PechaKucha Presentation

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K-NARF

artist in Tokyo

HATARAKIMONO PROJECT

PRESENTED ON DEC 13, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 153

"The people that I love the most are the hatarakimono..because they are the people who provide for this amazing Japan."

In HATARAKIMONO PROJECT from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 153, KNARF showcases his tape-o-graphic portrait documentary about the busy bees of Japan. Manually processing his work with packing tape (+ anything from hardware or office supply stores), KNARF applies the principles of “BRICOLAGE” to photography, a contemporary Art movement born in NYC in the early 2000’s. His works adopt a “READY MADE”, “ARTE POVERA”, “D.I.Y.” aesthetic that straddles between a recent analogue past and an extreme technological present.

 

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My final college project

BY HIROTO OTA
@ VOL 74 ON JUN 30, 2010

Hiroto Ota is a recent graduate of the architectural course at Musashino Art University, and in this presentation, he talks about his final graduation project.

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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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Lemuria Project

BY JAMES ANSHUTZ
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

James Anshutz's photography career include clients such as Sony Music Japan, Honolulu Symphony, Children’s Miracle Network, and Hawaii Pacific Health. His work with children battling cancer has led to his current “Lemuria Project,” which celebrates the healing power of the imagination.

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The Neon Rex Project

BY CHRISTOPHER MART├ŹNEZ
@ VOL 37 ON SEP 25, 2014

The Contemporary Art practices are diverse and complex. The Neon Rex Project, founded and directed by Christopher Martinez, seeks to promote the work of mexican artists with a main interest in subjects such as; post-internet, new media, .gif, emojis, internet-art, etc.
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A Southern Original

BY MARGARET WARREN
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 08, 2014

Margaret Warren speaks about her father, self-dubbed "Earl the Pearl", a photojournalist fascinated by the art of smoking and portraiture. 

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Photo of the Day Project

BY CHRISTOPHER FULLER
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 08, 2011

Christopher presents ideas that he has developed through his personal photography project of taking a picture every day since 2005. He displays the beauty of everyday life through his photos. 

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Project Andarilha

BY ANA LUIZA GOMES PEREIRA
@ BRAZILIAN LIFESTYLE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 16, 2015

"Design is an instrument to tell stories, connect people, and to translate the everyday."

In Project Andarilha from Tokyo's Brazilian Lifestyle Powered by PechaKucha, graphic designer Ana Luiza Gomes Pereira dedicates herself to researching Brazil's traditional art and culture and in doing so, she launched a project called Andarilha, a content research and curating online platform that aims to register, preserve, and disseminate the stories of rural people who create inspired-by Brazilian culture. The goal is to identify modern "Andarilhas", artists who are inspired by their own rode's life story, those who look at culture and heritage with very contemporary eyes. Having herself lived all over rural Brazil, she believes these people and their stories have the ability to unite creative manifestations from all corners of Brazil.

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Uncommon Portraiture

BY MIKE LOPEZ
@ VOL 15 ON FEB 17, 2017

Mike Lopez brings a unique blend of portraiture with stylized versions of the traditional native hairdress go give his portraits a unique borderland flavor.

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Blake2018

BY JAMES MURRAY-WHITE
@ VOL 13 ON DEC 12, 2017

James Murray-White describes his new film project, exploring the contemporary relevance of British mystic painter-poet William Blake.