Store owner and jewelry designer Kimberly McDaniel shares her vision of an artist cooperative in Puerto Vallarta, where a number of community-related activities are possible.
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2013 Tohoku Artist Caravan
BY D.H. ROSEN
@ VOL 101
ON MAR 27, 2013
In April of 2013, the Tohoku Artist Caravan project will bring artists and musicians from all over Japan to gather in Karakuwa, Kesennuma, to create public art that will help revitalize a community devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The initial installations will be completed over a three-day period, culminating in an opening party featuring a an impressive array or renowned musicians. (in English and Japanese)
"Presentation of the Day" on March 29, 2013.
Visual Art Initiatives in the St. Roch Neighborhood: The SRCC Artist Residency and Staple Goods
BY AARON COLLIER
@ VOL 10
ON SEP 20, 2013
Historically, New Orleans has been a city that nourishes and generates creativity amongst artists who stop in, stay for a period, or call it home. The artist residency at St. Roch Community Church, as well as the collective and gallery space entitled Staple Goods, both aim to further galvanize the St. Roch and St. Claude neighborhoods of New Orleans in keeping such tradition. Aaron Collier coordinated the inception of both of these enterprises with the sole intention of providing artists with opportunities in a neighborhood that has been, and continues to be, a gift to him and his family.
I Am An Artist, We Are Artists
BY AMANDA LAPLACA
@ VOL 12
ON MAY 08, 2014
New Orleans based graphic artist and teacher, Amanda LaPlaca, discusses her process of making art. She teaches her students that we are all artists and each artist has a different form of making. However, something that all artists make are mistakes and Amanda emphasizes the importance of resilience.
Cascade Artist Studio
BY JACQUELINE SPEDDING
@ VOL 9
ON FEB 28, 2014
"The work in the studio is very varied and I think that reflects the different artists."
In Cascade Artist Studio from PechaKucha Night Blue Mountain Vol. 9, Artist Jacqueline Spedding introduces the warehouse she and a friend recently transformed into a working studio space in 2012. Cascade Studio in Blue Mountains hosts a range of talented artists- the most recent visiting artist came from South Korea.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 30th, 2017.
Imagine, to go Beyond
BY HANNA KARIM
@ VOL 11
ON DEC 02, 2015
"In war, the hardest thing is to think...to think about your future, present and past, to think about love, life, and dreams, but sometimes you need to Imagine to go beyoned your miserable reality, and turn it as you want to imagine." Hanna Karim, film maker
Halifax Music Co-op
BY JOHN BOGARDUS
@ VOL 20
ON JUN 17, 2016
“We are here to knock down the barriers between music, education and people.”
In Halifax Music Co-op from PechaKucha Night Halifax Vol. 20, John Bogardus shares what the Halifax Music Co-op is. Bogardus is a curious and passionate conductor, and has been playing in and leading ensembles the majority of his life. In 2010, John started the program that would become the Halifax Music Co-op. Since that time, he has devoted his life to nurturing the organization and its membership as both Executive Director and Music Director of the HMC. His passion for music and musical education has grown the Halifax Music Co-op from humble beginnings to an organization of half a dozen ensembles and over 200 members.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
Hvordan vi lavede alt muligt andet end et artist residency
BY KONRAD HØNGAARD NIELSEN
@ VOL 33
ON MAY 17, 2017
In a presentation full of twists and turns, Konrad Høngaard Nielsen shares the story of CuriousPlace Curators - a project that was meant to be an artist residency, but turned into almost everything but exactly that.
Connecting Artists to Amplify Their Voices
BY HARPER ADDISON
Leaving San Francisco for Knoxville, TN, Harper Addison felt as though she was committing artist suicide. What began as a way for her to stay connected with friends and colleagues around the country has turned into an international creative process community, known as The Iteration Project, that connects artists and amplifies their voices no matter where they live and work.