PECHAKUCHA DAILY BLOG Posts
JULY 23, 2017
"We want our project to be more than pretty. We want to be a positive addition to the community."
In Barn Quilts: Art in the Community from Accident Vol. 3, Cheryl DeBerry discusses the Barn Quilt project which started in Ohio and as spread across America. Cheryl and others brought this art movement to Garrett County, Maryland. This project spruces up barns, encourages artists, and brings the community together.
JULY 22, 2017
"I'll be talking about re-invention and about how I got to where I am now"
In From Teacher to Illustrator from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 26, Anthony Atkinson is a published illustrator and author but illustration was not his first vocation. In this honest and beautifully illustrated PechaKucha presentation, he shares his tale of reinvention and how he embraced his imaginative side.
JULY 21, 2017
"I want to show you what you look like and I want real life to look like art."
In Real Life as Art from PechaKucha Night Nashville Vol. 16, Melissa Fuller explores the fine line between reality and imagination through her impactful photography. Her aim is to capture the person and create a scene which embodies their being.
JULY 20, 2017
"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as inspiration for alternative space where drama can exist."
In Theatre Spaces from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occurring in them.
JULY 19, 2017
"In my experience, the beauty of the wilderness is the solitude and the simplicity."
In Photography and Adventure in the Wilderness from PechaKucha Night Kalispell Vol.1, Photographer Mandy Mohler takes us on her solo journey through Montana's Bob Marshall wilderness on horseback. She shares how this trip and her experience in nature has impacted her artwork and perspective on the outdoors.
JULY 18, 2017
"We're showing citizens what they're buying before they write the final check."
In It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping from PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 25, Landscape architect and urban designer Nina Chase talks about temporary fun, public space, and urban transformation. She shares the power of prototyping and the impact design have in the communication between public spaces, the city council and the community.
JULY 17, 2017
"Sex is a universal and instinctual act but socailly and culturally stackly informed."
In Re-Imagining The Art of Eroticism from Pechakucha Night Tokyo Vol. 148, Aiko Robinson is a Christchurch based artist of Japanese and New Zealand heritage. Inspired by shunga, Japanese erotic woodblock prints from the Edo period (17th-19th century), Aiko's artworks can be seen as a whimsical and playful fusion of the historical Japanese art form and contemporary pornography.
JULY 17, 2017
This week's PechaKucha People spotlight goes to the multi-talented, world-class Japanese Pro-surfer, Akira "Jet" Nakaura! Not only is he a superb athlete but he is also a creative director of film, art and music. He will be one of the many amazing presenters at this week's special event PechaKucha Summer Party, so be sure to come check out his presentation on July 21st! See you there!
JULY 17, 2017
Held at the beautiful BMW Group - Tokyo Bay building in Koto-ku, this Friday, July 21st PechaKucha Night Tokyo is hosting its very own Summer Party! With an amazing line-up including world-renowned surfers from Tokyo and beyond, this will be an event you won't want to miss! Doors open at 18:30 and be sure to keep up to date on the latest information by checking out the event page! Surf's up, Tokyo!