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Harold Godsoe

Mud Portraits

PRESENTED ON MAY 26, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 73

Canadian photographer Harold Godsoe introduces his series of "Mud Portraits," explaining what drew him to using mud, and what he feels comes out of the resulting photographs.

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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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Portraits of Movember

BY JAMES EVERETT
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 19, 2013

During the month of November, James Everett showed his support for the Movember cause not by growing a moustache but by photographing over 50 of them and their "growth" over the course of the month. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 26, 2013.

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Deep in the Mud

BY CORINNA GHAZNAVI
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 05, 2015

Corinna Ghaznavi is an independent curator, freelance writer, Artistic Director of the Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film, and instructor at Georgian College.  She talks to us about the many performances of Colette Urban and her drive to become one with many.

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Jua Kali Photography

BY HUMPHREY GATERI
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

Humphrey Gateri is a photographer based in Nairobi. For this presenations, he captures the Jua Kali designers.

For more photos:

https://www.instagram.com/iamhumphrey2/ 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/iamhumphrey2/

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119 Portraits

BY MIHO OTA
@ VOL 133 ON FEB 24, 2016

“My birthday in 2014, i started asking all my friends to draw me. I set three simple rules: 1) don’t look at others until you’re done with yours 2) draw me on the spot 3) you can not use erasers”

In 119 Portraits from PechaKucha Night Tokyo’s 133rd Volume, Speaker, freelance writer, and sake lover Miho Ota detailed a project from which she had learned a great deal. On her birthday in 2014, Miho had decided to start a portraiture project, asking her artist friends to draw her portrait in a small sketchbook. The rule was simple: draw her on the spot, no erasers, and no looking of others until you finish yours. By her following birthday, Miho had a collection of 119 amazing portraits with countless stories attached to them.

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From Puffin Hunters to Prostitutes – Portraits from the last 15 years

BY TESSA BUNNEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 31, 2016

Tessa Bunney is an accomplished photographer based in Vientiane, Laos who is fascinated by the intricacies of rural life. For her PechaKucha presentation she shares 20 of her favourite portraits from the last 15 years, during which she has met and photographed a diverse range of people both close to her home in rural North Yorkshire (UK) and around the world.

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Picture: Portraits

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 12, 2016

If you have seen any of Lulú De Panbehchi's other presentations, you know she will look at the deeper meaning behind a photograph. In this presentation she explores the question: Where does a portrait end?

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Why Portraits Matter

BY DAVID PARISH
@ VOL 15 ON FEB 17, 2017

"We should capture who we are at this moment."
 
In Why Portraits Matter from PechaKucha Night El Paso Vol. 15, David Parish shares his decision to create portraits in a world of selfies and why portraits matter.  Utilizing his background in psychology to connect with his subjects, David brings new life to the art of the portrait.  His studio portraiture takes on a painterly quality while revealing the humanity of his subjects though a classical eye.


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Techno-mud: Optimising natural building

BY JESSICA EYERS
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 14, 2017

Jessica Eyers - How the most recent technology, combined with century-old construction techniques produces the best buildings – for our health, the planet and our souls