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20 x 20 x 20

BY REESE WILLIAMS
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

20 x 20 was just the beginning framework for Reese Williams when she was looking for a PechaKucha topic. She needed another x 20, so she chose the most iconic events from 20 years ago. She then threw in a little follow up to see where the subjects of those events ended up.

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Movie People Loving Vincent In Gdansk

BY PAM WOODSON
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

About four years ago, Pam Woodson started a movie group. This has led her to start blogging reviews, discover new movies as well as re-discover old favorites, and, through a Facebook contact, to a production set in Gdansk for an upcoming movie about Vincent Van Gogh.

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Self Expression Through Mixed Media

BY KRISTEN DAHMS
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

Kristen Dahms makes beautifully intricate art with layers of various media and subjects. Through this presentation we can see, step by step, how she progresses from concept to finished piece, building layer upon layer of what she referes to as chaos. So be carefull when you look into a finished piece- you might just get lost for a while.

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Crowdsourced Sketchbooking

BY DALE WEISS
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

Crowdsourcing is growing in popularity in many realms, including creativity. In this presentation, Dale Weiss shows us various avenues where crowdsourcing is being used in sketchbooking, and how it can result in both the beautiful and the bizarre.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 5, 2014.

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Follow the Leader

BY STEPHANIE PAUL
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

Stephanie Paul has a way of distilling the essence of her topics, in both her talk and the images she uses to support it. Here, she guides us through the essence of leadership, and shows how being a follower is just as important to the process.

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Let's Go Retro

BY KM SEEBER
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

Get 3 dental hygenists, 1 engineer, a bunch of imaginary photo equipment, a secret location, hair, makeup, and props, and you too can have a retro photo shoot. That's what Kelly Seeber and friends did for this enlightening PechaKucha presentation.

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Lorem Ipsum

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 21, 2013

If you think the lorem ipsum is just a random text generator, Lulú De Panbehchi is here to clue you in to the whole world of lorem ipsums that surround and represent us everywhere. She urges the audience to question how many lorem ipsums do we use in our daily lives?

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CoWork Williamsburg

BY NATALIE MILLER-MOORE
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

CoWorking is becoming popular in larger urban centers as people are shifting to telecommuting models and entrepeneurship is on the rise. As a self employed journalist in Williamsburg, Natalie Miller-Moore sees the need for it in our less-than-urban small city. So she has helped found CoWork Williamsburg and is here to compare and contrast the pitfalls of working from home or a coffee shop with the benefits of a cowork space. Because, afterall, a coffee shop is not a productive place to work.

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Vector Painting

BY BOB OLLER
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

Bob Oller is skilled in many media. For this PechaKucha he shares a wonderful collection of artwork he has created using a vector based illustration program, yielding results that appear anything but digital. Bob explains the great control in both linework and color achieved from this method, but the real beauty comes from the skill of the artist's hand in this collection.

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Analog Photography 4: Playing With Dirt

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

Lulú De Panbehchi is back with round 4 of her analog photography. This time she is soaking her film in dirt and water before loading it into a toy (i.e. less expensive) camera. She then captures her part of the world in film and examines the results, reading life philosophies from the film.

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The Silk King - The Mystery Continues

BY JIM THOMPSON
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

Is it creepy for an old man to be collecting silks? You will need to watch this presentation by Jim Thompson, the self-claimed unknown heir to the Thai silk fortune. But be forewarned, the mystery may continue.

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Art is a Matter of Perception

BY JESSICA SWEAT
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

This is Jessica Sweat's third PechaKucha presentation, and we can see the progression and growth she is developing in both her technique and thought behind what she creates. As in her previous PechaKucha's, she presents a combination of her art and her poetry.

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