is a series of talks by inspiring people in diverse fields — for people who are engaged or interested in the process of ideas that shape our surroundings and experiences.  Is an adventure for the mind that exists to fuel our curiosity. Audience and speakers will share their knowledge and discoveries to seed new thoughts and ambitions. And that, in its own time, will lead to new blooms or networks.  UNTOLD will bring small groups of people together to talk and listen, to share their intangible capital: knowledge, experience, histories, culture and ideas. Set in an airy, intimate space over exceptional produce, cheeses and wines.

is a series of talks by inspiring people in diverse fields — for people who are engaged or interested in the process of ideas that shape our surroundings and experiences.

Is an adventure for the mind that exists to fuel our curiosity. Audience and speakers will share their knowledge and discoveries to seed new thoughts and ambitions. And that, in its own time, will lead to new blooms or networks.

UNTOLD will bring small groups of people together to talk and listen, to share their intangible capital: knowledge, experience, histories, culture and ideas. Set in an airy, intimate space over exceptional produce, cheeses and wines.

6th December: UNTOLD program #3

 

presents

 

Dr Jen Rae of Fair Share Fare, Marcus Veerman, CEO of Playground Ideas, and artist Jimmy Dodd.

Thursday 6th December | 6-8pm
Tickets $20
Level 2, 95 Victoria Street Fitzroy

Register early!

Seats are very limited for this event.

Registration information: art@hangingvalley.com.au

Jen Rae   Dr Jen Rae is a Narrm (Melbourne) -based artist, researcher and food futurist of Canadian Métis descent. Her practice-led research expertise is in the discursive field of contemporary environmental art and arts-based environmental communication. It is centred around cultural responses to climate change, specifically the role of artists. Her work is engaged in discourses around food in/security, disaster preparedness and ecological futures predominantly articulated through transdisciplinary collaborative methodologies and community alliances. The outcomes of her creative practice are multiplatform, resulting in site and context-specific installation, performance, drawing and cookery. She is the Creative Lead of  Fair Share Fare , a lead artist in Arts House’s  REFUGE  project, a board member of the Creative Recovery Network, and a Lecturer in Art & Performance at Deakin University.  >About Fair Share Fare:  www.fairsharefare.com  >About REFUGE:  artshouse.com.au/ourprograms/refuge

Jen Rae

Dr Jen Rae is a Narrm (Melbourne) -based artist, researcher and food futurist of Canadian Métis descent. Her practice-led research expertise is in the discursive field of contemporary environmental art and arts-based environmental communication. It is centred around cultural responses to climate change, specifically the role of artists. Her work is engaged in discourses around food in/security, disaster preparedness and ecological futures predominantly articulated through transdisciplinary collaborative methodologies and community alliances. The outcomes of her creative practice are multiplatform, resulting in site and context-specific installation, performance, drawing and cookery. She is the Creative Lead of Fair Share Fare, a lead artist in Arts House’s REFUGE project, a board member of the Creative Recovery Network, and a Lecturer in Art & Performance at Deakin University.

>About Fair Share Fare: www.fairsharefare.com
>About REFUGE: artshouse.com.au/ourprograms/refuge

Previous Speakers HERE

James Dodd    James Dodd exhibits regularly across Australia in publicly funded institutions, commercial galleries and artist-run spaces. He works across a range of mediums with particular interests in painting, machines as art, graffiti, adventure and public space. He maintains a curiosity in sheds, backyards suburbia and the creative activities and transgressions that occur in these spaces. His ongoing Painting Mill project embraces tinkering and making contraptions as both a sculptural endeavour and as a way to facilitate painting processes and outcomes. Dodd is active as an educator at Adelaide Central School of Art and regularly delivers youth and community-based arts programs across a range of outcomes, including regional and remote communities.  * James Dodd will exhibit new works as part of  Adapter , the concurrent exhibition to UNTOLD .      >  Instagram:  @jimmydazzla  > Web:  www.james-dodd.com

James Dodd

James Dodd exhibits regularly across Australia in publicly funded institutions, commercial galleries and artist-run spaces. He works across a range of mediums with particular interests in painting, machines as art, graffiti, adventure and public space. He maintains a curiosity in sheds, backyards suburbia and the creative activities and transgressions that occur in these spaces. His ongoing Painting Mill project embraces tinkering and making contraptions as both a sculptural endeavour and as a way to facilitate painting processes and outcomes. Dodd is active as an educator at Adelaide Central School of Art and regularly delivers youth and community-based arts programs across a range of outcomes, including regional and remote communities.

*James Dodd will exhibit new works as part of Adapter, the concurrent exhibition to UNTOLD.

> Instagram: @jimmydazzla
> Web: www.james-dodd.com

JamesDodd, Mill Painting Ultra, 2018.jpg
Marcus Veerman   With a background in primary education, outdoor leadership, and design-build learning, Marcus Veerman founded Playground Ideas after spearheading the construction of 40 bespoke playgrounds along the Thai/Burma border. He then went on to respond to a wave of interest in International playground building by creating an open-source platform to share best practices. Demand for his services has taken him to Asia, Africa, the Middle East and South America to facilitate playground construction, consult on projects and train teams of playground builders. Playground Ideas has now impacted over one million children in 143 countries, by supporting communities to create their own playground using locally sourced and recycled materials and tools.  > Web:  www.playgroundideas.org

Marcus Veerman

With a background in primary education, outdoor leadership, and design-build learning, Marcus Veerman founded Playground Ideas after spearheading the construction of 40 bespoke playgrounds along the Thai/Burma border. He then went on to respond to a wave of interest in International playground building by creating an open-source platform to share best practices. Demand for his services has taken him to Asia, Africa, the Middle East and South America to facilitate playground construction, consult on projects and train teams of playground builders. Playground Ideas has now impacted over one million children in 143 countries, by supporting communities to create their own playground using locally sourced and recycled materials and tools.

> Web: www.playgroundideas.org