NEXT EVENT VOL 63
Welcome to an evening of thinking and drinking!
A series of Creative Speakers will present themselves for 6 minutes and 40 seconds. 20 images get 20 seconds each - it never gets boring, only inspiring!
Doors open at 7.30pm - first presenter on stage at 20.20pm sharp!
Max Valentin, VD of Fabel Kommunikation
Paul Wilkson, Sound Maker
"Ow Ow Ow Ow Ow! My Analog Synthesizers"
Claes Olson, Music Entrepreneur, Owner of COMEDIA and founder of Indie Sweden
"Silence and Sounds, 1+1 = 3"
Chiara Carucci, Lighting Designer
John Paval, Manager of EU Arts Live
Produced by Svensk Form (www.svenskform.se) and Leigh Fitzjames (facebook.com/leighfitzjamespage)
PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps– just about anything, really – in the PechaKucha 20×20 format. Svensk Form is an ambassador for PechaKucha in Sweden. PechaKucha was created by the architect duo Klein-Dytham in Tokyo in 2003.
BY JESPER ÅSTRÖM
@ VOL 62
ON MAR 07, 2018
Digital worker Jesper Åström on how distance actually matter when we value things. The same goes for ideas. The further away you are from an idea, the less you need to know to find it interesting. Perhaps that's why we have such troubles loving the thing which is the closest to us - ourselves.
From Ingrid to Alicia
BY PIA LUNDBERG
@ VOL 56
ON APR 21, 2016
Pia Lundberg & Andrea Reuter from The Swedish Film Institute give a film history lesson, taking the audience from Ingrid Bergman to Alicia Wikander, who won an Oscar 2016 for her Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Gerda in The Danish Girl.
BY SARA SJOBACK
@ VOL 59
ON MAY 18, 2017
Sara Sjöbäck, designer, tells her story from her childhood in Sjöbo to her current life. She recently graduated from Beckmans College of Design and was in Milan in April, during the design week there, to participate in the Prototypa workshops arranged by For Us with love.
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About the City's Organizers
Ewa Kumlin, was appointed as Managing Director of Svensk Form in December 2004. Prior to her appointment at Svensk Form, she was running her own company for cultural production since 1991. She always focused on creating meetings between people from various fields of contemporary culture, and she has an extensive network of international contacts. Through her husband's work as a diplomat, she has lived in Paris, New York, Brasilia, Athens and Tokyo. During the postings abroad she has arranged a number of cultural projects, mainly within contemporary culture, design and literature. In Tokyo, in 1999 she initiatied “Swedish Style in Tokyo”, a Swedish promotional event aimed at a young Japanese audience, featuring contemporary Swedish culture and life style, which has now become a yearly event in Tokyo, run by the Swedish Embassy. Upon her return to Sweden, Ewa arranged a continuation in "Tokyo Style in Stockholm” of contemporary Japanese Culture in August 2004 Originally Ewa Kumlin studied at the Royal College of Arts in Stockholm to become a Fine Arts Teacher, after a few years with the Foreign Ministry. She also has been writing articles for Swedish art and design magazines and published a book on her family story. In the early 90's she helped to coordinate two large literary cruises in the Baltic and the Black Sea with writers and translators from over forty countries.
Work with communications at the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design since 2015. Adore the PechaKucha concept!