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Mark Dytham

Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo

Sublime and Ridiculous Record Breakers

PRESENTED ON DEC 13, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 153

"Who knew Santas cleaning windows was a thing?!"

In Sublime and Ridiculous Record Breakers from PechaKucha Night Vol. 153Mark Dytham, architect by day and PechaKucha founder by night, is on the bill this month, making his annual Christmas 20x20 presentation. Big and small, weird and wonderful, Mark will share his collection of sublime and ridiculous record breakers.

昼は建築家として、夜はPechaKuchaの創設者としての顔をもつMark Dytham. 今年もクリスマス恒例の20x20プレゼンテーションをお届けします。今回は様々な素晴らしくもおかしな新記録達成者たちについて紹介します。

 

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Alpine Climbing: Quiet Pursuit of the Ridiculous

BY WILL CADELL
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 18, 2014

It doesn’t have to be fun to be fun. It can be the difficulty that defines the experience and the challenges overcome which makes the moments of quiet in the mountain so sublime. Will Cadell explores the Jekyll and Hyde personas of alpine climbers to show that for every Jekyll that complains and wants to quit, there is a Hyde that says, "don't think, keep going." 

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Branding Christmas

BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

"There are not so many brands that can actually do this..."

In Branding Christmas from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 120, industrial designer Juho Viitasalo took to the stage for a holiday branding exercise, examining just how far the branding of Christmas and Santa Claus has managed to propel these two things to worldwide popularity.

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How to Annoy Your Friends on Facebook at Christmas

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks starts off PechaKucha Night Coventry's "Dear Santa" night with a rhyme but can he keep to time? 

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A Canadian's Christmas in Coventry (with apologies to Dylan Thomas)

BY WILLIAM RUPP
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Dr. William Rupp discusses a failed Christmas in Coventry and how we cope with a dusting of snow.

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Scary Santa and his Dodgy Mates

BY JACK SHUTTLEWORTH
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Jack Shuttleworth takes us on a whistle stop tour of some very odd Nicks, and tells us about the ways that people dress up for Christmas in the European and American traditions.

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Swamp Thing: Collecting for a World Record

BY JOHN E BOYLAN
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 06, 2015

John Boylan is an illustrator and graphic designer at Fresh Produce. He is a lifelong comic book enthusiast and has been a collector for most of his life. John finds great pleasure in researching, hunting and cataloging his findings. His collection and catalog of all things Swamp Thing is recognized as a valuable reference tool. Over the past year, Swamp Thing fans from around the world have reached out to John regarding his online catalog at RootsOfTheSwampThing.com

 

Boylan’s entire collection of over 800 items—books, memorabilia, toys, and more—will be on display from 1:00PM to 5:00PM at the Sioux Falls Design Center in Downtown Sioux Falls. The collection will be authenticated by legendary comic book artist and creator Phil Hester (Marvel, DC, and more), local purveyor of all things collectible John Nordstrom (Rainbow Sports Cards and Comics) and Sioux Falls business owner and comic enthusiast Andy Howes (Howes Oil, Local Zip). Boylan promises the event will be “a celebration of fandom, fanaticism, and all things Swampy.”

 http://rootsoftheswampthing.com/

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Art As Record

BY CATHERINE A. MOORE
@ VOL 25 ON AUG 09, 2015

Catherine Moore is an illustrator and keeper of memories, it turns out. Listen as Moore talks about the various methods employed, even if accidentally, to retain a record, how that record is maintained, and what might happen with that record.

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Heroes in the Works

BY NICK ANNIES
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 02, 2016

Nick Annies takes us on a personal journey through the musical heroes that have inspired him throughout his life and ultimately to go on and create his own record label. 

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The Art (Or Otherwise) Of The Record Sleeve

BY TIM SCULLION
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Lover of music and art, and co-owner of Wow and Flutter shop - selected by The Guardian newspaper as one of the ten best record shops in the country, as chosen by a selection of writers, musicians and journalists, Tim Scullion investigates the best and worst of record sleeve design.