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Preserve with Sam Daley

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May 24, 7:30am • Museum of Brisbane • part of a series on Preserve

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Registering for our evening event, Birthday Beer Pong with Scott Triana? Don’t be a Will! Carlton’s got it going on. Did you hear that our April PM event - Birthday Beer Pong with Scott Triana of @beercreative has a dress code? Whether you’re playing, spectating or just coming for the talk, the rules are simple; sporting whites. There are still 10 tickets left for our evening event.  #cmgame

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Throughout human history, games were about winning or losing.

Author James P. Carse extends this concept beautifully in Finite and Infinite Games: “A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.”

Which game are you playing with your art?

It’s a question worth asking everyday. Is this decision, this attitude, sending you down a short game or long game? The same energy that we spend chasing rewards and likes can be refocused to loving our craft and shipping our best work.

Keep your eyes on the journey, not the prize.

This month’s global exploration of Game was chosen by our Liège chapterand illustrated by Jeffrey Phillips. This month is presented by our global partner MailChimp.

Photos from our Courage event with Cristian Staal will be appearing shortly. There’s some stellar shots of our good looking morning people. #cmbne #cmcourage

Yes you is! Our live graphic recorder @jimmydrawsstuff will be at our event again this month live illustrating the talk of Cristian Staal. Before the talk however, he will be illustrating our attendees along with their icebreaker answers to the question: “What’s the most courageous thing you’ve done in 2018?” We’ll be airdropping then straight to your phone at the event for you to share and there’ll be a prize for one lucky morning person who shares the drawing and tags Jimmy Patch! #cmbne #cmcourage

SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT: 🎉Cristian Staal of @clemenger_brisbane is our March speaker for the theme of Courage. Cristian has been ranked #1 Art Director in the world after co-creating the ‘Best Job in the World’ campaign and has won at every international show including 3x Cannes Grand Prix and 2x (notoriously rare) Black and Yellow D&AD pencils. He also won the global digital account for the biggest soap brand in the world, Lux by Unilever, spoke at TEDx and lectures at QUT and UQ — No biggie! *takes a breath* 😳 The event this month is on Friday March 23rd and registration for tickets go live on Monday 19th. Stay tuned for details. #cmbne #cmcourage

Moments from our February event — Curiosity with Emilie Guillemain at Mas & Miek Ceramic House by Alana Potts and Niell Blue. #cmbne #cmcuriosity

Moments from our February event — Curiosity with Emilie Guillemain at Mas & Miek Ceramic House by Alana Potts and Niell Blue. #cmbne #cmcuriosity

This month we welcome our very own CM Brisbane Instagram storyteller Emilie Guillemain to take to the stage.

Emilie is a storyteller propelled by an innate curiosity for the people and environment around her. Studying and practicing as a writer since 2011, she has worked with a number of print and digital publications including Broadsheet Melbourne, The Urban List, and sustainability magazine Peppermint.

After exploring alternative modes of storytelling during 2017, Emilie has recently begun - a project which takes her into the homes of her favourite artists to live alongside them, discover how they live, work and play, and to share these stories with the world. Come and hear Emilie speak on #cmcuriosity on Friday February 23 at Mas & Miek Ceramic House in Newstead and discover how the practice of harnessing curiosity is an art within itself.

❤️ Hello February! Our theme this month is Curiosity.“Curiosity is many things—a trait, a mindset, and a skill. To wonder about the things you don’t know and to actively fill those gaps with knowledge is to consciously enrich your life.” This month’s theme was chosen by our friends at the Malmö chapter and illustrated by Oelwein. Thank you to MailChimp, Adobe, and for supporting our global creative community this month.