PechaKucha Presentation

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Masamichi Shimada

Light artist in Tokyo

Creative Illumination

PRESENTED ON JAN 31, 2018
IN TOKYO @ VOL 154

高知県、五位山緑地公園で年月と共に住民に忘れ去られ、ひっそりと山の斜面に佇んでいたローラースライダー。そこにイルミネーションを施し再び子供たちの笑い声があふれる場所に戻したアートプロジェクトについて島田 正道さんに語っていただきます。

At Goryosan greens park of Kochi Prefecture, a sinewy roller slider lays quietly on the slope of the mountain, long forgotten by the surrounding residents living in the vicinity. Under the guise of an art project, Shimada Masamichi introduced to the roller slide, a creative display of illumination, giving it a new leash of life and filling ithe region once again with children's laughter.

 

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Silo 468 Light Art Project

BY TAPIO ROSENIUS
@ VOL 21 ON APR 14, 2012

Tapio Rosenius from Lighting Design Collective talks about their Silo 468 light art project for the City of Helsinki. This urban light art intervention uses wind, swarm intelligence, and logarithmic lighting control to achieve its artistic vision. The project is part of the Helsinki World Design Capital 2012 year.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 20, 2013.

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TIF Illumination Project

BY TOM TRESSER
@ PECHAKUCHA URBAN INNOVATION MONTH ON APR 01, 2014

Tom Tresser highlights the activist work in the city of Chicago of the TIF Illumination Project, and how this movement has helped raise awareness to the apparent misuse of public funds. As Tom explains, TIFs (Tax Increment Financing) are cutting into the expected spending of a city's budget, reducing the amounts that should be spent on things like public education.

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A Place to Call One's Own

BY JENNIE SUDDICK
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 06, 2015

Jennie Suddick talks about finding one's sense of adventure and creativity. She encourages adult to rediscover their childhood sense of adventure by creating treehouses.

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Crown of Lights

BY DONAL O'DRISCOLL
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 23, 2014

Donal O'Driscoll tells his story of how a battle against the development of a new supermarket led to the growth of a local music scene in Heckmondwike and Cleckheaton.

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Lights, Camera, Projection

BY CRAIG LAURENDET
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 20, 2015

Story telling on the wall.

Illuminart are best known for our Architectural Storytelling form of projection art, combining large scale mapped projection onto architecture with animated audiovisual narratives. Other accomplishments include interactive projections and sculptures that generate music from movement, sneaky and fun guerilla projections and street activations, and collaborative hybrid media projects to develop innovative forms of luminous artistry that enliven theatre, creative events and urban spaces.

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.5 ppi Project

BY DUNCAN DEMPSTER
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

"The system is based on modular wood blocks, and it's intended for anyone to be able to access it. So people of all ages and all backgrounds can be quickly instructed in how to make a print like this."

In .5 ppi Project from PechaKucha Night Honolulu - Vol. 26Duncan Dempster introduced .5 ppi Project. .5ppi is an ongoing endeavor that generates collaboratively produced prints and installations revolving around the performative, reproductive, and repetitive aspects of printing and print culture. .5ppi means one half pixel per inch, which refers to the image resolution of the first .5ppi project. Duncan Dempster is a Honolulu-based artist and educator and is the executive director of Honolulu Printmakers.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, June 9th, 2016.

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Looking for a National Park

BY HAWORTH HAYHOE
@ VOL 26 ON JUL 05, 2016

Artists partnership Haworth Hayhoe like to celebrate overlooked patches of land in urban settings by constructing National Parks in them. In Looking for a National Park from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 26, the artists talk about their commission for City Arcadia, which constructs a National Park in Coventry, complete with canyon, coal seam and river teeming with un-noticed flora and fauna. They encourage us to look afresh at the spaces we so often overlook, and explore what status and pride of place a label like 'National Park' confers.

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Testing Rebar’s PARK[ing] Day initiative at DJCAD Dundee

BY ANDY MILLIGAN
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 06, 2016

Andy Milligan is a spatial researcher and educator at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee. He leads the Interior Environmental Design programme, and, since 2013, has used Rebar’s improvisational PARK[ing] Day initiative as a platform to introduce design students to collective creative action and urban interventions at a local / global scale.

 

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Cove Park

BY CATRIN KEMP
@ VOL 30 ON DEC 01, 2016

Cove Park creates year-round residencies in all the art forms for national and international artists, collaborative groups and organisations. The residencies provide time, space and freedom to make new work and experiment with new ways of working. Catrin Kemp, Assistant Director of Cove Park, talks about some of the spaces on the site and the different cultural programmes that occupy them.