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Roger Farr

Communications, Inner Island Psychogeographical Association in New Babylon

The Aesthetic of the Nice

PRESENTED ON JUL 25, 2015
IN NANAIMO @ VOL 1

Acclaimed author Roger Farr waxes poetic on the aesthetic of the nice and how it adversely affects our urban landscapes.

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Aesthetic impact of colour

BY LORETTE C. LUZAJIC
@ VOL 32 ON JAN 20, 2015

Colour is one of the primary inspirational cornerstones that drive artists. Using examples from her own work and from familiar masters, Lorette C. Luzajic takes us on an emotional journey exploring the aesthetic impact of colour on artists and their audience. 

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A Nation of Nettles

BY STEPHANIE MILLS
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 25, 2015

Stephanie Mills introduces us to the quirky and creative people behind her small startup, Nettle & Co.

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Founded on retail

BY PAM SHAW
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 26, 2015

Explore the influence of retail marketplaces and how they shape our urban environments with Dr. Pam Shaw.

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18 Things I Love About Nanaimo

BY CHRISTINE MUETZNER
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 26, 2015

Join Christine Muetzner in a journey through Nanaimo's history as she takes us through the Nanaimo Archives. In this presentation, Christine shares her 20 years' of archival experience and shines a light on the importance of the archives for Nanaimo's past, present, and future. 

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Placemaking: Urban design as a catalyst for change

BY DAVID WITTY
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 30, 2016

Dave Witty is VIU’s Provost and Vice-President Academic, and a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) affiliated with numerous national planning and architecture institutes. In his presentation, titled "Placemaking: Urban design as a catalyst for change," Dave walks us along a possible path for positive change right here in Nanaimo. 
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My Creative Process: eclectic influences and inspirations

BY VILAKONE PHACHANTHAVONG
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 11, 2016

Speaker Vilakone (Kone) Phachanthavong is a Lao graphic designer who is known for his distinct contemporary style. In this presentation he shares his sources of inspiration and their influence on his design work.

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An Aesthetic Language

BY JUDE DOMSKI
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 14, 2016

Photographer Jude Domski shares her aesthetic language of photography and reflects on the trajectory of her career from photographing celebrities to her current work based in Vermont.

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Work Hard & Be Nice to People

BY CINDY THOMPSON
@ VOL 25 ON MAR 27, 2018

Creating unique happenings is the motivating force behind Cindy Thompson Event Productions. From the initial planning stages to the execution, every event produced is developed with its own creative and unique style, driven by the client’s marketing goals and intentions.

For more than two decades, Cindy Thompson has been producing some of the most innovative events in Portland, Oregon. Her experience in producing large-scale community events began in the 1980s when she produced the city’s largest one-day event, the groundbreaking Neighborfair, which led the way for other large festivals and events in Portland.

In 1987, Thompson left KGW Radio and formed one of the city’s first special event firms. Since that time, she has worked with a variety of corporate clients, civic and non-profit organizations to create innovative and successful events.

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Tactics to tackle writer’s block

BY ALEX CHRISTOPHER
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Alex Christopher; writer, writing helper and communications gal, shares tactics to tackle that incredibly annoying thing that we’ve all faced – writer’s block.