PechaKucha Presentation

Big Bang Memorial

PRESENTED ON DEC 02, 2014
IN NANTES @ VOL 9

Pechakucha was the opportunity for Gaëlle Le Guillou to speak about her deep project: it is an artistic and experimental project at long term in the cemetery of Bouteillerie in Nantes.
This project is supported by the association BIG BANG MEMORIAL. The idea of this association is to take a fresh look at the intimate and common that are cemeteries.

Ceramist Sculptrice, she chooses this material because she can imagine forms and volumes .
She experiments with coloured enamels, textures, by renewing regularly her themes of inspirations.
She draws her inspiration from her childhood, from fashionably, architecture, arts, and nature.
She creates her universe, fanciful and in movement, even if it is about the death.
That is characteristic in her work, and her life. {in french}

APPLAUD THIS!
Thumb_13_1571306192f5107e0b68b2f952cb387d400a888f73eed

Memory Space

BY CARO AND MIKE
IN BERLIN

Caro and Mike did a live performance with tape recorder, voice and sound effects: An audio visual work in progress about isolation and memory of the human body & spirit in the context of empty, abandoned spaces and places. They used the setting of a former Russian military base in the town of Wünsdorf to re-tell their story of ghosts that reappear in the form of voices, images and sounds. Kind of spooky!

Thumb_lyndall_20phelps.017

Ceramic Birds

BY LYNDALL PHELPS
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 07, 2013

Lyndall Phelps is doing a residency at The Higgns Art Gallery and Museum. The Higgins has allowed her handle and catalogue the works within their collection for the benefit of her art works. She did so and has become obsessed with the sheer variety of ornithological species she has found.

Thumb_slide7

The Big Picture

BY PAULA ALASAD ASBELL
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 09, 2013

You have to listen closely to catch what Paula Asbell was thinking when she titled this presentation "The Big Picture". However, it's easy to see how Paula keeps her mind open to creative impulses and how those inspriations lead her to create her art. Sometimes it's just the notion of "I don't want to waste this paint" that can lead to a new work.

Thumb_slide16

Big Pink Art

BY MARTHA JONES
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 04, 2012

We're not kidding. It's big. It's pink (mostly). It's art. Martha Jones breaks her art down for us as she describes her abstract, colorful pieces that utilize patterns inspired by ancient Greek and Roman art. 

Thumb_slide133

Madison's Big Bang

BY RON MCCREA
@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Ron McCrea speaks about the Madison activists who were propelled by the movement of the '60s. Veteran Madison activists and idealists created a burst of new institutions in the '70s that redefined the city and have stood the test of time. Madison is poised to reinvent itself again.

Thumb_3

Ceramic travels

BY KARISSA CHASE
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 05, 2014

Karissa Chase is a Townsville girl who fled the city after graduating from high school, moved to Brisbane to study ceramics and hasn't looked back. After deciding to be a potter at the young age of 16, Karissa pursued her dream to do so. After graduating art college in Australia, America gave her the opportunity for love and the chance to introduce her ceramic work. Working with either the wheel or a rolling pin, each piece is not only cute, but how fortunate Karissa is to do what she loves. 

Thumb_blackhead_20spendour

Creating a Memory

BY MAT DUNK
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

Mat Dunk uses his eye for compostion and commitment to his art to capture the natural beauty of the Great lakes area of New South Wales in Australia.

Thumb_slide17

A Celebration of Life and Death

BY DENISE DAFFARA
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 10, 2016

Denise Daffara began painting and drawing in 1999 as a celebration of fun and freedom.  However in the lead up to preparing her Pecha Kucha presentation she was called home to New Zealand and had to prepare for her mother’s death. In her presentation she shares some of that journey and some of the beautiful drawings that eventuated. 

Thumb_915

Mediating the anxiety of death through art and travelling

BY KATYA VENTER
@ VOL 13 ON OCT 20, 2016

Katya Venter discusses the research done for her Master’s degree about mediating the awareness of her own finitude and death through art and travelling.