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Yukinari Hisayama

Architect, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo

The First PKN Presentation

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2013
IN TOKYO @ VOL 100

Back in February of 2003, the very first PechaKucha Night was held at SuperDeluxe, and the very first presenter for the evening was Klein Dytham architecture's Yukinari Hisayama. At the Tokyo series' special 100th edition, he again kicked off the night, with the VERY SAME presentation, image for image! (in Japanese)

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PKN Brisbane

BY LUKE PENDERGAST
@ VOL 90 ON MAR 28, 2012

PKN Brisbane team member Luke comes to Tokyo and shows everyone how Brisbane runs and fosters the local creative community through PechaKucha Nights. This presentation is in English.

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Japanese Modern Art

BY KENICHI ASANO
@ VOL 92 ON MAY 30, 2012

Kenichi Asano is a sculptor, but not in the traditional sense, even though his very modern-looking works are all produced using traditional Japanese construction techniques. The presentation is in Japanese, but the visuals really do all the talking. (in Japanese)

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What's Wrong with Japanese Big Corporation's Product Design?

BY BOB SLIWA
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

As the title declares, this presentation by the Yo!jimbob duo is a call to arms for what they find lacking in that particular field. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese/English)

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UJINO

BY MUNETERU UJINO
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

The always inventive "tinkerer" Muneteru Ujino shares some of his projects, and takes us on a wonderful trip. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on June 19, 2013.

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Real Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.

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TechnoMacumba and the First PKN Rio

BY LEANDRO DAMASCENO
@ VOL 100 ON FEB 20, 2013

PKN Rio organizer Leandro Damasceno joins the Vol. 100 celebrations in Tokyo to talk about his experience of organizing the first PKN in Rio, and also talks about using technomagic to empower people.

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SuperDeluxe, Home of PKN

BY MIKE KUBECK
@ VOL 100 ON FEB 20, 2013

SuperDeluxe in Tokyo is where the first PechaKucha Night was held back in February of 2003, and it remains its home. Each month, the Tokyo series includes a presentation that looks at the latest and upcoming happenings at the space, but for this special 100th edition, manager Mike Kubeck takes a look back at some of his highlights.

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Samuraidea: How to Use Identity for Collaboration

BY AKIRA UCHIMURA
@ VOL 102 ON APR 24, 2013

In this second PKN presentation by Akira Uchimura -- watch the first one here -- he explores the topic of collaboration. There are 1 billion "Japanese people" around the world, and here he looks at ways of combining that collective power.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 14, 2013.

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7 Design Lessons from Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

After 3 years of working in and looking at Japanese gardens, Jenny Feuerpeil of Real Japanese Gardens summarizes the design (and life) lessons she has learned so far in the gardens of Kyoto, Kamakura, and Tokyo. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 14, 2013.