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Istanbul is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its PechaKucha Night series, and to commemorate the event the organizers have prepared a video that takes a look at all of the presenters who have shared the stage throughout the series' 19 volumes -- and yes, that means that the city's next event will be its momentous Vol. 20! 

Here is the video of  PechaKucha Night İstanbul's 5 th anniversary. Many thanks to all of audiences and presenters and the team. Hope to see you soon at next pechakucha night istanbul 2014! 

http://vimeo.com/97316034


 

PechaKucha Night Istanbul MIXER Special: “Contemporary Art in Places through the Eyes of Architects” was held on 29 April, Tuesday night. Presenters decorated places they choosen with artworks from Mixer Open Space and justify their decisions to the audience. It was really excited. Art, life and architecture come together for this special PechaKucha Night Istanbul.

You could check our photos from the great night on https://www.flickr.com/photos/44542090@N08/sets/72157644543537574

See you next events, if you will be in town. Please join and follow  us!  

 


Ready to new PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special. What is relationship between modern art and architecture? An architect should have good look point of wiev.

You are invited to PechaKucha Night Istanbul MIXER Special: “Contemporary Art in Places through the Eyes of Architects” organized by 34Solo for Mixer. 
Experienced architects will be challenged to speak to 20 images x 20 seconds each on the intersections between architecture and contemporary art. Architects will decorate places they choose with artworks from Mixer Open Space and justify their decisions to the audience.

Presentations will be in Turkish. Doors will be open at 7 pm and the presenters will be announced on the event page.

For more: http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/istanbul/events/5356573adbdd20d3ae000002

 

          

 

 

PechaKucha Night İstanbul Vol. 18 was held at Building Information Center (YEM) on Thursday, December  19, 2013. In this volume, we had been looking for  at  social responsibility from a creative perspective.

It was our last Pechakucha event for 2013.  In the night, 150-200 guests were with us.  9 speakers were on the stage with their projects on social responsiblity.

We were talking about urban transformation, design, architecture, parks, ecology,  food, social media and more titles. Under the subjects of "how could we make the world a better place to live? what can we do for sustainability? what 'a creative touch' could add to social responsibility projects? " After the presentations, at the break time, presenters met with guests.  They answered questions and explained how can they involve in these projects at the real time.

Now, we are really excited for 2014. Follow us for the new year headlines and events

 

Last 1 day to PechaKucha Night Istanbul Vol.18! Event place and presenters are ready to stage. We are waiting for the night. At this time, will take a look at  Social Responsibility from a creative perspective
How could we make the world a better place to live? What can we do for sustainability? What 'a creative touch' could add to social responsibility projects? 

There will be so many projects on the stage from creative sectors. We are talking about urban transformation, lighting design, social media, design studios, ecology and etc etc.

If you are in town, please join us, tomorrow at  YEM 20.20 pm. And dont miss the night!

PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special Event amberFest '13 "did you plug in"

PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special Event amberFest'13 ( technology and digital art festival)  was held on November 1 at Roxy Club in Istanbul. So many guests and speakers came all around world for this special EU festival. on the stage, they were telling about their projects and works about technology, art and digital culture. Here is the some presenters details and photos links. And videos are coming soon! Please check the photos on  :  http://www.flickr.com/photos/44542090@N08/sets/72157637836744215/

Susa Pop- Public Art Lab and Connecting  Cities Susa's project was about connection with festival cities on public street with Outdoor LEDs 

Martin Brysnkov Life Between Systems   He spoke about how difficult it is for people who build technical systems for cities  to  predict what kind of life that people will live between those systems.

Hideaki Ogawa - Ars Electronica Futurelab as Creative Catalysts Hideaki's project is known as a simple and consecutive interaction design combined digital technologies and analog technologies. 

Mahir Yavuz- United Colors of Dissent   He was talking  about his project with Orkan Telhan entitled United Colors of Dissent

Yılmaz Kıymaz-  A Growing Indie Community in Turkey He is independent game developer and GDT ( Game Development Turkey) admin, will talk about the GDT community and the game jam that will be organized as part of AMBER

 

PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special Arkimeet : ByPass was held at Halic Congress Center on 7 October. Safak Pavey was on the stage for special closing speech to explain of Istanbul’s secret beauties. In the night, presenters came to event with 20x 20 presentations to discuss  to problems of capital cities and public spaces .

What should we do to protect  our cities? How can we  transport the beautiful things  to  the future? What is our responsibilities?  Quests were thinking about  these answers with important and nice presentations.

Architect and City Planner Yasar Adanali, Architect and Photographer Ali Taptik, Architect and Curator Ertug Ucar, Journalist and Academic Member Koray Caliskan, Architect Arman Akdogan, and Architect Omer Selcuk Baz joined to special “PechaKucha Night Istanbul Arkimeet :ByPass ” with presentations.

Photos of the event: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44542090@N08/sets/72157637408792743/

We are ready to SPECIAL night for Pechakucha Night! So we will be on the stage with little presenters on Friday PechaKucha Global Night. Kids are ready, presentations are ready. And we are so exciting. If you are in the city, plase join us! You could see our presentations headlines. Please dont miss the night in Istanbul! 

Speakers announced of PechaKucha Night Istanbul Vol. 17 “Being A Child” on 20 th September, at The Building Information Centre. 8 Speakers will be on the stage between 8-12 years old.

First, Doga Efe Polat will be explaning “Irregular Structuring”. And he will show us “why and how”.

After Mina Nazaretyan will tell us her important projects and ideas little street cats. We could do something for them.
Sanem Kaytancı will be on the stage for technology and computers world. What do they expect from web generation?
“Madness of Fashion”. We will be listening fashion issues from Derin Karaduman and Irmak Horoz.

We are not alone on this earth. We have so many little friends. And what happens in their life? we will be discovering to this interesting world with presentation of Kumru Candar.

And after Gunes Pehlivanoglu will be on the stage with big real problem and she will tell our problems about world pullition. “Smoke… a poison for humanity.”
And last speakers Sarp Turker will be showing us dangerous of smoke with his perspective.

For photos of the night: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44542090@N08/sets/72157636788862525/

 

 

Dear All, we are ready to PechaKucha Night İstanbul Vol. 17. It  will take place at Building Information Center (YEM) on Friday 20 th September, 2013, PechaKucha "Global" Night . It will be so exciting!

In this volume, we will be hosting 8 young speakers, 6-12 year old, under the title: “Being a Child”

Children have got different world, different words and ideas. So they will share their minds with us. For example what do they want create?or what do they think about animals life , design, architect or technology? 

If you would like  to know , please join the discussion in our audience at 18.30. For details and registration please http://www.yemetkinlik.com/tr/etkinlik/detay/pechakucha-night-istanbul-vol17-cocuk-olmak

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