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The American Institute of Architects is the voice of the architectural profession in the US and the resource for its members in service to society. Through a culture of innovation, AIA empowers its members and inspires creation for a better built environment.

RIPTIDE Culture & City
Mediation, Event, Design, Communication, RIPTIDE Culture & City in Shenzhen
Direction Culture et patrimoine
Culture & patrimoine, Département de l'Isère in Grenoble

PAST VOL 3

Sheffield @ Orchard Centre
Sep 23, 2010

PAST VOL 2

Mikkeli @ Suomen Nuoriso-opisto, Artium -sali
Nov 14, 2012

PAST VOL 12

Halifax @ Pier 21
Sep 20, 2012

PAST VOL 13

Sunshine Coast @ The J
May 31, 2013

PAST VOL 5

Kelowna @ heART school
Nov 30, 2013

PAST VOL 9

Kumamoto @ Kawashiri Kokaido
Nov 08, 2013

PAST VOL 9

Aberdeen @ The Belmont Filmhouse
Dec 02, 2014

PAST VOL 8

Nottingham @ One BC Clothing
Nov 28, 2014

PAST VOL 20

San Diego @ Modern Times Lomaland Brewery
Mar 18, 2015

PAST VOL 11

Poitiers @ Moulin du Roc
Jun 11, 2015

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Orange County, China

BY KOTAMA BOUABANE
@ VOL 15 ON APR 20, 2012

Orange County, CA in China? Not quite, but in this presentation, Kotama shares photos of a suburb in Beijing that has been made to look like Orange County. He also takes the opportunity to cover other Western-influenced elements he spotted in China.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 22, 2013.

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Taking the Bull by the Horns

BY MATT DUMICH
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Matt Dumich went on a vacation to Spain, and spent quite a bit of time delving into the art of bull-fighting. Matt discusses the history, ins and outs, and cultural significance of bulls to the Spanish people.

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A Concise History of Race Relations in New Zealand ... Abridged

BY JAMES NOKISE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

James Nokise gives us a comedic rundown on the history of New Zealand, its diversity, and its rugby team. He talks about New Zealand's original inhabitants, its immigrants, and encourages racial understanding and acceptance across the board. 

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Tales of Recipes

BY AOMI MIYAMOTO
@ VOL 112 ON MAR 26, 2014

Artist Aomi Miyamoto speaks on her illustrative project whereby she shows off ingredients and recipes hailing from the Edo era. She takes us through the process of cooking these traditional meals, and talks about the lessons she learned along the way.

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Skin Equality

BY SONNY GANADEN
@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Sonny Ganaden is a printmaker, writer, and a lawyer. His talk is on skin and race as a sociological creation and the application of critical race theory to art as a way to deconstruct institutional racism and advocate for equality.

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我在蛇口的家 My Home in Shekou

BY PEI LUO
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 21, 2013

罗沛先生对其蛇口的生活,学习,交通以及商业文化方面的发展。

Pei Luo introduces the changes and development of his life, study along with the dramatic change to transportation and culture in his home town. (in Chinese)

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Central Verde

BY DANIELA MEDINA
@ VOL 35 ON APR 24, 2014

Daniela Medina is the founder and director of Central Verde, a nonprofit that aims to create an environmental awareness through the promotion of a responsible consumption to achieve a balanced lyfestyle with the aid of culture and arts.

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Anyone Art

BY VICTOR PERALTA
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Victor Peralta is a draftsman in the civil engineer field, a portrait painter and is current director of Katoomba's famed 'Winter Magic' festival. In 2010, Victor entered the Archibald Prize for the first time and won the people's choice award within the Real Refusé section. 

In Volume 10, Victor shared his plans for upcoming Art Project which addresses how anybody can be affected by homelessness and hardships in our community.
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What's 'Cool Japan'?

BY BENJAMIN BOAS
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

最近よく聞く「Cool Japan / クールジャパン」って何でしょう?子供の時から漫画やアニメ、テレビゲームなど日本のサブカルチャーにハマり、日本人以上に日本人らしいアメリカ人のBenjamin Boas(ベンジャミン・ボアス)さんが、自身の体験からクールジャパンを熱く語ります!

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Internet Yami Ichi!

BY CHRIS ROMERO
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Chris Romero and Eri Takane are bringing the Internet Yamiichi from Japan here to Brooklyn! They take us on a historical journey of this internet black market, where you will find internet-based goods in real life! 

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PKN in Culture Magazine

PechaKucha Night gets some nice coverage in the June issue of Culture Magazine -- love that 2-page spread! The magazine can be viewed online, with the article appearing on pages 54-55 (108-109 in the viewer).

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Innsbruck's New Culture Center, Baskets and Pots, and Jumping in Tokyo

Presentations Konstantin Ronikier is the organizer of PKN Innsbruck and in this presentation (in German, from PKN Salzburg Vol. 12) he talks about a new cultural center in the center of Innsbruck. Konstantin was in charge of renovating the previous building into a space where people could meet, discuss, and produce events. Richard Wilshusen is an archeologist, and in this presentation (from PKN Longmont Vol. 6) he explains the material culture of baskets and pots. He explores the idea that the functionality behind the basket evolved in the design of ceramic pots. Posters and flyers Today's new poster addition to the Tumblr blog comes our way from Gisborne, with the city's Vol. 9 happening this coming Friday (June 22) -- the event will take place at the Dome Cinema. Here's a peek at the new flyer series that we're launching here in Tokyo for our PKN series -- with our next event, Vol. 93, happening on June 27. The photography is by Michael Holmes, the design by Luis Mendo, and we plan on producing more flyers that follow the same "jump" motif. Calendar There's one PKN happening tonight (June 18), and it's a Vol. 1, in the city of Launceston. Tomorrow, you can look forward to the following two events: PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 2 and PKN San Diego Vol. 15. 

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Confessions of a culture junkie: Pecha Kucha Maastricht makes the grade

  By Susan Schaefer  I’ll admit I’m a culture junkie who until June 20, 2009 found the culture seen in Maastricht, well – politely boring, lacking an edge. Plenty of highbrow art and culture but not much of what I call ‘smart brow’ – that place where edgy meets elite. I have a confession – I am a culture junkie with a string of arts and culture leadership in my pedigree: I am the founding publisher, editor and reporter of the South Street Star, the first arts and culture weekly newspaper to cover the hot and happenin’ SoHo scene in my hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, where I also founded the Club Bay-Root, an original act nightclub, edited of the first ‘What’s Happening’ art and culture listings pages for New York newspaper, the Aquarian Weekly, and founded of the first women’s poetry festival while fronting my own poetry troupe, the Star Bards (we had a fan following well before poetry had ‘slams’!). Later, as the chair of the public policy committee for the Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce in Minnesota, I founded the first ever business task force to study the impact of the creative class on our city. I’ve lived in Maastricht for the past five years and have been concerned with the strength of the city’s bid for European Capital of Culture city in 2018. Ah, but then a friend took me to a Pecha Kucha night and Maastricht and its surrounding “Euroregion” area shone as a wholly new sphere in my celestial imagination. It’s not that Maastricht invented this night. Far from it. Pecha Kucha Night was born in Japan 2003 as a place for designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. Pecha Kucha, Japanese for the sound of conversation, is a fast paced, entertaining and informative format now running in 210 cities world wide, allowing each presenter 20 images at 20 seconds each (totaling 6 minutes and 40 seconds) to present original thought, ideas, concepts, and the like. Some presenters are literally ‘pitching’ their wares (rather than finding a gallery or the like to showcase them) while others intend to shock, stimulate or entertain. No matter the goal, the design and pace of this evening truly arouses passion. The hosts, of Pecha Kucha Maastricht: Pierre Buijs, Martijn Kagenaar and Jean-Paul Toonen have put their individual spin on this international event by filming and streaming the video on their own website. The presence of a multi-media crew adds a dash of panache and credibility to the event. With the brass ring of capturing the honor of hosting Europe’s Capital of Culture in mind, Pecha Kucha Maastricht features the artists, designers, performers, thinkers and tinkers who defy the city’s more staid image. For me, it revealed an intriguing sub-cultural literati from the too often unseen Maastricht cultural scene. Bravo! To learn more about the Speakers from June 20th simply click onto their website . My personal favorites from June 20th were the soft spoken but deeply sincere Jeroen Vinken, Art upon Fabrics, Lonneke ten Hooven,Food Seduction, a culinary poet, and space cadet, William Willems, whose Flower Bombing stole the show. See for yourself why Maastricht may indeed come up roses for its cultural quest. by Susan SchaeferSchaefer Communications, LLC   Photo: Audience, Pecha Kucha Maastricht (Photo: courtesy of Bert Janssen Photography (Maastricht)

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Nuestro Presentador

NUESTRO PRESENTADOR PKN Puerto Madryn vol 1Nació en EEUU en Brooklyn, después se vino a la argentina con sus padres y su hermano a corta edad. Hincha fanático de Atlanta, se crió y vivió en el barrio de sus amores Villa crespo hasta que se vino con su Mujer Verónica a Madryn hace 15 años. Siempre tuvo comercios, su origen comercial siempre fueron las dietéticas, es técnico en turismo, tuvo dos hijos Camila y Matias.Algo importante en su vida fue su viaje junto a su amigo Pablo a Europa a los 20 años durante un año y medio, Recorriendo y trabajando y desbarrancando…Hace teatro en el grupo la escalera hace 3 años, es muy buen amigo con muchos códigos y hace un excelente programa de Radio LCDTH Una de sus pasiones es viajar.

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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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Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams

Go out there. Search for your colors. Put as many on your palette as you can, mix them, and make them your own.  Kairini Guay is a native of Western Sumatra who has lived in Bangor, Maine for ten years. Currently, Khairini is studying computer information systems and earning her MBA at Husson University. In "Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams" from PKN Bangor, ME Vol. 12, she presents about the colors of her life and her journey through a multicultural world. She speaks about her home in Sumatra, it's matrilinear culture, and tells us some historical myths.     

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Communicating Culture since 2010

For a PechaKucha event hosted at the base of Wutong Mountain, Shenzhen’s highest peak, Michael Patte and Gigi Liang knew they had to create something BIG. (English bellow). 这期吱吱喳喳读图夜在美丽的梧桐山脚下举行,它是深圳最高的山峰。主办人Michael Patte和梁秀枝在这次活动中策划了一些好玩的项目,在为期2天的梧桐山文化节里,他们将吱吱喳喳读图夜和Coaster Raid两个活动合并到一起,由艺术家们共同创造的艺术灵感,来自一个地区在城市创建。这次的梧桐山文化节丰富的活动让人印象深刻,我们还有幸邀请了几名来自泰国的艺术家来到我们的活动。 The result was the two day Wutongshan Festival. The event merged PechKucha and Coaster Raid – another creative project created by Riptide that brings artists together to create art inspired by an area in the city. Like all PechKucha events, the Wutongshan Festival proved exciting and inspirational with noteworthy contributions from several visiting Thai artists. Please choose your Kucha King: 1. Youming Li 2. Naidee Changmoh 3. Jittagarn Kaewtinkoy 4. Thosapol Boriboon 5. Adin Mumma 6. Rattana Salee 7. Vivian 8. Sudarat Koetmongkhol & Suwanee Natewong 我们将会在9月6日欢乐海岸小巴黎法式餐厅举办第20期吱吱喳喳读图夜,在活动中我们将会颁发吱吱喳喳读图夜大奖,与大家一起庆祝吱吱喳喳读图夜深圳二十期庆典。记住这个日期,期待您当晚的到来。 The Kucha King Awards will be held during the Special 20th Pechakucha Night X HK/SZ Design Biennale on September 6 in Les Duos OCT Bay 7:00pm. Mark the date!   欢迎关注我们的公众微信平台留意活动最新消息 Follow our presenters-reviews and vote for your King by adding the official Wechat Riptide account: Riptide锐态

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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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5 reasons why Pecha Kucha is **THE** night out in Coventry this Friday...

Yes, it's Pecha Kucha night at the Tin Music & Arts centre from 7pm this Friday, here's 5 reasons why this night of merry amusement just might be for you... 1) If you like TED talks, stand up comedy or open mic nights - Pecha Kucha is sort of like all three rolled into one. At each night there's a massive mix of zany, opinionated, inspirational and downright oddball people talking (or perhaps shouting, dancing, miming or singing) through a series of 20 images. You don't have to worry about stifling any yawns, each person is only allowed 20 seconds per image... before you know it you've had six and a half minutes of eclectic entertainment... and after 3 or 4 you realise the £3 entry is definitely giving your two bob's worth. 2) TFI Friday and alcohol is served. The Tin offer loads of continental drinks and local brews including Coventry's very own Byatt's beer. 3) Fighting winter flu? You can watch Pecha Kucha from your sickbed - All the Pecha Kucha presentations are put online at www.pechakucha.org/cities/coventry. Seriously laugh-out-loud recommendations from the Pecha Kucha Coventry 'Christmas' edition are: How to Annoy Your Friends on Facebook at Christmas by Simon Fairbanks and Placing Children on Your Lap: the Art of Ventriloquism by Michael Mayhew.  You can also follow antics via Twitter live on the night @PKN_coventry. 4) Try it and like it? You can go to a Pecha Kucha night ANYWHERE in the world. Originally starting in Tokyo (the tongue twisting "Pecha Kucha" title means "chit chat"), nights now take place in over 700 cities worldwide. So next time you're surfing the Air B&B waves to Dubai, Budapest, San Francisco or Paris you can also take in a Pecha Kucha night*. 5) If you get the itch after seeing (and possibly secretly mocking) others, you can have a go too. Anyone is welcome to sign up to 'do' a Pecha Kucha night on any subject, in any style, with any images and props you might care to use. Once you've completed this curious right-of-passage, you realise there's no return; it's addictive, it's fun and it's a serious preference to sitting in and worrying about your post-January diet. See you on Friday! *disclaimer - not all nights may be as good as Pecha Kucha Coventry. Please also note that you could be educated or inspired and that there's a serious risk of meeting people... PECHA KUCHA COVENTRY Friday 20th February 7pm-11pm 'Design your City' - a theme for Global Pecha Kucha Night @ The Tin Music & Arts (formerly Taylor John's House), Leicester Row, Coventry, West Midlands, CV14BN Presenters, event details, maps here.

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Finally! Volunteers’ selection for the most sensational design unconference PechaKucha Night is opened!

Responsibilities: Work with speakers; Work with partners / experts/ mentors; Photographing; Texts writing; Audience attracting; Technical support. To become a volunteer, you need to:Share this post on Facebook Write in the registration form Create an account at pechakucha.org and subscribe PechaKucha Dnipropetrovsk Join the PechaKucha Night team now! And don’t forget to share this post, someone of your friends want to take part for sure.Have a question? Feel free to contact Natalia +38 (093) 411-43-34-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 reasons to become a part of Pecha Kucha Dnepropetrovsk team. You will: Experience international format events organizing; Improve your communication skills and moreover; Meet professionals in the field of design, management and communications; Put your English in practice; Join the unique event deeply; Practice what you have always loved and wanted to try; Expand your comfort zone; Spend your free time usefully; Be the first to know what delight is PechaKucha Night team preparing; Find enthralling and active accomplices; Have a glorious time. Join the PechaKucha Night team now!RegistrationHave a question? Feel free to contact Natalia +38 (093) 411-43-34

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