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Julia Taddei

Corporate legal counsel | MBA in The Hague

Old “Chico”: the São Francisco river

PRESENTED ON JAN 28, 2016
IN MAASTRICHT @ PECHAKUCHA EVENT AT MSM

The São Francisco river in Brazil brings life to everything surrounding its riverbed, a vast expanse that streaches over 2800 km long. Julia Taddei talks about her relationship with the river and how this incredible natural resource has been depleted. 

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Street Art in São Paulo

BY MUNDANO
@ VOL 5 ON AUG 19, 2010

Graffiti street art by Mundano, all based on criticism towards the politics of Brazil using ironic humor. This presentation is in Portuguese.

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Photography Along the Loire River

BY DAMIEN HAMON
@ VOL 6 ON JUL 04, 2013

We follow over the Loire river the inspiring vision of this contemporary woodworker & designer, Damien Hamon. From Oscar Wilde to Audiard to Brancusi, he takes us on a journey through his photos while showcasing their bright colors. Damien explores and illustrates the process of creation: difficulties, doubts, surprises. (In French)

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First Nations Peoples Along the Fraser River

BY CATHERINE OUELLET-MARTIN
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Catherine Oullet-Martin follows the path of the Fraser River and describes the lifestyles of the people who live there. Many peoples' lives have been negatively impacted by the changes in technology that society takes for granted. 

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Sex & Violence in the San Lorenzo River

BY BRENDAN BANE
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 11, 2013

The San Lorenzo River harbors beautiful flora and majestic fauna. But it's also a battlefield, plagued with evolutionary arms races, cunning deception, and bird-on-bird violence. Watch as Brendan Bane discusses the science behind amphibious orgies, neurotoxin-resistant garter snakes, and the morbid parenting techniques of North American waterbirds. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 3, 2014.

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River City

BY MATTHEW JORDAN
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 06, 2015

With the goal of generating ideas to enhance the connection between downtown Knoxville and the north waterfront, Matthew Jordan's project imagines the possibility of inserting infrastructure to create new recreational and cultural opportunities.

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Winter River Pavilions

BY MATT ROPER
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

In Winter Pavilions from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 27, Architect Matt Roper sees an opportunity to bring some warmth to Edmonton's vast river valley system in winter. Envisioning a connected grid of portable pavilions and warming huts, Matt proposes that the city combine its winter smarts, design prowess, and thirst for the outdoors to create this network of active and attractive winter hubs throughout the city's parks.

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Sioux River Camp Coffee

BY ANDREW ROBERTSON
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 02, 2017

Andrew Robertson rides bikes, collects camp stoves, and is ready for adventures just around the corner.

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The River

BY JACQUELYN CARDINAL
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 01, 2017

“Like many Indigenous youth these days, I grew up in the city. And I wonder every day, how can I better be an Indigenous person when everything has been paved over?”

Jacquelyn Cardinal, tech entrepreneur and nêhiyaw-iskwêw from northern Alberta, explores the journey that Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians must take together to fully realize the promise of Canada through understanding and putting into practice the Peace and Friendship Treaties.

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River Ways and Land Uses

BY KATE FOSTER
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

Kate Foster talks about her map of the Riverways which presents the Borders dominated by its waterways rather than its towns.