PechaKucha Presentation

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Zulma A. Jiménez

Postdoctoral Researcher, Brandeis University in Waltham

Patterns in Nature

PRESENTED ON NOV 26, 2014
IN TOKYO @ VOL 119

Patterns formation occurs in various system, such as biological, chemical, economical, astronomical, etc. These patterns are everywhere we look and they share some laws that we can use to understand human matters. In this presentation, Zulma A. Jiménez reveals some of these patterns, tells us where we can find them, and why it is important to study them.

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Bringing Patterns to Architecture

BY PAPA OMOTAYO
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 09, 2010

Papa Omotayo shows us his architectural masterpieces and discusses his passion for combining patterns and architecture to create truly unique works. The inspiration for one such building came from the way turbans look.

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Enriching Things with Patterns

BY SHUZ- SHUZ
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 01, 2013

Dzul and Sebastian are two designers interested in enriching everyday objects with their hand-made patterns, as well as sharing their gusto for crafts by carrying out hands-on workshops on silkscreen and bookbinding (In Spanish). 

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Traditional Patterns, Contemporary Lens

BY GUILLAUME SARDIN
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Guillaume Sardin, an architect and designer, shares his works in Rwanda and how working in a different cultural context unleash unexpected ideas. Such ideas include the Rwandan Heraldry project which promotes a new way to share the heritage of the country using etymology, traditional patterns and custom designed symbols. 

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Storytelling Through Patterns and Strings

BY MEGHAN PRICE
@ VOL 28 ON JAN 21, 2014

String Theory is a partnership between two textile designers, Lysanne Latulippe and Meghan Price. The name String Theory is borrowed from a theory of physics that says the world is made of vibrating strings. As constructed textile designers, the two designers work with the math and physics of fibres, yarns, knitting and weaving to develop structure, pattern and texture. 

 

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Ecological Sculpture: Patterns in Nature

BY KIMBERLY CALLAS
@ VOL 21 ON APR 11, 2014

Kimberly Callas is an artist who presents on her current project 'Portrait of the Ecological Self': an artistic investigation that uses sculpted forms of the human body in combination with natural materials to explore images and symbols from nature that strongly connect with the human psyche. This work has recently received a Puffin Foundation Grant and has been exhibited in New York, Chicago, and as far a field as Bulgaria. 

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

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Patterns Past and Future

BY ELLIE HOUSE
@ VOL 21 ON MAY 19, 2015

A look at patterns that are all around us and examination of whether they help or hinder us in our lives.

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No Pictures, Please!

BY JARED THIELE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Writer, photographer, and artist, Jared Thiele moved to New York City and abandoned the idea of nursing school in order to pursue a career as a creative in advertising. Listen to learn about his exploration into social media through his photography, illustreations, and current events.

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Patternity - a Way of Seeing - a Way of Being

BY ANNA MURRAY
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 12, 2016

In 'Patternity - a Way of Seeing - a Way of Being' Anna Murray talks to us about her one true love: PATTERNS and how she see them everywhere (we literally mean everywhere). From a sand dune, to an eye ball, a brain cut in half, rubbish dump - you name it, she can see it!

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The Art of Biology

BY MEHDI DOUMI
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mehdi Doumi is from Algeria and England, studied biomedical engineering, and is a technical leader in Research and Innovation at L’Oreal USA - researching human perception of cosmetic products.  He has been part of NPO Ligo Project, promoting science in U.S. culture through humor and videography.  He also enjoys carpentry, improv, and drawing satirical cartoons.  Over the last 4 years he has committed himself to creating abstract artwork to any K-12 educator across the USA.  He hopes that each art piece stimulates student curiosity about math and science topics, especially in a challenging teaching environment.