Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 2019

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Vivid Ideas at Chatswood Chase

Saturday 25 May - Friday 14 June 2019, 11am
Free

Join the free Vivid Ideas at Chatswood Chase talk series every day from 11am to hear the debate on the biggest questions facing humanity today.

Vivid Ideas explores some of the most pressing topics of our era and is designed to challenge, excite, shock and motivate.

Get up close and personal with the artists behind the innovative installations and projections including Limelight and the Limelight Academy, Tianli Zu and Simone Chua. Learn how technology is revolutionising the way we live sustainably including how Professor Veena Sahwajwalla’s inventions can resurrect waste.

Discover how innovation will affect how humans live in the ‘Future You’ series with topics including digital wellness and gaming. And prepare to have your mind blown as the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning’s Design Lab talk about how advances in design will revolutionise our world. Hear about friendly robots, biodesign and how digital urban art is transforming our cities.

Artists in Conversation

Meet Limelight – world-pioneers in 3D projection mapping
Q&A with Limelight and the Limelight Academy Masterclass Students and Debra Just, General Manager, Willoughby City Council
Saturday 25 May 2019

Future Abstract
Gordon Monro, Chris Bowman from tranSTURM and Susannah Williams
Sunday 26 May 2019

Artists in Conversation - Emerging Lights
Zara Pasfield, Juune and Gambirra Illume
Saturday 1 June 2019

Future Abstract
Louise Allerton, Tom Loveday and Naomi Oliver
Tuesday 4 June 2019

China ready – Australian Chinese artists spanning the continents
Tianli Zu Simone Chua, Drue Chiam and Karen Chan
Saturday 15 June 2019

Design @ Day with University of Sydney Design Lab

Urban Prototyping and Friendly Robots: the Making of Woodie
Marius Hoggenmueller, PhD candidate at the Design Lab, The University of Sydney
Friday 31 May 2019

Digital Bridges: the University as Living Lab for Creative Cities
Dr Luke Hespanhol, Lecturer in the Design Lab, Curator of the Footbridge Gallery, The University of Sydney
Chatswood Chase
Wednesday 5 June 2019

AI and the Future of Creativity
Dr Kazjon Grace, researcher in AI and creativity, Design Lab in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning of the University of Sydney
Thursday 6 June 2019

Introducing Biodesign: living processes for innovative design
Phillip Gough, Lecturer in Biological Design, University of Sydney
Tuesday 11 June 2019

Green Future

Plant based eating for our future planet
Katrina Fox, Dr Travie O’Keefe DCH, Greg McFarlane, Loren Lembke
Tuesday 28 May 2019

Protecting Australia’s Heritage for our Future
Karen Smith, Education Officer, Aboriginal Heritage Office
Wednesday 29 May 2019

Indira Naidoo - The edible city
Monday 30 May 2019

Horticultural therapy – nurture yourself through nature
Jon Kingston
Monday 3 June 2019

Waste Resurrection
Professor Veena Sahajwalla
Friday 7 June 2019

BandB highway - future proofing biodiversity
Judy Friedlander
Sunday 9 June 2019

The Future is Electric
Michael Day and Evan Darmanin
Monday 10 June 2019

Future You

GIRLGAMERS
Sarah Jae - Australian Esports League, Mivaro – Community Manager for WomANZ, Briijay - Event organizer for WomANZ
Sunday 2 June, 11am

Don't aim to make a million dollars, aim to help a million people
Ram Castillo, Design Director, Podcaster, Author & Speaker
Saturday 8 June 2019

Fake news or responsible witnesses - the future of journalism
Natalie Pozdeev, Head Teacher of Media at TAFE NSW
Wednesday 12 June 2019

Digital Media
David Bartolo, Lecturer in Digital Media, TAFE NSW
Thursday 13 June 2019

Gaming
Seinwai Chew, Head Teacher, Games Development and Digital Media, TAFE NSW
Thursday 14 June 2019

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