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David Ross

Right Place, Right Time

PRESENTED ON SEP 14, 2016
IN BEACON @ VOL 7

David Ross, former director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, takes us on a whirlwind tour of the veritable who's who of artists he worked with during his time at the museum. It's a fascinating glimpse of a more intimate side of the modern art world.

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Food Myths: Right or Wrong

BY JUDITH COULSON
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 03, 2012

In her presentation, nutritionist Judith Coulson questions the audience about the biggest food myths, and offers the proper answer. (in English)

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Importing to Japan: Do It Right

BY ROB CONDON
@ VOL 6 ON AUG 02, 2014

Rob Condon is an importer of New Zealand liqueurs to Japan. His explains the process required to do so and gives a few warnings about the dos and don'ts.

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Right Angle Reply (Tall Grasses): Expanding A Studio Practice

BY BRIAN JOBE
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 11, 2014

A recent permanent public artwork in Knoxville, Right Angle Reply (Tall Grasses), was recently unveiled at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum (July 10, 2014). This is a project that, while complete as a visual, sensory experience, has a notable story behind its creation. Artist Brian Jobe presents this story, revealing what influenced the project as well as the process of constructing the final finished work. He also shares his views about the potential benefits of artists engaging the community, something that has shaped his work and is a focus of his studio.

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Design: Right Brain, Left Brain, or Somewhere in the Middle?

BY CHRISTOPHER GREGORY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Christopher Gregory, an industrial designer shares his thoughts on how different mindframes guide design work, and how a wholistic, balanced perspective can help create meaning in our lives. What will you create?

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Curation as a Form of Editing and Research

BY VINCENT ROMAGNY
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

Few people even in Kyoto know that there is an artist in residence program run by the Institut Francais whereby leading French artists come and stay for 4 months. 2015 resident Vincent Romagny shares his recent curatorial projects in France, as well as his participation in Nuit Blanche 2015 here in Kyoto. This presentation was part of the special PechaKucha Night Huddle held in Kyoto in October 2015. 

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How can we build the right habits?

BY RODRIGO MORAIS PREZIA PAIVA
@ VOL 29 ON FEB 29, 2016

Speaker Rodrigo Paiva works as clinical project manager. With his talk, Rodrigo would like to challenge us with the most simple but yet important question: "Why is it so difficult to build the right habits?" Have you ever wondered why sometimes the simplest things in our lives are the ones that demand the most discipline?

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A Lifetime of Curation

BY DAVID S. RUBIN
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 23, 2016

Curator David Rubin uncovers the philosophy behind his career of creating art-driven experiences. 

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20 Song Titles That Totally Sum Up Your Life Right Now

BY SOCIAL MEDIA TODD
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2016

Social Media Todd (yes, that is his real name) returns to PKN Coventry with 20 Song Titles That Totally Sum Up Your Life Right Now, which does what it says on the tin (and *in* The Tin - geddit?).

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What Curation Could Be

BY NICK ARMSTRONG
IN FORT COLLINS

We are innundated with information constantly but who decides what we get to see. Nick Armstrong explores how information is disseminated and how to make choices in the information that we receive.