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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!


Featured Presentation

While recording her new album in NY, Auckland-based musican Chelsea Jade Metcalf presents on her personal delusions of grandeur. Promoting her own art and music, Chelsea promotes her extrodinary life of anything goes. From snap-chats, to selfies while holding a tiny hat, she does almost anything and everything that makes her happy. 


Concepts in Time and Motion

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Jonathan Schipper captures a moment of time through sculpture - developing ideas of time, space, speed and motion by crashing two cars together incredibly slowly over the span of two months. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2015.


Teaching Kids to Fail

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Maurya Couvares tackles the difficult task of teaching kids to fail, and helping them to learn from their mistakes. 


Education for All

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Preeti Birla reminds us the power and necessity for everyone everywhere to have access to education. 


Inspirational Coincidences

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Rachel Mason talks, sings, and strums about the place where art and life, or fiction and reality meet... While doing research for a musical performance and rock opera to get inside the mind of a child killer from the 1930's, she made contact with a man who killed and dismembered a boy in Borough Park. The experience profoundly effected her, and inspired her to write an opera incidentally about a coincidence - two men with the same name Hamilton Fish, died a day apart and their deaths were announced on a single front page. One man was a child-killing sadist, the other a politician from a distinguished political family.


Obstacles in Art in Yoga

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Susanna Harwood Rubin makes art about yoga, teaches yoga as art, and writes about it all. She is passionately committed to finding beauty and meaning in everyday life, and presents at Volume 2 about obstacles and challenges she encountered and has overcome. 



Pizza Life

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Anthony Falco is an artist, family man, and professional pizza maker. From Texas to New York, Anthony has been active in the food industry - from a widely popular french fry stand to a now famous Bushwick pizzeria. Anthony shares his thoughts and feelings about his adventures along the way. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 3, 2015.


31 Days Under the Sea

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Fabien Cousteau discusses how his family's background inspired his newest project, Mission 31. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the monumental legacy left by Fabien’s grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Mission 31 continues the dream of creating the first ocean floor habitats for humans and leading a team of ocean explorers on the first attempt to live and work underwater.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 30, 2014.


The Power of Yes

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Tiffany Lentz believes in the power of yes, and thinks you should say yes too. Going into her own life changing story and experiences, Tiffany was able to learn new things about the world and life. 

 "Presentation of the Day" on November 17, 2014.



Pizza Life

“We did like a 1000 pizzas a day, we worked 22 hours a day … I was hooked.”
Anthony Falco is an artist, family man, and professional pizza maker. In “Pizza Life” from PKN Brooklyn Vol. 2, we see that Anthony has been active in the food industry from Texas to New York - he started with a popular french fry stand to a now-famous Bushwick pizzeria. Anthony shares his thoughts and feelings about his adventures along the way. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Emma Exley

    Emma is a Brooklyn-based artist, educator, and scuba diver.

  • Jared Hatch

    Jared Hatch is a New York City-based ThoughtWorker, blogger, social media expert, and man about town. He enjoys contemporary art, architecture, technology, sandwiches, and new ideas–not always in that order. Find him on twitter @jared_hatch

  • Eylul Wintermeyer

    Though she has many homes in this world, Eylül is a Brooklyn-based architect, designer, art and lover of food.

  • Brooke Harris

    Recent transplant from San Antonio, TX settling into this place called New York.

  • Kristen Smith

    Kristen Smith is Director of FabCafe NYC with 4+ years of experience in the maker community. After graduating from University of Colorado, Kristen gained experience in public engagement at the Denver Art Museum and MoMA in New York. Following New York, Kristen moved to Milwaukee where she led a team of makers to develop and launch the Kohl’s Design It! Lab in partnership with Kohl’s Cares. Since 2010, this program has received $4M in grants and reached an audience of 480,000+ participants. She has been spending the past six weeks touring around Asia visiting FabCafe Tokyo, FabCafe Hong Kong, FabCafe Taipei, and FabCafe Bangkok. Following this trip, Kristen will return to NYC to launch FabCafe NYC.

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