PechaKucha Presentation

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Dessa Lohrey

Creator of Bench Diary in Atlanta

Dear Bench Diary,

PRESENTED ON OCT 04, 2013
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 20

Dessa Lohrey placed diaries all over Atlanta to see what people would write in them. In this presentation she shares some of the things that were written. The entries from children are particularly amusing.

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Thoughtless Experiment

BY TYLER WEISS
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 16, 2012

Tyler Weiss says he doesn't draw much anymore, but in his presentation he takes us on tour of some of the drawn art he's produced over the years, explaining where the inspiration came from. (in English)

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Community and Art

BY BERNARDO DIAZ
IN DALLAS

In his presentation, Bernardo Diaz describes the program he developed to connect his students with some of the city's community centers. (in English)

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The Writing Process, or An Excuse to Watch YouTube Videos & Drink Beer

BY CRYSTAL BOWLING
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 25, 2012

Author Crystal Bowling shines a light on her creative process, from formulating her ideas, to editing, to publishing. She highlights the importance of regular stress relief throughout each step, regardless of how irreverent these breaks may appear on the surface to others.

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Chronicles of Observation

BY ABRAHAM OGHOBASE
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 09, 2010

Abraham Oghobase travels around the world and takes black and white photographs to document his adventures. Here he explains his photographs, how he took them, and the situation he took them in.

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Writing on the Wall

BY JAMIE SMITH
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 20, 2014

Teacher-turned-artist Jamie Smith explains the journey of how she discovered her artistic style after deciding to follow her passion. She discusses her unique approach of presenting other people's confessions in order to turn something shameful into a beautiful work of art. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 30, 2014. 

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Read Like A Writer and Write Like One

BY LAWRENCE SPANN
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 30, 2014

Lawrence Spann has a keen interest in literature and writing. Drawing from life experience and an advanced degree in Creative Writing and the Medical Humanities, he approaches the process of writing through the lives and works of poets, writers, song writers, artists and historical figures. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 17, 2014.

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For the Love of the Story

BY DENA DAVIS
@ VOL 21 ON APR 11, 2014

Dena Davis is a mother, story teller, book seller, and community treasure. She has taken her passion for teaching and community-building and created Stories by the Sea; workshops to assist young writers in discovering, developing, and celebrating each one's unique voice and igniting the spark to tell their own stories. 

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Write Creating

BY LISA SHIPMAN AND ELAINE ALDRED
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 20, 2014

Write Creating is a partnership between Lisa Shipman and Elaine Aldred formed to foster a community of people interested in running creative writing workshops for children and young people. This might be teachers in primary and secondary education, or anyone who would like to know more about working with children within a creative environment.

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Social Media : Writing On The Wall

BY DELWIN KEASBERRY
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 01, 2014

Through social media, we are more connected and informed than ever before. Delwin Keasberry, a social media personality, points out the imbalance which exist in the face of ‘hot topics’ between those few with quick and assured opinions. So strong are their voices that they drown out the moderators, and the crowd. On the other hand, there are those who remain silent and wait for the storm to blow over. Though some of us choose to stand apart, we are not unaffected by these kinds of situations. Are we doomed to intemperate viewpoints dominating the world of social media? Can we imagine being part of the movement that is willing to push the gap between these two extremes and grow into better adjusted social networking community?

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