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Next Event

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18 APR

NEXT EVENT VOL 20

PechaKucha Honolulu Nights are at the Honolulu Museum of Art School and will be held three times a year—with a theme.

Next up: #20 the theme is Light. (Think: photography, prisms, electricity, rainbows, the sun, the moon, and more!).
 

If your interested in presenting, send an email with your creative process/story, and samples of your work to pechakuchahnl@gmail.com.

Speakers (in presenting order)
Alison BesteShedding Light on Paradise
Gideon Gerlt Fracture and Refraction
Stephan JostGod Saw that Light was Good
Elisa ChangPermanent Vacation
Guenther Hasinger The Colors of the Sky
–Break–
Howard Wiig – The Beauty of Dark Skies
Gaye Chan09.05.2012 @gaye_chan
Mark Chai My Journey Sculpting with Light
Denise Karabinus – Looking for Light
John Hook – Now and Forever

Mahalo!

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POW! and WOW!

BY JASPER WONG
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

POW WOW, is a term that describes a gathering that celebrates culture, music and art. Centered around a week-long event in Hawaii, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, and mural projects.

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Snipping the Fabric of Time

BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Justin Davies is an educator and artist. He likes to work in a range of media which he uses to integrate historical, scientific and aesthetic perspectives. His work is also influenced by his love of film and by his studies in biology and history.

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Bringing Obama Home: A Presidential Center in Honolulu

BY ROBERT PERKINSON
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Robert Perkinson is a professor of American Studies at UH. He’s leading the state of Hawaii’s initiative to build a Barack Obama presidential center in Honolulu.

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Cutting Pages

BY CHARLENE ASATO
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Charlene Asato joins us from the Big Island and has enjoyed creating with paper for many years. She finds it very exciting that a simple fold changes a two-dimensional plane into a three-dimensional form and artist’s books provide a wonderful avenue to convey this energy.

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Art of Cutting

BY SOORIYA KUMAR
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Over the last 50 years Sooriya Kumar has developed artwork not just for
sacred sites around the world, but for a multitude of private residences in numerous countries and many public buildings including an indoor copper mural sculpture for the Honolulu International Airport that is designed to welcome our visitors to the islands.

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Loco Tapping

BY KEONE NUNES
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Keone Nunes had grown up exposed to family members who still spoke the native Hawaiian language and elders who still remembered the tribal practices of their past. His talk will touch on the art of tapping, a rare technique left in the world. Instead of relying on an electric machine and a steel needle, Nunes makes his own tools and even his own ink when tattooing in this very rare ancient way.

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Los Locos

BY SERGIO GARZON
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

During a lecture Sergio Garzon gave at the Pacific Health Conference in 2012,
he came across the idea that art therapy is a gentle, free and an evident cure for many mental illnesses, specially those dealing with social-dynamics. His “Los Local” presentation focuses on using art as a form of free health therapy on the streets.

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Skin to Skin

BY DANA QUEALY
@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Dana Quealy touches on the importance of skin to skin contact after a baby is born. Such as how the baby will cry less, feel better, stay warmer, and regulate their breathing and blood sugar better if in lots of contact with the mother's or father's skin. 

 

HONOLULU Blog

Thin/Second/Onion/Fish


How many of you can say you feel comfortable in the skin you're in?
Jo Rowley talks about her various series of sculptures and how it expresses themes of identity, conformity, joy and peeking behind the curtain in reference to society. In "Thin/Second/Onion/Fish" from PKN Honolulu Vol. 17 she delves in to alter egos, and how her second self has allowed her to traverse in and out of differing states of being.

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