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Past Tokyo Event: VOL 106

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What Are Kinkeshi?

BY DON KRATZER
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Don Kratzer takes an inside look at the birth of a toy movement from the mid-1980s, and discusses the ripples this particular line of figures has had on present-day artists. 

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 11, 2013.

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Heroes of Wood, Glass, Steel

BY KEIJI ASHIZAWA
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Keiji Ashizawa is a metalworker with a lot of industrious friends. Keiji shows off some of his amazing work with steel and aluminum, as well as the lighting, wood, and glasswork of those who he works with. He also discusses the structures and furniture he built for those in the tsunami-affected area of Ishinomaki, Japan. (in Japanese)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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Heroes by the Sea

BY KUNIYUKI OKUYAMA
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Kuniyuki Okuyama and Andrea Roelofse's heroes are all, in one way or another, connected to the ocean. Okumu-san discusses his time spent as a lifeguard for beaches in Japan and Australia, and Andrea showcases a few sea-related creatives from her homeland, the Netherlands. (in Japanese and English)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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The Heroes Who Welcomed Me

BY LUIS MENDO
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Luis Mendo spent years trying to relocate to Tokyo, and now, finally, he's here to live. Here he shows off 20 illustrative portraits he put together of those who have assisted him, inspired him, and welcomed him to this wonderful country.

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 4, 2013.

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Tobi: Through the Eyes of a Scaffolder

BY SHIGEYOSHI YAJIMA
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Shigeyoshi Yajima, a man who has been scaffolding for 24 years, gives us a peak of what he does behind the construction-site walls. He shows pictures of himself and his coworkers hard at work, with breathtaking views of the city below them. He outlines the dangers of working at such heights, while explaining how they keep themselves safe. (in Japanese)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 9, 2013.

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Hip-Hop Heroes

BY B- BOYGER
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

The B-BOYGER group is not comprised of your average everyday heroes; they are a unique and hilarious group of dance champions. Here they present their antics, accomplishments, inspirations, and future plans. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 2, 2013.

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Designing the Japan Post Tower

BY KOKI MIYACHI
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Koki Miyachi, an architect, describes how he collaborated with other architects from around the world to design the new Japan Post Tower next to Tokyo station. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 16, 2013.

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SuperDeluxe's Hidden Heroes

BY RYU KONNO
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Performance curator at SuperDeluxe Ryu Konno walks us through a list of hidden heroes that he discovered while putting together talented artists and musician for SuperDeluxe. From sleeping performance art to mini orchestras, he showcases all of their unique talents. (in Japanese)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

Mark Dytham
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
Don Kratzer
Guerrilla Semiotician, Fig-lab || 国際フィギュア研究所 in Tokyo
Ryu Konno
SuperDeluxe in Tokyo
Luis Mendo
Drawer, Luis Mendo Inc. in Tokyo
Astrid Klein
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
Kuniyuki Okuyama
Architect, Klein Dytham Architecture in Tokyo
Andrea Roelofse
Interior Architecture Student / Intern, Klein Dytham Architecture in Tokyo