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Past Knoxville Event: VOL 28

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VOL 28

August 16, 2018
@ Mill and Mine

Doors at 6:30

Presentations at 7:20

Poster by Tricia Bateman

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Flowers & Failure

BY KATIE ROACH
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

Katie Roach presents a guide to overcoming mental illness and adult ADHD through the eyes of femininity, community, and entrepreneurship.
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What I Know For Sure

BY JENNI BRAEUNER
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

Jenni Braeuner describes what she has learned through her journey in fiber arts. She combines traditional techniques with unexpected materials to create handmade tapestries.
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PARK(ing) Day Knox

BY ALLI MONTGOMERY
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

While many believe that the biggest issue with parking is the lack of, in reality most U.S. cities suffer from an excessive amount of parking. With all this space being designed for vehicles, what is happening to the space in the city of human experience. That coupled with the ever-changing technological advances in vehicular travel leaves Alli Montgomery and Justin Hare wondering what else can a parking space be used for besides just a car?
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The Machine in the Garden or the Garden in the Machine

BY AVIGAIL SACHS
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

Avigail Sachs has been fascinated by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) dams for several years and has visited every dam at least once. She is currently writing a history of the architects and landscape architects who were part of this Authority. This presentation includes some of her efforts as a photographer and as an historian, highlighting one theme in particular: the ways in which the TVA system is a “machine in a garden”, but also a “garden in a machine."
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Knoxville Poetry Slam (Abridged)

BY JONATHAN CLARK
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

Growing up in Knoxville, TN as a teenage poet, Jonathan Clark, also known as “Courageous,” shares his personal experience and fondest memories of the Knoxville Poetry Slam; a community built by the love of words and the competition that has kept it together through this 25th year of consistency.
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Never Climb Everest Without a Sherpa

BY BARB STEPPE
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

While working as a nurse in East TN’s two freestanding birth center, Barb Steppe noticed a need for women to have a greater sense of community in their childbearing years. 1,100 births, thousands of families and 7 other amazing women joining energies, Barb has created Knoxville’s one-stop agency for all things pregnancy and parenting.
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Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound

BY ERIC DAWSON
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

In feature films, documentaries, news footage and home movies, moving images offer unique and rich records of our cultural history. Due to the ephemeral nature of these artifacts, however, we can’t take their longevity for granted. Eric Dawson and John Morton offer a look inside the Knox County Public Library’s audio-visual archive, and examine the importance of film archiving as a means of preserving our past.
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Envision. Inspire. Improve. Welcome to The East Tennessee Community Design Center

BY DUSTIN DURHAM
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

Non-profits are not typically thought of as resources for architecture, design, and
planning services. Dustin Durham is here to change that mentality. He works for The East Tennessee Community Design Center, a local non-profit that has been around since 1970 with the sole purpose of making East Tennessee a better place through design. He runs through who they are, how they operate, and shows examples of a few of the 1,000+ projects they have designed in our region over the previous fifty years.
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Making The Maker City

BY MARANDA VANDERGRIFF
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

The Maker City is the greater Knoxville-area community of makers, artists, creatives, and small-scale manufacturers and supporting entities. Led by the Mayor’s Maker Council, The Maker City creates collaborative partnerships, programming, and opportunities in support of Knoxville’s maker community. Maranda Vandergriff is the Creative Director at the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, the owner and designer behind Vagabondary, and serves on the support staff for The Maker City.
Avigail Sachs
Assistant Professor - Architecture and Landscape History and Theory, University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN
Barbara Steppe
Doula, FreeSpirit Birth in Knoxville
Justin Hare
Future Architect, Sanders Pace Architecture in Knoxville
Eric Dawson
Audio-visual archivist, Knox County Public Library in Knoxville
Maranda Vandergriff
Creative Director, Knoxville Entrepreneur Center in Knoxville
John Morton
Film Archivist, Knox County in Knoxville
Alli Montgomery
Architecture, MHM in Knoxville
Katie Roach
Boss Babe
Jenni Braeuner
Artist in Knoxville
Dustin Durham
Design Staff , East Tennessee Community Design Center in Knoxville