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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!  

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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" 

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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Giant Origami

BY COCO SATO
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 03, 2015

The Japanese artist Coco Sato, now based in Brighton England, shares her inspirational story of travels, learning new skills and giant interactive origami!  

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K9 Queen

BY BEX HAWKINS
@ VOL 24 ON MAY 25, 2016

Bex Hawkins decided to move away from the desk and her career in graphic design for stepping out on the South Downs with canine friends.  A tale of liberation, nature and animal antics.

Contains some strong language. 

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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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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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Stay Up Late

BY PAUL RICHARDS
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

'Keep it punk' says the director of charity Stay Up Late.  Paul Richards is on a mission: to enable people with learning disabilities and autism to lead full and active social lives.  Paul shares the charity's brilliantly simple yet highly effective initiatives like Gig Buddies.  

 

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Colourful Collaboration

BY LOU TAYLOR
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

Lou Taylor, takes a playful and graphic approach to print and accessories. Here she shows and tells about her colourful collaborations!

 

BRIGHTON Blog

Empowering Women

“I wanted to create a sense of active global citizenship by engaging the public in powerful story lines.”
In "Empowering Women", from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol.23, Nina Emett is the founder of UK based arts educational organisation called "FotoDocument". She is passionate about the power of narrative photography to make a difference. Her mission statement: to bring "Active global citizenship".Sharing one of her photo essay, Nina explains how she strives to empower women in India.  

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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