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SLA at SLEX Working Bee

Saturday, 23 Oct 10:30 amtoSunday, 24 Oct 5:30 pm
When: Saturday, 23rd October 2010 10:30 am to Sunday, 24th October 2010 5:00 pm
Where: Iain’s house 23 Kennedy St Nth (off Erskine St)
Jo and Pats have put together the beginnings of tasks, and materials lists for the working bee. One of the most challenging things will be some kind of lightweight cardboard or core flute to mount posters. The big posters are approximately 600 X 830cm. Whatever we can scrounge, that is in good condition, will be terrific.
TASK PERSON MATERIALS
Sign:  “FILM SCREENINGS” Paint and coloured  cardboard
Sign: “PEAK OIL” Paint and paper roll – Make size of white paper roll.
SIGN: “BEYOND THE PEAK” “     “
Sign: “WHAT DO LIPSTICK, CARPET AND HEARIND AIDS HAVE IN COMMON?” “        “

Maybe curved or on sheet, left of  entrance

Sign ENTRANCE” “      “
Sign “EXIT”
Sign:  THE AGE OF OIL
Sign  “OIL HAS ALLOWED US TO DO EXTRAORDINARY THINGS Ray: find photos Paint and black  cardboard
Sign: PLEASE REARRANGE THESE OBJECTS IN THE ORDER THEY ARE MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU.

AS OIL BECOMES MORE EXPENSIVE, WE MAY HAVE TO MAKE CHOICES ABOUT WHAT WE CAN AFFORD.

Coloured cardboard and paints
Set of objects Jo Objects and table
Three monitors:

1. A person

2. Classic oil pump

3. ?

Bar, constructions

Iain: content of monitors

Monitors

Cords,

Multiple power sockets

Sign WHAT IS PEAK OIL Paint and coloured cardboard
Peak oil text Patsy – Rose to print A3 Computer
Poster: film program Iain Computer A4
Paint barrel Barrel and paint
Paint labels on barrel: “Petrol, diesel Fuel…
ROUND Sign on top of Barrel” “PRODUCTS MADE FROM A BARREL OF CRUDE OIL” Paint on top of barrel –or on cardboard cut to fit on the top.
A few things made directly from oil Iain ?
PEAK OIL SIGN ON ROOF BAR GOING UP WITH TENT
OIL RIG BAR WOOD AND ROPE
Words along front of tent Have the words from Autumn Festival
Need additional oil drums JO Sign OIL BARREL
Gas cylinder Jo Sign on cylinder: LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS
LOGO PRINTED IAIN Commercial printing
Timeline:

Sew Fabric

Text

Pats Cut fabric and sew

Computer

Photos – individual signs Pats Printed signs
Sign    SOME OF THE PEOPLE IN THESE PICTURES WERE ALIVE WHEN THE AGE OF OIL BEGAN. SOME OF THEIR DESCENDENTS, WHO ARE LIVING IN ARMIDALE TODAY, WILL PROBABLY LIVE TO SEE ITS END

WRIGHTS (1906), CROFTS (1898), TAYLORS (1895)

PATS PRINTED
Sign The construction of a desktop computer consumes ten times its weight in fossil fuels Rose Computer (Jo) paper, bricks
Kettle potato chips Rose Map, pictures and words
Oil is miraculous. To drive a car 20 kilometres you would need  about 1000 people inside your bonnet. Wayne’s students? Large painting plus sign
THE AMOUNT OF ENERGY NEEDED TO MAINTAIN AN AVERAGE AUSTTRALIAN IS THE EQUIVALENT OF ABOUT 50 PEOPLE ON BICYCLES PEDALLING FURIOUSLY DAY AND NIGHT WAYNE STUDENTS? COULD HAVE BICYCLES AROUND THE WORDS OR…..
Origins of oil ?
KIDS  3D CONSTRUCTIONS
An oil rig, A train engine, A tractor, An early bi-plane, An early automobile, A whale,

A petrol pump, A jet plane, One of the two Armidale cathedrals, The Armidale train station, The Armidale post office, The Armidale court house, A computer,

iPod, MP3 player, cell phone, television,
Car engine, Armidale library, Sputnik one

ANYTHING MADE FROM OIL

Kids? CARDBOARD AND PAINTS
TABLE – ROUND KITCHEN JO LIFELINE? JOHN MOORE
Poster – revise contact info and web site Iain Print on A3
Cartoons – Jo has a few but they would need to be enlarged. Enlarge and mount
All posters will need to be glued onto cardboard or  something stiff. Cardboard or coreflute
Bio-fuel Lindsay Car

Bag of seed

Signs

Pictures of fields?

Scenarios Iain

Patsy tickets and jars

Poster for each scenario

Large jars

Pebble? Or ticket

What could you live without?

Or What would you be willing to live without

Iain Computer?
Bike rack with our bikes Need a rack
Balloons Balloons
Quotes on signs:

1.   The stone Age didn’t end because we ran ouT of stones and the oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.” Economist 2003

2. What is needed is nothing short of an energy revolution” Ian Dunlo

3. I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” Thomas Edison 1931

4.“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. “  Dr, Seuss The Lorax

5. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein

6, “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein

Cardboard, paints and brushes
We need a poster with information with  references about Peak oil to give credibility:

Web sites

Stern Report etc/

SLA stall at the end of the tent

Iain’s Poster

Membership forms

List to join SLAM and SLA

Resource list about Peak Oil

What else? We need to make this seem exciting.

BEGINNINGS OF A LIST OF MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • STRING
  • COLOURED CARDBOARD
  • REGULAR CARDBOARD
  • CORE FLUTE
  • SISSORS
  • MATT KNIVES
  • PAINTS – POSTER AND PAINT FOR OIL DRUM
  • SMALL BRUSHES
  • MASKING TAPE
  • GAFFERS TAPE- GOOD SILVER
  • GLUE
  • LONG METAL RULERS

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