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The Year-Long Adventures of the Blue Shoes

PRESENTED ON AUG 20, 2015
IN ST JOSEPH @ VOL 2

"I began looking at the world asking 'where could I put the blue shoes in this setting'?"

In The Year-Long Adventures of the Blue Shoes from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 2, interdisciplinary scholar Michael R. Hill shares the story of how during a creative exercise from a 2013 Teacher Workshop on Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity at School of the Art Institute Chicago, his blue Nike Hyper Enforcer shoes became the inspiration of a year long visual daily blog, full of creative adventure, and a bit of hilarity.

 This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, Octobern 26th, 2015.

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Food Blogging 101

BY SOYA YANAGAWA
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 24, 2014

Soya Yanagawa joined Indonesian Food Blogger (IFB) community in 2013. For his Pecha Kucha presentation, he shared the do's and don'ts, as well as the inspirations for food blogging. As a community, IFB has been invited to support various culinary events and featured in several media. At the moment there's 11,702 members of Indonesian Food Blogger all over the world. 

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Fashion, Engineered: Brodo Footwear

BY MUHAMMAD YUKKA HARLANDA
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 12, 2014

Muhammad Yukka Harlanda or goes by the name Yukka, hated the fact that it's hard to find a good, decent shoes for his particular large shoe size. Despite zero experience in fashion industry, Yukka and his friends decided to built their own ideal line of footwear based on their knowledge in engineering.

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Sushi Blogging

BY TESIA SMITH
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Using food as a way to learn more about culture, while living in Aomori City, Japan for 5 years, Tesia Smith took on her own challenge, eating her favorite restuarant's entire menu. Finding new favorite sushi and challenging unpleasant sushi, she created a blog her sushi journey. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 6, 2015.

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Challengers and Icons

BY HAMISH CAMPBELL
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Hamish Campbell is  talking about his independent design business Pearlfisher, presenting the pioneers, heroes, innovators, explorers, challengers, icons and he is focusing on the challenger and iconic principles in design.

This is "Presentaion of the Day" on June 24, 2015. 

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夏日冰果室-把台灣穿出去

BY NINI LEE
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 27, 2015

兩位台灣年輕設計師,來談談他們怎麼從拜師學藝學習傳統繡花,將其應用設計在新穎的流行女鞋上。

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Švec s vytříbeným humorem

BY RADEK ZACHARIÁŠ
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 04, 2016

Radek Zachariáš jako zakázkový švec se specializuje na zakázkovou výrobu luxusní, ručně šité,

pánské obuvi na míru. Radek si už v roce 1991 otevřel v Praze dílnu na opravu obuvi. Od

počátku se zaměřil na vysokou kvalitu odvedené práce a po letech se propracoval až k

samotné výrobě. Po několika letech se jeho výroba dále rozvíjí. Získal znalosti a dovednosti

spoluprací při výrobě divadelní a šermířské obuvi, při zakázkové výrobě ortopedické obuvi a

v roce 2014 založil firmu ZACHARIAS s.r.o.

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Walk a Mile in my Shoes

BY CHRIS MAHER
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 13, 2016

This incredible talk is about a man's path to enlightment and empathy via the shoes on his feet, and those purchased along the way.  A tale of fetish and frienships that ask us all to cosider how we treat others, a true reminder of what it is to be humane.

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Why I Wander

BY CHERYL REGO
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 25, 2016

Cheryl Rego loves to see the world, from Bancroft to Bangkok and everything in between. She talks about how and why her wanderlust emerged.

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Shoes Tell a Story

BY DR. MICHAEL MARION, JR.
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

Shoes tell stories about social change and the path one chooses in life. Dr. Michal Marion, Jr. is a shoe-aholic who perceives shoes as a symbol which can tell a lot about people and their life experiences. Changing shoe styles are a reflection of social change.