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Janice Bond

Director of Music and Social Programming, The Kimpton Gray Hotel in Chicago

A Journey Through Art and Culture

PRESENTED ON SEP 06, 2016
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 39

Artist Janice Bond reflects on journeys made through art, culture and community in her creative practice.

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Family Art Day

BY PAMELA DOSS
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

The host venue for PechaKucha Night Williamsburg Vol. 3 held a Family Art Day prior to the PechaKucha festivities. Pam Doss shares that family art experience in this presentation that was literally made the day of the Vol. 3 event.

 
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Feminism Through Art

BY ALPESH KANTILAL PATEL
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Alpesh Kantilal Patel showcases art exhibits that challenge gender and sexuality norms. International feminism and liberation of women are emphasized in this combination of art and activism. 

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My Life In Books: A Reader's Journey

BY SPENCER WILSON
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 06, 2015

Spencer Wilson takes on an autobiographical journey through his life in books.

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The Journey Home: Healing Through Art

BY BONNIE WINFIELD
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 26, 2015

Bonnie Winfield spends many of her days helping people. Here, she shares how she helps incarcerated women who have made terrible mistakes learn to heal through the power of art.  

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Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises

BY SARAH RUTT
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2015

Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.

This was "Presenation of the Day" on Monday, September 29th, 2015.

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Collateral Damage: Women & War

BY SARMALA SHANDRATHASAN
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 19, 2015

Sarmala Shandrathasan speaks about her life as an artist from war-torn Jaffna, in the very North of Sri Lanka. She discusses how the horrors of war have shaped her art and specifically how she intends to represent the hardships of women.

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Women and Domesticity

BY VANESSA MARR
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

The ongoing project by Vanessa Marr is the centre point of this presentation. Dust clothes are used as the canvas for females to embroid and sew personal messages challenging gender-based stereotypes and the role of a women in the 21st century.  

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Uncovering, and then Recovering. A Family Tradition.

BY WES BREITENBACH
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 18, 2016

Wes Breitenbach shares a brief history of how comfortable we have become just sitting around and how one craft has spanned five generations of his family.

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Whimsical Creative Journey

BY SUSAN SILVESTER
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

"Y'know when you show up at a party and you're like 'Oh My God, everybody's dressed up one way!' So I thought that's my type of humor."

In Whimsical Creative Journey from PechaKucha Night Sacramento Vol. 26, Susan Silvester walks us through her artistic career, highlighting places where it was unheard-of for women to work. She inspires us to follow our where our creativity takes us, regardless of society’s expectations.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 27th, 2017.