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28 JUN

NEXT EVENT VOL 28

Stories to see from Brighton people.  

PechaKucha Brighton is back with another host of presenters this Summer.  

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Featured Presentation

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Jake Spicer

Author, Artist & Drawing Tutor in Brighton

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

In Drawn to Life  at PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 25, Artist, author and drawing tutor, Jake Spicer presents Draw Brighton, an exciting event that holds life drawing sessions around the UK. Jake also co-directs The Drawing Circus, a unique brand of theatrical life drawing classes which consists of makers, models and musicians alike. Watch this presentation to find out more!

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Rubbish!

BY DR DAVID GREENFIELD
IN BRIGHTON

Mountains of rubbish cannot be our future landscape.  In his first PechaKucha, Dr David Greenfield presents the facts on rubbish and how we can transform this waste legacy into new materials for the future.

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Revelations & Reinventions

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

"Can we transform in to different versions of ourselves, perhaps better ones, even on a weekly basis?"  Brighton PechaKucha Organiser Zara Wood a.k.a Woody explores how mini-reinventions and simple habit changes make a big deal to ourselves, our community and the environment.

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Redrawing The Line

BY WILL SCOBIE
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Will Scobie is an Brighton-based artist whose work delights in retraced lines and zings with movement.  You could say that he's reinventing the drawn line.  

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Drag Kings

BY LUCY LE BROCQ
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Lucy Le Brocq takes us behind the scenes of a Drag King night.  From the dressing room to the stage, this is an intimate protrayal of reinventing gender from the inside out...

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Gardening Together

BY LYNDSEY HASKELL
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Lyndsey Haskell is an enthusiastic amateur gardener who became involved with a garden project at Emmaus Brighton when it launched in 2012. Her first PechaKucha explains more about the project and shows how it helped her reinvent her career as a photographer.

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A Head for Hats

BY JOANNA ZARA
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

From maths to milinery. Joanna Zara shares her inspirational story of how she took the plunge and followed her design dreams of becoming a hat designer and maker.

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From Teacher to Illustrator

BY ANTHONY ATKINSON
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Anthony Atkinson is a published illustrator and author.  But illustration was not his first vocation.  In this honest and beautifully illustrated PechaKucha, he shares his tale of reinvention and how he embraced his imaginative side.

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Revolution

BY GEORGE COLES
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Photographer and carpenter, George Coles is also a jolly nice chap to have a interesting chat with.  In this, his first PechaKucha, he invites us to journey around the world talking revolution! Or it it merely rebellion?  Watch to find out the difference...

 

BRIGHTON Blog

Everyone Is Lonely. We Can Change That.

"The irony is: we all live on top of each other and everyone is lonely." 
In Everyone Is Lonely. We Can Change That. at PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 25Ben Szobody shares his observations as a "lonely migrant" and asks: How does one battle loneliness? How can one form enduring relationships and build a community? Ben has constructed a plan and he's taking the initiative to make a change within his community and bring people together. 

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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