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Past Tokyo Event: PechaKucha x Design-ah exhibition

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PechaKucha x Design-ah exhibition

March 23, 2013
@ 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT

As part of Roppongi Art Night21_21 DESIGN SIGHT is teaming up with the global PechaKucha organization for two very special sessions of 20x20 presentations, starting with a kids workshop during the day with a presentation session (14:00-16:00), followed by a regular PechaKucha event for adults in the evening (21:00-23:00).

The evening presentation session will be hosted by PechaKucha founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, along with renowned graphic designer Taku Satoh. The lineup will include a fun mix of 10 presenters.

More info in Japanese is available here.

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Roppongi Art Night 2013

BY KATSUHIKO HIBINO
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

The Art Director of Roppongi Art Night 2013, Katsuhiko Hibino, talks about a few projects featured in this very special evening of art, as well as the project "HEARTMARK VIEWING," that aims to support the people of the Tohoku area through art. (in Japanese)

六本木アートナイト2013のアーティスティックディレクター 日比野克彦さんが、東北地方の復興支援プロジェクト「HEART MARK VIEWING」を筆頭にサートを通じて行われているサポートプロジェクトを発表してくださいました。

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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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What Is PechaKucha?

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

PechaKucha founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham walk us through the phenomenon that is PechaKucha, explain how it started, and what the global community looks like now. They also touch on the special kids workshop that was done on the same day as this presentation, as part of the "Design-ah exhibition." (in Japanese)

600都市以上に広がっているPechaKucha Nightから「デザインあ展」にて行われたこども版PechaKuchaイベントまで、PechaKucha Nightの創立者、Astrid KleinとMark DythamがPechaKuchaの全てを話しています。

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Knee High Media

BY LUCAS BADTKE-BERKOW
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

Tokyo veteran Lucas Badtke-Berkow treats us to an introduction of all the publishing adventures he's had in Japan through his company, Knee High Media. The company has been the brain and creative mechanism behind some of Japan and the world’s most innovative and influential magazines: Japanese culture magazineTOKION (1996), kids magazine MAMMOTH (2000), travel magazinePAPERSKY (2002), free paper Metro Min. (2002) and botanical magazines PLANTED & PLANTS + TV (2009). His activities are now beyond print media and he also organises and produces events such as "MAMMOTH POW-WOW", an outdoor music and camp festival for families, and the "PAPERSKY TOUR de NIPPON, an event to travel around Japan and promote Japan's rural community. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 22, 2013.

トラベル・ライフ・スタイル誌『PAPERSKY』やキッズ誌『mammoth』を手がけられていらっしゃるニーハイメディア・ジャパン(www.khmj.com)の設立者、ルーカス・バデキ・バルコさんのプレゼンテーションです。雑誌を通じて日本から世界に最新の様々な情報を発信し続けるルーカスさんの活動をぜひお聞きください。
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Only a Line

BY MAKOTO ORISAKI
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

Designer Makoto Orisaki talks about how changing the lines of seemingly simple industrial design can fundamentally change the motion and impact of the object. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on March 22, 2013.

インターデザインアーティスト、織咲誠さんが「線の引き方次第で、世界が変わる」をテーマに、線を変えただけで劇的に飛躍進化した作品を紹介してくださっています。

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Eden, Tougen, Shangri-La

BY MASATAKE KOUZAKI
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

Masatake Kouzaki -- whose work can be found in the Anjin lounge of the Tsutaya T-Site shop in Daikanyama -- shares some of his work, which is a combination of western and Japanese design. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on May 29, 2013.

桃源郷をテーマに「理想社会の実現を諦める」という東洋独自の思想を西洋の画風に合わせた作品を制作されている画家の鴻崎正武さんのプレゼンテーションです。

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Daisy Balloon

BY RIE HOSOKAI
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

Artist Rie Hosokai, who, along with designer Takashi Kawada is Daisy Balloon, showcases some of her group's recent projects. (in Japanese, with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on April 23, 2013.

世界を舞台に活躍するバルーン・アーティスト細貝里枝さんと、アートディレクター、グラフィックデザイナーの河田孝志さんからなるバルーンユニット、Daisy Balloonの作品をぜひ!

 

Mark Dytham
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
Lucas Badtke-Berkow
editor, creative director, media creator , Knee High Media in Tokyo
Kenichi Asano
Sculptor in Aichi
Masatake Kouzaki
Artist, Tohoku University of Art & Design in Yamagata
Makoto Orisaki
in Kanagawa