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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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We Believe...

BY OLIVER BRAY
IN LEEDS

Oliver Bray performs a rock solid and highly impressive 6 minute and 40 second manifesto from intro to outro on his outlook and how it reads.

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A Close-up Study of the Landscape

BY SUE HARRIS
IN LEEDS

Sue Harrison talks about her work, showing off different ways to view the landscape, often using binoculars to enhance her vision. A great presentation that talks about really getting to know a place.

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The Future: Thinking About Design

BY KATIE HILL
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2010

Katie Hill and her presentation "The Future: Thinking About Design," recorded at PKN Leeds Vol. 5 earlier this year.

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Outdoor life

BY GREVILLE WORTHINGTON
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 28, 2010

Let Greville Worthington guide you through his outdoor life.

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Haitian History and its Heroes

BY ROMMI SMITH
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2010

Rommi Smith, a poem for Haiti. * Haitians will rise, rebuild and live again ! * At the End there is only silence.

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Details

BY TOBY HYAM
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2010

Toby Hyam is Managing Director at Creative Space Management and discusses his "condition". He asks us to look more closely at everything we come into contact with and contemplate our relationship with it.

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The Hepworth Wakefield gallery

BY SIMON WALLIS
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2010

Simon Wallis - the first director of The Hepworth Wakefield - talks about the new prestigious art gallery in Yorkshire. www.hepworthwakefield.com
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Haiti

BY PHIL
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2010

A real life report from Haiti --- > to Leeds.

 

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The Retrash Collective, Washing Your Thoughts, and the IntervenE Exhibition

Presentations
Nathan Devine is a graphic designer, and in his presentation (from PKN Blue Mountains Vol. 1) he talks about "Retrash," an international collective that is rethinking waste. According to Nathan, by being passionate about turning waste into something useful, we can reduce landfills.

Metto il pensiero in lavatrice (Put Your Thoughts in the Washing Machine) is Valentina Di Fatta's second book, and in it she gives advice on how to wash away "dirty thoughts" and how to chose the best "washing program," depending on the season. Her presentation (in Italian) is from PKN Pisa Vol. 1.

Posters
There are two new posters on the Tumblr blog today, one for PKN Vladimir Vol. 6 (pictured above) and one for PKN Geneva Vol. 7, both happening tommorrow night.

Event info
St. Albert will soon be hosting its very first PKN, and here's a piece from the St. Albert Leader on what to expect from the launch. Also, PKN Leeds organizer Stuart Hide is producing a one-off PK event in London as part of the "IntervenE" exhibition on July 16, and he sends us the following details on the event (and that's the poster for the event that you see above).

PKN Leeds has come together once again with Interior Educators (IE) to hold an independent Pechakucha event at their forth annual IE Free Range graduate show entitled ‘IntervenE’ to be held at the Old Truman Brewery, Brick lane, London on Monday 16th July.

The IE Free range IntervenE show is the largest national exhibition to view the best work from 2011 graduates from leading undergraduate courses in Interior Architecture and Interior Design within the UK. This year will see over 450 graduates exhibiting at the show from across 28 institutes.

In celebration of the students achievements, IE are putting on a number of special events over the course of the show. The launch of the show on Thursday 14th July (6-10pm) will no doubt be a momentous occasion with the initial opportunity to view the show accompanied with beverages and music. Friday 13th (10am-4pm) will see the celebrations continue with a specialist school and college day, where a numerous graduates will be will be at hand to discuss their work and courses they have been studying on. Over the Saturday, Sunday and the Monday the exhibition will continue for all to enjoy.

On Monday afternoon, 16th July will see a number of high profile judges reviewing all the work of the graduates in readiness for the prize giving in the evening at the PechaKucha event. On the evening, kicking off at 7pm and acting as a book end to the show and a crescendo to the whole event, PKN Leeds in association with IE have organised a specialist PechaKucha Night around the theme of ‘IntervenE’. This is billed as the largest interiors based pechakucha held this year. With some of the leading UK practioners, academics and thinkers the discipline has to offer. The event is free to all so please join us for an evening of thinking and drinking!

Calendar
Today, here at the Tokyo mothership, we prepare for our Vol. 93, and you can also look forward to the following two events: PKN Kingston Vol. 3 and PKN Providence Vol. 39. Tomorrow, it's another big Thursday of events with a lot of 7s: PKN Mallorca Vol. 1, PKN Bordeaux Vol. 7, PKN Genève Vol. 7, PKN London Vol. 7, and PKN Vladimir Vol. 6.

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