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Newcastle upon Tyne
Jun 09, 2011
The Ent Shed, Gordon Arms
Nov 07, 2013
Sep 12, 2013
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Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru The Welfare Hall
Dec 06, 2013
Музей современного искусства ЭРАРТА
May 27, 2015
May 26, 2015
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Seagull Room - Bondi Surf Pavilion
Mar 12, 2016
The Geffrye Museum
May 12, 2016
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond Campus
Mar 31, 2016
London Transport Museum
Jan 26, 2017
BY JANET RICHMOND
@ VOL 25
ON MAR 05, 2013
Janet Richmond dicusses how mental illness, in the late 1900s, was treated with a procedure called frontal lobotomy. She talks about the succes and many failures of the procedure and to her relief, and many of the audience's as well, how it is not practiced anymore.
Universal Grey Matter
BY JULIE FREW
@ VOL 21
ON NOV 23, 2014
“I love brains — not in a zombie sort of way — I love discovering how they work.”
Occupational therapist Julie Frew explores a thought: science can be interpreted as very bleak, but also full of hope. She draws parallels between the human brain and our vast universe.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 27, 2015.
Design: Right Brain, Left Brain, or Somewhere in the Middle?
BY CHRISTOPHER GREGORY
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 14, 2015
Christopher Gregory, an industrial designer shares his thoughts on how different mindframes guide design work, and how a wholistic, balanced perspective can help create meaning in our lives. What will you create?
BY ELAINE REYNOLDS
@ VOL 2
ON SEP 18, 2015
Elaine Reynolds was introduced to zombies and other monsters by her father, and through TV shows like Chilly Billy and the Twilight Zone. A graduate of Penn State with a PhD from Carnegie Mellon, Elaine’s been around, working at Stanford, SUNY Buffalo and UC Berkeley. Now, as an associate professor of biology and neuroscience at Lafayette College, she uses zombies as examples in her teaching about fear, neuroanatomy and consciousness. It's enough to make you want to go back to school, right?
The Spirit of Magic
BY JUSTIN SIGHT
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Justin Sight is a unique magician known for performing on the streets and subways of NYC. He was diagnosed legally blind at age 10. Justin has been featured on television and online news outlets such as The NY Post and Gothamist. He talks about Magic from a spiritual perspective drawn from his involvement with the worlds mystery schools and scientific research that point to the essence of what we Truly Are.
Spatial Memory Mapping
BY LYLA CATELLIER
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
Lyla Catellier gives good directions! At PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8, Lyla put her 7 siblings to the test - a test of spatial memory mapping. With 5/7 siblings worth of maps of her hometown, Lyla explores the wonders of the hippocampus.
Lyla is a lady living in Chelsea NYC. She currently directs public programs and events at Columbia University GSAPP and was once called a swiss army knife. She is a logistics maverick, and has always wanted someone to refer to her as a maverick, and at PK Brooklyn Volume 8, we did!
What do You Think About When Combing Your Hair?
BY CURT OSMUNDSEN
@ VOL 29
ON MAY 22, 2016
Curt Osmundsen has a lot on his mind and that 'lot' comes up most pressing when he combs hair. So, what do you think about when you comb your hair? Your upcoming day? A movie from last night? Whether or not giraffes do have vocal chords? Curt's thoughts are quite a bit heavier than all of that and his story will have you questioning your hair-combing routine henceforth.
Get out of my head. My brain is not 2 halves but one thing.
BY TIM MEHLHORN
@ VOL 7
ON JAN 26, 2017
Tim Mehlhorn provides a unique perspective on the whole "left brain" vs "right brain" argument.
British Brutalist Architecture
BY JON WRIGHT
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 12, 2017
"We've come so far in our taste and appreciation for these buildings that you can buy models of them."
In British Brutalist Architecture from PechaKucha Night London Vol. 15, Jon Wright shares his love of Brutalist Architecture and in particular his love of the examples of this severe form of art in Britain.
Jon's PechaKucha helps to get rid of a few pervasive myths about Brutalism.
He also shows you what buildings we've lost (he would describe this as a disaster!), and how we saved the ones we do have with the meta-narrative being the cyclical nature of popular architectural taste and public opinion, how that is formed and how it manifests itself in popular culture.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino for Haiti
As the big PechaKucha for Haiti event gets closer and closer, we will be seeing more and more special PechaKucha presentations like the one you see here, courtesy of an amazing collaboration between Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino. Here's a message from PK co-founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham: Brian LeBarton and Francesco Valentino have never met. The terrible tragedy in Haiti has brought them together by fate for this moving presentation. Brian LeBarton is musical director for Beck, and we had chattrf to him about musicians performing over 20 images 20 slides for PechaKucha presentations. Francesco Valentino is a filmmaker and photograher who we knew through a chance meeting in Tokyo. Only a few days ago when we had this idea of PechaKucha for Haiti, Brian stepped forward and said he would compose and play something for us. At the same time, we bumped into someone who said Francesco was in Haiti trying to find his family and had been taking some moving shots as events unfurled. Sadly he didn't find all the lives he was looking for. This a poignant first PechaKucha presentation for Haiti. Thank you Brian, thank you Francesco, and thank you Joey and Corrie for making this happen. Please spread the word about this initiative and our Global PechaKucha Day on 20th February -- and please click the donate button. Many other bands are working with us. If you are a photographer or have any other images of Haiti past or present you want to share, we will be happy to match you with a musician. Please get in touch at email@example.com. Unlike anything else out there in this world of visual entertainment, the PechaKucha Presentation Player allows you to look, listen, and think.
A Japanese Micro Brewery and a Closer Look at the Brain
Presentations As any true beer connoisseur will tell you, all beers are not created equal. In this presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 94), Shiro Yamada talks about the micro brewery he helped create to make a better beer (Nippon Craft Beer Inc.) and the "KAGUA" scented ale he's been producing. This presentation (in French, from PKN Lausanne Vol. 8) gets rather "heady," as Pierre Magistretti takes everyone on a detailed tour of the brain, and other aspects of newrobiology (the study of the nervous system). Posters New on the Tumblr blog today is the poster you see above, for the upcoming PKN Nagoya Vol. 12. The event will be held on August 24 at Montage Lounge. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QniQ5qxaubQ Videos Dnipropetrovsk's PKN Vol. 2 was yesterday (or is possibly still happening as we write this), and organizer Volodymyr Nedogoda has shared the video you see above, to give us an idea of what the city's Vol. 1 -- held back in May -- was like. Calendar There are two events on tap for today (August 1): PKN Glasgow Vol. 9 and PKN Azores Vol. 3. Tomorrow gets a bit busier, with the following three events: PKN Winter Harbor Vol. 6, PKN Springfield, IL Vol. 8, and PKN Victoria Vol. 10.
Branto: the Brain, the Eye and the Ear of Your Home
How a beloved mother feels, whether the children are doing their lessons, whether the cat is in the fridge ... in short what is going on at home you can find out without leaving the office with the help of this wonder ball – Branto. For you, it will become whoever you want: a household assistant, a “secret agent" or a reliable guardian. This amazing device of Victor Sergienko, Director of R&D, Branto and a start-up team was presented in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Start-up Vol. 9 that looks like a usual beautiful decor item and is easily controlled with any mobile platform: phone, tablet, etc.
20 Surprising Ways Your Brain Influences Your Experiences
Have you ever been reading something and realised you just read the same sentence three times? The mind wanders 30% of the time. Joe Natoli's job as a UX consultant is essentially to make things easier – and more enjoyable – to use. In "20 Surprising Ways Your Brain Influences Experiences" from PKN Baltimore, MD Vol. 3, we see that in creating this value via design, nearly all of the decisions are based on how our brains work. Here are 20 ways your brain affects your experiences.
Brian Scott Peterson
We're just over a week away from our Vol. 116 (on Wednesday, July 30) and starting today we'll be highlighting all of the presenters in the lineup. First up is photographer Brian Scott Peterson and Yuko Yoshikawa, who will be updating us on the latest activities of their Photohoku project (Photohoku on Facebook). ペチャクチャナイトVol.116(7/30 (水))まで後、一週間。今日からプレゼンターを発信していきます。最初の紹介はフォトグラファBrian Scott Petersonです。Brian Scott PetersonとYuko Yoshikawaの最新アクティビティ"Photohoku"についてはこちら(Facebook)。
The Evolution Of Our Brains & The Modern World
Can our brain changes itself? As a leading expert in brain optimisation, Dr. Dani Gordon MD, CCFP, ABIHM believes that our brain is substantially shaped by what we do to it and by the experience of daily life. At Pecha Kucha Night Ubud 20x20x20, she will talk about how our brains have evolved over millions of years to the modern day, and how technologies from modern lights to broadband internet, social media and smartphones have changed the way our brains work. Dr. Dani Gordon is a Canadian Board Certified Medical Doctor and American Board Certified Integrative & Holistic Medicine Specialist Doctor, the highest level of qualification worldwide in Natural Medicine. She is a published researcher, and an expert in neuronutrition and supplementation. She is also the cofounder of Yoga Brain Lab.
Growing Up Black in Britian vs. America
"My dad left when I was 15 months old and that's the first reason I'm glad I grew up in England."In Growing Up Black in Britian vs. America from Madison Vol. 13, a British-born, Chicago-based journalist, Gary Younge shares his insights of the complexities of race while growing up and living in two different countries. While facing the challenges of racial inequality in both American and Britian, Younge offers a unique persective on the merits and pitfalls and over all complex issues of race in both societies. Check out this facinating presentation!
PechaKucha People: Brian and Yuko
Partners in crime, Brian Scott Peterson and Yuko Yoshikawa, are two PechaKucha People that not only keep the PK spirit high at HQ, they're also the dynamic duo behind the army of volunteer initiative Photohoku, a project born out of Japan's 3.11 disaster that uses glorious instant film photography to help people in need! Check out their amazing project!
“They are not just a box or a kiosk, they are a brilliantly designed building.” In PhoneBox Love from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 23, Philippa Stanton shared with us her love for the world-renowned symbol of Great Britain - telephone boxes. Her love grew to be a fantastic photo project overtime, which we also get a chance to observe in the video. Philippa is a synaesthetic artist, actress and an Instagram Starlet (she has 500k followers).