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Yum Wrap - irregular musings on film, art, media & learning.

White Night Reviews

We are so grateful to those who experienced our work Do Not Go Gentle at White Night Ballarat, and then told us what you thought of the work. Thank you from Erin & Christine.   Please feel free to add your comment below. “Not only did I personally love the piece, I was really excited …
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Do Not Go Gentle

DO NOT GO GENTLE CHRISTINE TAMMER & ERIN MCCUSKEY We hope you will come and view our beautiful, one night only work: Do Not Go Gentle  by Christine Tammer & Erin M McCuskey White Night Ballarat Saturday March 4th 7pm – 7am (Sunday) Chancery Lane Ballarat The work will loop every half hour and will …
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Stranger Art

Recently I was asked to give the opening speech for a fabulous artist Ms Anne Chibnall. Anne and I worked together making films for about ten years at Future Films. In that time she became a fast friend. Here’s the speech along with some of her films.

Learner productivity with Google

Digital literacy is a term that has gained currency with the rise of digital technologies. For the literacy and numeracy teacher it adds another level for learners to negotiate in making sense out of the myriad of visual, auditory and intellectual typologies  that exhibit our capacity to operate independently and individually. While times are changing, …
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Working (TOO) out loud

Videographer Erin only made one mistake. She laughed at the store manager in whose store we were shooting our elearning resource A-roll. The veins expanded even more, his eyes bulged, his shirt appeared ready to shred itself upon his own self inflammation. Playing good cop I explained how his store had been chosen to represent the congolomerate …
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Luxville Delusion – Artist Talk

Artist Talk Sunday 15th November 2015 Erin McCuskey Filmmaker – Yum Studio – Madame Yum Luxville Delusion  This talk is dedicated to those around the world who have experienced violence. Be it from war, terrorism, racism, misogyny… we have so many names for it. Violence comes from the desire for power, and from fear of …
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Dance on dear Marge…

Jim and Marge Welsh flew down the Melbourne Road to Ballarat in their borrowed Jaguar. It was December 1960. They arrived at the dance studio, upstairs at 12 Armstrong Street North, to be greeted by studio owner Marg Morcombe waving at them from the big steel windows that fronted the building. Jim and Marge had …
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Hands on for workshop presentation simplicity

Workshop presenting is a tough gig. Be it that big international conference, a masterclass for peers, or a quick 1 hour filler for internal staff. Audiences demand new ideas, snappy audio visual presentations and opportunities to play with your ideas and skills demonstrations. Coming up with hands on activities that have relevance to participants’ professional …
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From Red to Purple

  What a fabulous turn out for Red, thank you all so much for joining us. Here are some images and thought provoking opening and closing, and some middle, lines that the crowd came up with. Find yours, then check at the bottom for feedback and naming the winner, who we can’t name so hoping …
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