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Akira JET Nakaura

Professional Surfur / Multi Creative Director in Tokyo

Japan Surfing Goes Pro

PRESENTED ON JUL 21, 2017
IN TOKYO @ PECHAKUCHA SUMMER PARTY- CURATED BY MINI

日本を代表するプロサーファーとして、サーフィンのオリンピックと評される世界戦に10代の頃から何度も出場されているAkira JET Nakauraさん。プロサーファーとしての経験を活かしながら、映像や音楽、アートのジャンルでも、唯一無二のマルチクリエイティブディレクターとして活躍されています。今回のイベントのために特別に制作された映像(イベント内で披露します!)をもとに、ご自身のサーフィンやクリエイティビティについてクールにプレゼンテーションしてくださいます!

One of Japan’s top pro surfer JET Akira has regularly participated in the world class competitions equivalent to Surfing’s Olympic games since he was a teenager. Utilizing his experience as a professional surfer, he is also a multi-creative director in film, music and art. He will present to us about his surfing and introduce to us the creative process behind a special video produced for this event (we will even show it at the event)!

 

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Alphorns of Japan

BY SHIGETOSHI NAKAGAWA
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

Shigetoshi Nakagawa, president of the Tamagawa Alphorn club in Japan, speaks on these beautifully-crafted, melancholic, melodic Swiss instruments. He goes into depth on how they're made, as well as shows off a few performances his club has organized throughout Japan. (in Japanese)

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Currents

BY NICK LOVE
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 26, 2014

Everything one would like to know about Surfing; it's history, the physics of it and all the tips and tricks you need to know. Nlck Love teaches us how to surf through out his presentation. 

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Things I Like about Surfing that are Not Surfing

BY MARK GRIVETTI
@ VOL 13 ON FEB 25, 2015

Mark Grivetti has a lifelong love of nature that manifests in many ways. After growing up rockhounding as a child he became a geologist and has been lucky enough to work around the world on landslides, faults, groundwater and all things geological. Whenever he can, he likes to get to the beach with friends and family and spend time in the water.

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Couch-Surfing: A New Way to Travel

BY BARBARA KLEIN
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2015

Do you love to travel? Do you like meeting new people? Barbara Klein's couch-surfing may be a new way you should travel. It's way to push your boundaries through sharing time and space with new friends in new places. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 16, 2015.

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Lesson in Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kite Boarding & Surfing

BY BOB KARETSKY
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 14, 2014

Speaker reflects on the theme of 'Design:Summer' gathering insight and interpretation from reflections on work, life and personal experiences. 

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Licca-chan Goes Surfing

BY TAKU SATOH
@ PECHAKUCHA SUMMER PARTY- CURATED BY MINI ON JUL 21, 2017

Japan’s top graphic designer who brought us household designs such as "Lotte Xylitol Gum" and "Meiji Oishii (Delicious) Milk", Taku Satoh is also active in a wide range of creative activities including general direction on NHK’s “Design A (あ) “ TV programme, creative director of 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT and more! Somehow he still finds time to surf at an almost professional level. He draws inspiration from surfing, influencing his life outlook and design work. Taku Sato will share some of his best tales on his joys from surfing at this event!

「ロッテ キシリトールガム」や「明治おいしい牛乳」などの商品デザインやブランディングを手掛けるほか、NHK Eテレ「デザインあ」の総合指導、21_21 DESIGN SIGHTのディレクター及び館長を務めるなど多岐に渡って活動されている佐藤卓さん。趣味のサーフィンはプロ級です。サーフィンから多くのことを学び、ご自身のデザインの仕事にも影響を受けているという様々なエピソードを特別にご披露してくださいます!
フリードリンクチケットは、こちらのPeatixページからお申し込みください!

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Surfing in the Deep Blue

BY LEKI NAGAHARA
@ PECHAKUCHA SUMMER PARTY- CURATED BY MINI ON JUL 21, 2017

全日本学生サーフィン選手権大会で4連覇を達成し、国内外のサーフタウンや都市部でサーフ&音楽芸術文化を学んだ永原レキさん。現在は地元徳島県の海辺に藍染スタジオiBBを開設し、藍染や遍路文化とサーフカルチャーを融合させたプロダクト制作を通じて、自然や地元の魅力を伝えるための広い活動に取り組まれています。プレゼンテーションでは、そのご自身のご活動について発信してくださいます!

4 time (consecutive) victor at the All Japan Student Surfing Championships, Leki Nagahara, awakened to surf culture and music in surf towns his 20s. Now he is managing and directing his own Indigo dye studio iBB located in the seaside of Tokushima Prefecture, and he is proactively working on a wide range of activities to convey charms of nature and rural life through product creation that combines indigo dye, pilgrim culture and surf. In his presentation, he will show and tell us some of his amazing works and activities!

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Surfing ...It's a Way of Life

BY WAKI SAGA
@ PECHAKUCHA SUMMER PARTY- CURATED BY MINI ON JUL 21, 2017

幼少期より日本サーフィン史のパイオニアであるお父様に連れられ初めて鵠沼海岸で遊んで以来、サーフィン歴38年を誇る藤沢市議会議員の佐賀和樹さん。20年前に始めた、サーファー仲間と展開された湘南海岸を守る運動は大きな話題を呼びました。この活動をきっかけに、海やサーフカルチャーを政治の分野からサポートされています。お父様から学んだ日本サーフィンの始まり、そしてご自身が取り組む海岸保護の活動について、たっぷりプレゼンテーションしてくださいます!

Waki Saga, Fujisawa city councilor has been surfing for 38 years, since playing for the first time at the Kugenuma Beach when his father, a pioneer of Japanese surfing history would take him. Waki first became involved in politics as an activist defending the Shonan beach development with his surfer mates 20 years ago, which has attracted the attention of many people and media. Since then, he continues to work to protect the sea and surf culture from within the field of politics. He gave us plenty of stories about the start of surfing in Japan that he learned from his father, and about the protection of the natural beach environment!

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Sunshine Surf Girls - Changing perceptions!

BY LIZ DAVISON
@ VOL 21 ON MAY 18, 2017

Growing up in country Australia may not be the best start for a surfer but since learning to surf at university, Liz Davison has never looked back. She’s produced a yoga for surfers, taught surfing in the Maldives, surfed with crocodiles in the Solomons, was the national president of Surfing Mums Australia and now heads Sunshine Surf Girls, an online and print surfing magazine for women. With a background in gender studies and community development, Liz hopes to build an international community of women surfers to change the roles and perceptions of women in the surf industry.