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Bob Sliwa

ブランディング・デザイン コンサルタント、ビジュアルアーティスト、パーティーマイスター

Bob Buys a Rice Cooker

PRESENTED ON APR 19, 2014
IN TOKYO @ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA

Industrial designer Bob Sliwa speaks of his experiences researching and purchasing a rice cooker of his own, and goes into depth on Japan's unbelievable diversity of features when it comes to these devices. (in Japanese)

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Classical versus Romantic

BY JAMES RICE
@ VOL 3 ON OCT 26, 2011

James Rice examines the contrast in approaching an idea from a romantic perspective, versus a classical perspective. His presentation features beautiful illustrations by Catherine Sweetman

"Presentation of the Day" on October 21, 2013.

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Cooking Parties and Workshops

BY JULIA BONDARCHUK
@ VOL 20 ON MAR 22, 2012

Julia Bondarchuk is the owner of the cookery club and shop Edoque, and in her presentation she talks about her cooking parties and workshops, where cooking turns to a game, using culinary construction sets. The master classes and workshops have the goal of inspiring people to cook and to save time when doing so. (in Russian)

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Rose Bakery Arrives in Japan

BY TOMOKO UDOHIRA
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARTEK ON OCT 31, 2013

Tomoko Udohira presents the famous Rose Bakery. This bakery is headquartered in Paris and is always crowded. In this bakery they cook things like pizzas and carrot cakes. To make them they use as many organic ingredients as possible. Recently Rose Bakery has opened branches in Japan. (In Japanese)

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Shooting the Yuanyang Rice Terraces

BY CAROLINE MARYAN
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 09, 2013

Ever wonder what a photographer goes through to get that great, exotic, far away photo? Sometimes it's just an impulse. Caroline Maryan takes us on the journey with her and shows us not only the great shot she went for, but also who she met along the way, what went into processing the photos, and what she discovered about herself doing it all.

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Enriching UX in Design

BY BOB DUNCAN
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 12, 2013

Bob Duncan dicusses the importance of user experience designers in making excellent products that connect people with technology. He hopes to create a greater awarness to user experience design through the jumpstart of IXDA in Winnipeg in order to create mentorship, business efficiency, collaboration, and networking. 

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When Rice Attacks!

BY MATT ALT
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Resident yokai expert Matt Alt comes at us with yet another fascinating look into the world of Japanese monsters. This time he elaborates on the creatures that lurk between lines of planted rice paddies. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 2, 2014.

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What Comes of Rice

BY KEI SUGIMURA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Kei Sugimura discusses design, soy sauce, sake and the numerous products derived from Japan's staple. (in Japanese)

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Smiling Sushi Roll

BY TAKAYO KIYOTA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Japanese sushi roll artist Takayo Kiyota is back at it again, this time with more variation on her classical, erotic, and humorous sushi art. (in Japanese)

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Improv Madness: Rice Krispies

BY DAN DEMING-HENES
@ VOL 17 ON APR 14, 2016

Improv Madness: Comedians from 2 local Improv Troops made 20x20 presentations for each other. The audience suggested the topic, in this case, "Rice Krispies." Hilarity ensued.

Dan Deming-Henes, as a professional designer, he has the requisite beard and attitude. Besides being able to trim facial hair, he has also had experience trimming trees as an Arborist. Realizing the glamorous lifestyle that goes along with shrubbery care was not for him, he struck out on his own, making art and telling jokes. He became the house manager for Atlas Improv Company in 2005, which he discovered required a surprising amount of diaper changing. Undeterred, he started taking classes and eventually joined the company as a performer in 2012. He now has people to take care of the diaper changing for him.