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24 FEB

NEXT EVENT VOL 133

There will be something for everyone to love at our February volume, which take place on Wednesday, February 24 at SuperDeluxe. 

The lineup of presenters will be updated over the coming weeks, and make sure to follow us on FacebookTwitter, or our Tokyo blog for all the news, and more info on the presenters.

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Featured Presentation

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Vasco Mourão

Illustrator/Artist in Barcelona

“If you told me six years ago that I could do this I would never believe you… Because really, I’m lazy as a panda, I'm not very smart, and I have difficulty focusing on one thing at one time. So i had to create a system, a strategy to sit and draw, because I really love to draw. ”

In Dumb, Lazy, and Unruly Perfectionist from PechaKucha Night Tokyo’s 132nd Volume, Speaker Vasco Mourão, an Architect turned illustrator with a tendency for obsessive drawing and detail, explains his creative process. The Barcelona-native explains that by keeping a simple, manageable, distraction free routine, he argues that one does not have to be very smart or productive to produce great works.

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Tickle, Cold, Hard and Scary

BY HINATA TAKAHASHI & HARUTA YOSHIKAWA
IN TOKYO

This presentation was done at ‘PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSE’. The kids had 1 hour to find interesting things in Shibaura area based on key adjective words they chose by lot, and take photos, and then put together a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation. (in Japanese)
SHIBAURA HOUSEで行われたワークショップ型イベント、PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSEで披露された、こども版PechaKuchaプレゼンテーションです。事前にくじで選んだキーワードからインスパイアされた、芝浦エリアを探検して発見した様々なものや風景の写真を撮り、PechaKuchaフォーマットで発表してくれています。

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Soft, Thin, Bright and Light

BY TAIYO UCHIYAMA & AYATA YOSHIKAWA
IN TOKYO

This presentation was done at ‘PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSE’. The kids had 1 hour to find interesting things in Shibaura area based on key adjective words they chose by lot, and take photos, and then put together a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation. (in Japanese)
SHIBAURA HOUSEで行われたワークショップ型イベント、PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSEで披露された、こども版PechaKuchaプレゼンテーションです。事前にくじで選んだキーワードからインスパイアされた、芝浦エリアを探検して発見した様々なものや風景の写真を撮り、PechaKuchaフォーマットで発表してくれています。

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Happy, Slow and Gentle

BY MANA HAYASHI & ISSEI HISAYAMA
IN TOKYO

This presentation was done at ‘PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSE’. The kids had 1 hour to find interesting things in Shibaura area based on key adjective words they chose by lot, and take photos, and then put together a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation. (in Japanese)
SHIBAURA HOUSEで行われたワークショップ型イベント、PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSEで披露された、こども版PechaKuchaプレゼンテーションです。事前にくじで選んだキーワードからインスパイアされた、芝浦エリアを探検して発見した様々なものや風景の写真を撮り、PechaKuchaフォーマットで発表してくれています。

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Sour, Warm, Nostalgic and Lonely

BY SORA NARITA & DAIJI TAYA
IN TOKYO


This presentation was done at ‘PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSE’. The kids had 1 hour to find interesting things in Shibaura area based on key adjective words they chose by lot, and take photos, and then put together a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation. (in Japanese)
SHIBAURA HOUSEで行われたワークショップ型イベント、PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSEで披露された、こども版PechaKuchaプレゼンテーションです。事前にくじで選んだキーワードからインスパイアされた、芝浦エリアを探検して発見した様々なものや風景の写真を撮り、PechaKuchaフォーマットで発表してくれています。

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Soil, Salty, Serious and Large

BY MOE IWASAKI & YUUKI EZUKA
IN TOKYO

This presentation was done at ‘PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSE’. The kids had 1 hour to find interesting things in Shibaura area based on key adjective words they chose by lot, and take photos, and then put together a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation. (in Japanese)
SHIBAURA HOUSEで行われたワークショップ型イベント、PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSEで披露された、こども版PechaKuchaプレゼンテーションです。事前にくじで選んだキーワードからインスパイアされた、芝浦エリアを探検して発見した様々なものや風景の写真を撮り、PechaKuchaフォーマットで発表してくれています。

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Shy, Lonely, Fresh and Silent

BY CHIHIRO SASAZAKI, ADITYA DAS, MIZUHO IWASAKI
IN TOKYO

This presentation was done at ‘PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSE’. The kids had 1 hour to find interesting things in Shibaura area based on key adjective words they chose by lot, and take photos, and then put together a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation. (in Japanese)
SHIBAURA HOUSEで行われたワークショップ型イベント、PechaKucha KIDS X SHIBAURA HOUSEで披露された、こども版PechaKuchaプレゼンテーションです。事前にくじで選んだキーワードからインスパイアされた、芝浦エリアを探検して発見した様々なものや風景の写真を撮り、PechaKuchaフォーマットで発表してくれています。

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Print Exchange Program

BY YOSUKE FUJIKI
@ TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2015, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 19, 2015

アメリカの北カリフォルニア・サンノゼ在住のスケートボーダーで写真家、
ギャラリーのオーナーである、JAI TANJU(ジャイ・タンジュ)が
中心となって始まり、その後、自然発生的に世界中に広がっていった
"PRINT EXCHANGE PROGRAM(P.E.P.)”を紹介。
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Reimaging and Recycling

BY ULRIKE MEYER STUMP
@ TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2015, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 19, 2015

Speaker Ulrike Meyer Stump discusses recycled artbooks. In this sense, she discusses artists who have featured recycled objects in artbooks or artists who have recycled books themselves. Through different editions, one can both build upon existing content, redesigning, or reinterpreting what already exists.

 

 

TOKYO Blog

The Bed and Art Project


In The Bed and Art Project from Pecha Kucha Night Tokyo’s 132nd Volume speakers Keigo FukugakiYu TazawaYuto Maeda, and Kenji Daikoku give a glorious, bilingual, pictorial presentation on their art hotel in the heart of the Koenji neighborhood of Tokyo - a hotbed of up-and-coming artists and galleries.es. 
田澤悠さん、福垣慶吾さん、前田悠図さん、大黒健嗣さんは、それぞれ起業家、建築家、ギャラリスト、アートディレクターなどの専門分野をバックグラウンドに持ち、新しいホテルの在り方を提案するBed & Art Project (BnA)を仕掛けています。アーティストの街として注目を集める高円寺に2016年2月オープンの、街全体をアートホテルと化するプロジェクト "BnA Koenji"について、その全貌を明らかにしていただきます!エッジが効いたアートを求める方や、普通の宿泊では飽き足らない方必見のプレゼンテーションです!
 
 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Mark Dytham

    Little did we know that a one off event in Tokyo, based on a simple format we came up with to stop architects from talking to much, would grow into a truly global celebration of creativity - if we did we may have named the event something a little easier to pronounce and spell!

  • Don Kratzer

    A creative director based in Tokyo, he also produces vinyl toys and collaborates with artists through his Fig-lab brand. His latest project is the "Finger Five" series, made up of short vinyl figures that you can place on your fingers. He also helps run the PechaKucha Night series in Tokyo, which is held on the last Wednesday of every month.

  • Johnny Linnert

    As PechaKucha Nights reach a total of 1000 cities represented and the year 2020 approaches, the overarching mission of PechaKucha to bring out and unite creative peoples of all backgrounds becomes ever refined. It is Johnny's responsibility to always be thinking of new ways to help PechaKucha grow, and then find solutions to allow for these ideas to become reality. Johnny works to to cultivate partnerships with organizations, corporations as well as small businesses globally, and develops campaigns to mobilize and leverage the PechaKucha network in unique and exciting ways. --------- As the winds of change blow, so changes the dynamic of the PechaKucha HQ team. In April 2015, HQ welcomed two fantastic new team members -- Mariko Yokogi and Brian Scott Peterson -- and said a fond farewell to Executive Director Jean Snow. Johnny has since taken on Jean's role, and is since focused on cultivating relationships with global "Friends of PechaKucha", building out new and exciting features and experiences for the PK community, and assisting in the management of this new dynamic team! --------- Back in March 2015, along with team members Yuko Yoshikawa and Jean Snow, Johnny planned and executed PechaKucha's first ever "Pow Wow" -- a global summit aimed at bringing PechaKucha City Organisers out to Tokyo to discuss the state of the organisation, the global proliferation of creativity, and the direction of PechaKucha going forward. Seventeen cities were represented, with over 30 City Organisers and team members in participation. PechaKucha worked with Airbnb to provide accomodation for those coming in from out of the country. The three-day event was a great success, and the next PechaKucha Pow Wow is planned for March 2016. --------- He has managed, edited, and curated content on PechaKucha.org, PechaKucha Global's social networks, and still dabbles in IT for both the PechaKucha Global organization and Klein Dytham architecture. He worked as a liaison to over 800 PechaKucha City Organizers -- assisting them with licenses, content, and general inquiries. --------- In Winter/Spring 2014 he worked to partner PechaKucha with the New Cities Foundation. The goal was to reach out to the PechaKucha global creative network to locate talented "Urban Innovators" -- those working in their local community to enact social and technological change. The selected innovators from this campaign were flown to Dallas, TX for New Cities Summit, a gathering for world leaders, to speak on how their projects could be implemented, promoted, and scaled to benefit the urban landscape of any city, worldwide. --------- For PechaKucha's Global Night 2013, in collaboration with Google Japan, he lead the technical production of a nearly 20-hour-long Global Hangouts event, where the PK founders and team got together with over 75 City Organizers in every timezone to chat about their City, PechaKucha Night, and the Global Night theme "Hidden Heroes". --------- Like many Americans native to California, he has a weakness for avocados, burritos, and a well-made cheeseburger. On his bucket list is the goal to become a certified helicopter pilot. Photo: (c) Michael Holmes

  • Astrid Klein

    Astrid Klein was born in Italy to German parents, schooled in France, educated in Britain, and since 1988 has lived and worked in Japan. She is, therefore, thoroughly international, right down to her bones. Traversing disciplinary and cultural boundaries has been a way of life for Astrid. An artistic family background has ballasted her sense of identity, while the compass of design has guided her professional career. A Masters degree from the Royal College of Art in London exposed her to the diversity of creative endeavor and developed her talent. A thirst for the exotic led her to Japan, a hunger for the new kept her there. After working for Toyo Ito in Tokyo, she and her partner Mark Dytham established KDa in 1991. The work of KDa has been the subject of numerous publications and an exhibition of their work was held at the Architecture Association in London in 2005. Astrid is a frequent guest at international conferences on design and architecture and has lectured or held teaching positions at universities in Japan, the UK, the USA, Australia and throughout Europe.

  • Brian Scott Peterson

    Brian Scott Peterson is a one of those jack-of-all trades kind of characters who re-invents his entire world every few years. He's worn a load of different hats, from writer and photographer, to musician, to entrepreneur, to NPO founder. He's happily funnelling his imagination into PechaKucha at HQ in Tokyo. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, he's travelled the world extensively. Since 2004, Brian, with his wife and two children, call Tokyo home.

  • Mariko Yokogi

    My background is studying architecture and I love multidisciplinary creative fields! Through experiencing many projects of space design, graphic design, publishing, coordinating, and so on, I have joined PechaKucha Global HQ. Really excited to meet awesome talents all over the world!

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