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26 MAY

NEXT EVENT VOL 27

Tickets are on sale now!

We are delighted to welcome Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu home, and what better way than to work with them to bring you PKN CHCH 27, in the grand glass shrouded foyer of the Gallery building. 

Thursday 26 May- Doors open 7.30pm, PechaKuchas begin at 8.20pm.
Tickets available from Eventbrite for $12+bf. Hurry these will sell out!


10 Speakers craft their topics into succinct bite sized treats for your mind.

# Andrea Brewster// Trade Aid trustee// on making fair trade personal

# Lorna Davies and KeiShana Coursey// Co-directors of Opti-mum and Midwives//on Mind-Body Connection in the Childbirth Continuum

# Jaya Mangalam Gibson// Creative Marketing Strategist & Founder of Quad Cowork // on being an undercover journalist in the Himalayas

# Tim Jones// Librarian// on the 20 things I'd grab if the library caught fire

 BEER BREAK

# Hugo Baggins// Song and Dance Man// on once upon a time

# Adam Hayward// Arts Producer etc.// on failing to succeed

# Gracie Hall and Phillip Bain // Dinner Archivists // on hat our dinner taught us

#Jules Monty// Special Ops// Pie Spy

Cash bar and food trucks available: We have the good folks at Mamacitas and The Dukes of Sandwich parked up outside, as well as the Gallery cash bar serving fine Yealands wine and cool Three Boys Beer.

Make sure to tell your friends and whanau to stay tune via our mailing list, facebook or twitter for further announcements and updates.


PechaKucha Nights are devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture.
Thanks to Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu for their generous support.

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Featured Presentation

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Tracy Farr

Writer in Wellington

Waves

PRESENTED ON AUG 28, 2014
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 20

Recovering marine biologist now writer Tracy Farr spins connections between  waves and theremins. 

Connecting the waves of the Ocean, and the unknown that it holds, to the waves of sound, and the beauty that it produces. 

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Limitless Expressions of Time

BY CHRISTOPHER BUTLIN
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Take a second to look at a scene, appreciate what you see. Now look at the same scene, snapshotted in time, a different time. Christopher Butlin and Arthur Machado invite us to experience how timelapse photography can make us look at our environment differently, and see things we ordinarily wouldn;t have noticed. 

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The Rookie's Guide to Eco DIY

BY NETTA EGOZ
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

PechaKucha Night Christchurch organiser Netta Egoz experiences life on the other side of the microphone. As a lawyer, she is not used to having to get her hands dirty! Through her own DIY renovation project, she learns how naivety is the key ingredient to starting any ambitious project, and how she uncovered layers of history from her house as well as finding useful ways to reuse things they removed. 

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The Art and Inspiration of True Stories

BY BRINDI JOY
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

When Brindi Joy won a soup pot full of cash, she used this community crowd sourced seed fund to produce a film she wrote inspired by a true story. A story with beautiful landscapes and new discoveries.

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Who You Know and How you are Known

BY ROSEE HODGSON
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Rosee Hodgson is a child poverty advocate and wrote her thesis on how a neighbourhood's socio-economic status affects how children see themselves, and how society sees them. Her talk highlights some saddening but also some heartwarming learnings from her work.

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The Science of Happiness

BY TOBIAS MUELLER
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

PechaKucha Night Erlangen organiser Tobias Müeller happened to visit Christchurch on the same night as a PechaKucha Night Christchurch. He gave a talk on the science behind happiness, some simple steps to help you feel your best :)

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Breaking Bread

BY SAM ELLIS
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Baker Sam Ellis puts togther all the simple ingredients that make up bread, and those that make up family, and shows how powerful the transformation can be when you take the time to make your own bread, to make a living, to feed your family, and to share with your friends. Once you dip your hands in flour, you'll be hooked. Be prepared to drool over this presentation....

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Hedgehogs at the YMCA

BY JOSIE OGDEN SCHROEDER
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

CEO of the YMCA inChristchurch Josie Ogden Schroeder explains the many spikes of the hedgehog that is the YMCA. An institution that has operated for over 100 years, and is constantly evolving and adapting to it's community's everchanging needs.

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The Architecture of Photography

BY GIORA DAN
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Photographer Giora Dan dissects the structure and form of good photography, through a series of spectaular images he has taken himself.

 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Netta Egoz

    Lyttelton based community Lawyer by day but fill in the spare hours on the radio via RDU 98.5fm (Chch), working with the Christchurch Transitional Architecture Trust, volunteering at various community projects and now helping run PechaKucha Christchurch!

  • Erica Austin

    PKN Christchurch team member

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