Alrey Batol
EMPOWERING YOURSELF ONLINE

This workshop involves a beginners guide to empowerment in the age of intrusive technology as a countermeasure to our disengaged involvement with these tools.

The workshop will comprise of step-by-step instructions on how to secure your privacy and data using encryption software and apps including VPN, ProtonMail and the TOR web browser used to access the Deep Web.

Alrey’s recent projects have been examining ways that are alternative to capitalistic modes of communication drawing from prefigurative strategy, permaculture practice and DIY culture.

No bookings required, just bring a smartphone, tablet or laptop.

30 March | 2.15-4.15pm | BLINDSIDE 

Alrey Batol
BACKYARD COB ROCKET-STOVE BUILDING FROM SCRATCH

Join Melbourne artist Alrey Batol as he shows how to construct a portable wood fuelled rocket-stove out of cob, an eco-friendly building material consisting mostly of backyard soil and natural fibres. This rocket-stove is mainly used for cooking and only requires tinder or kindling, which is usually found in abundance.

 

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12 April | 1-3pm | Testing Grounds

ALREY BATOL

Born 1980, Philippines. Now living in Melbourne, Australia. Alrey is a multi-disciplinary artist with a Bachelor of Communication Design from Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Fine Art from Queensland College Of Art with First Class Honours from RMIT.
 
Alrey has exhibited nationally in Australia and has held three solo exhibitions in Brisbane Alrey was a finalist at the 2015 Churchie National Emerging Art Prize and in 2016, was awarded the studio residency/award at Media Arts Asia Pacific.

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