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Past Tokyo Event: VOL 121

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Our Treasured Non-Moments

BY CONNIE TSANG
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

In Our Treasured Non-Moments from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 121, photographer Connie Tsang returns to her hometown on a yearly basis to see her parents. She speaks about the seemingly dull yet vibrant moments she captures of her parents as they transition from busily running their family restaurant, to easing into retirement, to slowly ageing before her eyes. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 6, 2015.

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TOYAMA

BY HIROSHI KIMATA
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Hiroshi Kimata sure loves Toyama prefecture, and in this presentation, he describes just why you should love it -- and visit it -- as well. (in Japanese)

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Nonclassical

BY JAMES GREER
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

James Greer talks about how Nonclassical was able to impact the music world by incorporating modern environment and beats into classical music. Through Nonclassical, more young and rising musicians will be better supported and new audience will gain the taste for classical music. 

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Magnus Celestii

BY JOSEPH WALSH
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Joseph Walsh talks about his enormous project in creating the Magnus Celestii, a desk-like sculpture. His journey, in creating the Magnus Celestii has collaborated him with designers from all over the world. 

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FabCafe

BY KRISTEN SMITH
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Kristen Smith talks about her dream of opening FabCafe all across the world. FabCafe are coffee shops that inspire designers or locals to meet up and work on their designs.

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Virgin Atlantic, Sayonara

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

On the eve of the last flights by Virgin Atlantic out of Tokyo, Klein Dytham architecture's Mark Dytham takes a look back at the various projects his firm developed for the airline over the years here in Tokyo, as a proper sendoff.

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Tour de Design

BY MASAKI YAMAZAKI
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Masaki Yamazaki is an accomplished designer, but in this presentation he takes us on a special tour, one he calls the "Tour de Design." (in Japanese)

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Is This a Planetarium?

BY MASASHIGE IIDA
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Let Masashige Iida take you on a tour of his wonderful art and installations -- you'll soon understand why the title of the presentation includes the world "planetarium." (in Japanese)

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Crossing Seas and Authorities

BY MIKE REID
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Adventurer Mike Reid discusses his journey kayaking from the west coast of Japan to South Korea. He shows us that riding the Sea of Japan/Korea was not always the most difficult aspect of the expedition — there’s always customs.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 20, 2015.

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Digital Passion

BY NORIKO KINOUCHI
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Noriko Kinouchi is a passionate artist who has developed her works through digital means. Join her on this tour of some of her pieces, exhibitions, and what inspires her. (in Japanese)

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Express Yourself

BY SATO SUGAMOTO
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Enter the amazing world of artist Sato Sugamoto, who goes through a variety of projects she's developed, involving some amazing textile magic.

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Un-Learning Creativity

BY STEVE BAKER
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Steve Baker has a lot of thoughts on the idea of creativity -- even though he doesn't much like the word -- and he spends some time sharing those thoughts, before introducing a new project he's currently launching called Project ESIN.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 13, 2015.

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Tadaku

BY TRENT MCBRIDE
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

Trent McBride and Tao Romera Martinez introduce us to a service they developed (Tadaku) to help people experience real homecooking, but they start off by sharing a series of fun food trivia that will leave you surprised.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 27, 2015.

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A Swiss and Japanese Friendship

BY MIGUEL PEREZ-LA PLANTE
@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

"It's hard to summarise the more than 240 events that took place celebrating the 150 years of friendship between Switzerland and Japan...but let's start right here at PechaKucha."

In A Swiss and Japanese Friendship from Tokyo Vol. 121, Head of Culture and Public Affairs at the Embassy of Switzerland in Tokyo, Miguel Perez-La Plante speaks on the numerous events that were put together to celebrate Switzerland and Japan's shared traditions in art, design, architecture, literature, music, theatre, food as well as humanitarianism.

This presentation originally was featured to commemorate the series of cultural events mentioned within that took place earlier in 2015. PechaKucha spotlights it again for our second collaboration with the Swiss Embassy later this week, together bringing a special instalment of PKN to Tokyo Art Book Fair 2015, Powered by PechaKucha. For more details, visit here

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Friday, September 18th, 2015. 

Mark Dytham
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
Astrid Klein
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
Mike Reid
Adventurer/Environmental Activist, Kayak Expedition's = No Time for Work in 周南市
Connie Tsang
Photographer in Toronto
James Greer
Musician/DJ/Event Producer, Nonclassical in London
Masaki Yamazaki
グラフィックデザイナー, hiyocostudio/ツール・ド・デザイン/gabriyolly in Tokyo
Masashige Iida
アーティスト in Tokyo
Noriko Kinouchi
Visual Artist in Tokyo
Sato Sugamoto
Artist/Specialist in Making Costumes
Steve Baker
Project Esin
Tao Romera Martinez
Engineer/Entrepreneur, Tadaku LLC in Tokyo
Trent McBride
Designer/Co-founder, Tadaku in Tokyo
Joseph Walsh
Designer, Joseph Walsh Studio
Miguel Perez-La Plante
Head of Public Affairs and Culture, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan in Tokyo
Hiroshi Kimata
プランナー, コレクティブ代表
Kristen Smith
Director, FabCafe NYC in New York