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Table XI Channel

Table XI is a custom software development firm based in Chicago, and is the web development team behind the newly launched pechakucha.org website. "Table Talks" is a recurring series of PechaKucha-style lightning talks held over lunch at our office. The event is designed to foster idea exchange, collaboration and learning, and features a lineup of top-notch entrepreneurs, technologists, designers and storytellers from Chicago and beyond.

John Custom
in Harare
Elodan Kapsky
in Billings

PAST VOL 6

Cologne @ Atelier Colonia
Jan 21, 2010

PAST VOL 20

Bratislava @ Pisztory palace
Sep 20, 2012

PAST VOL 8

Richmond, BC @ Richmond Cultural Centre
Nov 20, 2014

PAST VOL 61

Seattle @ Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center
Mar 11, 2015

PAST VOL 31

Beijing @ PKBJ Event 31 - The Dutch Ambassadors's Residence
Jun 03, 2015

PAST VOL 36

Cape Town @ The Assembly
Nov 10, 2015

PAST VOL 4

Liège @ Val Benoit -Salle Millau
Nov 24, 2016

PAST VOL 15

Kathmandu @ Tangalwood
Oct 22, 2016

PAST VOL 31

Glasgow @ The Whisky Bond
Apr 20, 2017

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Phoenix Convention Center
Jun 18, 2017

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New and Alternative Moscow

BY ARTYOM UKROPOV
@ VOL 18 ON APR 24, 2012

Artyom is an architect at Megabudka Bureau, and in this presentation he shares his utopian plans (all based on real data and statistics) on how to solve all of the problems of modern Russia. His solution involves moving all of the population to the territory that surrounds the Moscow region. (in Russian)
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Capturing Custom Car Show Character

BY GEORGE BRAINARD
@ VOL 18 ON NOV 21, 2013

Photographer George Brainard was asked by The Kontinentals to photograph the the Lone Star Roundup a couple years back, and while he originally focused on the event itself, he was drawn to all the unique people who attended this annual hot rod and custom car show. George recalls here his photographs, experiences, and the subjects that inspired so many stories. 

"Presentation of the Day" on December 26, 2013.

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Fonti di cibo alternative

BY MARIANNA MARCHIORO
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 31, 2013

Poison is in everything, and nothing is without poison.
The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.
Paracelsus (1493 – 1541)

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Custom Character Culture for Causes

BY DON KRATZER
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

Don Kratzer is mad about indie toys. He not only admires and collects them, but also puts together art shows for artist all over the world to get together to cusomize their own toy ideas, and share art. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 24, 2014.

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Alternative Grassroots Journalism

BY KAREEM CHEHAYEB
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 12, 2016

Facing the current state of media and journalism in Lebanon, Kareem Chehayeb and Sarah Shmaitilly founded Beirut Syndrome, an alternative and grassroots journalism platform. Their project is based on the importance of informing the public, tackling uneasy questions, creating conversations and building communities. 

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Alternative Routes

BY SAMANTHA BAMBRICK
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 02, 2017

Samantha Banbrick was born in PEI and calls Nova Scotia home. She always thought she

would be the next great Canadian novelist and though she hasn’t given up

on her goal, we’ll just say she is taking an Alternative Route. She is

determined to fix the world by learning and growing but mostly by being

kind.

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Features of the solo moto-trips by Asia

BY MICHAEL SOHA
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 26, 2017

Michael Soha told about his experience to travel by motorcycle into Asia. How to choose motorbike in Asia? Why it is better to buy local moto and why moto is so convenient in Asia

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Alternative materials that Ma-tt-er

BY SEETAL SOLANKI
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 24, 2017

Seetal Solanki, founder of materials reserach consultancy Ma-tt-er, gave this PechaKucha talk during Clerkenwell Design Week 2017 and showcased the weird and wacky wonders of using alternative products to create materials and alternative materials to create products - confused? - well watch and Seetal will tell you and it will all make sense! 

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The Roost Movie Project - Japan's Custom Moto Culture on Film

BY MATTHEW ROBERTS
@ VOL 149 ON JUL 26, 2017

Motorcycle builder and film producer Matthew Roberts (aka Speedtractor) lives, breathes and dreams custom motorcycles from his Tokyo based studio for some of the icons of the industry. In 2016 Roberts and his collaborators, Iceblock Films, decided the world needed its first feature length film exploring Japan's Alternative Custom Moto scene. Now, 10 months of filming, 6200kms and many, many lost races later, as the project enters its final phase, Roberts treats listeners with some behind the scenes glimpses of custom motorcycles as a lifestyle.

SpeedtractorとしてPechaKucha Nightではお馴染みの、バイクビルダーで映像クリエイターのMatthew Robertsさんは、東京のご自身のスタジオでバイクのカスタマイズに夢中になって取り組んでいます。 2016年、MatthewさんとそのコラボレーターのIceblock Filmsは、日本のオルタナティブカスタムバイクシーンを探求する長編映画が世界から求められていると決起しました。 10ヶ月の撮影、6200kmsの道のりを経て、そして多くのレースが後に続く中、プロジェクトは最終フェーズに入りました。Matthewさんが今回のPechaKucha Nightで、ライフスタイルとしてのカスタムバイクシーンを覗いた舞台裏を、熱く語ってくださいます。

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The Bittersweet life of an Alternative Weekly Newspaper

BY TRICIA BATEMAN
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 17, 2017

Two and a half years ago, the former editors of the Metro Pulse along with a few kindred spirits set out to launch a newspaper. Yes, in the 21st century. Tricia Bateman, art director of the Knoxville Mercury, will walk you through what it was like and what they learned starting, maintaining, and ultimately closing a local weekly newspaper. 

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Flyer for PKN Fresno Vol. 3

PechaKucha Night in Fresno Vol. 3 happens tonight (June 8) at Starline, and presenters for the evening will include: Fresno's Downtown and Community Revitalization Department Director Craig Scharton, custom furniture designer Adam Wall, and Floyd Sanchez of Antilabs.

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Comparing the US to the UK and Projects for Alternative Living

For this presentation (from PKN Pittsfield Vol. 1), let David Hyde take you on a tongue-in-cheek comparative tour of the US and the UK -- expect stereotypes galore, and a good laugh. Redesigna is a collaboration of different projects in Augsburg -- each of these projects focuses on alternative living. This presentation (in German, from PKN Augsburg Vol. 1) shows a variety of recycled and upcycled projects created by Doris Leitner.

Glasgow

New candidates education: alternative way

Educational system is not effective to train professional IT specialists, companies are constantly hacking workers, candidates are looking for a job, nobody is satisfied. Sergey Shegeda, founder of LevelUp learning center, thinks that his learning center can solve this situation by educating candidates according to the companies' requests. 

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Capturing Custom Car Show Character

"...As you can see, the people-watching at these shows is amazing." Photographer George Brainard was asked by The Kontinentals to shoot the the Lone Star Roundup a couple years back, and while he originally focused on the event itself, he was drawn to all the unique people who attended this annual hot rod and custom car show. In "Capturing Custom Car Show Character" from PKN Austin Vol. 18, George recalls here his photographs, experiences, and the subjects that inspired so many fascinating stories. 

Glasgow

Cape Town City Hall here we come!...

We've got a doozy of a lineup in store for what will be the biggest PechaKucha Cape Town event of the year (well, ever!) Expect some amazing presentations on life in Zim, the mysteries of booze, the power of cake and much more... Free entrance and parking available on the Grand Parade. Your Tuesday night....sorted!

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Custom Character Culture for Causes

“I’ve really become interested in doing custom toy shows and donating the money to good causes.” Figure and toy expert Don Kratzer speaks on Indie Toy Custom Culture. In “Custom Character Culture for Causes” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 117, Don discusses the discrepancies and crossovers between creators, characters, and figures, as well as goes into depth on the custom figure culture.

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Thirtieth PechaKucha Miami Draws 300 Fans

World Red Eye covers PechaKucha Miami City of the Future. Miami, FL – February 20, 2015 – Innovation & Engineering Weekend at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science continued with a fascinating City of the Future PechaKucha Night 20×20 presentation, a speaker format in which 20 images are shown, each for 20 seconds. Local young professionals and key tastemakers were invited by the Frost Science Young Patrons to enjoy an evening of fun in an intellectual atmosphere. The night begun with a welcome from Gillian Thomas, CEO and President of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, followed by the PechaKucha presenters which included Camille Coley, J.D., Associate Vice President for Research and Interim Director of Sponsored Research for Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center; Meg Daly, Founder and President of The Underline; Stephen Davis III, Ph.D., Wetland Ecologist for the Everglades Foundation; Trevor Powers, Vice President of Engineering & Facilities of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science; and David Rifkind, Associate Professor of Architecture at Florida International University. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed libations courtesy of Tito’s Vodka, Mandarine Napoléon, ZIOBAFFA, Lucky Buddha and Lemon City Tea, music by Dani Nicole, and gifts from Aesop, while making their very own pottery through a special Maker’s activity. The evening concluded by the “raku” kiln fire while the pottery was cured for guests to take home.

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Its Not What You Ride, But How You Ride

"...distilling the essence of motorcycle for our clients, re-designing, re-building, and re-engineering and, along the way, pumping in as much coolness as we can."In Its Not What You Ride, But How You Ride from Tokyo, Vol. 124 Matthew Roberts of Speedtractor Industries, a custom motorcycle and design studio in Tokyo, shares his passion for the true essence of motorcycle riding. With custom motorcycle design becoming ever more accessible, Matthew discusses how he guides clients to designing the bikes that are just right for them. A truly cool presentation!

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An Affordable Alternative to Retail Chain Art

“We live in a global village but it turns out that all houses in the global village look the same, and I was kind of bothered with that.” In An Affordable Alternative to Retail Chain Art from PechaKucha Night Maastricht’s 27th volume, presenter Tom Luyten discusses one of his biggest issues when it comes to home decoration. Bothered by the fact that we live in a world full of living rooms with the same picture hanging above the couch, he created an alternative. Watch as Tom tells us how to create art that is both unique and affordable, without settling for lesser quality and still provide the artist with a sufficient compensation.

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PechaKucha People: Daryl Mitchell

This week's PechaKucha Person is an Okinawan hometown hero Daryl Mitchell! Not only is he a local musician, events producer, creative director of Cotonoha - the alternative space for performing and visual artists, he's also our All-Star PechaKucha City Organizer in the city of Ginowan!