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LulĂș De Panbehchi

Spanish Instructor, Virginia Commonwealth University in Williamsburg

"Blank"

PRESENTED ON AUG 20, 2016
IN WILLIAMSBURG @ VOL 15

Lulu De Panbehchi has taken a simple construct of typology and managed to transform it into a metaphor for life. Can the meaning of life exist in the blank space between two brackets?

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The Science of Self-Healing

BY CARMEN DOLZ
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 21, 2013

Carmen Dolz shares the story of her journey into self healing. Starting with her daughter's sudden illness, she relates her move towards self-awareness, and self healing, through alternative therapies such as Jin Shin Jyutsu. 

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Quantifying Self

BY RAMI ALHAMAD
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 05, 2013

Rami Alhamad, CEO and co-founder of PUSH in Toronto, explains the "quantify self" movement in relation to the revolution of wearable technology to show how individuals are revoluitionizing how they track their daily habits. He disscusses the challenges of privacy and accuracy, and exposes the healthcare system as antiquated and in need of improvement. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 24, 2014. 

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Is Self Portrait Relevant?

BY MIMI WILSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Mimi Wilson takes us on a journey from pulp family portraits to self portraits via the selfie. She found that self portraits could help one rediscover one's identity, especially when years after being "Mom" tends to take precedent over individuality.

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What is Self-Defense?

BY BRIAN ULSH
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 16, 2014

If you think self-defense is only about fending off attackers, Brian Ulsh, who just opened WOLF Martial Arts Academy, is here to enlighten you. Brian takes the concept of self-defense to a new holistic level that encompases our history, community, environment, relationships, health, and our future, not just ourselves.

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Service About Self

BY HALEY GILLESPIE
@ VOL 4 ON AUG 27, 2015

Haley discusses service groups and how they are adapting and need to adapt to attract the next generation of leaders. 

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Impersonating a Photographer

BY DIANNE BURGIS
@ VOL 1 ON APR 09, 2016

Dianne Burgess has explored the world since leaving the world of graphic design.... always with an eye for the photo opportunity. In her PechaKucha she found herself in the great American Southwest with a cellphone camera and leads us through a process of discovery and self awareness.

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The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees

BY JOSEPH TAME
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL X MINI @ BMW GROUP TOKYO BAY ON JUL 20, 2016

"You can use coding and programming for art, for music, for helping your grandma."

In The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees from PechaKucha Night Special x MINI @ BMW Group Tokyo Bay, Joseph Tame shares on his many wild wearable machines. Tame uses the latest technology to break down social barriers through performance art. In his presentation, he will share his vision for a future in which artistic ideas can blossom anytime, anywhere.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, August 19th, 2016. 

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The self-demise of white privilege

BY LEANNE REID
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

"The self-demise of white privilege” questions the acknowledgement of privilege, it's definition & source & the future of white privilege in our society if inequality is left unchecked. Leanne Reid explores the importance of education & empowerment in developing an inclusive society to ensure the “privilege” of the next generation.

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Self-Care for Caregivers.

BY RICH BECKERMEYER
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 27, 2017

Rich Beckermeyer's touching story tells us what helped his mom get through the hard times of caregiving to her dad with dementia.