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Design Focusing on Colors

 

"The reason we’ve chosen these materials is their ease of use by installers. Being a common everyday life material, it has countless design applications. And making the color of pink is a kind of fresh idea."

世界的クリエイティブデザインユニットのSPREAD。 代表の小林弘和さんと山田春奈さんが3年ぶりにPechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 145へ出演してくださいました!グラフィックを中心に境界なく多領域でご活躍されるお二人が、近作のプロジェクトをたっぷり紹介してくださいます! 色の魅力が満載です!

Worldwide renowned creative unit “SPREAD” presents at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 145! In Design Focusing on ColorsHirokazu Kobayashi and Haruna Yamada offer us an exclusive overview of their amazing body of works in the field of graphic design and beyond!



We put this week's PechaKucha People Spotlight on Japanese Ukulele sensation Rio Saito, who along with percussionist Dondoko Sato serenaded PechaKucha Night Tokyo's Summer Party-curated by MINI. Thank you for such beautiful music! Check our Rio and Dondoko and presentations from Tokyo's special event


 

"Sex is a universal and instinctual act but socailly and culturally stackly informed."

In Re-Imagining The Art of Eroticism from Pechakucha Night Tokyo Vol. 148, Aiko Robinson is a Christchurch based artist of Japanese and New Zealand heritage. Inspired by shunga, Japanese erotic woodblock prints from the Edo period (17th-19th century), Aiko's artworks can be seen as a whimsical and playful fusion of the historical Japanese art form and contemporary pornography.

​Aiko Robinsonさんは、日本とニュージーランドを拠点に活動するアーティスト。日本の春画に影響を受けた彼女の作品は、滑稽さと遊び心、伝統と現代的表現が融合した世界を創出しています。

This week's PechaKucha People spotlight goes to the multi-talented, world-class Japanese Pro-surfer, Akira "Jet" Nakaura! Not only is he a superb athlete but he is also a creative director of film, art and music. He will be one of the many amazing presenters at this week's special event PechaKucha Summer Party, so be sure to come check out his presentation on July 21st! See you there!

Held at the beautiful BMW Group - Tokyo Bay building in Koto-ku, this Friday, July 21st PechaKucha Night Tokyo is hosting its very own Summer Party! With an amazing line-up including world-renowned surfers from Tokyo and beyond, this will be an event you won't want to miss! Doors open at 18:30 and be sure to keep up to date on the latest information by checking out the event page! Surf's up, Tokyo!



This week's PechaKucha People spotlight shines on the person behind the spotlight (and presentation deck) at PechaKucha Night Tokyo, Kenneth Chong. Co-curating Tokyo's always-impressive presenter line-up is just one of his appreciated talents. He's also a highly intuitive designer at Klein Dytham architecture. Cheers Neth! 


Animator James Curran has been staying in Tokyo for 30 days, making a new looping animation every day inspired by things that he's seen during his stay. He'll talk about how he got started with making loops and why he'll never stop.

Gary Cheng has lived in this 32sqm apartment from the age of 14. 30 years later, he is still living there in the heart of Hong Kong. This is an incredible story of how his home has transformed over the years, and still continues to transform.

 

As a passionate traveller, reader and haiku writer – Pavel Janšta shares his amazing journey from Vodňany to Japan as he created deep connections with the people he met along the way. As a part of Pavel's exhibition, he created Japan's infamous paper cranes with complete strangers in hopes of spreading the message of peace from one part of the world to the other.

... die Vorbereitungen laufen für Volumen 8 reloaded laufen auf Hochtouren. Nach dem German Meeting in Aalen im November 2016 mehr motiviert die Dinge wieder  "laufen" zu lassen.

Mehr Fun, mehr Gelassenheit im Umgang mit den Präsentationen und Präsentern. Wer da ist - ist da!!  Die Begegnung mit Astrid und Mark, Brian und Thomas Maile war  einfach nur "erhebend". Foto: Astrid Klein - Gründerin Pecha Kucha mit Ulrike Madritsch in Aalen - Happy :)

 


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