PechaKucha Presentation

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Nengyoshi Iemoto Kentaro Sunaga

Project Manager, GRAPH in Tokyo

Spirituality in Art Puppets

PRESENTED ON MAY 31, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 147

 "念形(ねんぎょう)と象麟(ゾリン)"  ヒトガタのようで人形にあらず、 架空の精霊 "念形"と、 不可思議な音を奏でる"象麟"のご紹介。

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New Karakuri Puppets

BY KENICHI ASANO
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

Kenichi Asano, who currently works at repairing Buddha statues, talks about his endeavors with karakuri puppets. He employs traditional japanese statuemaking techniques, but produces more modern figures, from robots to popular video game characters. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

仏像の修復の仕事をされながら、伝統技術や古典技法を使い、現代の格闘技やゲームやロボットをイメージソースに制作活動を行われいらっしゃる淺野健一さんの作品プレゼンテーションです。

"Presentation of the Day" on May 17, 2013. 

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Professional Puppets

BY TOSHIFUMI MATSUMIYA
@ VOL 110 ON JAN 22, 2014

Toshifumi Matsumiya lived in Berlin for two years, where he attended several puppet shows. When he moved back to Japan he began working in puppetry, and joined the Foundation Modern Puppet Center, which promotes both traditional puppetry and modern puppet performances. Toshifumi showcases several unique puppet exhibits produced by the center, and shares the stories behind them. 

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The making puppets backstage

BY ANNA DESCHAMPS
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 04, 2014

Based in France, Anna Deschamps graduated in 2006 from the national college of Art and Design (ENSAD "les arts-déco", Paris) as a set-designer. But since then, I have been involved into stop-motion movies and street theatre making mainly puppets.
From Paris to Bamako through Melbourne and London, follow me in the backstage of various films productions, I will show you the process of making puppets. {in French}

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Llamaverse Presents Disenchanted: An Original Musical

BY CHLOE MARIA
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

Student Chloe Winstanley tests out some plot ideas for her own original devised musical.

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Civic Play: Skeletons, Gnomes, & The Atlanta Beltline Latern Parade

BY CHANTELLE RYTTER
@ VOL 25 ON AUG 09, 2015

Chantelle Rytter came back to ATL from New Orleans and found she saw a need for something here in ATL... Civic play! So she up and started and "krewe" and fabricated a few silly but large puppets and the first Latern Parade was begun. Listen as Rytter talks us through the start of this new annual staple of fun here in the ATL!

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Half Full Kind of Gal

BY CAROLYN HONEYCUTT
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 21, 2014

The world is always half full to Ellensburg's Downtown Association's Director Carolyn Honeycutt. In her point of view, the world is abundant. With that attitude, she fills her life and small town with puppets, passion and people.

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Glittering Sneakers as Musical Instrument

BY TAKAHARU KANAI
@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

金井隆晴さんは「IoT x music」をテーマに、 これまでにないパフォーマンス向けのインタフェースを開発し、 新たな音楽表現の場を創出する、no new folk studioを仲間と共同設立しました。デザインやアートの領域を超えた多くの分野で話題の、光るスマートフットウェア「Orphe」についてプレゼンテーションしていただきます!

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Play in Public Spaces

BY CATTYWAMPUS PUPPET COUNCIL
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 17, 2016

The Cattywampus Puppet Council, which is a Knoxville based nonprofit seeking to build community and promote play for all ages through the puppetry arts. This spring, Cattywampus will organize and facilitate the Appalachian Puppet Pageant, Knoxville’s first community puppet parade. This project will invite members of the community of all ages and backgrounds to come together and create puppets, masks, and costumes rooted in local ecology and stories of “place.” As an act of public play and storytelling, this parade will celebrate the culture of love, creativity, and mutual dependence we wish to create in Southern Appalachia.  

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Masks, money, puppets, and a water buffalo

BY DAWN SUEOKA
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 05, 2017

Dawn Sueoka is coordinator of the Honolulu Museum of Art School Lending Collection. The Lending Collection contains thousands of historically, culturally, and artistically significant objects that are loaned to educators for use in the classroom. Lending Collection objects range in date 100 BC to the 21st century. They include masks, costumes, tools, toys, currency, musical instruments, and more. They are used by students across the state, from Kaua’i High and Intermediate to Ka‘u High and Pahala Elementary School. The Lending Collection is a free resource for island educators.