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PechaKucha Presentation

Minor Urban Disasters

PRESENTED ON JUN 30, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 74

Ariel Schlesigner presents a collection of photographs documenting what he calls “minor urban disasters.” The photos were taken in different cities around the world, and show off what can happen when reality goes wrong for an instant. You'll find more in Ariel's Flickr photopool, and his sculptures and installations can be seen at Gregor Podnar Galerija, Berlin.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 23, 2013.

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Tokyo Taping

BY TANYA TANAKA
@ VOL 67 ON DEC 02, 2009

Tanya Tanaka shares her love for Tokyo's wires which inspires her taping work. Tanya has two shows on at the moment - one in SuperDeluxe, the home of PechaKucha Night and one in SinDen.

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From Japanese Graffiti to Drain Spotting

BY REMO CAMEROTA
@ VOL 71 ON MAR 31, 2010

Remo Camerota takes us through his brilliant book on Japanese graffiti, and on to his follow-up release (which wasn't out at the time this presentation was done) on Japanese manhole covers, titled Drain Spotting. Remo currently has a Kickstarter campaign for a new project.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 9, 2013. 
 
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Urban Beekeeping

BY CARRIE VANWINKLE
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 08, 2011

Carrie VanWinkle presents the art and craft of beekeeping. She teaches the importance of urban beekeeping in today's current world. 

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Impact of Industrial Disasters

BY DARIN ACOSTA
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Darin Acosta & Breonne DeDecker have been working together on various art, media and research projects in the Gulf south since they were teenagers.   In this presentation, they begin to define and discuss the impact of industrial disasters in terms of flash point, short term effects and the long term slow moving disasters and its impact to re-shape, re-configure and re-invent our physical environment.

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Impact of Industrial Disasters

BY BREONNE DEDECKER
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Darin Acosta & Breonne DeDecker have been working together on various art, media and research projects in the Gulf south since they were teenagers.   In this presentation, they begin to define and discuss the impact of industrial disasters in terms of flash point, short term effects and the long term slow moving disasters and its impact to re-shape, re-configure and re-invent our physical environment.

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Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas

BY MARK MCFARLANE
@ VOL 128 ON SEP 30, 2015

"One of the things I really wanted to make Canvas for was because I wanted to see and know about more stuff that was happening in Tokyo."

In "Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 128, Tacchi Studio's director Mark McFarlane discusses the motivation behind wanting to make Canvas, a directory and community for Tokyo creatives to gather on and offline. 

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Urban Sketching Memories

BY PEGGY WONG
@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Peggy Wong shows us her travelogues and how the passion for sketching to document each experience brings interesting memories.

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Urban[e] Objects

BY WOODBURY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
@ VOL 136 ON JUN 02, 2016

A cohort of Architecture Students from Woodbury University elected Tokyo to conduce fieldwork studies by the theme  Urban[e] Objects. The research proposes new residential strategies through the translation of objects that can exist simultaneously in multiple scales: as a tea-cup or as an urban building. Their research deploys the use of isometric drawings and urban transects and inspiration derived by traditional Japanese drawing techniques to investigate questions of authenticity, translation of vernacular making methods, and interiority and apply them to contemporary challenges of shelter.

 

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Celebrating Illustrators and Tokyo

BY THE TOKYOITER
@ VOL 138 ON JUL 27, 2016

In Celebrating Illustrators and Tokyo from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 138, David Robert and Andrew Joyce share on The Tokyoiter project. The Tokyoiter is willing to present the talent of artists and the wonderful and inspiring city of Tokyo to a larger audience. Every cover of this imaginary magazine and tribute to The New Yorker and The Parisianner is a celebration of creativity and one of the best city on earth.