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Grace Aldana

Passion

PRESENTED ON JUN 15, 2013
IN WILLIAMSBURG @ VOL 5

Ah, l'amour! Grace Aldana and Matthew Kelly share their relationship, its origins, its many comical and passionate moments, and the ways it inspires their art. 

 

 

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Art, Sport and Passion

BY ADAM BUSS
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 30, 2011

What keeps you awake at night and gets you up in the morning? How can seemingly small events make us the people we are today? By looking at art and sport, two defining interests in his life, Adam Buss chart a journey to this exact point in time. No conclusions, no sales pitch, just passion.

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Boybot Boyfriend

BY RANDI JANELLE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Poet Randi Eaton is in love with her Boybot Boyfriend; an semi-sentient replacement for her deadbeat ex-bf. She sings praises of the A.I. that tends to her every need, listens to her issues, and satisfies needs only a cyber man could. 

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Where is the Romance?

BY KAYO YOKOYAMA
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Artist Kayo Yokoyama discuess her investigation of Jane Austen's romance novel Pride & Prejudice. She considers what has happened to the traditional sense of romance and where all of the Mr. Darcy's have gone. However, she proposes that maybe the romance is still present today, just in different forms. 

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Passion For Letters

BY GABBY TONER
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 26, 2014

Calligraphy is Gabby Toner's art and passion. She not only makes an art form from the letters, but also with the message that is woven together highlighting various songs, poems and bibilical verses.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 2, 2014.

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Colors of Passion

BY NITISHA KASHYAP
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 19, 2015

"Never did I realize that she was gifting me something very valuable. This gift was something that was going to help me in my life to looks towards it with a purpose."

In Colors of Passion from PechaKucha Night Bandar Seri Begawan Vol. 6Nitisha Kashyap shares how art is more than just a mere past-time.

Nitisha has had a passion for art since she was a young girl. When she landed in a foreign country with no friends and no idea of how things would be, she became depressed and lost her passion for living. As time passed, she fatefully met the owner of Jo Art Gallery & Decor who offered a position in which she can teach others how to paint. 

She believes that making art brings joy to others.

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Passion for Strength

BY SAMANTHA STUMPF
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

Samantha Stumpf's emotional presentation shows the power of art, friendship and passion that helped her get through her battle with cancer. 

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Passion for Capoeira

BY MALCOLM WU
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 01, 2016

Malcolm Wu shares his passion for Capoeira, a Brazillian martial art and how he brought the culture to Sarawak.

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The story of Silk: How passion brings people together

BY CHLOE LING
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Chloe Ling first started her journey in dance in the bellydance genre. Here, she was introduced to a large repertoire of props usually used in the art. After delving deeper into the history of the props, she fell in love with their stories and how they come to represent the power passion has to connect and bond people 

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Purpose, Passion and Painting

BY MONIQUE LASSOOIJ
@ VOL 34 ON APR 20, 2017

Monique Lassooij worked her way up, down, and around the corporate ladder in Holland before she found her fit as a painter in Miami.  She is a portrait painter that explores the juxtaposition between modern and classic, light and dark, and serious and sarcasms.