City Focus: Breda

For our "City Focus" this week we head to the Dutch city of Breda, to highlight the city's PechaKucha Night Vol. 10 on April 22. Make sure to visit the official event page for more details, as well as the full list of presenters.

PechaKucha Night Posters

Have you checked out at our PechaKucha Night posters lately? Our events around the world are usually accompanied by an amazing poster, and on top of seeing them on that city's event page, we collect them on our PechaKucha Night Posters Tumblr.

Videos from Mexico City

We love seeing videos from our PechaKucha Nights, and so lucky for us, following the recent PechaKucha Night Vol. 35 in Mexico City we were greeted with two fantastic videos. You can watch them in this Daily Blog post, or directly on Vimeo here and here.

Presentation of the Day

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Rami Alhamad

CEO, co-founder, PUSH in Toronto

Quantifying Self

PRESENTED ON NOV 05, 2013
IN TORONTO @ VOL 27

Rami Alhamad, CEO and co-founder of PUSH in Toronto, explains the "quantify self" movement in relation to the revolution of wearable technology to show how individuals are revoluitionizing how they track their daily habits. He disscusses the challenges of privacy and accuracy, and exposes the healthcare system as antiquated and in need of improvement. 

 

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Past Presentations of the Day

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Snipping the Fabric of Time

BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Justin Davies is an educator and artist. He likes to work in a range of media which he uses to integrate historical, scientific and aesthetic perspectives. His work is also influenced by his love of film and by his studies in biology and history.

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Tea with Mrs. Gropius

BY CHUCK BERLEIGH
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 27, 2014

Chuck Berleigh talks about the revolutionary design and architecture of the Gropius house created by Walter Gropius, a the founder of the Bauhaus, almost 75 years ago. With the houses conscious use of light, using mostly non-custom made components, and creating a different atmosphere to give the appropriate feel to each part of the house, it is truly a model of good, modern design and revolutionary for its time. 

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Garage Art

BY AHMED HASSAN
@ ARCHEX PECHAKUCHA SESSION ON NOV 07, 2013

A while ago, someone told Ahmed Hassan that he needed therapy, so he bought a motorcycle. Now his therapy sessions consist of drives through the countryside where he discovers the beauty and art in rusted treasures. Lucky for us, he carries a camera.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 21, 2014.

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Why We Keep Unidentified Photographs

BY JONATHAN JEFFREY
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Archivist Jonathan Jeffrey examines several intriguing historical photographs that were collected for a museum collection and explains the stories behind them. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 19, 2014.