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Renew Newcastle’s coming to America tour

October 9th, 2010 5 Comments

I’ve booked a trip to the USA next year between the 22nd of January and the 13th of February 2011.¬†For the last two years i have been working on Renew Newcastle and i’m keen to touch base with other projects involved in of revitalising cities, urbanism, culture and low cost/ low budget revitalisation of urban […]

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Renew Newcastle on Sunday Arts Video

July 6th, 2009 2 Comments

The Renew Newcastle project that i have been working on in my home town of Newcastle was featured on the ABC TV Sunday’s Arts program. Over the course of the last 6 month or so we’ve set up a scheme that has taken over nearly 20 formerly empty buildings in Newcastle and made them available […]

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Steal This Film

October 21st, 2008 8 Comments

The second episode of Not Quite Art Series Two goes to air on TV on ABC1 across Australia at 10pm local time tonight. If you’re in Australia, it is possible to download all episodes of the series in full and for free from the ABC web site. However as a lot of people have observed […]

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On Q and A next week…

August 8th, 2008 7 Comments

Talk about a hiding to nothing. I’m going to be on ABC TV’s interactive political panel discussion show Q and A next week. I will confidently predict that the show will have amongst its worst ratings for the year. Hopefully this will be more to do with it going head to head against the Beijing […]

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Culture Shock – New TV Series

March 25th, 2008 18 Comments

A new series, Culture Shock, is in the early stages for ABC TV (Australia). All going to plan (which these things rarely do in my limited experience) we should begin filming around around July and the series should air in about October 2008. Yes, I already know that the title is a bad clich√© – […]

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