Author Archives: Trudy Lane

Information Comes from the Sun – Julian Priest

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  Information Comes from the Sun 2011, Julian Priest, Solar powered monitor, Video animation, Media player, Photovoltaic cells   Open System Closed 2011, Julian Priest, Assemblage (nine underwater camera cases, found objects) Discussion “Information comes from The Sun” is a video artwork consisting of an animation of The Sun that was first shown at ISEA […]

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Live Food Café – Dhyana Beaumont

Using bike pedal-powered smoothie blenders and various food-foraging expeditions, Dhyana creates a connecting device between the power of fresh nutrient-rich food, and the pragmatic politics of finding or growing sources of fresh food today.

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PLUME – Raewyn Turner and Richard Newcomb

In this project artist Raewyn Turner and nanobiotechnologist Richard Newcomb focus on the unconscious perception of the human plume — the scents and particles we all shed behind us in the form of a wake. Research shows that the plume may include emotional state information. If this is true, what impact might the many new synthetic flavours being created have on our reading of the emotional signals of our everyday lives?

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Miniature Green Bikes (donate or pimp your old rides!)

We will hold a miniature version of the Green Bikes scheme during the event in order to try to get all our residency participants on safe, self-propelled, carbon-zero transport. The bikes will then be sold and the proceeds will go to Hive Taranaki, the regional environment centre.

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Biomodd Workshop – Angelo Vermeulen

January 18-21, 24–25, 27–28, from 10am–4pm at SCANZ Central – 109 Devon Street West (next to Kina). Combining technology, ecologies and gaming – in this workshop participants will explore how to create an energy-exchange between open source computer technology with the living environment. Workshops times may vary according to need, and you are welcome to stop by at any time.

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Pollinator Frocks Project – Karen Ingham

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The Pollinator Frocks Project involves members of the public, garden lovers, and bees, butterflies, moths, flowers and plants. Frocks treated to attract pollinating insects are taken on walkabout around the city, parks and surrounds, and hung in Pukekura Park at night.

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THE REMNANT – Keith Armstrong, Leah Barclay and collaborators

In a consultation with local groups, THE REMNANT project brings forth those things that remain of earlier local ecological systems. In meditating on these remains from the past, the project allows us to also conceive ideas for how current landscapes and environments might function in the future.  Participate as part of the Festival of Lights […]

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Creative Bike Workshops — Ideas Page

Inspiring examples to show what you could do…

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Slow Flow – Te Ia Kōrero – Julian Priest & Greenbench

February 3-13 — Slowflow invites artists, technologists and environmentalists on a journey down the Whanganui River by double hulled 22 person waka haurua (canoe) and bicycle, creating a setting for a flow of conversations – Te Ia Kōrero.

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Biomodd Presentation – Angelo Vermeulen

Sunday 16th January, 9am, Owae Marae – In this artist talk Angelo Vermeulen will present his biology-inspired works. He will focus on Biomodd, a worldwide cross-cultural installation project in which ecology, community building, and case modding creatively converge.

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