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Code: 140  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Science & Environment, Business & Economics, Art & Design, Food
Saturday, May 19 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Kelly Doust, Indira Naidoo, Jason Di Rosso (facilitator)
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Edible gardening and hip crafts. Traditional skills (with a twist) are powering the modern Do-It-Yourself revolution. Paired with a focus on sustainability, its practitioners are providing a blueprint for living an ecologically sound (and intensely satisfying) life. Join Indira Naidoo and Kelly Doust for this panel discussion on the allure of handmade and the home-grown. They talk to ABC Radio National’s Jason Di Rosso.

Kelly Doust (Australian)

Kelly Doust is the author of craft books The Crafty Minx, The Crafty Kid and Minxy Vintage, fashion memoir A Life in Frocks and blog. A freelance writer, Kelly also occasionally appears as a craft and fashion expert on various television programs.

Indira Naidoo (Australian)

Indira Naidoo is one of Australian television's best-known broadcasters and journalists. She presented SBS Television's highly regarded national mid-evening news service, World News Tonight, the ABC's 7.30 Report, National Late Edition News and Behind the News. More recently she appeared on the first series of Celebrity MasterChef on Network Ten. Indira is passionate about growing her own produce and creating delicious meals with the bounty from her balcony.

Jason Di Rosso (Australian)

Jason Di Rosso is a film critic and cultural commentator at ABC Radio National. He works as a presenter producer on Movietime and Common Knowledge, RN's weekly look at the pop culture landscape. His writing on film and popular culture has appeared in GQ magazine and The Australian. In 2011 he was host and curator of the weekly filmmaker Q and A called "Friday On My Mind", held at the Australian Film Television and Radio School in Sydney.