A Nonesuch Collaborative Residency : Lancaster, Smallwood, Waldron

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This July Main & Station is delighted to welcome back artist Sydney Lancaster and geologist John Waldron, and to introduce composer Scott Smallwood to Parrsboro.

The team are collaborating on a multidisciplinary project that will “explore both the limitlessness of the tide’s ebb and flow, and the limits of human capacity to comprehend time on that immense scale”.

This summer is a 2 week Research & Development Residency, to plan and develop a new site-specific sculptural installation responding to the tidal range in the Bay of Fundy. The goal is to scout potential locations for an installation, meet with local people (potential collaborators) and get to know the area.  The team will also be learning about local materials and trying some experiments to see what might best be used for the work, a large-scale site-based sculptural installation which they hope to create and document in summer 2017.

Want to know more? Join us for an artist’s talk, a workshop or a walk…

  • Sydney Lancaster will be giving an ARTIST’S TALK at Main & Station on Wednesday, 6 July at 7pm.
  • Scott Smallwood will be giving an ARTIST’S TALK at Main & Station on Wednesday, 6 July at 8pm.
  • Take a GEL TRANSFER PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP with Sydney Lancaster…http://hmsnonesuch.com/gel-transfer-printmaking/
  • Join John Waldron for a Geology Shore Walk on Saturday 16 July, 2 – 4 pm

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Press-mold and Sculptural Pottery Workshop with Jessica Sallay-Carrington

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In this 2-day workshop Nonesuch artist in residence Jessica will teach the process of making plates, bowls and flower pots by taking molds from household objects, adding sculptural elements onto the vessels.

The workshop will take place on Monday the 15th of February from 11-3pm & on Sunday the 21st from 11am -1pm.

For more information and to register…http://hmsnonesuch.com/workshops-seminars-conferences/learn/press-mold-and-sculptural-pottery-workshop/

Making Your Own Sketchbook Or Journal

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Joel & Tati are “artivists” (artist + activists) who believe that certain changes do not come from leaders, but surface from collaboration, dialogue and social exchange. For some years the duo have travelled with a project called Permact (www.facebook.com/Permact) offering workshops like this so as to give the opportunity for people to rethink about consumerism and waste.

In this workshop participants will use a variety of repurposed and recycled materials to make their own sketchbook or journal.

For more information & to register, visit the workshop page here, http://hmsnonesuch.com/workshops-seminars-conferences/learn/graphic-diary-workshop/ or send us an email, or stop in at Main & Station, 168 Main Street (Parrsboro’s old Post Office).

Mandala Therapy, A Creative Meditation Workshop

Mandala Workshop

Tatiana is an artist whose experience with different kinds of therapy has led her to the simple approach of using some time each day for creative activity. She believes that creating mandalas is one of the best ways to free your mind and get in contact more deeply with yourself.

By painting and drawing mandalas in this workshop you will learn to interpret the basic elements of a mandala and how to use it as a tool for self-knowledge. 

All materials will be provided.

For more information & to register, visit the workshop page here, http://hmsnonesuch.com/workshops-seminars-conferences/learn/mandala-therapy/ or send us an email, or stop in at Main & Station, 168 Main Street (Parrsboro’s old Post Office).

Transforming Our Trash

We understand we are responsible for the reality we live in; therefore, we must work hard to go further towards a more sustainable society, in harmony with nature.

A CREATIVE RECYCLING WORKSHOP

Joel & Tati are “artivists” (artist + activists) who believe that certain changes do not come from leaders, but surface from collaboration, dialogue and social exchange. For some years the duo have travelled with a project called Permact (www.facebook.com/Permact) offering workshops like this so as to give the opportunity for people to rethink about consumerism and waste.

Transforming Our Trash

Join Tatiana & Joel to learn various ways to reuse some of the solid residues generated in our homes to create many different objects. Examples will be provided of the many options we have to increase the impact created from the trash that we generate in our daily lives.

This is also an opportunity to talk about and learn how to reduce our consumerism and waste to become more conscious consumers.

Each participant will exercise their creativity to create useful and/or beautiful objects from the so-called trash instead of simply wasting it.

For more information & to register, visit the workshop page here, http://hmsnonesuch.com/workshops-seminars-conferences/learn/transforming-our-trash-workshop/ or send us an email, or stop in at Main & Station, 168 Main Street (Parrsboro’s old Post Office).

In Residence : Joel Jansa & Tati Gaia

We are proud to have reknowned nomads Joel Jansa & Tati Gaia at Main & Station as Nonesuch Residents since November 2015.

Joel is from Barcelona. He is a Physicist, Comedian, Peanut Butter Cookie Lover, and Didgeridoo & Violin player.  Sometimes he also make crazy music with every other instrument around. Tatiana is a Graphic Designer, Tattoo Artist, practitioner of Slack-Line, and Tapioca Queen. Both are passionate about the planet we share and treating it gently.

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We have a collective movement with a mutual empowerment focus that aims to foster and promote the sustainability and overall health of both people and the planet.
We are focused to share the alternatives on self-reliance, in holistic health, responsible consciousness and environmental awareness. With the conviction that another world is possible, we want to contribute to the increasing shift of positive values. We encourage the reflection of our habits and daily choices with real examples.Tatiana pedals
 
The information of ancestral and modern knowledge, technology, projects and people with an attitude demonstrating that living sustainably is indeed possible, and is already a reality, here and now!

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Les prix d’excellence Nonesuch

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Main & Station is pleased to announce

The international NONESUCH ART ON PAPER AWARDS

These awards are open to all artists.

The awards consist of cash and residencies valued at $ 20,940.00:

  •               The Nonesuch Best Work Award
  •                L’Usine de Papier Award
  •               The Main & Station Award
  •               The Griffintown Award
  •               The Wellington Church Award

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