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Motoko Tanaka

Architecture Communicator / Writer / CEO, GROUND LEVEL INC. in Tokyo

My Own Publicness

PRESENTED ON APR 26, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 146

都市や建築への関心を喚起させるため、mosaki共同設立者として、企画執筆をはじめとする様々な活動を展開している田中元子さん。2016年は「1階づくりは街づくり」をコンセプトにした新会社『グランドレベル』も設立されました。趣味で始めた「パーソナル屋台」のご紹介と、屋台に限らず誰にでも今すぐ始められる次世代型の趣味「マイパブリック」のお話を披露してくださいます。

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How I Found My Passion in a Dumpster

BY MICHELLE SIN
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 21, 2014

A do-it-yourselfer, woods wanderer, dressmaker, stargazer, wanderluster, rock collector, music maker, tree planter, baker, recycler, upcycler, and bicycle, Michelle Sin talks about how, when working on a high school project, she turned a little passion and a LOT of glue into a movement?

"Presentation of the Day" on February 12, 2015.

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My Love Affair With Main Street

BY LARRY STERNE
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

PechaKucha Night Bozeman organizer Larry Sterne shares with us numerous reasons he's fallen in love with his town. Find out why he plans to live his last days in Bozeman, and why the citizens of this fantastic town have made it their conscious choice to reside there.

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Developing Trans-Local Dialogues (My City, My Art)

BY RACHELLE VIADER KNOWLES
@ TWINSTORY ARTISTS' EVENT ON MAR 01, 2016

Rachelle Viader Knowles is an artist and academic. Here she talks about her own practice, developing trans-local dialogues and how the students at Coventry University engage with the city and use it as an inspiration and foil for their emerging practice. This presentation was part of a special PK held simultaneously in Volgograd, one of Coventry's twin cities, see twinstory.org.

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Hiking is My Life

BY TRUDY RAITO
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Trudy Raito says that hiking is more than about experiencing the outdoors, addding that it provides a connection with nature and a form of emancipation, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. There is something uniquely beautiful about standing on top of the world and admiring the landscape below, one of the privileges of living in Cape Town.

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Story of My Town

BY LAWRENCE VALENCIA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 01, 2016

A man of many talents - Oji Valencia is a filmmaker, artist, illustrator and musician from the Phillippines. He’s lived in Saigon for nearly seven years. 

In his talk Oji takes us to the back alleys of a small town where he grew up, back in the Phillippines of the 70s. Far from ideal living conditions didn’t stop Oji from taking charge of his life, studying film and pursuing his current career. Well fed with amusing incidents involving a raunchy pig and chicken, his funny yet insightful talk is not to be missed!

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Working with the homeless in an inner city veggie garden

BY JESSE LAITINEN
@ VOL 42 ON MAR 07, 2017

Khulisa Solutions/Streetscape is an NGO that works closely with the police and the magistrates court to help petty offenders get a second chance working in vegetable gardens

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Couchsurfing: How to become a tourist in your own city

BY LEE DZBENSKI
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Lee Dzbenski found herself alone and with friends who had different priorities.So she signed up for everything and found Couchsurfing which changed her life. She found dinner companions, party buddies, learning about new cultures, making friends, discovering your city. Ultimately falling in love with her city, herself & humanity.

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My Queenstown Life

BY JANE GUY
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 20, 2017

This presentation focuses on the places that Queenstown Life blogger Jane Guy loves about her town. She performs an ode to the sights and life in her beloved town. 

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Starting a DIY Festival Movement

BY MANDA KAYE
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 20, 2017

Manda Kaye shares how she started her own DIY Death Festival in Blackheath, Blue Mountains.