“These are quiet, concentrated, and precise images seemingly of everyday scenes, but in fact these are staged moments suspended in time.”

Photography has taken Nora Bibel all over the world: Vietnam, Myanmar, Germany and more. In “Photography Comes First” from PKN Bangalore Vol. 13 Nora speaks about her beautiful portrait work, books, and exhibitions that have made up her work. She tells us her themes are utopia, social change, home, memories, and more.

No, PKN Bangalore isn't looking to insult you; the theme of their Vol. 11 event will be "garbage" of all sorts. Here's what they have to say about it:

Bangalore has begun to fight its garbage problem, but weren’t we all already? This PechaKucha Bengaluru will see speakers dive into the depths of the discarded, pulling out stacks of critical and cultural debris: garbage collection, scrap art, city planning, rubbish music, trashy movies and other things from the dumpster. From the serious to the arcane, the joyful to the profane, this grown-up version of show-and-tell – 20 slides for 20 seconds each – will be sure to leave you breathless...

To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.

PKN Bangalore + Inspire Japan Bangalore will take part in the Global PechaKucha Day - Inspire Japan event on April 16, part of the opening of the "Urban Bengaluru" photography exhibition -- as organizer Archana Prasad tells us, "this event will include an exhibition by the presenters who are all photographers who used the city of Bangalore as their source of inspiration." It all takes place at Jaaga from 19:30 -- you'll find more details on the official event page, and we're also including in this post a full press release for the exhibition. More...

PKN Bangalore Vol. 4

Bangalore's fourth PechaKucha Night was held just a few days after the "Global PechaKucha Night in Haiti," and from what we hear, it was a great one. Here then are a few photos from PKN Bangalore Vol. 4, sent to us by the city's organizers.