Past Rye Event: VOL 1

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August 27, 2013
@ The School Creative Centre

The School Creative Centre will be hosting Rye's first ever Pecha Kucha event.  Featuring resident artists from the Centre as well as a number of artists and practitioners from further afield, the inaugural event will be an exciting and enticing insight into the world artists, designers and various other creative practitioners.  Come along and have some fun!  

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A Farewell to Norms

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Artist Jillian Eldridge discusses her work, and her attempts to break out of her established aesthetic. She crafts collages of mammal and insect forms of reflective material, then duplicates her collage on canvas with paint. She speaks of wandering humans, migrating animals, and moving away from her norms as themes.

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Surnames and Epithets

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Michael Smith, who goes by the artist's name "Michael Dancer", puts aside his visual work to discuss his family history. He explores the orgins of his mother's and father's family names, and speaks on each individual's idiosyncracies leading up to present day. 

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Everyone Loves Cake

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Rebecca Elgar writes children's books and for television, but in her spare time she whips up gorgeous, edible cake art. She speaks on the origin of her fascination, and the cooking process for each piece she makes. 

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What is "Having Fun"?

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

What is having fun? Is it the stress of amusment parks, playing boardgames that slowly escalate to family war, tense group picnics or a hobby? Whatever it is, Christine Harmar Brown has the answer. Listen as she comically lists various ways in which you can posisibly have fun! 

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Clean Seas Please!

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Have you ever thought about the consequences of not properly disposing waste and its affects on the environment? Erica Smith, a graphic designer, talks about her recent campaign peoject called "Clean Seas Please" which aims to make people more aware about what they choose to dispose in toliets by creating attractive and thought provoking advertisments. 

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The World Through Children's Eyes

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Stephanie Fawbert, dicusses her water colour and ink artwork series on children and gender relations. Listen as she explains how children see themselves and each other in the world of adults as well as how the opposite sex perceive each other in her artwork. 

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Capitalism vs. Creativity

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Tim Redfern, disappointed by the consumeristic society that has devleoped in urban cities, discusses his liberal goal in encouraging people to get more invovled with creativity and begin making their own creations. He beieves that if the community were to stray away from capitalistic thinking, it would make way for more creativity. 

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Light and Coloured Paper Art

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Thinking about the relationship of light and paper differently, Jillian Eldridge  discovers an interesting and abstract form of art by using light and coloured paper that creates for an interesting use of shadows and reflected light. Listen as she uses this fusioned medium to talk about her artistic pieces introducing people and moths. 



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Why Charlie Dance?

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Ever wondered why Michael Smith's artist identity is Charlie Dance? Listen as he talks about the origins of his artist name as well as comically describing his family members. 

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Who Can't Relate to Cake?!

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

If the best way to a person's heart is through their stomach, than Rebecca Elgar has the right idea! Listen as she talks about her sweet passion for baking cakes and other delicious confectionaries as a means to express her creative side and make something for others to enjoy. 

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