PECHAKUCHA DAILY BLOG Posts
MARCH 10, 2014
2 Years of PKN Posters
MARCH 10, 2014
MARCH 09, 2014
Springy, bouncy, puffy, floppy, and squishy.
Erica Gray discusses her artwork focused around soft sculptures or the use of fabric and other soft, pliable materials to create sculptures. In "Soft Sculpture Art" from PKN Townsville, Vol. 4 she discusses her past soft sculpture exhibits which have featured sea anemones, pipes, and animals.
MARCH 07, 2014
Lulú De Panbehchi promotes the idea of crowdsourcing as the latest trend for launching campaigns, getting projects off the ground, funding new ventures, or to just be creative.
In "Crowdsourcing Poetry" from PKN Williamsburg Vol. 5, she verbalizes her "Williamsburg Poems" created by crowdsourcing her friend's words. You'll learn how fun, creative, and comical this style of poetry can be!
MARCH 06, 2014
"What if you could remember everything you see?"
This is the question that Robert Laing asked himself. He has found the answer using a small wearable camera device narrative clip that has successfully allowed him to recall every moment of his life.
In "Moments, Not Photos" from a special 11th anniversary edition of PKN Tokyo (Vol. 111) he talks about his newly acquired superhuman memory and how it can potentially change they way you look at life.
MARCH 05, 2014
Depicting the Circle Hunt
Artist Carrie Walker is inspired by historical "circle hunts" -- in which hunters would form a circle around a large portion of land and slowly close in, killing every animal they came across.
Carrie found rich imagery in descriptions of these events, and had a desire to depict the now-forgotten animals. In "Depicting the Circle Hunt" from PKN Richmond, BC Vol. 3, we see how she embarked on a road trip to recreate scenes which she skillfully translated onto paper.
MARCH 04, 2014
An amazing amount of time and effort is put into the making of a batch of croissants -- makes you want to savor every bite!
To counteract the growing trend in machine-made and frozen pastries, Anne Ng and Jeremy Mandrell established Bakery Lorraine. In "The Audacity of the $4 Croissant" from PKN San Antonio Vol. 11 Anne and Jeremy share their passion for artisan pasteries, explain the time-consuming process that goes into creating the perfect croissant, and give us some insight into the world of mass-produced psuedo-croissants.