Library, Circular Quay, Sydney

Sponsored by the City of Sydney
The City of Sydney’s Green Villages program is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. Read our green tips and latest news, take part in a community garden, apply for a grant, foster our local biodiversity or attend one of our free sustainability workshops. Join us and live, learn and act more sustainably for a greater, greener Sydney.

More information www.greenvillages.com.au

Image Anderson Architecture

 

Dachshund U.N. – Bennett Miller

See 47 specially recruited live dachshunds engage in vigorous debate in this performance work examining the role of the United Nations as a risk management organisation. Bennett Miller creates both a joyful and chaotic experiment and a meditation on the utopian aspirations of the United Nations.

MCA Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney

Saturday 2 June, 2pm
Sunday 3 June, 11am & 2pm
Weather permitting
Free, drop-in. More information http://www.mca.com.au/events/dachshund-un-bennett-miller/

Voices of Art 3.1

Image Louise Herman.

This is a unique opportunity to see work from many of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists, meet like-minded supporters of animal protection and make an important contribution to Voiceless’s work. Dr Gene Sherman, Director of the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, will draw on her 20 years of experience with Australian contemporary art for a revealing introduction to the exhibition. Dana Campbell, CEO of Voiceless, will share her personal insights on the organisation’s latest work to protect animals.

More information http://www.voiceless.org.au/voa3point1

Monday 14th May. 6.30-8.30pm. Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 16-20 Goodhope Street, Paddington. NSW

Art in the Wetlands 2012 – Albury City Council

Art in the Wetlands is an ephemeral art project aimed to promote sustainability through the arts and to draw attention to the beautiful natural resource that is the Wonga Wetlands. The vision for the project is to commission six NSW artists with to create contemporary site-specific artworks using environmentally friendly materials.

The ephemeral works commissioned will be exhibited for two weeks and installed and removed with zero impact on the wetlands. The site for the project, Wonga Wetlands, is an ecosystem of lagoons and billabongs covering around 80 hectares.

For more information on the Art in the Wetlands project please read:

Download art_in_the_wetlands_brief.pdf Art in the Wetlands – Brief.pdf

Download Wonga_potential_sites.pdf Wonga Wetlands – Potential Sites.pdf