PechaKucha Presentation

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Pierre-Alain Thibault

Graphic designer /// paper artist, independant /// Pat in Nantes

Rock’n Paper

PRESENTED ON JUL 01, 2015
IN NANTES @ VOL 10
Pat, a young graphic designer, worked in multiple mediums before deciding to specialize on paper art. He designs and executes musical instruments with papercraft and packaging technics. In the cold digital age he attempts to bring human sensitivity and humor with his creations made in paper. {In French}
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Only Paper & Muji scissors

BY KEIKO TSUJI
@ VOL 52 ON MAY 28, 2008

Armed with only a pair of Muji scissors and some paper, Keiko explains the Japanese art of 'kirie' or paper cutting. The presentation slowly unfolds showing how incredibly creative this art can be.

The presentation is in Japanese with some English, but the pictures say it all!

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Light and Coloured Paper Art

BY JILLIAN ELDRIDGE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Thinking about the relationship of light and paper differently, Jillian Eldridge  discovers an interesting and abstract form of art by using light and coloured paper that creates for an interesting use of shadows and reflected light. Listen as she uses this fusioned medium to talk about her artistic pieces introducing people and moths. 

 

 

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Paper Birds

BY DIANA BELTRÁN HERRERA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Diana Beltran creates paper sculptures that have been featured all over the web, in particular her exquisite little birds. She shares her thoughts on nature and her own creative process. (In Spanish)

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How To Become A Paper Architect-101

BY ETIENNE BASTORMAGI
@ VOL 21 ON DEC 10, 2014

Architect/urban planner/visual artist Etienne Bastormagi gives us valuable insight on how to become a paper architect. Get ready to embark on a beautifully colored journey! 

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Learning from the Paper Architects of Moscow

BY ROSS ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Ross Anderson shares his journey to explore the Paper Architects of Moscow.

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Augmented Paper

BY JULIE STEPHEN CHHENG & THOMAS PONS
@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

"We are trying to mix paper and digital"

In Augmented Paper from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 137, Julie Stephen Chheng and Thomas Pons share their recent art collaboration. Stephen Chheng is a graphic designer and Pons, an animation director. They work on projects mixing paper, book design and new technology. In Japan, they work on a project called Uramado: windows in augmented reality.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday July 29th, 2016. 

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Paper Models

BY TOM GREENSFELDER
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Designer Tom Greensfelder shares a history of paper modelmaking.

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Paper Making in Japan

BY REBECCA PRY
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

"They gave us certificates of mastering the art of paper making but then they quickly clarified that we didn't actually master it because it takes years to do so..."

In "Paper Making in Japan" from PechaKucha Night Warwick Vol. 1, Rebecca Pry shares her story of how she learned to make traditional Japanese paper, washi, while at the Awagami paper making factory in Tokushima, Japan.

Rebecca is a young artist living and working in Warwick, NY. Her work is heavily inspired by the patterns and imagery created by nature and her surroundings. Her designs have been published in books and magazines and have been printed on apparel, accessories, home goods, and stationery. 

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The Fine Art of Paper Conservation

BY RUSS MAKI
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 25, 2017

"Our world is filled with (the) conservation, restoration, and preservation of important works on paper."

In "The Fine Art of Paper Conservation" from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 7, drawing upon his experience as the president of Graphic Conservation Company in Chicago, one of the top paper-conservation laboratories in North America, Russ Maki provides a beautifully illustrated overview of the conservation of works ranging from works of art to historically significant documents.