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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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3000 Acres

BY KATE DUNDAS
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

Kate Dundas talks about ways of making our community and lives healthier  and better. One of the way is by creating a garden to grow  fruits and vegetables in our own backyard.

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Trentham Food Hub

BY JUSTIN WALSH
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

Justin Walsh talks about his journey of being a local farmer and how his journey has affected his community. He also explores ways if improving his community through farming. 

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Can of Worms

BY ANGIE CHONG
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

Angie Chong talks about the origin and growth of her passion for agriculture and how it has affected her. She first started out with just a can of worms but she ended with an entire garden.

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Can of Worms

BY DAVID HOOD
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

David Hood talks about the harsh reality of being a homosexual in the U.S. He talks about the struggle and issues gays and lesbians have to face every day. 

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Spaces to Gather

BY ADAM PUSTOLA
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 04, 2014

Adam Pustola discusses the numerous clubs he's most involved in. As an architect, he focuses specifically on creating memorable spaces in which groups can gather for years to come.

(note: due to technical difficulties in recording, there is no audio from slides 7 to slide 10)

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Secrets of Urban Explorers

BY RITA LIAO
IN MELBOURNE

Rita Liao tells of her adventures to hidden underground drains, abandoned asylums, and derelict trainyards. She speaks on the societies these sorts of locales draw to them, and how one goes about becoming a member of such a club.

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Getting Out, Getting Animated

BY SIMON HOWE
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 04, 2014

Simon Howe started out working behind the scenes in a film-based theater, but as technology caught up with him, he was forced to look to other avenues for work. He speaks about his trials and triumphs, on working in a creative group, and his work animating. 

"Presentation of the Day" on December 11, 2014.

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Person on Purpose

BY CECE OJANY
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 04, 2014

Cece Ojany poses the question we always ask but never seem to find an answer to: What is our purpose? She explains how successful we can be by choosing to live a life true to ourselves rather than the life others expect of us. We must work not from motivation, which is finite, but from inspiration, which is always present. 

 

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How Art Brings People Together


"This project, I've been interested in 2 disciplines, the public art and my painting were never together and I thought, how can we make this work together?"
In 
How Art Brings People Together, from PechaKucha Night Melbourne Vol. 22, Helen Pollard explains her public art projects which utilize recycled materials and incorporate local surroundings. She also explains how she formed an art studio which now functions as a social space for people in the community. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Ammon Beyerle

    Director of Here Studio, Ammon is a passionate and driven architect, researcher, writer and teacher. He lives in Ballarat. In 2009 he developed Urban Village Melbourne, a multidisciplinary social enterprise interested in arts, design, research, community development and sustainability in public space. Working for five years between France, Germany, Japan and Australia he brings experience in the management of public architectural and structural design projects to here studio. He is currently undertaking a PhD regarding participatory architectural practice in local urban ecologies.