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Kenneth Krimstein

Writer, Cartoonist, Right fielder, College of Communications at DePaul University in Chicago

Climbing Everest

PRESENTED ON MAR 03, 2015
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 33

In Climbing Everest from PechaKucha Night Chicago, Vol. 33, Ken Krimstein shares his weekly agony over his drawing board in the quest to please the most gruelling editor in the history of publishing - the cartoon editor of the New Yorker magazine.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 24, 2015.

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A Cartoonist's Life

BY HUGH MACLEOD
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 01, 2012

Cartoonist Hugh Macleod talks about the process of becoming a visual artist, and how cultivating an online presence can benefit aspiring artists. He talks about the evolution of his career, from his beginning, drawing on business cards in the West Willage of New York, to his current website and newsletter.

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Ellihue

BY ELLIOTT ASBELL
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 09, 2013

Elliott Asbell makes the case that art that is relevant to your current events and interests produces better work for it. He also makes the case that it can be wise to keep your art, even your early stuff. Elliott shows us how his early style, from 12 years old, has refined over the years. Plus he has fun doing it.

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Science Communication Meets Social Media

BY HEATHER DORAN
@ VOL 130 ON NOV 25, 2015

"We do a lot of storytelling, get scientists on stage doing some stand-up comedy and trying out lots of new ideas to get them out and about"

Heather Doran, a city organizer from PechaKucha Night Aberdeen (Scotland) tells us how advances in technology and social media have added new dimensions to the public communication of science.

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An Open Source Life

BY ROMKE DE HAAN
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 04, 2015

Romke de Haan is a graduate of the program called homeboyz, a non-profit that takes kids in gangs and teaches them technology. Romke will walk you though his journey and his pursuit of happiness. 

 

Participate in Romke's life; he'd be happy to get coffee/lunch/cocktails with you. You can add his calendar by searching Romked@gmail.com on iCal, Google Calendar, 

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Everest Without Sight

BY KEVIN AUGELLO
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 01, 2015

"Basically everything in our expedition was blessed (by Tibetan Monks), our ropes, our ice axes ... and it would turn out later that we would need this blessing."

In Everest Without Sight from PechaKucha Night Leiden Vol. 12, Kevin Augello, founder of New Earth Films, a British rooted documentary production company, whose clients include the BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel, aims to share the diversity and natural history of Planet Earth. In this moving presentation he shares about his emotional journey while filming the extraordinary attempt of Dr Thomas Weber, a visually impaired climber with a mission to reach the summit of the North Face of Mount Everest in Tibet. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, January 25th, 2016. 

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A Return to Comics

BY SUMMER PIERRE
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Cartoonist Summer Pierre discusses her return to making comics.

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Proyecto Cumbre

BY MARCUS TOB√ćA
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 21, 2016

El montañista venezolano, Marcus Tobía, nos cuenta sobre los dos proyectos que lleva a cabo; Proyecto CumbreNiños en la Cumbre. En ambos proyectos se dedica a llevar a niños de diferentes comunidades, hasta indígenas, a escalar montañas como el Everest. 

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The Art of Biology

BY MEHDI DOUMI
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mehdi Doumi is from Algeria and England, studied biomedical engineering, and is a technical leader in Research and Innovation at L’Oreal USA - researching human perception of cosmetic products.  He has been part of NPO Ligo Project, promoting science in U.S. culture through humor and videography.  He also enjoys carpentry, improv, and drawing satirical cartoons.  Over the last 4 years he has committed himself to creating abstract artwork to any K-12 educator across the USA.  He hopes that each art piece stimulates student curiosity about math and science topics, especially in a challenging teaching environment.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

BY HANNAH BUNGARD
@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Altitude sickness, nosebleeds, and some of the most incredible views are all part and parcel of the week-long trek to Everest Base Camp. Hannah Bungard tells us of her trek, starting with the terrifying flight into Lukla. The trip should not be undertaken lightly, as not all of her group made it to base camp. If you do brave the altitude, however, you stand to gain an experience of a lifetime.