Co-Creative Community Art Circle

Co-Creative Community Art Circle
"Incantations of a Soundless Dawn" by Michael Lott

Join us for a co-creative art circle in the Visionary Art Zone, with experiential art games, the creation of a collaborative community painting, and an art discussion with the artists! We will be exploring…

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Marcus Littlewolf

Marcus Littlewolf is a traditional, ceremonial Oglala Lakota, focusing his efforts in expanding permaculture to those who need it. He has several permaculture certificates, ones centered on teaching and design. His background is in…

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Caleb Gordon

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Caleb Gordon is the garden manager and intern coordinator at the Solar Living Institute. He has been living and working at the institute for three years where he is…

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Matthew Stephens

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Matthew Anthony Stephens was born in Beverly on Chicago’s South Side. While the Windy City has not typically been the first place one would think of with regards to…

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Tara Marchant

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Tara Marchant is re-defining herself, like many others, in the emerging Green paradigm. As the Local Director for Emerald Cities Bay Area – Oakland Council, Tara is working across…

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Music of the Movement – Singing our Community into Life (Circle Songs Around the Fire)

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Come gather around the fire, and let the richness of the day's events and learning integrate and resonate in song!  Music builds community, and is essential to carrying a…

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Why International Permaculture Convergences are Important for PC Global Movement

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] For the permaculture community, the International Permaculture Convergences (IPC) are hugely important. Why is there a global permaculture movement? What makes it continue to influence and inspire people, not…

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Wes Roe

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Wes Roe is a co-founder of the Santa Barbara Permaculture Network, an educational non-profit founded in 2000 that has sponsored hundreds of workshops and events about permaculture and sustainability…

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Margie Bushman

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame]  Margie Bushman is a co-founder of the Santa Barbara Permaculture Network, an educational non-profit founded in 2000 that has sponsored hundreds of workshops and events about permaculture and sustainability…

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Kerry Brady

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Kerry Brady, MA, SEP, supports others in awakening to an embodied recognition of our essential nature and inherent place within the larger unfolding web of life. She is the…

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Permaculture Projects with Villagers in a Drought Affected Area of India

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] This workshop will talk about the permaculture work Living Ecology and Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, hosts of the next International Permaculture Convergence are doing in Telangana, India. They work with…

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Resilience in the Face of WildFires – The Lake County Story

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Panel of three people: Nils Paulsen, Brenda Quintero and Fairlight Alghren share three perspectives and highlight community service work we are involved in. Highlights will include building collaborative partnerships,…

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Brenda Quintero

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame]   Brenda brings a strong history in nonprofit management to the Permaculture world. Past work history includes Director of Finance & Operations, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability (previously…

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Stephanie Maldonado

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Stephanie graduated with her Bachelors in Liberal Studies from San Francisco State University where she studied Holistic Health, Urban Development, and Environmental Problems and Solutions. She is a radical…

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The Art of Michael Lott

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Michael Lott is an abstract artist whose work is heavily inspired by his travels, the healing of our relationship with nature, humanity's movement towards spiritual integration, as well as the worlds opened up to him via…

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Bring Us with You: Engaging Community in Transforming the Food System

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Food insecurity is a reality faced by many low-income urban families, however the food access movement goes beyond developing local gardens, farmers markets, grocery stores, etc. This workshop is…

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XEO

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] XEO is an electronic/acoustic/vocal artist. His songs are often inspired by nature, spirituality, and the human condition. 2016 Convergence Performance: Thursday, September 15th | 8:00 - 9:00 PM |…

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“Commons” Film Screening

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/QueenChiefWarhorse1-300x168.png[/image_frame] The Commons is a documentary film about communities all over the world re-asserting sustainable, responsible futures using ancient Commons principles. The Commons are the shared resources of the world,…

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Bunker Seyfert

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Bunker is a traveling documentary filmmaker who produces media for the social justice and environmental movements as part of Survival Media Agency, an international collective of media makers. His…

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Can’t We All get What We Want? Governance, Authority, Holacracy and Freedom from Consensus in a Self-Managing Organization

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] We'll start with an interactive exercise: a well-intentioned group of like-minded people unable to get anything done, because everyone wants to have a say in everything, and everyone has…

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