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Nathan Devine

in Blue Mountains

Retrash

PRESENTED ON MAY 03, 2012
IN BLUE MOUNTAINS @ VOL 1

Nathan Devine is a graphic designer and in his presentation he talks about "Retrash," an international collective that is rethinking waste. According to Nathan, by being passionate about turning waste into something useful, we can reduce landfills. (in English)

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Time Out Photography

BY CINDY WALDRON
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Cindy Waldron is a professional photographer based in Blue Mountains, but her passion extends beyond her professional work. In this presentation, she walks us through a collection of personal works entitled "Time Out Photography." (in English)

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Scrapture

BY KATHY OHARA
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

What is scrapture? It's the word that local Blue Mountains artist Kathy O'Hara uses to describe her work, which is all about the recycling of disused materials, revitalised as unique sculptures and functional items. In this presentation, Kathy discusses the nature of her work. (in English)

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Design Observations

BY CHRIS BYRNE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Chris Byrne is a furniture designer and maker, and you could also describe him as whimsical, smart, witty and insightful. In this presentation, he discusses what it means to be a designer in today’s market. (in English)

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Gardens

BY KERIS MACARTHUR
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Keris Macarthur is a writer and gardener. In this presentation, she talks about her love of Blue Mountains gardens, including her own, and how she sees gardening as a creative outlet. For Keris, you can find pure happiness in piles of soil, with all of its untapped possibilities. (in English)

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Wild About Art

BY SELENA SEIFERT
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2012

Selena Seifert is a practicing artist as well as being a trained arts educationalist. She is currently the director of Wild Valley Art Park, based in Blue Mountains. (in English)

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Taoist Chairs

BY ALAN SCHACHER
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 15, 2012

This is a story about chairs, but not just any kind of chair. Alan Schacher reveals the types of chairs he has observed in Chinese Taoism temples and culture.

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Ideas for Graphic Design Education in the Blue Mountains

BY XANDRO LOMBARDI
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Xandro Lombardi discusses his role as a graphic design artist and educator. Australia is home to some of the world's top universities, but as Xandro points out, there is nothing between Sydney and Bathurst. Xandro proposes initiating a destination for graphic design education in the Blue Mountains, which would spark growth and cultural diversity. 

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The Grottoes of the Blue Mountains

BY HAYLEY WEST
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

Hayley West's interest is in fabulously grotesque concrete structures built in the 1930s-50s. Here she shares her passion for the Grottos of the Blue Mountains. Check out her other blog for some great photos - it's a work in progress: Blue Mountains Grotto Love.

http://bluemountainsgrottolove.blogspot.com.au

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Fairyland - where in the Blue Mountains?

BY JENBELLE KRYPTONITE
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 20, 2017

How humans interact with Fairies in the forest, right here in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. Jenbelle Kryptonite knows just where to look.