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Sat., 29 June 2019
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Armidale Town Hall
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Ecoarts Australis 3rd national conference 26-28 MAY

Sunday, 26 MaytoTuesday, 28 May

3rd National EcoArts Australis Conference: Using the Visual and Performing Arts to Encourage Pro-environmental Behaviour

26-28 May 2019

Wollongong, NSW

Welcome to the first mail out for the third national EcoArts Australis Conference! We are looking forward to hosting a wonderful and inspiring event focusing on exploring sustainability through the arts.

What can you expect from the 2019 Conference:

  • inspirational presenters
  • workshops and other activities
  • art displays
  • music performances
  • and more!

Key themes:  

  • using the arts to change habits and behaviours;
  • using the arts in environmental education
  • using the arts to draw attention to particular environmental issues;
  • using the arts to celebrate the natural environment and human relationship with it

Areas of focus:

Including, (but not limited to):

  • fostering the eco-city (urban planning/active transport)
  • mitigating climate change
  • reducing waste
  • conserving/re-establishing native vegetation
  • community festivals and community arts
  • public and performance art
  • indigenous art
  • science/art collaborations
  • urban trees

Ways to participate

You will be able to participate in a variety of ways:

  • Making an oral presentation
  • Presenting information in the Pechu Kucha format (Speed presentations (20 slides, 6 seconds per slide).
  • Performing your material in an Eco[ei]steddfod (3 minute eco-art performances (music, theatre and/or dance)
  • Running a workshop session
  • Presenting your work as a poster, film or visual artwork
  • Participating in the creation of an ecoart work
  • Participating in numerous networking opportunities as an audience member

Key dates

  • 20 October 2018:     Call for abstracts commences
  • 20 October 2018:     Early bird registrations commences
  • 15 February:   Call for abstracts closes
  • 28 February:   Early bird registrations closes
  • 1 March:          Draft program available
  • 1 April:             Program finalised
  • 20 April:           Presentation provided to be included in proceedings
  • 26 May:            Field trip and welcoming reception
  • 27-28 May:      Conference



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