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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!

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Featured Presentation

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Lise Bratton and Graeme Murray

designer/makers in Galashiels

Spoons

PRESENTED ON APR 20, 2016
IN GALASHIELS @ VOL 2

Graeme talks about the history of rural spoon making in southern Japanee villages, Lise talks about the Djemaa El Fna square in Marrakech, and they relate these very different cultures to their own woodwork practices.

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Creative Relationships: they dreamed, they could, they did

BY ELLIE ZEEGEN AND JANET COULSON
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 31, 2016

Ellie Zeegen and Janet Coulson tell us about how they met, accidentally moved to within 10 minutes of each other and started a theatre company.

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Stowed Out Festival

BY CHRIS WEMYSS
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Stowed Out is a small music festival held every year in the small Borders village of Stow.  This is the story of how it came about by Chris Wemyss.

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Thoughts and Doodles of an Undiscovered Genius

BY GILES ETHERINGTON
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Giles Etherington talks about all the choices that he has made throughout the course of his life and how it has influenced his design and branding work.

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In Atween – The Place To Be

BY JULES HORNE
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Jules Horne talks us through her one woman plays, short stories and other writing.

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Teaching and Learning: Tales from the Print Room

BY GRACE SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Grace Smith tells us about her work in the print department of Heriot Watt, her masters in textile research and her red boiler suit.

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Journey Of A Fashion Student

BY EMILY JANE CONNING
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Emily, a fourth year fashion design student from Heriot Watt University, talks us through the design process from one of her recent projects.

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Making, Showing

BY CHARLES POULSEN
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Charles Poulsen talks about the art he makes at his home studio in Allanton, where he holds an open studio every year.

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Processes of Making: Ideas and Risk-taking

BY ANDREW MACKENZIE
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 31, 2016

"Process is more important than outcome."

In Processes of Making: Ideas and Risk-taking at PechaKucha Night Galashiels, Vol. 4, Andrew Mackenzie presents his most recent exhibition pieces as he walks through his laborious yet captivating creative process. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017.

 

GALASHIELS Blog

Bringing the Outside In


“Nature is a massive role in our business.”

In "Bringing the Outside In", from PechaKucha Night Galashiels Vol.2Bronagh O'Kane shares her journey to the making of her print company, "Orwell and Goode". She talks about how the company came into being, and what informs their work. She believes that nature can attach to our emotional connection which influences her business. Her business won an award at Top Drawer for Best New Product! 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Mary Morrison

    I am an artist based in the Scottish Borders. I share a studio in an old textile mill with 12 other artists. I also work part time for Live Borders managing the Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) which supports professional creatives and organisations in the region. We provide advice and support, run events and develop opportunities for artists of all artforms including local and international residencies and creative labs.

  • Tom Swift

    I am a filmmaker based in the Scottish Borders and working all over Scotland. Whether it is music videos or documentaries I am fascinated by the stories of the amazing people that I work with.