BUFFALO Search Results: “artist”
Litany: An Aggregation of Everything
BY PAUL LLOYD SARGENT
@ VOL 14
ON NOV 17, 2015
Paul Lloyd Sargent
Artist & PhD Candidate,
Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo, Erie Basin Meets Erie Basin: Artificial Corridors
Tracing environmental disaster, uneven development, and the externalities of global capital from the eastern shores of Lake Erie to the banks of Newtown Creek via the NYS Canal System, Paul Lloyd Sargent practices an embodied media archaeology atop piles of the debris of history.
The Myth of Perfection: Tolerance is a Matter of Plus or Minus, Choose Your Degree
BY ALEXANDRA P. SPAULDING
@ VOL 15
ON FEB 04, 2016
"You know there's no such thing as perfection, right?...If you can collectively make the imperfections work, you have perfection."
In The Myth of Perfection (Tolerance is a Matter of Plus or Minus, Choose Your Degree) from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 15, Buffalo-based artist and engineer Alexandra P. Spaulding reflects on her artistic practice, her love of minimalism, and her eventual acceptance of inevitable imperfections. Examining the notions of tolerance and how exacting to the millionth decimal point does not equal perfection, Spaulding focuses both on the visual arts (Minimalism), her own practice (aurally immersive installation art), engineering and manufacturing, and how the conflux of these three schools of thought have made her more accepting of 'the happy accident' and a better artist.
BY MARK SHEPARD
@ VOL 15
ON FEB 04, 2016
"Let's get personal."
In False Positive from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 15, artist, architect and educator Mark Shepard reminds us that it is not just the trust we place in network infrastructure but also our willingness to trade bits of personal data for access to online services that renders us vulnerable. Caught between the ruse and exploit, we find ourselves subject to ever more sophisticated forms of profiling, both online and off. Yet if algorithmically generated data-bodies are our future, they are also prone to error. Sherpard's project FALSE POSITIVE deploys text messaging, stealth infrastructure, street intervention, and data visualization to enact a surveillance conspiracy engaging the public in an intimate, techno-political conversation with the mobile technologies on which they depend.
Playing with Colour
BY BACKOFFICE (CORYN KEMPSTER & JULIA JAMROZIK)
@ VOL 15
ON FEB 04, 2016
"Colour often comes down to strategically finding the moments that change in a faster time scale."
In Playing with Colour from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 15, the artist/designer team of Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster (known as BACKOFFICE) talk about their recent project, LINE GARDEN. In 2014 Jamrozik and Kempster used 500 wooden stakes to weave a mile of colourful plastic barrier tape into an occupiable, abstract field at the International Garden Festival at Reford Gardens/Les Jardins de Métis. They speak about the making of the installation, LINE GARDEN, and it’s adaptation for the 2015 edition of the festival, together with other related projects.
BY STACEY ROBINSON
@ VOL 16
ON APR 14, 2016
"The work becomes a conversation about class, race, gender and appropriation."
In Building Afrotopia from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 16, artist Stacey Robinson illustrates how speculating black futures became paramount in his artistic practice as a response to the global displacement of Black and Indigenous people. Robinson shares recent work, beginning with his current Pan-African flag series, representing nations where Black and Indigenous populations are controlled by extreme measures. Robinson then shares works from an in-progress book, 100 Afrofuturists Practitioners, depicting people building future spaces where Black peace exists using S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art(s), and Math). Lastly, Robinson presents works inspired by the past Black Renaissance speculative Black Futures, with Afrofuturist digital collages inspired by Romare Bearden, James Denmark, Manzel Bowman, and other past and contemporary mixed media collage artists.
BY LIMINAL PROJECTS (OMAR KAHN AND LAURA GARÓFALO)
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 15, 2016
"Ask a ceramicist and they will insist that the material lives."
In Ceramic Assemblies from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, Laura Garófalo and Omar Kahn of Liminal Projects discuss their prototypes for ceramic building systems that were developed at the European Ceramics Workcentre (ekwc), in Oisterwijk, the Netherlands. They are designs that explore ways that architecture can mediate heat, water and nature. Ceramics, which are fired clay, are one of the oldest building materials. But they defy easy categorization because their behavior and properties are so diverse. Ceramics were used to build the Roman aqueducts and also used for the heat shield on the Space Shuttle. Ask a ceramicist and they will insist that the material lives. It is this quality that Garófalo and Kahn want to capture and perpetuate in their work.
The De-Institution: Or. How to Make A Contemporary Arts Space with no Capital, Networks or Cred
BY DANA MCKNIGHT
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 15, 2016
"Number 1. Be an ornery artist. You're mad. You went to art school. You go to shows in basements and living rooms. You are the poster child of the scurvy-laced bohemia. Your parents can't pay your rent."
In The De-Institution: Or. How to Make A Contemporary Arts Space with no Capital, Networks or Cred from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, artist and founder of Dreamland Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, Dana Mcknight, illustrates twenty steps to carving out a cutting-edge, artist-run space outside of the dominant, institutional realm. Mcknight cautions, "To be an institution is to own-- to place value on possession rather than action. To fixate on conservative contentment rather than Hope and Possibility. Artist-led spaces fizzle out all the time. Let us not leave behind the phoenix eggs to merely touch a tusk in the Elephant graveyard."
BY JEAN-MICHEL REED
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 15, 2016
"An architect, it seems, has to be an optimist and idealist. That by building we're somehow making the world a better place. But before you need buildings, you need people."
In Collage City from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 17, artist, designer, realtor and retired paramedic, Jean-Michel Reed, shares stories and perceptions of Buffalo, New York as an intimate outsider. Reed moved to Buffalo in 1992, working first as a paramedic, and later transitioning to both a designer and a realtor as the city attempted an about face. Cites are made first of people, and then within those individual people, of experiences. It is this combination of convergent and divergent experiences that construct the sociological makeup of place and city, which, in turn manufactures the physical landscape.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016.
Complicating Things: Experimenting with Authority
BY PAUL VANOUSE
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 15, 2016
“I’m a bio media artist. And what that means is I work self-reflexively, with the tools and technologies of the life sciences.”
In Complicating Things: Experimenting with Authority from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, Professor of Art at the University at Buffalo, Paul Vanouse, provides an overview of his work as a bio media artist. As Director of the newly created Coalesce Center for Biological Art at the University at Buffalo, Vanouse works with artists and philosophers and people who wouldn’t normally have a direct connection to do create work in a life sciences laboratory, and is actively engaged with Coalesce’s artist residency program. Vanouse’s own work has recently focused on DNA fingerprinting, removing the inherent layers of authority from DNA with an interest in the very visual representation of DNA. His recent projects, Latent Figure Protocol and Ocular Revision use molecular biology techniques to challenge “genome-hype” and to confront issues surrounding DNA fingerprinting.
Buffalo Entertainment District Project, 1977-78
BY FRANK PALEN, ESQ., AICP
@ VOL 18
ON SEP 24, 2016
“Think of me as a time traveler. I’m going to take you back to a place called Buffalo in the 1970s.”
In Buffalo Entertainment District Project, 1977-78 from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 18, attorney and urban renewal advocate, Frank Palen, recalls the creation of a historic district for theatre and culture from a once abandoned rust belt urban core. From 1977 to 1979, Palen was Research Associate in the Center for Community Research and Development at the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Environmental Design, serving as Coordinator of the Buffalo Entertainment District Project. The University at Buffalo’s graduate studio investigated the potential of promoting a theater district in what was then an increasingly abandoned section of Downtown, despite various setbacks and a challenging political climate. The result was a very high-profile effort that set an agenda for the redevelopment of Buffalo that continues today.
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BY RACHEL MASON
@ VOL 2
ON OCT 16, 2014
Rachel Mason talks, sings, and strums about the place where art and life, or fiction and reality meet... While doing research for a musical performance and rock opera to get inside the mind of a child killer from the 1930's, she made contact with a man who killed and dismembered a boy in Borough Park. The experience profoundly effected her, and inspired her to write an opera incidentally about a coincidence - two men with the same name Hamilton Fish, died a day apart and their deaths were announced on a single front page. One man was a child-killing sadist, the other a politician from a distinguished political family.
Don't Quit Your Daydream
BY BETHANY ROBERTSON
@ VOL 3
ON FEB 20, 2015
Bethany Robertson is an amazing Brooklyn-based artist who gives her work away FOR FREE in a traveling suitcase to thousands of people whereever she goes. She tells the stories and impacts of her illustrations, Loveless Designs, through her many instagram followers.
Words about Swords
BY GABRIEL LEBEC
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 14, 2015
Gabriel Lebec is a total nerd about swords. In this PK presentation, learn a little bit about how traditional swords are made!
Gabe earned a B.A. in Mathematics & Studio Art from Georgetown University, studied prehealth at New York University, and spent years in biomedical research. He now teaches software development at Fullstack Academy. He loves anything combining aesthetics & technics: typography, photography, Japanese swords, etc.
Visit bit.ly/jsword for more!
La Casa Bistró
BY FRANCISCO ABENANTE
@ VOL 2
ON APR 28, 2016
Cocinero Venezolano/Tenedor de Oro 2009/Premio Armando Scannone 2016
Nos cuenta que La Casa Bistró es un sitio donde se armoniza la sencillez de la cocina de oficio con ingredientes cercanos a la vida.
Esta filosofía nos permite ofrecer experiencias que evocan la calidez del hogar convirtiendo nuestra casa, en un espacio idóneo para compartir una comida rica y saludable, sin sacrificar el gusto de nuestra sazón.
The Power of Radio
BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.
Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab.
The Art of Biology
BY MEHDI DOUMI
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Mehdi Doumi is from Algeria and England, studied biomedical engineering, and is a technical leader in Research and Innovation at L’Oreal USA - researching human perception of cosmetic products. He has been part of NPO Ligo Project, promoting science in U.S. culture through humor and videography. He also enjoys carpentry, improv, and drawing satirical cartoons. Over the last 4 years he has committed himself to creating abstract artwork to any K-12 educator across the USA. He hopes that each art piece stimulates student curiosity about math and science topics, especially in a challenging teaching environment.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
At next week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 105, artist and gallerist Bob Tobin (of Tobin Ohashi Gallery) will cover the idea of "creativity," more specifically how you can make your work more creative, adding a healthy dose of purpose, passion, and power.PechaKucha Night 東京105（7月31日、水曜日）ではBob Tobinさんが「どのようにもっとクリエイティブな仕事ができるか」についてプレゼンテーションして下さいます。
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 (email@example.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.
#PKNADL16/SALA Festival - "Artists Voice" - Forum Weekend
We have a very special weekend upon us! - Invited to collaborate as part of the South Australian Living Artist (SALA) Festival's "Artist’s Voice" - Forum Weekend. South Australia's top practicing artists are leading a full weekend of discussion and debate about the state of visual arts in South Australia now and in the future, with Twelve (12) local South Australian artists and artists living abroad presenting in the trademarked 20x20 PechaKucha Night style!_____________________ OPENING: Hon Jack Snelling, Minister for the Arts DATES: Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd August TIME/s: 10:30am - 4:30pm VENUE: Art Gallery of South Australia [Radford Auditorium] FREE, gold coin donation welcomed RESERVATIONS: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/pknadl16-salafestivalpechakucha-night-adelaide-artists-voice-tickets-18130738527 MORE DETAILS: https://www.pechakucha.org/cities/adelaide/events/559e129ebfb6ff0f02000005 FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/Pecha.Kucha.Adelaide ____________________ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT - Adelaide - Presentation times SATURDAY AUGUST 22nd #PKNADL16 - Session #1 TIME: 1.25pm 1. Bridget Currie 2. Sue Kneebone 3. Will Nolan #PKNADL16 - Session #2 TIME: 3.25pm 4. Johnnie Dady 5. Christian Lock 6. Julia Robinson SUNDAY AUGUST 23rd #PKNADL16 - Session #3TIME: 10.45am 7. Meg Wilson 8. Emmaline Zanelli 9. Roy Ananda #PKNADL16 - Session #4TIME: 12.30pm 10. Jenna Pippett 11. Julie Henderson 12. Henry Jock Walker and Amanda Radomi_____________________ SALA Festival - Panel Discussion times SATURDAY 22nd August Session #1. TOPIC: Feminism and Art Time: 11:05am Interlocutor: Brigid Noone Panel: Kate Power, Jude Adams, Sasha Grbich Session #2. TOPIC: Critical Writing in Australia TIME: 1:50pm, Interlocutor: Fulvia Mantelli Panel: Eve Sullivan, Rayleen Forester, John Neylon SUNDAY 23rd August Session #3. TOPIC: Art Research – the role of research in art practice TIME: 11:15am Interlocutor: Nicholas Folland Panel: Simon Biggs, Kay Lawrence, Matthew Bradley Session #4. TOPIC: Art in Public TIME: 3:00pm Interlocutor: Trish Hansen Panel: James Dodd, Marg Edgecombe, Greg Healey_______________________ Come join SALA Festival and PechaKucha Night - Adelaide for a fabulous weekend with some of South Australia's leading artists and art industry leaders! RESERVE YOUR SPOT: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/pknadl16-salafestivalpechakucha-night-adelaide-artists-voice-tickets-18130738527 For more details on the artists stay tuned at www.facebook.com/Pecha.Kucha.Adelaide, or head to the Global PK site at www.pechakucha.org and search "Adelaide" Volume 16 "Artists Voice" - We do hope to see some of you there over the weekend! PechaKucha Nights™ - Devised and shared by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham Architects, Tokyo.
Kyoto Podcast No.7 - Michael Whittle
Podcast No.7 - Vol. 20 speaker Michael Whittle takes us on a wild intellectual journey on the age-old dynamic of art vs. science. Join us for an enlightening conversation on diagrams, art, science, semiotics, and more! Hosted by Eric Luong and Sagar Patel PodcastMichael Whittle website
PechaKucha Night - SLC March 18th!
PechaKucha Night SLC and Women in Architecture are bringing together a great presenter line-up. Come experience it March 18th! View this email in your browser It's time to get your tickets! For the 3rd straight year, the Women in Architecture group has persuaded fantastic presenters to take the stage and share with us their best 20x20 PechaKucha presentations. Get a load of this group!Amanda Bordeloin - civil engineerAngela Dean - architectWomen of Design Build BluffVirginia Pearce - Utah film commissionerLauren Barros - family rights attorneyCurtis Miller - mathematician/student/wage gap researcherJen Plumb - emergency room physicianMaria Vyas - transportation plannerSofia Gorder - dancer/educator/creatorPat Bagley - editorial cartoonistEsther Gubbay - architecture studentLuisa Whittaker-Brooks - chemistWhere: The State Room (638 South State Street)When: Friday, March 18th Doors open @ 7pm Presenters start @ 8pm-10:30pmTickets $15 advance - $20 at the door
PechaKucha Night Kuching Vol.2
Kuching is a little city on the island of Borneo where Art is a small but growing industry. Hence, we were pleasantly surprised that the first PechaKucha Night Kuching of 2016 that we organized last month on the 1st April 2016 was a huge success!! Look at the amount of people that filled up the Granary Bar + Kitchen that night! We had 10 presenters in different creative industries talking about how they found their passions and how they are pursuing it. Do watch them on our city's page! They range from photographers, collectors, painters, designers and so on. The next PKN is scheduled on 1st July 2016, Friday 8.20pm. We're looking at a better, bigger and equally as inspiring / entertaining night. more pictures can be found HERE. :D Till next time! Take care!
Invitation to Islamabad - Volume 1
Dear art enthusiasts! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet some of the Capital’s stellar artists at Making Art in the Capital: An Intimate Look at Islamabad's Finest Artists and their Studios. From Dr. Shahida Mansoor’s one of a kind, Japanese wood block prints to Sana Arjumand’s large scale paintings to Amna Hashmi’s mind-blowingly detailed anime miniatures. We have Nazia Akram’s mixed media painting, Seyhr Qayyum’s colourful canvases and Alia Bilgrami’s contemporary miniatures with a splash of analogue photography. Come and experience the works of Islamabad’s diverse range of artists firsthand. Some of them have amazing studio spaces like Ilona Yusuf’s atelier where she makes handmade artist’s books and solar plate etchings and Zaira Zaka’s fully decked out printmaking studio where she hosts a yearly international artist’s in residence program. Come and hear these important artists share intimate details about their art practise and studio spaces. Don’t miss the chance to experience their creative energy firsthand. We hope to see you all there! Join the event on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/394529527683686