Past York Event: VOL 19

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VOL 19

July 31, 2019
@ The Arts Barge

Who’s rocking the boat and how? Join York’s creatives on-board the Artsbarge for a fascinating, eclectic insight into the current projects and passions of York’s creative scene. Each presentation is delivered in PechaKucha’s unique 20 x 20 format. Prepare for a visual feast.

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American Inferno

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Somewhere between Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Ballads and Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown, American Inferno is Dante reset to the American Midwest and Texas in a musical exploration of a returning veteran’s reckoning with appetites, hubris, and guilt - both musician Colin Cutler's own and his nation’s.

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York Mediale

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Georgie Samuels embarks on a nimble exploration of York's newest Media Art festival, York Mediale. She explains what's it all about, why are they here and who are these crazy kids*
*Disclaimer: They are not kids
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Lessons learned from Arabic calligraphy

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Dabbling in a new skill teaches us more than we realise. Here's how graphic designer Grace Abell applied Arabic calligraphy to her professional practise in York. 

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Rethinking the way we do development with permaculture

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

James Newton explores what happens when we start to use ethics and sustainable design principles when we think about the neighborhoods and communities that we build.

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Creative journey through clay

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Artist Nicola Stead talks about her business The Creative Studio York and her practice as a developing 3D artist, referring to people and places that have influenced her creative journey.

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Exploring Edgelands

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Artist Pennie Lordan takes you on a journey through her artwork and practices, discusses what excites and inspires her, and the techniques she uses. 

Pennie’s work is driven by an emotional response to life experiences through the exploration of ‘Edgelands’, whilst observing the intrigue of the overlooked, often through the use of disregarded and found materials.

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The Art of Protest

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

International street art mural producer and gallery owner Jeff Clark talks about the street art migration, his explorations in personal photography, and how he developed his views on the world.

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My Castle Gateway: Past & Present

@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Architect Phil Bixby takes a walk through past and present with ideas from York's My Castle Gateway public engagement.

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Freelance Design Consultant & Community Housing Advisor in York
Phil Bixby
Architect in York
Jeff Clark
Art of Protest Gallery
Georgie Samuels
Senior Producer , York Mediale in York
Nicola Stead
The Creative Studio, York