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Ippo x 365 - Reflections on the Japanese Front

Ippo x 365 - Reflections on the Japanese Front For last year's Inspire Japan event, Motoko Shoboji stepped up and put together a special PechaKucha event in New York to help raise awareness and to contribute to the global fundraiser. This year, to mark the upcoming anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan (on Sunday, March 11), he is organizing a follow-up event, "Ippo x 365 - Reflections on the Japanese Front," that will take place tomorrow (Saturday, March 10). We've included details in this post, and there's more in this post on the Spoon & Tamago blog -- Spoon & Tamago's Johnny Strategy will be MCing the event, as well as presenting.

Please join us for “Ippo x 365 – Reflections on the Japanese Front” Visual presentations of their effort in Japan by designers from NYC Saturday, March 10, 2012 (the one year anniversary of the earthquake in Japan) 6:30 PM Doors open 7:00 PM-9:00 PM Presentation Hosted by Bisazza Flagship at 43 Greene Street New York Organized by archiPicnic $10 suggested donation to Architecture for Humanity Light refreshments will be served It will be broadcasted online: www.ustream.tv/user/archiPicnic RSVP: archipicnic@gmail.com Media RSVP: Motoko Shoboji, shoboji@gmail.com or 310-663-0613 More info: http://archipicnic.blogspot.com/2012/02 On Saturday, March 10 (the one year anniversary of the earthquake in Japan), archiPicnic will be presenting “Ippo x 365 – Reflections on the Japanese Front”. This event will feature visual presentations by designers / architects who have been involved in the first year of recovery effort on the frontlines in Japan. This event will be a response to the “Global PechaKucha Night- Inspire Japan” event that archiPicnic successfully hosted last year. What has happened since then? Where are we now? In the first year of Japan's recovery, how have designers and architects been able to address the massive damage in the cities, villages and buildings? Each day has been a step towards recovery and rebuilding--what were these 365 steps like in Japan? Become inspired!