City Focus: Chennai

This week's "City Focus" narrows in on PKN Chennai, India, who is hosting their Vol. 7 this month, May 30, 2015. “If you want to change your city’s vibe, you have to do something about it!” says Vijay Anand, Chennai's PechaKucha City Organizer in this fun write-up from the local paper!

Poster for PKN Presov Vol. 6

Shining a spotlight on PechaKucha Presov who released an elegant and sophisticated design for their Vol. 6 event poster this month. We liked this intricately simple design so much, we put it on our official PechaKucha Poster tumblr! Be inspired to design one for YOUR city's PechaKucha!

PKN at Bellevue Arts Museum

PechaKucha Night Seattle is teaming up this week with Bellevue Arts Museum for an evening in their distinctive new building, designed by noted architect Steven Holl, for a presentation series surrounding the exhibition The New Frontier: Young Designer-Makers in the Pacific Northwest.

Presentation of the Day


Neil Van Wouw

CEO, Vanten K.K. in Tokyo

As a pioneer in the fleld of digital signage in Japan, Neil Van Wouw lays out the next stage in its development - the Push 3.0 revolution. He lays out the how the sending and receiving of digital content quickly, easily, and cheaply, over internet through the digital signage will become ever more ubiquitous in our lives. 


Past Presentations of the Day


Documenting Sunken Ship Sites

@ VOL 7 ON MAY 14, 2015

Kelly Keogh, PHD, an underwater archaeologist for NOAA in Honolulu, HI, describes how artifacts become historical record which in turn can create connection with our stories and civilization as a whole. One shipwreck discovery, the Two Brothers, is signifcant because it tells more of the story that inspired the novel, Moby Dick. She indeed shows us how all of these discoveries coming from a remote reef in the northwest Hawaiian islands do have significance to us all.


Nothing To See Here

@ VOL 1 ON MAR 27, 2015

Matt Dutton is an artist based in Whanganui, New Zealand, in this presentation he shares his personal selection of artworks associated with the city.


A Thin Line

@ VOL 22 ON MAR 19, 2015

Serge Najjar shares his experience of the city through his camera lens, and invites us to look at our surroundings with curiosity and attention, seeking magical revelations in everyday life.


A New Picture House

@ VOL 11 ON SEP 23, 2014

John Harrison from Studio Dekka talks about the creation of Dewsbury's New Picture House and reflects on cinema as time, space and electricity.

Friends of PechaKucha

Friends of PechaKucha