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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Right Place, Right Time

BY DAVID ROSS
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

David Ross, former director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, takes us on a whirlwind tour of the veritable who's who of artists he worked with during his time at the museum. It's a fascinating glimpse of a more intimate side of the modern art world.

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Shakespeare in Sculpture

BY JUDY SIGUNICK
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Sculptor Judy Sigunick presents her large scale ceramic figurative work and how its inspired by the fiction of Shakespeare. Plus a little kimchi.

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Big Printing

BY BETH WEINTRAUB
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Beth Weintraub talks about her large scale intaglio prints in this lively and funny talk.

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A Delicate Line

BY JAYOUNG YOON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Jayoung Yoon discusses her artistic practice of incorporating her own hair into her delicate and ephemeral, yet striking, sculptures and installations.

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Girl Scribe

BY JULIE SELTZER
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

In this charming presentation, Julie Seltzer talks about what it's like being the second female Torah scribe... ever.

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Beyond Image and Sculpture

BY RENA LEINBERGER
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Rena Leinberger discusses how her artistic practice ambivalence might embrace moral dimensions.

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A Return to Comics

BY SUMMER PIERRE
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Cartoonist Summer Pierre discusses her return to making comics.

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Empowering Clerks Network

BY ORI ALON EMPOWERING CLERKS NETWORK
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 14, 2016

Artist Ori Alon of The Center for Supportive Bureaucracy offers the Forgiver's License (Class A&B), Joy Permits, Adults Special Achievement Stickers, Refurbished Report Cards, DIY Certificates of Recognition, Certified Apology Declarations and other official documents by licensed Empowering Clerks.

 
 Visit www.supportivebureaucracy.org to learn more.
 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Josh McKible

    Clean, clear, often silly, sometimes pretty. Future archival anonymous artisan. Like an airline safety manual for the best day of your life.

  • Steve Rossi

    Steve Rossi is an interdisciplinary artist whose work incorporates sculpture, photography, and video while drawing on economic and political situations to question and explore ideas related to American cultural identity, the hand-made and the mass-produced, the permanent and the ephemeral, and notions of community and shared experience in contemporary culture.