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Let’s talk about chalkart!

Join us for this hands-on interactive session. We are collaborating with Mixed Creative artist studio to run a free hands-on chalkart tutorial session. Join the chalk army! Where: Mixed Creative, 32 Nile Street, Port Adelaide. When: 22 February, 6-7pm Pro tip: chalk dust is dirty, and it gets everywhere. Don’t wear your Sunday best. Materials provided.  Mixed […]

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Empowering people through chalkart

  Why do I love doing chalk art? There are a whole host of reasons: it invites people into the moment, challenges their perceptions of their own place, adds a splash of ephemeral colour and encourages others to give it a go themselves. But the thing I love the MOST is the conversations I have with […]

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Community placemaker expo – introducing Tracey Davis

“By the people, for the people.” It was wonderful to facilitate on-stage interviews with community placemakers at the recent Place Invaders event held at Port Adelaide recently. The event was sold out, jam-packed with a great crowd of Port Adelaide folks. So I thought I might share some more info on these inspiring local citizens over […]

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Open letter to our Kitchen Table Conference family

  I would like to send out a HUGE THANKYOU to every single one of you who helped bring the magic to the Kitchen Table Conference on 6 October. I came away filled with optimism and inspiration. So many new connections made! A few moments have continued to stay with me: Acknowledgement to country made […]

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A new kind of graphic recording!

  We wanted to do something different with our live visual recording of the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board event ‘Adelaide’s liveability: fact or fiction?’ So we developed a whole new creative technique and delivered a live collage triptych. Process: Myself and my creative partner Michael Lannan contacted speakers in advance to gain […]

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Chalk artist vs army of street sweepers

Set the alarm for stupid early. It was 4.45am when we hit the streets. Crouched upon the ground, chalking up giant chickens for an early morning ‘promenade event’, I did not expect to learn new things about my own City! Here are my unexpected lessons from the streets of Adelaide: Homeless people are humans too. […]

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Kitchen Table Conference – early program now available

“To apply yourself beyond yourself is an act of citizenry,” Jay Weatherill speaking at the Open State launch. We love these words from our Premier, because they perfectly sum up what our Kitchen Table Conference is all about. The Morph-it family invites you to join us at our home for a boutique conference experience like […]

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Kitchen Table Conference

Placemaking lessons from the grassroots, shared across a kitchen table. “To apply yourself beyond yourself is an act of citizenry,” Jay Weatherill speaking at the Open State launch. We love these words from our Premier, because they perfectly sum up what the Kitchen Table Conference is all about. Our conference, happening on Friday 6 October […]