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Another great poster to highlight, this time for San Juan's (in Argentina) upcoming PechaKucha Night Vol. 10, set for May 31. The poster was designed by Diapolo Diego Flores.

 

PKN Williamsburg Vol. 1 Presentations In 2010, Lori Jakubow launched her online store, Art To Live By. In the presentation (from PKN Williamsburg Vol. 1) she shares her work, and we get a behind-the-scenes look at the techniques and materials she uses, as well as what inspires her. In her presentation (in Czech, from PKN Usti nad Labem), Eva Mráziková talks about drawings she's done, and also shares her philosophy on teaching. PKN Orlando Vol. 7 Posters We have a few new posters on the Tumblr blog today, covering PKN Orlando Vol. 7 (pictured above), PKN Kumamoto Vol. 4, PKN Cape Town Vol. 20, and PKN Kathmandu Vol. 3 and 6. PKN San Juan Vol. 7 PKN San Juan Vol. 7 Photos Here's a photo gallery [Flickr] for last month's PKN San Juan (in Argentina) Vol. 7, and please note that the city's Vol. 8 is already scheduled, to be held on November 3.  Calendar Tonight (August 28) there are two PKNs on tap: PKN San Francisco Vol. 52 and PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 26. Tomorrow, you can look to the following three events: PKN New Haven Vol. 13, PKN Tampere Vol. 7, and PKN Providence Vol. 41.

PKN Dayton Vol. 10 Presentations Duante Beddingfield is a local writer whose work can be found in the Dayton Daily News and on the Welcome Dayton website. With his presentation (from PKN Dayton Vol. 10), Duante hopes to help guide us towards a post-racial America, by going through the "dos" and "don'ts" of having a black friend. Beatrice Moretti and Paola Sabbion are architects from URBAN LAB. In this presentation (in Italian, from PKN Genoa Vol. 1), they cover a project called the new City Urban Planning.
 The project involved the announcement of the Genoa Urban Plan 2010 through the publication of the Urban Lab Notebooks, and the staging of the exhibition "Genoa Today, Genoa Tomorrow" in December 2011, an extraordinary instrument of participation and opportunity for discussion. PKN San Juan Vol. 7 Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is the poster you see above, for PKN San Juan (in Argentina) Vol. 7. It was designed by Francisco Riveros of Mundo Estudio. PKN Innsbruck Vol. 1 Photos We'll hopefully have more to share in the coming days, but for now here's a peek (above) at what the recent PKN Innsbruck Vol. 1 looked like -- and the event poster was posted to our Tumblr blog prior to the event. Calendar Tonight (July 19) we have St. Albert's first PKN, and there's a special edition PKN in Chicago. Tomorrow, it's Tijuana's turn to host its very first PKN, while Waterville has its Vol. 8. 

PKN Kyiv Vol. 7 Presentations Daniel Muñóz is a character animator, and in this presentation from PKN Miami Vol. 14 he explains the main principles and techniques required to produce animation work that manages to suck viewers in. Oleg Zhary is a photographer who lives and works in Kyiv, and in this presentation (in Ukrainian, from PKN Kyiv Vol. 7), he gives us all a stunning photographic tour of the capital of Ukraine through its iconic objects. PKN San Diego Vol. 15 Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is the poster above, for the upcoming PKN San Diego Vol. 15. Here's more from PKN San Diego organizer Leslee Schaffer on the poster, as well as the event itself:

We are holding #15 at a venue in which we are hosting an exhibit for the next two weeks, called Orchids, Onions & Opportunities, an offshoot of our Orchids & Onions program. The exhibit strives to accomplish a lot of things; mostly, true to the mission of SDAF (and why PKN is such a great fit for SDAF) to raise awareness and encourage practical discourse about matters relative to our build environment. It’s focus is on San Diego’s civic spaces, and lack thereof. We usually don’t theme our PKNs, having found that an organically curated event keeps things interesting and works quite well for us. This time, because of the exhibit, and other complementary events we decided to offer Making the Case for Public Space as a theme, and keep it interesting by presenting a range of perspectives on the matter. As fro the event flyer, we are blessed with the support of someone we believe to be one of the most inspired artists/designers ever here in San Diego. Her name is Terri Beth Mitchell. You have already posted a couple of her PKN SD flyers on your site, and we thought this one deserved special attention.

PKN San Juan Vol. 6 Photos We have a couple of photo galleries to share with you today. Above, one of the presenters from PKN San Juan Vol. 6, and below, the crowd at PKN Derby Vol. 5.

PKN Derby Vol. 5 Calendar Here's what you can look forward to in terms of PechaKucha action tomorrow night (Tuesday, June 12): PKN Aalborg Vol. 8, PKN Toledo Vol. 2, PKN Ottawa Vol. 5, and PKN Hawkes Bay Vol. 2. 

PechaKucha in Milan Presentations As we've covered multiple times on the blog, PechaKucha was in Milan last month for the Milano Salone (Milan Design Week), with a series of four PechaKucha events held at Heineken's temporary club space, designed by up-and-coming creators who were selected through a series of PechaKucha events in four cities. In this presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 91), Jean Snow gives you a taste of what the events were like, and slips in a few design week-related slides as well. So you think you know about wine? Sommelier Fabien Jacob definitely knows a thing or two about the process of making wine, and in this presentation (from PKN San Antonio Vol. 5), he shows you what that process looks like. He also ends up explaining the types of grapes used, and famous winemaking regions. PKN Kosice Vol. 16 Posters Today we've added three beautiful posters from previous PKNs in Kosice (Vol. 15-17) to our Tumblr blog. We really love the minimalism of the Vol. 16 poster (above) -- certainly not what you tend to see from an event poster.  PKN San Juan Vol. 5 PKN Warsaw Vol. 8 Photos We have a few more photo galleries from the archives to share today. Above, cheers from an attendee at PKN San Juan Vol. 5, and then a relaxed audience taking in the outdoor PKN Warsaw Vol. 8. 

Calendar As you saw yesterday, it's a busy week for PKNs -- and it's been a great month, with well over 80 events on the calendar -- and we've got lots more coming tomorrow (May 24): PKN Lucerne Vol. 4, PKN Koszalin Vol. 9, PKN Coruna Vol. 6, PKN Barcelona Vol. 16, and PKN Curitiba Vol. 2. For the weekend, you can look forward to PKN Dubai Vol. 11 and PKN Cancun Vol. 3 on Saturday, and then PKN Coventry Vol. 9 and PKN Nagano Vol. 20 on Sunday. 

Poster for PKN San Juan Vol. 6

Poster for PKN San Juan Vol. 6 The next PechaKucha Night in San Juan (in Argentina) is a special design edition, and it happens April 28 at the Teatro Municipal. The poster is hand-made, and was designed by Marcelo Pellizo. You'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.

PKN San Juan Vol. 5 San Juan in Argentina had its PechaKucha Night Vol. 5 back in December (don't let the photo above confuse you, it was just to announce the next edition), and you'll find a few photos from the event in this Flickr photoset. The presenters with links are listed on the event page. More...

Poster for PKN San Juan Vol. 5 PechaKucha Night in San Juan (Argentina) Vol. 5 is happening tomorrow night (Saturday, December 17) at the Teatro Municipal -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. The poster was designed by Wolfi Herrmann.

Poster for PKN San Juan Vol. 4 Here's a look at the terrific poster for the upcoming PechaKucha Night in San Juan (Argentina) Vol. 4, with graphics and photography by Daniela Quattropani, who was a presenter at the city's Vol. 1.

Poster for PKN San Juan Vol. 3 PechaKucha Night in San Juan (Argentina) Vol. 3 happens this Friday (June 10) at Primerpiso -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. You'll also find more details on the Facebook event page. Below, co-organizer Peki Torres has this to say on the inspiration for the poster:

This poster has a special illustration, because its the literal meaning of "PechaKucha" here in Argentina. "Pecha" is "to push" and "Kucha" is what we call a "dog house." It is very funny and everyone liked it. The idea was by the Animal Visual graphic design studio, who were presenters at PKN San Juan Vol. 1.