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Stories from the Self-Storage Files

BY ROB DEGENHART
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Rob Degenhart is a retired entrepreneur. His real estate holdings include self storage businesses.  He collects vintage skateboards and pencil sharpeners. He's most proud of his sticker collection on his spiral bound notebook collection that hold his folk writing collection.

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Self-made Mermaid

BY JACOBEE ROSE BUCHANAN
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Jacobee Rose Buchanan relates her history playing dress-up as a kid and how it led to entering a mermaid contest (again and again) in aduthood.

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Minimalism

BY JASON HARRISON
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Jason Harrison examines the opposite of clutter and how space and objects affect us. Jason’s perspective is influenced by an unconventional career teaching in public schools, writing analysis for the CIA, and personal training in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

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The View Behind the Cafe

BY JAMES LUCKETT
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

"Every week there are new items, objects, things, stuff that people abandon that people put out, leave out, the flotsam and jetsam of the modern age. It's just back there, new stuff all the time.

In The View Behind the Cafe from PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 32, James Luckett observes the parking lot behind his workplace.  His photos transform the invisible into new compositions, from abandoned dolls to shadows on concrete.

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What an Artist Really Collects

BY TERI SCHOCH
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Teri Schoch is an artist with a history of collecting interesting items. From shells to trash, her inspiration can be unexpected and unconventional.

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Liquidating

BY SANDY MENDELSON
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

The first place to look for everything last thing!  Sandy Mendelson shares stories on the massive collection of the Mendelson Liquidation Outlet in downtown Dayton.

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Collecting Memories on The Camino

BY GUUSTIE ALVARADO
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 19, 2015

Glass artist Guustie Alvarado shares how journaling throughout her life helped her to collect memories on the Camino de Santiago in Spain. She explains how she uses these experiences to create art, and how she eventually ends up co-writing the book Pilgrims? about the adventures in Spain.

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"These are just pictures I took."

BY KAYLA HARRIS
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Marian Library Archivist, Kayla Harris, presents photographs from the Marian Apparition collection. Each photograph attempts to document a reported supernatural experience with the Virgin Mary. The photographs are shown along with the captions provided by the creators.

 

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The View Behind the Cafe

"Every week there are new items, objects, things, stuff that people abandon that people put out, leave out, the flotsam and jetsam of the modern age. It's just back there, new stuff all the time.
In The View Behind the Cafe from PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 32James Luckett observes the parking lot behind his workplace.  His photos transform the invisible into new compositions, from abandoned dolls to shadows on concrete.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Shayna McConville & Co.

    Shayna McConville is a fan of Dayton and of all things creative! Jason Antonick, Katy Kelly and Ryan Schulte round out the PK Dayton organizing team.