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Sakura Monma

Student in Tokyo

Tender Soul, Delicate Art

PRESENTED ON JUN 22, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 148

刺繍作品を制作している門馬さくらさんは、武蔵美術大学を今春卒業し9月には刺繍を学ぶために渡仏を予定でしています。繊細な門馬さんの作品は、多くの人に感嘆のため息をもたらすことでしょう!

Young Sakura Monma who creates artwork out of embroidery plans to expand her art form in France after graduating from the renowned Musashino Art University. Get ready to be wowed by her delicate sensibilities expressed through her gossamer and diaphanous creations.

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Agni: Fire of the Soul

BY SOORIYA KUMAR
@ VOL 22 ON DEC 12, 2014

Sooriya’s name is the Tamil version of the Sanskrit Surya which stands for the Sun and Fire. The images to be shown in Pecha Kucha  - Fire will reveal the often unseen role fire plays in Sooriya’s life.

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Office Space With a Soul

BY MA MO
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Matt Morrison shares why he created A Space Manila, a co-working space that's not Regus, not Starbucks, and not an office without a soul.

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Step Away - Seriously, just step the hell away and do something good for your soul

BY JUSTIN REID
@ VOL 11 ON MAR 03, 2016

Life's pretty crazy / art can be so difficult / is this a haiku? 
Justin Reid suggests taking a break from creating sometimes, and be more like Japanese scuba santa.

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Lialka-motanka as an Amulet for the Soul

BY ELENA NAZARENKO
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 20, 2016

Lialka-motanka – is a traditional doll made by winding layer upon layer of cloth without sewing. It is a symbol of well-being and woman wisdom. Elena Nazarenko's story is about using dolls in a therapy and curing the soul.  

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Soul {Re} Searching

BY JEFF TURKO
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 09, 2016

Jeff Turko talks us through his current and past practice as an architect. Growing up in America, Jeff's passion for skateboarding allowed him to build a personal relationship with the the concrete environment around him. This relationship influencing his future career. 

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Weaving for the Soul

BY RENÉ BAHLOO
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 24, 2016

“I have shared my deepest essence, my creative energy, and so the world is dream into being”

In Weaving for the Soul from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18 , René Bahloo explains her special interest as an artist in the practice and philosophy of weaving, using natural plant fibres. She shares her knowledge locally through a number of weaving circles and facilitates transformational journeys to remote Indigenous Australian and African communities, for deep connection to land, culture, healing and traditional weaving. Her sculptural installation pieces have been present at a number of conferences and have also been discovered contemplating life, the universe and everything. In her presentation Rene shares her passion for connecting culture, womens' business, personal growth and environmental awareness into the weaving of her life, and into the lives of others.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on September 27th, 2016. 

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A Delicate Line

BY JAYOUNG YOON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Jayoung Yoon discusses her artistic practice of incorporating her own hair into her delicate and ephemeral, yet striking, sculptures and installations.

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The Waxing Soul

BY JOANNA GOULD
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 10, 2016

Joanna Gould is a Maine artist working in the ancient wax encaustic technique.  Encaustic literally means burning in, and encaustic painting involves heated wax and a process of fusing many layers. Fusing oil pigments and found objects with layers of translucent beeswax and resin,  Joanna creates works of art that have been described as dreamlike and mystical, infused with the purest light. Highly influenced by place, the light and dark in her paintings dance with seasonal hues and shapes to suggest nature in its most modest form. Joanna started her creative career over 15 years ago, studying graphic design at the Art Institute of Boston. Her professional career started in corporate branding and evolved to publishing and then advertising. She later studied landscape architecture. Joanna has exclusively been a part-time freelance designer for the past six years, as well as a full-time mother and wife. Tonight she will share the story behind her work, in The Waxing Soul

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Art and Soul

BY JAU GOH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Jau Goh shares the creative process of her work, her favourite medium timber, triangle as a constant motif and the importance of reiteration.