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Past Hong Kong Event: VOL 24

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Second Nature : A Discourse in Aesthetics and Culture

BY KYLE FORD
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Kyle Ford is an American artist and photography professor with a special interest in large format film. His work has been featured in publications, galleries and museums internationally including Popular Photography, Elle Men China and Newsweek Japan.

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Shanzhai City: Bringing Social Innovation to the Market

BY TAT LAM
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Architect and urban planner Tat Lam introduces Shanzhai City, a social development incubator to empower grassroots communities in rural China. 

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How “The Helper Documentary” Came to Be

BY JOANNA BOWERS
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Director / screenwriter Joanna Bowers introduces her current work, a timely tribute and documentary about domestic helpers in Hong Kong. 

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She Objects: Moving beyond 'Beauty'

BY JESS JACOBSON
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Jess Jacobsen is Programme & Campaign Manager of The Women's Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in Hong Kong. She discusses the influence of media on gender stereotypes and self-perception, and shares how this has affected her personally.

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Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness

BY NADINE BUBNER
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

"Yoga helped me when life got shaken through illness and the death of a family member, thats when I decided to become a yoga teacher"

Triathlete, Paddle-Board Yoga Instructor, and Entrepreneur, Nadine Bubner talks about escaping the corporate world and heading up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes, while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side, evolving into a practice that combines yoga and endurance sport. This is her empowering story.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, September 17th, 2015. 

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The Journey of a Contemporary Jewellery Gallery in Hong Kong

BY ANNA CHENG
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Anna Cheng walked away from a career as an interior architect to open a contemporary fine jewellery gallery showcasing international artists and designers. She's also a certified diamond grader and is the 4th generation in a family of jewellers. 

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The Future of Food : Why It Matters

BY CALISTA GOH
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Calista Goh dabbled in psychology, business, law and pastrymaking before finding herself on a mission to combine Western technology with ancient Oriental healing wisdom.

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Plastic: The Next Big Thing

BY DOUG WOODRING
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Doug Woodring is the Founder of Ocean Recovery Alliance, a NPO which focuses on bringing technology, collaborations and policy together to improve the health of the ocean.

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2 or 3 Things I know about Wontonmeen

BY PATRICIA CHOI
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Patricia Choi is an interior architect and design educator. She is also the founder of two Hong Kong-centric enterprises: one is design-based and focuses on local day-to-day objects and street mentality; the other, a creative residence for short and long-term stays which offers an alternative authentic HK experience.

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The Return of Yearbnb: Using Airbnb to Live, Work, and Discover Hong Kong

BY KEVIN LYNCH
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Self-described adman by day and by night, Kevin Lynch returns to the PechaKucha Night HK stage to share more adventures about using Airbnb to live in, work in, and discover Hong Kong. 

Kevin Lynch
copywriter, BBDO South China in Hong Kong
Anna Cheng
Founder, Ame Gallery in Hong Kong
Tat Lam
Founder, CEO, Shanzhai City in Hong Kong
Calista Goh
Health Foods Entrepreneur, Anything But Salads in Hong Kong
Nadine Bubner
Holistic Yoga and Health Coaching E-RYT 200 / Co-Founder @SUPyogahongkong
Kyle Ford
Artist / Photographer / Educator in Hong Kong
Jess Jacobson
Programme & Campaign Manager, The Women's Foundation in Hong Kong
Joanna Bowers
Director , Cheeky Monkey Productions in Hong Kong
Patricia Choi
Designer in Hong Kong
Doug Woodring
NGO, Ocean Recovery Alliance in Hong Kong