PechaKucha Presentation

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Kaitlyn Gillis

in Edmonton

The Dark and Bright Sides of Light

PRESENTED ON OCT 24, 2017
IN EDMONTON @ VOL 29

Kaitlyn Gillis' illuminating talk explores humans' historical relationship with light, and how our immediate environments — natural and built, dark and light — impact our psychological, physiological, and social health and wellbeing.

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Light Is More

BY SUSANNA COTS
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 28, 2012

Susanna Cots is an internationally renowned interior designer from Barcelona who, in her presentation, explains the importance of invisible elements in a good design. (in Catalán)

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Silo 468 Light Art Project

BY TAPIO ROSENIUS
@ VOL 21 ON APR 14, 2012

Tapio Rosenius from Lighting Design Collective talks about their Silo 468 light art project for the City of Helsinki. This urban light art intervention uses wind, swarm intelligence, and logarithmic lighting control to achieve its artistic vision. The project is part of the Helsinki World Design Capital 2012 year.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 20, 2013.

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Focusing Light on Sleep: The New Frontier in Workplace Design

BY DEBORAH BURNETT
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 27, 2013

Deborah Burnett discusses how the architectural lighting and interior design of where you spend your days impacts how well you sleep at night, which in turn dramatically impacts your health, productivity, disease formation and sex drive. Who knew lightbulbs and finish selections could do so much?

 

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The Map of Light

BY FRANZ DOMIG
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 27, 2014

"It’s all about references," so Franz Domig, head of e-marketing at Zumtobel Lighting, says. In his presentation, he highlights the two outstanding elements of Zumtobel Lighting’s web presence: quality of product specifications and references through great pictures – a source of inspiration. That’s what they call »The Map of Light«. (In German) 

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Purikura and Light Trails

BY JOSEPH TAME
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

Joseph Tame brought excitement and festive joy to the PechaKucha stage in December -- see the images in his presentation for a hint at what he was wearing -- with this presentation about some latest projects, including a portable purikura machine, and light trails.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 30, 2015.

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Look for the Light, and Head Towards it

BY DANIEL CARMONA
@ VOL 18 ON SEP 27, 2015

Daniel Carmona, farmer, shares his experiences as a farmer in Northern New Mexico and the role of light and sunshine to make our food

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A Light in the Dark

BY MOHAMMED MAHDI
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT AT MSM ON JAN 28, 2016

“This picture has been taken 10 of 15 minutes after a vacuum bomb has been executed in the capital. This man is walking with his dog near the bomb and he says ‘I will live my life’.”

People can show extreme resilience under extraordinary situations. In A light in the Dark from PechaKucha Night Maastricht’s event at MSM, Speaker Mohammed Mahdi shows Yemeni people in their daily lives. He is impressed to see how they manage to progress under extreme situations which could be categorized as extremely hard life.

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Light-Science & Art

BY BRIENNE WILLCOCK
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Brienne Willcock is a lighting designer and LED nerd. She joins us once again to talk about the art and science behind lighting design.