Mathilda Gregory discusses the significance of red hair throughout history, what regions have traditionally produced the most ginger, and how she came to possess this rare gene.
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BY TOM HEATLEY
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 01, 2015
"Blood is maybe redder than red, because of it's associations in art and in culture."
Tom Heatley's presentation from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 1 opens with the most essential image of the colour red in photography: the safe light in a darkroom, and moves through a collection of images and wide ranging associations with blood, danger, sex, sacrifice, socialism and courage.
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Big Hair Don't Care
BY SANDY SAAD
@ VOL 9
ON NOV 20, 2015
“While all my friend’s… hair would sway in the wind, my hair even defied the laws of physics. It would just stay absolutely still.”
In Big Hair Don't Care from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 9th Volume, curly hair ambassador, chocolate-maker, and biathlon competitor Sandy Saad discusses what it's like to grow up with natural hair. Drawing from memories of her embarrassing hair phases, she tells the tale of how she came to accept her natural beauty.
From Red Tape to the Red Carpet
BY JAN-MARTIN AHRENDT
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT AT MSM
ON JAN 28, 2016
Jan-Martin Ahrendt believes that it is important to create an attractive and livable climate for internationals in the Maastricht Region. In this presentation he presents the efforts of a regional network of institutions and service providers to do just that.
What do You Think About When Combing Your Hair?
BY CURT OSMUNDSEN
@ VOL 29
ON MAY 22, 2016
Curt Osmundsen has a lot on his mind and that 'lot' comes up most pressing when he combs hair. So, what do you think about when you comb your hair? Your upcoming day? A movie from last night? Whether or not giraffes do have vocal chords? Curt's thoughts are quite a bit heavier than all of that and his story will have you questioning your hair-combing routine henceforth.