PechaKucha Presentation

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Ryue Nishizawa

Architect, SANAA in Tokyo

Brazil and I

PRESENTED ON SEP 16, 2015
IN TOKYO @ BRAZILIAN LIFESTYLE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA

ブラジルやブラジルの巨匠建築家Oscar Niemeyerと縁の深い、プリツカー賞受賞の建築家・西沢立衛さんが語る数々のブラジリアンエピソード。

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A New National Anthem

BY RAFAEL ROSA
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 22, 2011

We live in a world of remixes, and in his presentation, Rafael Rosa offers up and sings his new version of the national anthem of Brazil. (in Portuguese)

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Architecture Celebrated at the Embassy of Brazil

BY ANDRÉ CORRÊA DO LAGO
@ VOL 118 ON OCT 29, 2014

André Corrêa do Lago is the Brazilian Ambassador to Japan, as well as a curator and critic of architecture. Representing both of these roles, Ambassador Lago's presentation covers Brazil's amazing diplomatic links to architecture, with a final focus on the World Cup 2014 installation that was produced at the Brazil Embassy in Tokyo by esteemed Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 18, 2014.

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The Great Coffee Caper

BY ANDRÉ CORRÊA DO LAGO
@ BRAZILIAN LIFESTYLE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 16, 2015

"Help us find the last [missing] Fujita panel so we can rebuild the Brazil Cafe in Ginza!"

In "The Great Coffee Caper " from Tokyo's Brazilian Lifestyle Powered by PechaKucha, Brazilian Ambassador to Japan,  André Corrêa do Lago shares his piqued curiosity when, as a teenager in Sao Paulo, acquiring a peculiar book of Brazilian architecture that had been published in Japan, it's last page stunning him with images the "Brazil Cafe", a coffee house in a posh corner of Tokyo for its most chic denizens, inside which was decorated with contemporary furniture, its walls adorned by a magnificent mural painted by Japan's most famous artist of the time, Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita.

Ambassador Lago's interest in the book, and in the cafe, never wavered and when appointed to his position in Japan, and in an effort to re-capture Japan's shared love for Brazilian coffee, he commissioned his staff to research the cafe's history, uncovering a caper of a tale, which has led to the quest for a missing painting and a restoration of Tokyo's once legendary "Brazil Cafe."

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, Octoberr 23rd, 2015.

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ブラジルの民衆に自由な空間をプレゼントした建築家 リナ・ボ・バルディ

BY ETSUKO WATARI
@ BRAZILIAN LIFESTYLE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 16, 2015

ブラジル人建築家リナ・ボ・バルディ(Lina Bo Bardi)の作品や生涯、日本との縁を、ワタリウム美術館館長の和多利恵津子さんが魅力いっぱいに紹介します。

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PechaKucha Loves Brazil!

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ BRAZILIAN LIFESTYLE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 16, 2015

"It just proves what a fantastic network we have."

In PechaKucha Loves Brazil! from Tokyo's Brazilian Lifestyle Powered by PechaKucha, PK's founder Mark Dytham shines a spotlight on all the ways the 20x20 format is celebrated in Brazil. From presentations on Oscar Niemeyer's iconic architecture, to talks on Brazil's exquisite and diverse street art, to one of the counties most enigmatic individuals discussing what it takes (and costs) to become transgender, Mark shares the broad spectrum of PechaKucha in Brazil both as a creative import, and an inspiring export. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, Octobern 30th, 2015. 

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Old “Chico”: the São Francisco river

BY JULIA TADDEI
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT AT MSM ON JAN 28, 2016

The São Francisco river in Brazil brings life to everything surrounding its riverbed, a vast expanse that streaches over 2800 km long. Julia Taddei talks about her relationship with the river and how this incredible natural resource has been depleted. 

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The story of the biggest urban forest in the world: Floresta da Tijuca

BY JULIA TADDEI
@ VOL 29 ON FEB 29, 2016

Do you know where is the biggest urban forest in the world? It's in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! The backyard of the house where Julia Taddei grew up is part of this forest, called Floresta da Tijuca.

Julia tells you more about the relationship between the "Cariocas", the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, with the forest, and the fact that it is not a native forest but rather the result of a major reforestation project undertaken around 150 years ago.

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Inside the square of BSB

BY JOÃO VICTOR MACIEL
@ VOL 145 ON MAR 24, 2017

From Brasilia, João Victor, student, designer and creative producer, he'll explains the all secret things about the capital of Brazil.

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An Architectural Connection: Brazil and Japan

BY PEDRO BRANCANTE
@ VOL 147 ON MAY 31, 2017

In a Embassy-wide effort to promote a "Brazilian Lifestyle" idea in Japan, and to strengthen cultural ties between the two countries, Pedro Brancante and his wonderful team has been promoting a series of cultural events - from musical concerts to graffiti interventions. He takes on a grander scale, sharing with us the amazing experiences and stories gathered from organizing four fantastical Brazilian architecture shows in Japan.