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Sagar Patel

in Kyoto

A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto

PRESENTED ON NOV 22, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 152

"Being able to just close your eyes and listen to the wind and the leaves blow... it really changes it completely for me and made my life a lot better."

In A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 152, Sagar Patel shares his captivating journey as a foreigner in Japan and how he overcame life's struggles to become a successful freelancer in Kyoto while traveling the world and exploring nature.

VJ・プログラマーのSagar Patelさんは京都を拠点にしながらも、オフィスは地球!と日々東奔西走しています。デジタルメディアアートの視点から、京都そして各地のクリエイティブシーンについて語ります!

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Kyoto Institute of Technology Naka Lab

BY NAGISA KIDOSAKI
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Nagisa Kidosaki, a Yokohama-based architect, covers a few projects produced with students from the Kyoto Institute of Technology Naka Lab. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese)

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Memoirs of a PechaKucha

BY ERIC LUONG
@ VOL 100 ON FEB 20, 2013

Members of the PechaKucha Kyoto team (Eric Luong, Tomoko Ishii, and Ash Ryan) tell stories about how the Kyoto series started, and share memories of past presentations.

 
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7 Design Lessons from Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

After 3 years of working in and looking at Japanese gardens, Jenny Feuerpeil of Real Japanese Gardens summarizes the design (and life) lessons she has learned so far in the gardens of Kyoto, Kamakura, and Tokyo. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 14, 2013.

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Destination: Kyoto

BY JAKE KAZDAL
@ BITSUMMIT MMXIV ON MAR 07, 2014

Longtime game development veteran Jake Kazdal walks us through some of the highlights of his career (including work on seminal Sega games Rez and Space Channel 5), all the way to the formation of his own studio, 17-bit (Skulls of the Shogun, Galak-Z), and reveals how this journey is now leading to Kyoto, Japan.

This presentation was recorded live at BitSummit MMXIV, the 2nd edition of the Kyoto-based indie game festival. 

"Presentation of the Day" on March 21, 2014.

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Debunking Kyoto's Myths

BY ERIC LUONG
@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

"I'm actually a priestess in Kyoto... my family has had a temple in Kyoto for the past 800 years. My dad is the 23rd generation head priest."

In "Debunking Kyoto's Myths" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Eric Luong and Ariya Sasaki discuss the misconceptions and stereotypical images attributed to Kyoto's pop culture. In this presentation, they debunk and reveal the true stories behind Kyoto's cultural myths.

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Klein Dytham and PKN Kyoto

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

In this bilingual (English/Japanese) presentation, PechaKucha Night founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham share their experience running PechaKucha around the world, as well as their day jobs designing beautiful buildings. This is a great condensed presentation on how PechaKucha Night started and what the philosophy is behind this global movement. This presentation was part of the special PechaKucha Night Huddle held in Kyoto in October 2015. 

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DxDepartment Kyoto

BY SHUHEI YAMAZAKI
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

PechaKucha Night Kyoto Vol.19 was a special event held at D&Department Kyoto, part of Bukko-ji temple. D&Department is a nation-wide chain of shops that promote local long life design in a particular region. For the launch of Kyoto shop, D&Department teamed up with students at Kyoto University of Art an Design. Project leader Shuhei Yamazaki shares his experience with the project and launching this beautiful space. This presentation was part of the special PechaKucha Night Huddle held in Kyoto in October 2015. 

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Japanese Aesthetics

BY ERIC LUONG
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 01, 2016

情感溢れる街、京都。その地でPechaKucha Night Kyotoを開催しているEric Luongさんが、自身の「企画すること」に対する情熱と、日本人が感覚的に知っていても明確に意識はできていない日本の美に関して、共有してくれました。美しさを、捉えなおしてみませんか?

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Japanese Tea: Tradition and Innovation

BY SIMONA ZAVADCKYTE
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 02, 2017

In "Japanese Tea: Tradition and Innovation" From PechaKucha Night Kyoto Vol. 26Simona Zavadckyte explores how Japanese tea was made traditionally, how it is currently made today and some of the new developments involving tea in Japan.

Tea is the second most common drink in the world and it has been in Japan for around for over 800 years. Through time it has developed distinct culture and traditions. 

お茶は、世界で2番目によく飲まれている飲み物で、800年以上の間日本でも飲まれてきました。時を経て、お茶の文化と伝統はめざましく発展しました。発表では、日本のお茶がどのように伝統的になったか、今日どのように作られているか、日本のお茶に関した新しい発展についてお話しする予定です。