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29 SEP

NEXT EVENT VOL 33

It's time for Volume 33, and we are going all-out by teaming up with The Detroit Design Festival's Design Village!

Join us as we discover Detroit’s most talented makers and designers at the DDF Design Village, featuring everything from apparel and accessories, to homewares and interiors. Designers will take the stage on Friday night of the two-day marketplace to share their work, inspirations and experiences.

 

Doors at 7pm, presentations begin at 7:30.

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Eclectic Life

BY MADALYN KNEBEL
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

"I do all kinds of different things. I don't like sticking to one medium; I think it makes life more interesting that way."

In "Eclectic Life" from PechaKucha Night Detroit Vol. 29, Madalyn Knebel is a Detroit-based freelance graphic designer, set stylist and model. At Build Institute, a local start-up organization that helps people turn business ideas into reality, she is the Brand Strategy Manager as well as a graduate from Build’s business plan course, which allowed for the pursuit of her entrepreneurship aspirations.

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International Perspective

BY GEORGE PETKOSKI
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

George Petkoski has more than 30 years of architectural practice in the creative process of designing buildings, master planning large and small communities, and urban design worldwide. Having his own architectural firm in Detroit for 16 years, being the Director of Design of Architecture for Yamasaki Architects, Michigan and Summerstone international in Beijing, China, George’s visionary approach to creating memorable architecture is greatly valued.

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Graffiti Wanted

BY ELEANOR OAKES
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

Eleanor Oakes is a photographic artist with a multidisciplinary approach, currently living in Detroit, MI. In 2016 she completed the public art project “Graffiti Wanted” to engage the community in an open dialogue about graffiti and censorship in Detroit. She received a MFA in Art Practice from Stanford University in 2014 and a BA from Princeton University.

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Bodies in Space

BY BETHANIE MARTIN
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

Bethanie Martin attempts to engage the human body in its perception of space. She does this with piñatas in an inflatable ecosystem - which definitely doesn’t sound crazy or anything.

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Open Streets

BY LISA NUSZKOWSKI
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

Lisa Nuszkowski is an advocate for and leader in transportation and mobility in Detroit. As founder and executive director of Detroit Bike Share, the city’s first public bike share system, set to launch in Spring 2017, she is also leading efforts to launch Detroit’s inaugural Open Streets program in Fall 2016.

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Creative Physics

BY LIS CHERE THOMAS
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

Lis Chere Thomas is a Detroit-based contemporary circus artist with a creative interpretation of the laws of physics and an above-average appreciation of physical pain. In her words, "art hurts." Lis teaches and performs on aerial fabric, lyra (aerial hoop) and trapeze. She particularly enjoys invented apparatus, multimedia collaborations and performing in unusual locations.

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Architectural Influences

BY BREAN BUSH
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

Brean Bush is an Architectural Designer with Hamilton Anderson Associates in Detroit. In 2015, she received her Master of Architecture at Lawrence Tech. Being a big advocate for experiencing architecture first hand, Brean has structured her education around architectural opportunities around the world.  Her team was chosen to fill an hour long live slot with their urban fairy-tale "A Little Fawn" which contemplates the dichotomy of architectural influences on the city in the 20th Century US.

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Rair Studio

BY JAMIE YOUNG
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

Jamie Young and Brian Sedik created Rair Studio in 2011. Rair Studio showcases Jamie and Brian’s work and is a working studio creating custom artwork. Jamie chooses not to limit the number of mediums used to one. She loves all mediums and various styles from realism to abstract.

 

DETROIT Blog

Eclectic Life


"I do all kinds of different things. I don't like sticking to one medium; I think it makes life more interesting that way."
In "
Eclectic Life" from PechaKucha Night Detroit Vol. 29, Madalyn Knebel is a Detroit-based freelance graphic designer, set stylist and model. At Build Institute, a local start-up organization that helps people turn business ideas into reality, she is the Brand Strategy Manager as well as a graduate from Build’s business plan course, which allowed for the pursuit of her entrepreneurship aspirations.

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About the City's Organizers

  • PKN Detroit Steering Committee

    We celebrate creative and business-minded talent that may not otherwise have an outlet to share their inspirations, creations and ways they've changed a community. PechaKucha Detroit has been providing its creative community a voice since 2008. Let's broadcast your innovation. Send an email to pkndetroit@gmail.com, and we'll tell you about our next event.

  • Frank Nemecek

    Frank Nemecek is a writer, filmmaker, and all-around pain in the [expletive deleted]. He started the Warrendale (Detroit) Blog in December of 2005 as side project to his freelance writing and video work. He did so mostly because none of the major media outlets were covering the Warrendale neighborhood in Detroit where he lives. Since then, he has been interviewed about his neighborhood on CNN Radio, Detroit Free Press, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, and WXYZ-TV.