THE 1999 LIVING CITY SCHEDULE


The Living City 1999
Sept. 25th & 26th, Roundhouse Performance Centre

Saturday Sept. 25th
Facilitator - Ann Duffy

- 10:00 Opening Remarks
Welcome by Sekyu Siyam & Tawx'sinyexwulla
- 10:30 storytelling: Sekyu Siyam, Squamish Nation, "Stories of Place"
- 11:00 David Fraser, Environment Canada - "The Georgia Basin Initiative"

------ 11:30 - 11:45 Break ------

- 11:45 performance: Lisa Walker - "Immersion: to the World of the Whale"
- 12:15 Allan Grant, B.C. Hydro - "Community & Energy"
- 12:45 James Tansey, SDRI, - "Quest:: a Computer game for Sustainability Research"

------ 1:15 - 2:00 Lunch ------

- 2:00 Sound artist: Hildegard Westerkamp - "Re-Composing the City"
- 2:30 Cheeying Ho, BEST - "Transportation in the Living City"
- 3:00 Shaugn Schwartz, Evergreen Foundation - "Steward & Storyteller"

------ 3:30 -3:45 Break ------

- 3:45 Hilary Keever, AdBusters Media Foundation - "Consumer Choice
/Consumer Action"
- 4:15 reading: George Bowering - "Bowering's Vancouver"
- 4:45 Closing Remarks

Sunday September 26th

- 10:30 visual artist : Gwen Curry - "Bird Watching Human"
- 11:00 Herb Barbolet, Farm Folk/City Folk - "Feeding the Living City"
- 11:30 artist talk: Nancy Bleck & Tawx'sinyexwulla - "the Witness project &
Cedar People"

------ 12:00 Break ------

- 12:15 John Clarke, Mountaineer & Educator - "Watershed"
- 12:45 photo artist: Sandra Semchuk, - "A Bird in the House: Should I Eat It?"

------ 1:15 - 2:00 Lunch ------

- 2:00 Cathy Booler, Georgia Straight Alliance - "Household De-Tox"
- 2:30 Joseph Lin, Taiwanese Cdn. Green Club - "Intercultural Ecology"
- 3:00 Performance: D.B. Boyko & Christine Duncan - Yamashiro’s "Songbird"

3:30 - 4:30 Awards: The Gardens of Babylon Balcony Challenge

Sandra Semchuk's video work, "Bear - In the Absence of Acceptance" will be installed in the Roundhouse cafe for the duration of the Forum. This footage was made on a trip into the Khutzeymateen Valley with Charlie Russell. Sandra would like to acknowledge Charlie, whose work has helped us to understand that our attitudes toward bears have shaped their attitudes toward us.
     
 

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