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25 JAN

NEXT EVENT VOL 26

The Brighton PechaKucha team return in January with another night of quick-fire creative talks from a whole host of talented Brighton folk. In the first month of 2017, we talk regeneration, reinvention, restoration and recycling...Ooo and we've also added some rebellion and revolution for good measure!  

Eventbrite - Brighton PechaKucha Volume 26: Re - Re -Re

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Darren Arthur

Photographer, Freelancer in Brighton

"There’s no better way to find adventure than to get lost!”

In "The Traveling Photographer" from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 24, Darren Arthur shared his incredible stories about traveling, in and out of his professional duty. Darren is a professional photographer based in Dubai. Expect travel tips, lots of laughter and some of the best photography you are likely to see.

This was PechaKucha of the Day on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. 

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Reading Together

BY SARAH HUTCHINGS
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

Can the simple act of reading change lives?  Sarah Hutchings, founder of Collected Works, a not-for-profit organisation based in Brighton, UK, believes in the power of books.  Her team runs 'City Reads' an annual city-wide reading club festival.  In her first ever PechaKucha Sarah shares her belief in books and people.

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Drawn to Life

BY JAKE SPICER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

"Life drawing is a profoundly human act - a communal & creative process requiring empathy with your sitter" 

Artist, author and drawing tutor, Jake Spicer set up Draw Brighton, which holds regular life drawings sessions around the UK.  He also co-directs The Drawing Circus made up of makers, models and musicians. 

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Not The Only Loner

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

Artist, curator, lecturer and PechaKucha Brighton producer, Zara Wood (better known as Woody) confesses she's a "bit of loner.  But a loner who enjoys bringing people together."  An honest reflection on togetherness in today's world.

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Partially Obscured

BY SU WILSON
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

Su Wilson designs and makes beautiful glass art objects under the name Partially Obscured.  Su talks crowd funding, residencies and experimenting with the medium of glass. 

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Go Run

BY PAUL ZARA
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

Paul Zara is an architect and heads up the Brighton branch of Conran and Partners in England.  However, he's not talking about running a highly successful architecture firm.  In fact this PechaKucha has no buildings in it all!  Paul talks running and community.  

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Billy Illustrates

BY BILLY MATHER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

If you don’t know Brighton-based Billy Mather, you’ll probably know his illustration.  Billy is a prolific artist whose ever-popular work isn’t afraid to be funny.  He shows how a not-so-good networker can let pictures speak louder than words.

 

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Everyone Is Lonely. We Can Change That.

BY BEN SZOBODY
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

"The irony is: we all live on top of eachother and everyone is lonely." 

From a 15 year career in political journalism, Ben Szobody moved from the US to Brighton, England.  He shares his observations as a "lonely migrant" and asks: How do we stop being lonely?  Form enduring relationships?  Build a community? Stop social isolation?  Ben has a plan and he's acting on it.

 

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From Romania With Love

BY ALEX LEITH
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

For his second PechaKucha, author, journalist and editor, Alex Leith shares his new found love of Romania, whilst there on Honeymoon and just after 51.9% of Britain decide they want to divorce Europe...

 

BRIGHTON Blog

Tilly's Tokyo


In "Tilly's Tokyo" from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 21, illustrator Tilly aka Running For Crayons takes us on a visual journey, drawing on her time in Japan. Tilly got very inspired by Tokyo's bursitng life, incredibly interesting people and beautiful nature that she has seen along the way.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Zara Wood a.k.a Woody

    Artist | Designer | Illustrator | Curator | Lecturer Having worked in London + Melbourne, Brighton is now my base. CD of my own design studio + product range, I'm also a lecturer in art and design. Drawn to promoting talented folk and creativity I'm founder of The Enquiry Desk + Colour In Club.

  • Alex Leith

    Alex is an experienced author and journalist who is currently running the editorial side of Viva Magazines, in Brighton and Lewes, UK. He likes cycling, playing jumpers-for-goals football, watching slow-moving films, and drinking red wine.

  • Carly Moorman

    Door gal, tweeter, general helper-outter-er