Past St Neots Event: VOL 5

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VOL 5

March 29, 2016
@ St Neots Rowing Club

Come and hear local creatives present their passions using just 20 images each shown for just 20 seconds. 

PechaKucha (or chitchat in Japanese) is a creative style of presenting that was created by two architects from Tokyo in 2003 who were fed up with lengthy presentations. Since then the concept has grown and PechaKucha talks now run in over 800 cities around the world bringing together people from all creative backgrounds.

PechaKucha St Neots started in 2015 and has featured a wide range of speakers from many different disciplines including science, art, design, photography, fashion, architecture, mental health and sport.

Events are held at St Neots Rowing Club and in the true spirit of collaboration mix art and sport. Interested in talking at a PechaKucha night? Please get in touch.

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20 examples of lettering within 20 miles of my house

BY PHIL BAINES
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Designer and senior lecturer in typography at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design Phil Baines tells us about his love of lettering and gives examples of found typography close to where he lives.

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Looking into selfie

BY BERNADETTE VONG
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Accomplished photographer Bernadette Vong talks about the concept of selfies – from its beginnings in the 19th century as a way of self branding to the fast-paced way that we use it today.

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The art and technology behind 3D printing

BY MARC BAX
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Dutch born Marc Bax is a Mechanical engineer who loves turning ideas into prototypes and has spent the last few years working with 3D printing technology to do just that. He talks us about the diffence between conventional and 3D printing.

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Philosophy is for everyone

BY MELINA LAFIRENZE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Artist and philosophy teacher Melina Lafirenze talks to us about philosophy and why it should be accessible to everyone.

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An insight in to big data at Cambridgeshire County Council

BY MICHAEL SOPER
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Head of Cambridgeshire County Council's Research team Michael Soper tells us about big data and what they do with it.

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Be Yourself, Be Someone Else

BY JON TORRENS
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Ex-stand up comic, video game designer and comunications coach Jon Torrens tells us why we are all superheroes when we believe in ourselves.

Jon Torrens
Communication Coach in Cambridge, UK
Bernadette Vong
Photographer, Self Employed in St Neots
Marc Bax
Product Designer, Panchromos Limited in St. Neots
Phil Baines
Graphic designer, & Professor of Typography, Central Saint Martins in London