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Kara Shay Choate

Photographer / Videographer , CHOATE HOUSE in Oklahoma City

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PRESENTED ON OCT 12, 2016
IN OKLAHOMA CITY @ VOL 5

"My favorite photo is the one I have yet to take... but really all of my photos are my favorite."

Kara Choate, and her husband, Jeremy, are the team behind Choate House. After first meeting in art school, they've been together ever since and love being parents to their three awesome kids. Originating from a huge love for art, Kara is passionate about documenting personal stories & advertising projects through photography and motion films.

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Leaf City

BY QING QING MAO
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 17, 2014

Everyone is in a transition state like a leaf. Leaf city provides Qing Qing Mao a platform to get inspired and to inspire people, in Berlin, in Amsterdam and in Sydney. The picture is only part of the project, conversation is the soul of it, and it is the real fun part. 

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This Shit is Addictive

BY RYAN WIJAYARATNE
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2015

Ryan Wijayaratne speaks of his weird and unfortunate experiences in New York City, the importance of his life's choices, the work that's come out of it and why it all matters.

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cARToons

BY STEVE HILL
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 06, 2015

Regardless of one’s career path, Steve Hill makes the case that you can never really shake being a smart-alecky cartoonist. He shares a brief, if not entirely accurate, history of editorial cartooning followed by examples of his own cartoons and an admission that he might have unwittingly passed the gene to his son.

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Oklahoma Children's Theatre

BY LYN ADAMS
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 29, 2015

With dramatic cuts to education and arts education funding across her home state of Oklahoma, Lyn Adams is passionate about providing access to creative theatre arts opportunities for all children. The mission of the Children’s Theatre mission is to provide extraordinary live theatre and interactive educational experiences for young audiences as well as inspiring young people to visualize their potential, enhancing family relationships, and investing in the future of their communities, could not be more significant to Oklahoma’s youngest citizens.

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Making Movies in Oklahoma

BY LANCE MCDANIEL
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 12, 2015

After working on Oscar winning movie Million Dollar BabyLance McDaniel moved back to Oklahoma to launch his film career and help grow the film community in Oklahoma. This presentation details Lance's wild journey from assisting on low budget horror films to writing and directing successful family comedies. And, he explains how Oklahoma City's deadCenter Film Festival serves as the hub of the now thriving film industry in Oklahoma. 

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Capturing a Moment

BY NAMITA AZAD
IN BROOKLYN

Namita Azad is a freelance photographer specializing in wedding and travel photography. Her presentation explains how each photograph is a story caught in time and how she makes sure they become beautiful memories.

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Why I Photograph Musicians

BY ROB BRIDGE
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2016

"When you're a photographer, you have this tremendous responsibility, to show this person the best way you can, in a way that's authentic."

In Why I Photograph Musicians, from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 27Rob Bridge explains why he spend hours, days, weeks and years traipsing from one end of the United Kingdom to the other to photograph musicians that you’ve probably never heard of…

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, January 23rd, 2017.

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A Love Story

BY JONATHAN FOWLER
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 12, 2016

From classic rock to community engagement, Jonathan Fowler has followed his passion for music to places unexpected. 

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Transposing Page, Paint and Photograph to Body: An Insight into the Choreographic Process

BY EMILY ROBERTSON
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Emily Robertson has recently finished her MA, where her practice questions the relationship(s) between visual art and dance; the talk being a visual process reflecting her findings.