What's going on up there??Andrea Polli's work has taken her to both Polar regions and the centres of huge developing cities where she works with atmospheric scientists and their data. How does her work help us to understand the way we measure, interpret and respond to the ceiling that encases us all: our joint atmosphere? Join Andrea in conversation with meteorologist and poet,…See More
Usually Sydney but currently in Auckland. Looks like you are doing some very interesting stuff. Would love to see the Dark Ecologies talk but unfortunately can't do Wed. Look forward to connecting more!
Thanks for alerting me to the Dark Ecologies session on 25th . I really love seeing such an artistic approach. Unfortunately, I will be down in Whirinaki working with kids at the school there next week on an exciting program which is also about sensing. Its about their Kura helping the world better understand the value of the ecosystem services that rainforests supply to support life on earth. (eg their largely ignored climate global cooling function). Using Living Systems Thinking to learn how to sense and ride the pattterns in a complex world - full of ambiguity and surprise. details at www.whirinakirainforest.info/weather/explanation.htm
Also while have your ear, if you know anyone interested in joining the Living Systems Thinking workshop on 30-312 May please point them to www.projectmanagement.co.nz We run these as a small co-creative group at the end of almost every month.
Your photos on Cultivating Conciousness peaked my interest, and your profile further so. It sounds like you can see the big picture, where we're headed, and you don't necessarily like what you see either, but are willing to try to make a change.
I've recently hopped on board with the 350 Aotearoa team, and thought your art was pretty inspiring + would be great if you would be able to do something for our 10/10/10 Global Climate Working Bee (www.350.org.nz for more details). I was thinking an art piece centering around 350, or an art workshop for the community, or something similar would be wonderful (not to mention if it could be filmed/photographed).
Would love to speak further if that interests you at all?
Hi Sophie, Your projects sound very inspiring!
Perhaps you have a vision to contribute to the shiftshaping project, or perhaps your little youngsters might want to visualise their positive futures? Sounds like you already have inventor in the house.
Hi Sophie. Your name has come up twice in the last couple of days so I thought I'd get in touch to communicate with you about a few ideas.
One is Letting Space, and the other is Now Future.
Letting space is a concept that I am very excited about, I will probably submit a proposal or two. But I would also like to discuss a project I am working on to facilitate the utilisation of unwanted commercial resources in Wellington, this project could benefit from vacant commercial space to host unwanted commercial materials. Kirsten Kelly from WCC said you would be a good person to talk to about building relationships with property developers etc.
Now Future also looks great. I was wandering what kind of multi and social media integration you had planned for it? I am very interested in the utilisation of these technologies to benefit such projects. I would be willing and keen to talk and assist you in any way if you are at all interested in such development.
You’re invited to our last Intersect Face-to-Face of 2009. There will be sharing of ideas and the usual inspiration and connection, but this one is a little bit Christmas flavoured and it’s all about giving.
There will be surprise gifts, crafty activities, ideas for 'sustainable' gifts and conversations about giving. You can get involved in any way that suits you - even if it's just to meet a few more people and enjoy some tasty treats.