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Exhibition "Design Ah!" Channel

PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.

blake art
designer in chicago
New Town Art Gallery
in Williamsburg, Virginia
Art Pearce
Senior Project Manager, City of Portland Bureau of Transportation in Portland
Art McGuinness
Business Development & Marketing, Street Advertising Services in Newport-on-Tay
Art Aiello
Public Relations, Generac Power Systems in Jefferson
Jan Castaño Pipier ART
INGENIERO INDUSTRIAL EN FORMACION, MUSICO, ILUSTRADOR in bogota
CANAL ART
art event, canal art in Nagoya
ART Projects
arts, marketing and PR in Sofia

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Sheffield @ Fusion, Sheffield Students' Union - University of Sheffield
Mar 24, 2011

PAST VOL 1

Ashland @ Standing Stone Brewing Co.
Jan 22, 2012

PAST VOL 9

Glasgow @ The Lighthouse
Aug 01, 2012

PAST VOL 22

Kosice @ Atrium
Aug 17, 2012

PAST VOL 8

Chichester @ Pallant House Gallery
Jul 11, 2013

PAST VOL 20

Denver @ McNichols Civic Center Building
Nov 02, 2013

PAST VOL 11

Genève @ Salle Dialogai
Nov 20, 2013

Miami @ Interactice Art Fair - Downtown Miami

PAST VOL 5

Roorkee @ Art Gallery
Feb 28, 2014

16 OCT

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Surrey @ Centre Stage at City Hall

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Epiphany on 7th Avenue

BY RAY SYLVESTER
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 30, 2011

Former English teacher Ray Sylvester describes how his life was changed after "popping into" a woodcraft shop on 7th Avenue in New York. He now designs and crafts beautiful jigsaw-style boxes as a profession. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 9, 2013.

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Land Sea Sky

BY RITA BEIKS
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 29, 2013

When Vancouver International Airport (YVR) required a thematic makeover in terms of experience, numerous local artists answered the call. Rita Beiks discusses the concept behind YVR's renewal -- namely "Land Sea Sky" -- and how the installations and exhibits of Aboriginal Canadian art serve to welcome travelers to the city. 

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Altering Skins - Surface to Form

BY ROBERT OPPECKER
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 09, 2013

There are 3 generations of artists in Robert Oppecker's family. His father was a prolific abstract artist in the 40's, 50's and 60's. Robert is a scupltor and silversmith. And his son is studying graphic design at VCU. Robert's own work focuses on form, line, and volume, but because of the silver medium he does not get to do much with color on the surface. To capture this "intergenerational energy", Robert, along with the help of his son, Michael, explore ways to meld the surface treatments with the scupltural expressions.

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While the Machine Dreams

BY SAMSON SYLVAIN
@ VOL 111 ON FEB 20, 2014

Samson Sylvain speaks on the Institut Français' 3rd annual "Digital Choc" event, which focuses on the intersection of French and Japanese contemporary art. The event features work in interactive media, projection mapping, laser and light, film, and video art and is open from February 21 to March 23, 2014. (in Japanese)

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Life is a Rainbow Full of Color

BY KRISTIE BANHAM
@ VOL 1 ON APR 16, 2014

Kristie Banham draws inspiration from her childhood and family. She shares her life story that made her a painter and an artist. Moreover, she wants to convey a message of peace, love and kindness to the people through her paintings and art. 

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Arte Terápia

BY VIVIANA SOFIA
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2014

Pintora Mexicana que descubre su estilo comenzando a expresar intuitivamente desde el alma, el espíritu y las emociones …agregando eventualmente nuevas técnicas básicas de pintura. Viviana Sofia pinta en vivo, pinta muros, hace que la gente pinte, pinta todo.

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Light is the Theme

BY PETRA BACHMAIER
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION ON JUN 26, 2014

Chicago based artist Petra Bachmaier wows the audience at PechaKucha Night during the American Institute of Architects National Convention in Chicago. She shares her husband/wife collaboration Luftwerkwhich plays with projections on icons of modern architecture after the sun sets.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 10, 2014.

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NOLA-nacular

BY ANTHONY TURDUCKEN DELROSARIO
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, music promoter, math tutor and seeker of all things cool and fun, Anthony “Turducken” DelRosario share some of the things that he does for fun while living and riding his bike around New Orleans.

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Mehndi Moments

BY WENDY HARRIS
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 16, 2014

Wendy Harris returns for her fourth PechaKucha presentation with a sampling of her recent work, and more stories of her continuing journies as a mehndi artist. Much of her work focuses on the use of mehndi as a therapeutic expression for her clients. Fans of steampunk will also especially enjoy Wendy's work.

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Clipperton és una illa; però també és una idea

BY ADA MARTÍ
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2014

El Clipperton Project és una organització internacional independent sense ànim de lucre que promou l'exploració de tot el món, especialment en termes del seu potencial d'apoderament per a totes les persones, onsevulla que es trobin, sigui quina sigui la seva edat o formació. Des del Projecte s’organitzen expedicions, recerques científiques, exposicions, disseny i desenvolupament de programes d'educació, s’estableixen residències, col·laboracions professionals i esdeveniments a tot el món. Tot plegat amb l'objectiu d'utilitzar l'exploració per dinamitzar i enfortir als ciutadans actius.

Els temes que exploren són presentats després en seminaris i xerrades públiques que inspiren i enfortir al públic a explorar el seu propi entorn, les seves pròpies capacitats i possibilitats, i prendre nota del nostre món. Més informació del projecte:

www.theclippertonproject.com

Ada Martí és biòloga i la Responsable del Programa Ciència del LabFlotant Catalunya.

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Giant Model Building, the Love of Japanese Gardens, and Photos from Beirut

Presentations Yusuke Iguchi shares (in Japanese/English, from PKN Tokyo Vol. 97) his latest project, BABEL, the biggest model he has ever produced. He is also trying to raise money for his next project -- you'll find more info on his website. Jenny Schroder loves Japanese gardens, and she wants the world to know more about Japanese gardens. In her presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 97), she explains how 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 website. Posters We've added a poster for the upcoming PKN Manizales Vol. 3 to the Tumblr blog, but today's highlighted poster is for Sunday's first PKN in Riyadh -- you'll find the list of presenters on the event page.  Photos Today we have an event report to share for the recent PKN San Antonio Vol. 8 -- which includes a few photos as well -- and the two photo galleries you see listed below. The photos above are from PKN Beirut Vol. 15, held earlier this month.PKN Beirut Vol. 15 [Facebook]PKN Springfield, MO Vol. 8 [Flickr]Calendar Here's what you can expect from PKNs this weekend. Tonight (November 30), we start with PKN Bangor Vol. 6, PKN Ferrol Vol. 8, PKN Nagoya Vol. 13, and PKN Tampa Bay Vol. 12. On Saturday it's Miami's 20th, and then on Sunday you'll find PKN Ashland Vol. 3, PKN Riyadh Vol. 1, and PKN Tel Aviv Vol. 14.

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PechaKucha Night Pontevedra vol.4 (presenters)

This are the presenters in the next Pecha Kucha Pontevedra vol.4.  It is going to have place in Portal 48, espacio para la creación, 1. Portal 48 (creation space)   2. Juanma Lodo (street photography) 3. Soul Gang (Fashion design) 4. De Botero a Bo Derek (art) 5. Cosmogonia (magic gifts) 6. Lara Abeledo (photography) 7. InterArtyve Books (digital editorial) 8. La Platanera (work space) The Poster have been designed by LAZO  You can follow us in Facebook and send your projects to pechakuchapontevedra@gmail.com

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PechaKucha Night vol. 9

PechaKucha Night - SLC vol. 9Thursday, June 6th The State Room - 638 S. State St.doors open at 6:00pm   It's been a few months since our last event. Now Spring is here, and Summer is fast approaching. What better way to celebrate the change of seasons than another PechaKucha Night full of eclectic presenters! Join us to see a cross-section of the incredible talent in Salt Lake City! We have a great line-up of presenters ready to share their passion, work and ideas. PechaKucha Nights are about allowing ideas to cross-pollinate across different disciplines, and this group of talented professionals, artists, architects, designers, craftsmen, and educators will surely be another successful night. Be sure to get your tickets in advance, PechaKucha Nights at The State Room typically sell out! Michael Doyle - Landscape architect and Planner, epgRe Wikstrom - photographer, photo editorMichael Kern - creative director, craftsman, cafe racer builder, WeLikeSmallBrent Bowen - architectural illustrator, Bowen StudiosKirk Huffaker - Executive Director, Utah Heritage FoundationEric Egenolf & Dwight Yee - architects, Process StudioJaren Habertson - furniture designer, craftsman, Modern UnionCale Montrone - creator, Revolv MagazineTraci O'Very Covey - visual artistNathan Florence - artist PechaKucha Night, a global event, is based on the 20x20 presentation format. A group of presenters are all asked to give a presentation of 20 slides that are each shown for 20 seconds. A total presentation time of 6 minutes and 40 seconds. This keeps the energy up and the interest level high. Tickets are available online through The State Room. Click on the button below, or go to: http://thestateroomslc.com/shows/item/485-pechakucha-night-slc-jun-6.

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Ciudad y Bienestar.

Ciudad y Bienestar. Vol. 3   Amigos, la entrada al evento será gratuita, sin embargo, nos encantaría que nos apoyaran con la donación de libros y catálogos (nuevos o usados) de cualquier disciplina artística, así como diccionarios del español actual. Todo será donado a la BiCA: Biblioteca Comunitaria de Arte Pronto la lista de participantes.   PKN TJ

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Salt Lake City vol. 9 reminder!

PechaKucha Night - Salt Lake City is THIS THURSDAY! Don't forget to get your tickets early, while you still can... Purchase your tickets online: The State Room One more reminder that PechaKucha Night is this Thursday, June 6th. Doors open at 6:00pm. Presenters will get going around 6:45-7:00. Get your tickets now before you miss out! If you're still wondering what PechaKucha Night is about, check out the Top 5 Presentations from the month of May on the PechaKucha.org site: http://tinyurl.com/n8umvc2 We have another exciting cross-discipline line-up of presenters.  Michael Doyle - Landscape architect and Planner, epg Re Wikstrom - photographer, photo editor Michael Kern - creative director, craftsman, cafe racer builder, WeLikeSmall Brent Bowen - architectural illustrator, Bowen Studios Kirk Huffaker - Executive Director, Utah Heritage Foundation Eric Egenolf & Dwight Yee - architects, Process Studio Jaren Harbertson - furniture designer, craftsman, Modern Union Cale Montrone - creator, Revolv Magazine Traci O'Very Covey - visual artist Nathan Florence - artist See below for a highlight of just a few: Post Century Credenza Jaren Harbertson The founder of Modern Union, a local design/build outfit that specializes in modern cabinetry and furniture. A believer in the traditions and earned experience of craftsmanship, the marks of Jaren (and Modern Union's) work are his precision loving 'god is in the details' ethos, his belief that modernism at its best represents innovation and hard won simplicity, and the ability to juxtapose raw, patina-rich materials with sleek lines and finishes creating unique, timeless, character filled, and hopefully, heirloom quality results. Modern Union will happily take on any design project that elevates details to obsessiveness. Utah Heritage Foundation Kirk Huffaker As Executive Director of Utah Heritage Foundation, Kirk Huffaker is an advocate for vibrant neighborhoods and Main Streets, recognition of historic modernism, and excellence in planning and design. Since 1998, Kirk has provided assistance throughout Utah to build local preservation leadership, develop policy, and save historic buildings. He has served in the position of Executive Director of Utah Heritage Foundation since 2008. REVOLV issue No. 02 Cale Montrone A Utah Native. A sheet metal worker. Revolv magazine publisher and editor. A fan of really cool stuff. Nuff said. Poster design by: Tim Ross Lee

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PechaKucha Night Pontevedra vol.5 (presenters)

This are the presenters in the next Pecha Kucha Pontevedra vol.5.  It is going to have place in Portal 48, espacio para la creación,   1-Bolboretas de papel-artesania2-Correveydile-organización de eventos 3-Seara Records-plataforma de difusión cultural4-Freshysweet-agencia junior de publicidad5-Noemí Días Patiño- Circulo Polar6-Paulova- artista7-Flying rats-skateboarding crew8-Chás-fotografía

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Call for Creatives

Our next Pecha Kucha Night is a big one--#20! To celebrate, we will be displaying creative works with the theme of (what else?) 20! Do you know someone creative? We're looking for creative works in any media! Please check out the details below. One piece with the theme of "20" Any type of art or craft that is family-friendly Contact PKN Bemidji's Creative Showcase Coordinator (hastigjm@hotmail.com) or message Pecha Kucha Bemidji on Facebook if you're interested in participating. Email us a photo/description of your piece by November 15th Anyone can submit a creative work. You do not have to consider yourself an artist or have any sort of credentials. This is just a fun way to show off the creativity in our community. PKN #20 is on December 5th at 6:30pm at the Sanford Center. Doors open and the Creative Showcase begins at 6pm.  For more information email or contact us via Facebook or Twitter! Examples of media:pottery, drawing, quilting, fiber arts, mosaic, performance, needlepoint, painting, graphic design, sculpture, woodworking, photography, mixed media, etc., etc.  We're looking forward to the 20th 20x20! Hope to see you there.  

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PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special Event amberFest '13 "did you plug in"

PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special Event amberFest'13 ( technology and digital art festival)  was held on November 1 at Roxy Club in Istanbul. So many guests and speakers came all around world for this special EU festival. on the stage, they were telling about their projects and works about technology, art and digital culture. Here is the some presenters details and photos links. And videos are coming soon! Please check the photos on  :  http://www.flickr.com/photos/44542090@N08/sets/72157637836744215/ Susa Pop- Public Art Lab and Connecting  Cities Susa's project was about connection with festival cities on public street with Outdoor LEDs  Martin Brysnkov Life Between Systems   He spoke about how difficult it is for people who build technical systems for cities  to  predict what kind of life that people will live between those systems. Hideaki Ogawa - Ars Electronica Futurelab as Creative Catalysts Hideaki's project is known as a simple and consecutive interaction design combined digital technologies and analog technologies.  Mahir Yavuz- United Colors of Dissent   He was talking  about his project with Orkan Telhan entitled United Colors of Dissent Yılmaz Kıymaz-  A Growing Indie Community in Turkey He is independent game developer and GDT ( Game Development Turkey) admin, will talk about the GDT community and the game jam that will be organized as part of AMBER  

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First PK Night of the year

Guten tag Munich. We have our first event set for May 7, Wednesday, at WERK1 in Grafinger Str. 6 81671 München. We are also seeking more speakers / presenters. The theme is "Show and Tell", show us your work, tell us your stories. If you would like to be one of the presenters, please send a short description of yourself and couple of slides of your work in PDF format to: dk2570@columbia.edu Please write "PechaKucha Presenter" on the subject of your email. Danke. Dimitri, PechaKucha 20x20 Organizer for the city of Munich.

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PechaKucha Night Istanbul MIXER Special: “Contemporary Art in Places through the Eyes of Architects”

  Ready to new PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special. What is relationship between modern art and architecture? An architect should have good look point of wiev. You are invited to PechaKucha Night Istanbul MIXER Special: “Contemporary Art in Places through the Eyes of Architects” organized by 34Solo for Mixer. Experienced architects will be challenged to speak to 20 images x 20 seconds each on the intersections between architecture and contemporary art. Architects will decorate places they choose with artworks from Mixer Open Space and justify their decisions to the audience. Presentations will be in Turkish. Doors will be open at 7 pm and the presenters will be announced on the event page. For more: http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/istanbul/events/5356573adbdd20d3ae000002