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Working with Wood

PRESENTED ON MAR 07, 2019
IN ANCHORAGE @ VOL 6

Sara Tabbert is an artist from Fairbanks who works with wood in a number of different ways. She makes work out of compulsion, curiosity, and a deep love of process and materials.  

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Wood and Steel

BY SJORS VAN BUYTEN
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 20, 2013

Sjors van Buyten shows his passion for craft and design, from his beginnings working with metals in an automotive shop, to some of his recent designs. He works primarily with metals and wood, and also enjoys incorporating light in many of his installations.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 24, 2013.

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From Welding to Wood to Bronze

BY RODNEY HILL
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 25, 2014

Rodney Hill, Architect and professor, discusses the results of many years of sculpting. From unintended opportunities that opened while covering design gaps in the architecture offices he worked for, he discovered a path that led from welding to wood to bronze as an avocation. He shared his large scale, very intricate wood carvings, some with erotic affordances requested by clients.

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How to Annoy Your Friends on Facebook at Christmas

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks starts off PechaKucha Night Coventry's "Dear Santa" night with a rhyme but can he keep to time? 

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Dear Santa: I Would Like a Platform for Performances

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks discusses Coventry's Shoot Festival: a new platform where emerging performers can shoot from. He discusses the motivations behind the festival, and the needs it fills. 

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Working

BY TERRENCE PARKER
@ VOL 36 ON FEB 13, 2019

Terrence Parker presents Working: Site sculpture that speaks to the act of working.

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Japanese Wood Crafts

BY YUKIKO IZUMI
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 21, 2019

In a short story across the world, Yukiko Izumi tells us how she picked up a keen interest in the japanese wood craftsmanship called "kumiko".

The audience is taken through some beautiful examples and the culture surrounding the art, before finally discussing how to keep it all alive for the next generation.

In this evening's break period, people were even lucky enough to get to try it hands-on, as Yukiko had brought some lovely samples!

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(B)eat (Box) P)oetry

BY HEATHER WARREN
IN ANCHORAGE

Heather Warren shares the process of creating beatbox poetry as well as annotating it. 

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Finding identity through Alaska and Mexico

BY INDRA ARRIAGA
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2019

Indra Arriaga shares how her past, present and future are tied together by her background in Mexico and her current residence in Alaska.

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Cultural Identity as an Inupiaq Mother in Nome, Alaska

BY MARJORIE KUNAQ TAHBONE
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2019

Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone shares her life in Nome, Alaska, that includes gathering food, being a tattoo artist, caring for the community and staying proud of cultural identity.