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Mark Petrick

Artist & Photographer in Santa Fe

On Clouds

PRESENTED ON AUG 02, 2013
IN FAIRFIELD @ VOL 1

Visual artist Mark Petrick goes into great depth on his love affair with clouds. He details the science and art surrounding these ephemeral bodies of water vapor, as well as their variations, and what they have meant to us as humans.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 16, 2013.

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Island Sky

BY RICHARD GRODEN
@ VOL 15 ON APR 20, 2012

Richard Groden is one of the founders of Island Sky. In his presentation, he talks about its project to extract water from air and turn it into pure drinking water for areas where water is scarce or contaminated. Their goal is not just to produce drinkable water, but also to educate people on the important of sustainability in developing countries. (in English)
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Cloud Busting

BY FRANCOIS COTE
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 11, 2015

Francois Cote tells the story of his connection to the experience of travel in Mayan lands and how this has inspired a life that is in continuous motion.

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Curiosity and a Kid in a Candy Store

BY TONY DOODY
@ ACPA 2015 POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 07, 2015

Tony Doody reminds us that while being right is well and good, what we're lacking in this day and age is the freedom to be curious. 

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Sky Pie: An Overlook Park for the Land of the Sky

BY TAMARA GRAHAM
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 09, 2015

Tamara Graham explores the possibilities of an overlook park for Asheville atop Beaucatcher Ridge.

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Exploring North Queensland by Paraglider

BY ALLEN WEYNBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Allen Weynberg learnt to paraglide in the UK in 1994.  A father of three, he has juggled his time for the last two decades and maintained some kind of presence in the air.  He now teaches full time in North Queensland and explores the wild surroundings by paraglider whenever he can escape.

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Blue Sky West Coast Modern

BY BO HELLIWELL AND KIM SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 07, 2016

Based in West Vancouver since 1989, Bo Helliwell and Kim Smith from Blue Sky Architecture have built works in the Lower Mainland, the mountains, islands, and valleys of British Columbia, as well as national and international projects. First established in 1975 as Blue Sky Design on Hornby Island, they have evolved a design approach that is humane and works poetically and economically with site, local materials, climate and program.

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Beauty Is a Bridge and Creativity Is Everything

BY ADRIANO FARINELLA
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2016

Painter Adriano Farinella discusses the use of skyscapes as a visual metaphor for consciousness in his work.

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Reading Clouds: Floating Middens

BY JAMES MULLER
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 20, 2017

James Muller is an artist and videographer based on the Sunshine Coast.  Since 2003 James has been involved in the ongoing evolution of the ‘Floating Land’ ephemeral sculpture program. A key focus of James' artistic practice is the exploration cultural connections to place or landscape.  At Floating Land 2013 James collaborated with renowned New Zealand artist Michel Tuffery to create ‘Reading Clouds : Floating Middens’.  James presented a retrospective of this project, with voice over via the phone, as he was held up with preparing his work for this year's Floating Land program!  

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Perfect Powder Blue Skies

BY DRIAN VON GOLDEN
@ VOL 157 ON MAY 30, 2018

Drian Von Golden, musician, actor and writer, takes you on his journey of finding his voice! Join him as he takes you through those dark alleys where light doesn’t shine and into those lightless tunnels obstructed by failure and back onto those sunny winding mountain roads up into the perfect powder blue skies peppered with cotton puff clouds.

ミュージシャン、俳優、そしてライターと多彩な才能で活躍するDrian Von Goldenは、自身の旅について語ってくれます。ある夏の日のこと。ロンドンでバイクに乗っていた彼は道路に追突してしまう。第一の人生の終わりでもあり、新しい視野が開けた瞬間でもありました。三大陸を巡り、日本で自身の映画会社を立ち上げるまでの彼の壮大な旅を一緒に楽しみましょう!