Creativity in urban transformation event - 9 December

30 November, 2017

Interested in the role creativity plays in urban transformation?  Then head along to GROW: Places for People on Saturday 9 December.  Enjoy an afternoon of artworks, artist talks and a Forum on the role of creativity in urban transformation facilitated by permaculturalist Costa Georgiadis.

Ten artists will showcase temporary artworks which explore and examine issues of urban growth including:

  • urban growth needs
  • urban biodiversity
  • environmental sustainability
  • Western Sydney’s heat island
  • renewable energies and alternate technologies
  • community connections

The selected artists are Emma Anna, Alessandro Berini & Selina Springett, Gabrielle Bates, Graham Chalcroft, Vivienne Lowe, Basilios Papaioannou, Sue Pedley, Mandy Schöne-Salter and Kate Smith.

3.30-4.30pm Artist talks

5-6pm Forum - A conversation around creativity, community collaborations and urban planning. Forum chaired by Costa Georgiadis

6-7pm Informal conversation session

Forum speakers include Jennifer Newman (UTS lecturer in Aboriginal Studies), Gabrielle Bates (visual artist), Nick Chapman (GreenWay Place Manager, Inner West Council); John Skennar (Artist Planner/Architect); Valerie Giammarco(Manager, City Design, Canterbury Bankstown Council)

You can find all the details and book your place at the event here.

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