The Footscray Uni Town event series will explore ideas, present research and provide opportunities for the community to have robust discussions with leading thinkers, planners and dreamers.
Always take your dog for a walk, even if you don’t have one!
Ways we can move more and sit less
We all know that physical activity is important to our health and that low levels of activity and too much sitting have been associated with a wide range of health problems. Delivered by the leading international authority on sedentary behaviour and physical activity, Professor Stuart Biddle, learn what encourages physical activity, why we sit too much, and practical steps to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle.
Footscray Park Campus, Building L, Room L114
8 October 2014
The politics of art and representation
10x20x30 = 10 speakers, 20 images, 30 seconds
Ten exceptional arts practitioners, theatre makers, actors, visual artists, academics and comedians will shed light on ‘the politics of arts and representation’. The evening will cross diverse conversational landscapes from power discourses, innovation, and answering the who, what, how, where and why of art and representation.
Footscray Community Arts Centre
30 October 2014
Footscray University Town
Leading architects and urban planners will explore the local, national and international interpretation of the University Town concept. Charles Landry, founder of the ‘creative city’ concept, will join in conversation with principal Architect Rob McGauran, and Executive Director of Queensland University of Technology’s creative industry precincts, Susan Street.
Footscray Nicholson Street Campus, VenU, Nicholson Street
5 November 2014
For more visit footscrayunitown.com.au