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Past Birmingham Event: VOL 13

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VOL 13

April 20, 2016
@ Gas Hall, Birmingham Museums

For more information please see: 

http://pkbham.uk/pecha-kucha-birmingham-vol-13/

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The Fox and The Hedgehog

BY LLOYD WILSON
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Toby Lloyd & Andrew Wilson‘s The Fox and Hedgehog is an installation at Flatpack which they’ve adapted for Pecha Kucha, exploring the limitations of the expert and the potential benefits of being an amateur.

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Bansal Electrical

BY DAWINDER BANSAL
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Dawinder Bansal grew up in her dad’s Black Country shop, Bansal Electrical, which rented VHS videos to the 1980s immigrant community. When he died the whole shop was put in storage and Dawinder is now exploring the stock, the cultural importance of these Asian video stores and revisiting the stories from that time.

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Over 60mph and Under -8 Celsius

BY SUSAN KRUSE
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Susan Kruse describes herself as “an introvert who makes stuff. I’ve given talks before, no-one walked out.” Her talk, Over 60mph and Under -8 Celsius, explains how she uses wind, rain and ice to create her art.

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Translation vs Adaptation

BY DANIELLE BLACKBURN
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Danielle Blackburn is fascinated by adaptations in film and drama. Where do you strike that balance between staying ‘faithful’ to the original, and evolving it through a creative license?

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Teacher As...

BY DAVID THOMPSON
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

David Thompson teaches education studies and popular culture, so naturally his talk is on teachers in film, from Educating Rita to The History Boys to Carry On Teacher! What can teachers learn from these teachers?

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Parenting through Cinema

BY JOEL WILSON
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Joel Wilson is a Birmingham-based filmmaker who has a very specific list of movies to watch with his daughter as she grows up which he calls Parenting through Cinema.

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Permission to Play

BY JESS GREENHILL
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Jess Greenhill works at a Forest School and tells us all about them and how adults can benefit from “permission to play”.

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The Psychedelic Experience: Subjectivity Through Art

BY OMAR KHAN
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Omar Khan is a freelance writer currently looking at how psychedelics have influenced art and counter-culture over the years. His talk is on how altered states of consciousness are represented in film.

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Made in Hong Kong

BY ROBERT SHARL
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Robert Sharl is helping spearhead Flatpack’s forays into Asia and his talk weaves together memories of films and toys with the times and places that produced them, in the hope of creating a loose map towards the next Flatpack Hong Kong.

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The Hong Kong New Wave and Birmingham

BY MATTHEW E CARTER
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Matthew Carter from the Black Country Cinema collective takes a subjective look at the unlikely and downright bizarre connections between the Hong Kong New Wave and Birmingham, based on stories from Hong Kong-British Brummies and the fragmented rumours and stories picked up over the years.

Matthew E Carter
Filmmaker and Blogger in Birmingham
Omar Khan
Writer, photographer & filmmaker in Birmingham
Joel Wilson
Filmmaker / Director in Birmingham
Robert Sharl
in Birmingham