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Squirrelling

BY RITA CERVETTO
@ VOL 16 ON MAR 30, 2017

"Squirrelling is the opposite of being a velociraptor."

In Squirrelling from PechaKucha Night Manchesters Vol. 16, Rita Cervetto from Common Good talks about squirelling - an approach designed to help in the planning and preparing for a big project.

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The Power of Talking

BY DANIEL THOMPSON
@ VOL 16 ON MAR 30, 2017

Listen to designer Daniel Thompson talking about the power of talking.  

Follow him as he tells his tale of coming to Manchester for the first time and meeting its brilliant residents.

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Lessons from Loose Collective

BY GRAHAM JONES
@ VOL 16 ON MAR 30, 2017

"Embrace your weirdness! The weider the better, I'd say."

Hear Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Manchester Metropolitan, Graham Jones from Manchester's Loose Collective, as he talks about his work, imposter syndrome and Star Wars Lego in Lessons from Loose Collective from PechaKucha Night Manchester Vol. 16

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Arthur Dooley

BY BOB GAUNT
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 13, 2013

Bob Gaunt tells us about the artist Arthur Dooley, a janitor turned sculptor. His story seems influenced by writer Jacques Rancier, whose book reflects the redistribution of the social order, which Dooley immitated in his change from low value employee to independent artist. Gaunt explores Dooley's stations of the cross series, which evoke a mix of traditionally christian and labor-conscious communist thinking. 

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The Cheetah and The Stag

BY DAVID CARDEN
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 13, 2013

David Carden serenades us with the amusing story of The Cheetah and The Stag. Based on a painting by George Stubbs, the story tells of a bet made by the Duke of Cumberland, in which he was later aided by the gift of a cheetah from his nephew, King George III. Delivered in the form of a high energy song.

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Proteins R Us

BY ABID JAVED
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 13, 2013

Abid Javed tells us a bit about the different proteins in the body, and about their various functions, such as creating energy. Through his own drawings he teaches about various proteins, illustrating their differing shapes and how they do their jobs.