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Words and Images

BY VALERIA GIRALDO RESTREPO
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Young artist Valeria Giraldo started adding words to images in an attempt to change their meaning, and lately she's become interested in the shape of the words themselves through calligraphy. She also draw our beautiful PechaKucha Night Bogota vol.13 poster.

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Photographic journeys

BY NATALIA HOYOS
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Natalia Hoyos, a trained artist working for the fashion industry, shared different fronts where she's been working on, searching for her own voice, a task any young photographer these days can relate to.

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Nomad Images

BY MÓNICA NARANJO U
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Very few presenters get to be at three PechaKucha nights in the same Country. But then even fewer presenters are Mónica Narajo. She shared with the audience her latest project, an independent publishing house making books about places.

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Community Radio

BY MARÍA JULIANA SOTO
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

María Juliana Soto and her friends from the city of Cali have been empowering people from different places of Colombia with radio projects that preserve and stimulate oral tradition and the undeniable importace of listening to one another.

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A word's worth a thousand images

BY LUCHO CORREA
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Lucho Correa was born to be a great designer, but that didn't stop him from being great at many other things, among them speaking in public. He explained why a word's worth a thousand images and shared some of his trade-mark campaigns with the enthralled audience.

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Gods in the details

BY LUCAS OBERLAENDER
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

In the creative fields much attention is paid to novelty of ideas, but Lucas Oberlaender reminded us of the importance of seeing carefully and the validity of connecting existing ideas in order to make something new, in the humble manner of a true creator.

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El Parcero

BY REVISTA EL PARCERO
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Sergio Rodríguez presents El Parcero, an on-line magazine on art, music, literature and any manifestation of Culture worth a good read.

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Culebro

BY DAVID GONZÁLEZ JIMÉNEZ
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

David González Jimenez a.k.a. Culebro has been behind so many bands and projects he's become a celebrity of the underground. Unbeholden and funny, he was also the disc-jockey for a wonderful PechaKucha Night. 

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Enameled aWare

BY MARGARITA SALCEDO
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Esteban Ucrós, Margarita Salcedo y Lucía Tapiero founded Criolla, a company reviving the splendor of porcelain enamel objects in a world filled with plastic.

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Costume Customs

BY CAMILO PACHÓN
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Camilo Pachón's presentation is as colorful as the subjects depicted in his collection of portraits from the city of Barranquilla's traditional carnival, where he found inspiration for a research project embracing the concept of "costume" beyond the festivities.

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Ask Amalia

BY AMALIA ANDRADE
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Amalia Andrade took the Internet by storm with simple yet powerful and consistently honest drawn statements on life, love and broken-heartedness, that later became a book. She shared with the audience her struggle to be able to do what she wants, giving everyone the joy of knowing a true success story.

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Playtime

BY ESTEBAN REYES
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

"Tiempo de Juego" is a non-profit entity that seeks to foster the adequate use of free time among children and youth in the most vulnerable areas of Colombia. The foundation seeks to distance children from the social ills that surround them and educate them through strategies such as sports and cultural activities. Esteban Reyes opened the night with a powerful and very inspiring presentation of their work.

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