• Educational
  • Education Evolution

    Are education systems adapting to meet the needs of students? In the words of arguably, the most famous Aussie political slogan of all time… It’s Time!!! Recently I asked a group of preschoolers to pretend they were taking a photo of each other. Every one of them confidently held their pretend camera away from their […]

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  • Changing Paradigms

    RSA Animate – Sir Ken Robinson Sir Ken Robinson, the world’s leading authority on creativity, is still questioning the methods born out of the industrial revolution that we continue to use to educate our children. Recently a friend sent me the video below! Hallelujah! Sir Ken speaks AND I am given visuals! I could ask for no more… I am a […]

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  • New Life

     “Dubito ergo cogito; cogito ergo sum. (I doubt, therefore I think; I think therefore I am)” Rene Descartes Is it Art? Science? Creationist? Fantasy? How can it help us? What can we learn? Does it have an educational purpose or is it purely for entertainment? I find Theo Jansen’s creatures clever and mesmerising but is it an animal? It doesn’t reproduce […]

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  • Sculpture By The Sea

    Sculpture monumentalises everyday life. 28 Oct – 14 Nov 2010 ‘Bondi’s spectacular coastline is transformed into an interactive canvas as an estimated 400,000 visitors engage with more than 100 sculptures.’ Dr Andrew Bell SC I love this annual exhibition because it’s always exciting to see how the artists use this extraordinary exhibition space.     Which […]

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  • Creation

    Vik Muniz ‘Creativity is how we cope with creation’ – Vik Muniz    Born in Brazil in 1961, Brooklyn-based fine artist Vik Muniz has exhibited his work all over the world. He is a great observer of life and uses unexpected materials to create portraits, landscapes and still life works which he then photographs. This creative thinker […]