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Past Tokyo Event: VOL 68

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VOL 68

January 27, 2010
@ SuperDeluxe

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The Power of Twenty - For Haiti

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

20th February - Save the date - We are planning a PechaKucha Global Day for Haiti. 200 cities, 2000 presenters, 200,000 participants. Look to local city sites for more info - and how to participate - The global map on pecha-kucha.org geolocates around you. If you have a idea, a system, product anything creative that could help Haiti let us know we want this to become a database of wonderful information! Please come back to the site daily - for updates. Thanks you so much - the global PechaKucha family

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PechaKucha, the Story so Far

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

Astrid and Mark, PechaKucha founders take us through how it started, why it all started and how it has grown to be one of the biggest creative networks in the world. Check out their day job here www.klein-dytham.com

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Masses

BY BRIAN LEBARTON & FRANCESCO VALENTINO
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino have never met. The terrible tragedy in Haiti has brought them together by fate for this moving presentation. Brian LeBarton is a composer and keyboardist for Beck - and we had been chatting to him about musicians performing over 20 images 20 slides for PechaKucha presentations. Francesco Valentino is a film maker and photograher who we knew through a chance meeting in Tokyo. Only a few days ago when we had this idea of PechaKucha for Haiti, Brian stepped forward and said he would compose and play something for us - at the same time we bumped into someone who said Francesco was in Haiti trying to find his family and had been taking some moving shots as events unfurled. Sadly he didn't find all the lives he was looking for. This a poignant first PechaKucha presentation for Haiti. Thank you Brian, thank you Francesco - and thank you Joey and Corrie for making this happen. Please spread the word about this initiative and our Global PechaKucha Day on 20th February - and please click the donate button. Many other bands are working with us. If you are a photographer or have any other images of Haiti past or present you want to share - we will be happy to match you with a musician. Please get in touch info@pecha-kucha.org. Unlike anything else out there in this world of visual entertainment the PechaKucha Presentation Player allows you look, listen and think. Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham PechaKucha founders

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My headphones... My colours...

BY MOMO KONTA
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

Select from 15 colours for 17 parts - so Fostex Kotori headphones have a possible 99 quintillion variations - what's your combination? A great presentation from concept through to completion - for these truly colourful headphones! Unfortunately only available in Japan right now... www.kotori.fostex.jp
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Back to okoshi-ezu

BY ANDREW BARRIE
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

Andrew, Professor of Design at The University of Auckland’s School of Architecture and Planning - explains how he returned to New Zealand from Tokyo and his fascination with the Japanese art of okoshi-ezu, architectural drawings which are in fact models.

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Books in the Age of the iPad

BY CRAIG MOD
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

Print is dying. Digital is surging. Everyone is confused. GOOD RIDDANCE. As the publishing industry wobbles and Kindle sales jump, book romanticists cry themselves to sleep. But really, what are we shedding tears over? This presentation is in JAPANESE, but head over here to read Craig Mod's amazing blog post about it.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 7, 2013.

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The Noodle Igloo

BY TAKESHI HOSAKA
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

With Mt. Fuji as a dramatic back drop, Takeshi Hosaka's Hoto Fudo (a Japanese noodle restaurant), creates a striking roadside icon. Photography by Koji Fujii/Nacasa & Partners. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on September 18, 2013.

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Tokyo Realtime

BY MAX HODGES
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

From kanji cards to a new way to see the city, Max Hodges takes us on a tour of White Rabbit's new interactive personal guides to Tokyo.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 24, 2013.

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The choice to be ecological

BY MICHAEL KEFERL
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

Long term solutions to a low impact future by choice - not regulation. A fascinating presentation about how Japan is moving to an ecological future through consumption. www.cscoutjapan.com
Craig Mod
in Palo Alto