2017 Water Futures
Feb
23
8:45am 8:45am

2017 Water Futures

  • The Pavilion, Arts Centre Melbourne (map)
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Water is as critical to life as air. It’s what we share, mostly what we are, what we pollute, and what we revere.

Join Arts House, Tipping Point Australia and AsiaTOPA in this day-long discussion and exchange about our most precious resource. Water Futures is an international, interdisciplinary event involving participants from across Australia and the Asia Pacific, including artists, scientists, Indigenous elders, economists, activists, politicians, diplomats and business people.

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2015 Cop Out
Dec
12
11:00am11:00am

2015 Cop Out

  • Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall (map)
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ARTS HOUSE PARTICIPATE IN ARTCOP21 — THE CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC RESPONSE TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE 

On the final day of the Paris COP (Conference of Parties) talks, where politicians decide our planets’ future, TippingPoint Australia will facilitate a virtual forum – COP OUT with an eclectic and esteemed group of scientists, artists, academics and activists to discuss how art can impact climate change.

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2015 Spring Lab
Sep
6
to Sep 10

2015 Spring Lab

  • Daylesford, Victoria Australia (map)
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Over four chilly days in September, TippingPoint Australia invited a small group of artists, scientists and other interested participants to Daylesford, Victoria to take part in Spring Lab 2015.Participants considered new approaches to art, activism, science and communication in response to climate change. The intensive creative laboratory/retreat was facilitated by Angharad Wynne-Jones, Matt Wicking and David Finnigan from TippingPoint Australia, with local hosts Artist as Family. The event included daily guided sessions, workshops, site visits and food gathering and preparation experiences. Participants also contributed a session or workshop to the creative lab program to share artist ideas and develop new collaborations.  

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2015 A Conversation with the Inevitable: Confronting climate change and death
May
15
2:30am 2:30am

2015 A Conversation with the Inevitable: Confronting climate change and death

In a unique performative conversation, Angharad Wynne-Jones and Matt Wicking invite grief and bereavement counsellor, Lea Rose, to offer an open session about confronting the end of life and end of the world as we know it. This event is part of the public programming of the Perceptive Power exhibition, co curated by Carbon Arts and the RMIT Design Hub Gallery

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2014 Game On!
Nov
24
2:30am 2:30am

2014 Game On!

  • Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall (map)
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Game on!  is part forum, part game, part collaborative action planning, a chance to develop your ideas that are contributing  to the seismic cultural shift we’ll need for a future we want. Bring your projects, problems and prototypes and together we can find solutions, develop action plan, meet new collaborators and project partners. What are you working on that other people can jump in on? What do you have to offer (time, energy, skills,knowledge)?

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2014 Going Nowhere
Nov
22
to Nov 24

2014 Going Nowhere

  • Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall (map)
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Going Nowhere is one event happening on two sides of the globe simultaneously—in Melbourne and in Cambridge, UK—exploring how artists, communities and audiences can sustainably generate international creative experiences without getting on a plane.

Through four local and international arts collaborations and a program of interactive forums and workshops to be announced soon, Going Nowhere rehearses possible futures and embraces the shared delights of staying put and reaching out.

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2014 Be Prepared
May
16
to May 26

2014 Be Prepared

A TPA Climate Commission

In a live art public protest Be Prepared puts this classic scout catch cry in to action, exploring the notions of civic responsibility and civil disobedience, whilst challenging the participants' own psychological readiness to protest climate change. Join the next wave of creative protest as Torque Show asks the question “are we prepared to protest for climate change?”

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2014 Home Art
Apr
13
5:00am 5:00am

2014 Home Art

A TPA Climate Commission

Home art is an international arts project enabling people to make and show art in their own homes in collaboration with leading contemporary artists. From development to presentation, these art works have been created with low environmental impact.”

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2013 The future – unimaginable or unthinkable?
May
29
to Jun 1

2013 The future – unimaginable or unthinkable?

  • Courtyard Studio, Canberra Theatre Centre (map)
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Presented by TippingPoint Australia and Theatre Network Victoria, TippingPoint Australia 2013 is an opportunity for leaders and change agents from arts, science and the business sectors to gather and harness hope, to identify the most effective strategies and actions to help each other make changes that will bring us closer to our happier imagined futures. 80 of Australia ’s artists, scientists, politicians, economists, activists, philosophers and others will explore how we can imagine and work towards a future that meets the challenge of adapting and mitigating the catastrophic effects of climate change.

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2012 Home Art
Dec
2
to Dec 3

2012 Home Art

  • North Melbourne Australia (map)
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A TPA Climate Commission

Home Art is a collaboration between artists and households who accepted the invitation to have a work of art made for them and performed by them in their own homes. By being local in its creation and presentation and with support from the City of Melbourne’s sustainability team to measure and reduce the emissions of some of the participants houses and work places, the project models a new way of making low impact art that offers a chance for neighbours to see each other in a new light. Home Art 2012 – North Melbourne.

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2011 Home Art
Dec
1
to Dec 10

2011 Home Art

  • North Melbourne Australia (map)
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A TPA Climate Commission

Home Art is a collaboration between artists and households who accepted the invitation to have a work of art made for them and performed by them in their own homes. By being local in its creation and presentation and with support from the City of Melbourne’s sustainability team to measure and reduce the emissions of some of the participants houses and work places, the project models a new way of making low impact art that offers a chance for neighbours to see each other in a new light. Home Art 2011 – North Melbourne and West Melbourne.

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2011 Cultivating Green Art: Ideas & Solutions For Environmental Sustainability
Nov
25
9:20am 9:20am

2011 Cultivating Green Art: Ideas & Solutions For Environmental Sustainability

TippingPoint Australia and Melbourne Conversations, the City of Melbourne’s free conversation program invite an audience to join with some of Melbourne and Copenhagen’s most exciting cultural innovators as they discussed how they see the artists in their cities respond to the challenge of environmental sustainability. The audiences contributed to the Café Conversations style evening and had interactive creative conversations on the issues they raise.

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2011 Sustaining the Arts Workshop with Julie’s Bicycle
Oct
8
12:30am12:30am

2011 Sustaining the Arts Workshop with Julie’s Bicycle

  • Arts House, Meat Market – Conference Room (map)
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Increasingly arts companies will be required to develop and implement carbon reduction policies as a funding requirement and Alison Tickell, founding CEO of Julie’s Bicycle,  explained what to consider when developing a sustainability plan, share some tools such as the Green Mobility Plan and the Industry Green standard, and gave advice and feedback to any questions/issues in developing plans. This workshop was for independent artists, producers, small to medium arts organisations, performing arts venues and arts festival committed to or interested in developing a sustainability plan for their works.

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2011 The Climate Changers [Exhibition]
Aug
20
to Sep 12

2011 The Climate Changers [Exhibition]

  • Queensland Museum South Bank (map)
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A TPA Climate Commission

Climate change is daunting. We have mostly agreed that it’s happening. But it’s big and what can we do about it anyway? What about cyclone-powered electricity grids? Or lightning-run barbecues? Or dog saliva showers? Can we build a machine to fix it? We need to work together but how do you encourage cooperation? These are some of the ingenious ideas Year 5 children from Milton State School in Brisbane suggested when we asked them to come up with creative solutions to climate change. The children’s artwork responses are sure to surprise and amaze you.

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2011 Control of the Commons
Aug
14
to Jun 8

2011 Control of the Commons

A TPA Climate Commission

Control of the Commons. Time’s Up and a diverse collection of associates undertake a series of watercourse journeys in Australia and Europe, investigating water usage, attitudes to water and kinship/friendship networks and presenting these investigations in varied forms including direct documentation, kinship and friendship analysis, interviews, photography and video mapping (in partnership with IETM/Kaaitheatre Brussels).

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2010 TippingPoint Australia Forums
Oct
29
to Nov 13

2010 TippingPoint Australia Forums

Art and climate change – re-imagining a global future through dialogue and action TippingPointAustralia hosted 3 forums in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in 2010 for invited international and Australian artists, scientists and others to explore ways in which we can adapt to and mitigate functionally, culturally and socially the effects of climate change.

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