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Interactive Art Through Video Games

BY GREG WHISTANCE-SMITH
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Greg Whistance-Smith examines what a video game is, and looks at the variety of expressions possible within interactive arts as a whole. He gives several examples of games which he believes have in some way transcended simply being fun, turning into interactive arts or experiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 1, 2013.

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Little Cree Books

BY CAYLIE GNYRA
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Caylie Gnyra describes the Little Cree Books project, which invites volunteers to contribute their artistic and authorial skills to help create a series of leveled e-books for early Cree readers. Cree is one of Canada's indigenous languages. Gnyra has written and illustrated two books already, and with the help of volunteers, more will soon follow. The ebooks are available for free here

"Presentation of the Day" on April 10, 2013.

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Catalyst for Theater

BY BRETTA GERECKE AND JONATHAN CHRISTENSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Jonathan Christenson and Bretta Gerecke, founders of Catalyst, talk about the evolution of their theater company. They began 16 years ago, in a run down warehouse, which they renovated as they prepared new presentations, and since then the company has grown and even given international performances.

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From Theatre to Digital to Digital Theatre!

BY OWEN BRIERLEY
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Owen Brierley talks about his career in theatre and digital media, starting with his beginning days in improvisation and musical theater, and moving into digital media and mashups, with collaborations between artists in different mediums, and unconventional theater experiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 13, 2013.

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Full Frontal NERDity

BY STEVEN HODGES
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Steven Hodges talks about geek and nerd culture, from roller derby to cosplay to Minecraft. He argues that it's possible to be nerdy about more than just video games or Star Wars, suggesting it's possible to be a hockey nerd or even an automotive nerd.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 15, 2013.

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Debunking Myths

BY STUART CULLUM
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Stuart Cullum examines myths throughout the ages, working up towards modern myths, like the idea that hockey is the most popular sport in Canada, and ultimately tackles the misconception that Edmonton is not an exciting or culturally relevant city.

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Board Games for Life

BY MICHAEL ROSS
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"If actual life was a board game, it would probably get pretty bad reviews nowadays."

Engineer and self-professed nerd Michael Ross talks board games—sure, they're loads of fun, but what, exactly, has caused their recent skyrocketing popularity as an inclusive, immersive, and sometimes very competitive source of community and socializing?

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They Know Me: Influencing Your Audience

BY KASSIE BURKHOLDER
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

Loxy Creative's Kassie Burkholder shares the quirky (and true!) tale of a roommate prank gone right, giving us a glimpse at the wonderful possibilities and real world applications of targeted digital marketing.

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Where the Spirits Roam

BY CONOR KERR
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 01, 2017

"The land means everything to me. I'm just another part of the circle. When I work with youth who are lost in a myriad of government-imposed systems, this connection has often been broken. And how do we bring that connection back?"

Conor Kerr shares how creating a cultural connection to the natural evironment for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth will allow for finding who we are as Indigenous people and as allies moving forward together.

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Inviting the Indigenous Sports World to Edmonton

BY JODI STONEHOUSE
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 01, 2017

"We have to get back to that circle where we're sitting together because that was the intention—that we're all Treaty people. We have a responsibility and an obligation to the lands, the waters, to each other and to our children."

In "Inviting the Indigenous Sports World to Edmonton" from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 28, Jodi Stonehouse sheds light on the beauty of the World Indigenous Nations Games soon to visit Edmonton—what they mean for the city, for Indigenous peoples, and for every one of us looking to grow and reconcile together.

 

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AIA Channel

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.

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Powered by PechaKucha Channel

"Powered by PechaKucha" events are one-off events that are separate from regular city-based PechaKucha Nights, and that are usually held as part of festivals and conferences, but can also act as standalone events. These events include presentations that use the PechaKucha 20 images x 20 seconds format.

RIPTIDE Culture & City
Mediation, Event, Design, Communication, RIPTIDE Culture & City in Shenzhen
Direction Culture et patrimoine
Culture & patrimoine, Département de l'Isère in Grenoble
Culture Shocka
in Honolulu
Tangi Saout
architect, ARCHITECTURE & CULTURE URBAINE in Nantes

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Sheffield @ Orchard Centre
Sep 23, 2010

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

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Kumamoto @ Kawashiri Kokaido
Nov 08, 2013

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Aberdeen @ The Belmont Filmhouse
Dec 02, 2014

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San Francisco @ SPUR - San Francisco Planning + Urban Research
Aug 12, 2015

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Ufa @ VDNH
Nov 21, 2015

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Coventry @ City Arcadia, Coventry Artspace's project gallery space
Jul 05, 2016

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Davenport @ Figge Art Museum
Nov 19, 2015

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Williamsburg @ Williamsburg Library Theater
May 01, 2017

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Jakarta @ BINUS University Auditorium fX Mall Lt. 6
Aug 22, 2017

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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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.GIFs: an Emotive Vocabulary

BY SHA HWANG
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Sha Hwang takes us through the history of .gifs, and their use in society, as an emotive vocabulary for current events, sports, and every day life.

Sha is an information designer and technologist based mostly in Brooklyn. A failed architect and an accidental entrepreneur, Sha has designed and built work for clients such as the New York Times, MTV, Flickr, and Adobe. Previously, Sha worked at Stamen Design and later cofounded the company Movity, which was acquired by Trulia. Sha spends his nights trawling Tumblr and printing gifs as Gifpop and his days working with Nava to improve healthcare.gov and other parts of government.

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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

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Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley

BY LAUREN MAPLES
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

"Teaching kids about food is a way to teach them about everything."

In Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley at PechaKucha Night New York Vol.16Lauren Maples walks us through the importance and strength of a sustainable, natural, and health-conscious education. While teaching yoga and dance in public schools, she developed the Bija approach - which strives to create a fulfilling and engaging educational experience. 

Lauren has danced with internationally acclaimed ballet companies including San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet, and holds a BA from New School. 

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Building Black Utopias: Modeling the Architectural Principles of African American Literature, 1960-1975

BY CHARLES L. DAVIS, II, PH.D.
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"We started with several books that looked at the brownstone as a site of intervention."

In Building Black Utopias: Modeling the Architectural Principles of African American Literature, 1960-1975 from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, Charles L. Davis, II, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, shows works from his recent exhibition project, Building Black Utopias, and discusses the literature that served as inspiration. 

The Building Black Utopias project combines the tools of the architect, the historian and the literary critic to recover the historical contributions of African American writers to architectural utopian thought. It specifically examines the role of literary depictions of place in June Jordan, Amiri Baraka, Paule Marshall and Angela Davis’ writings. Davis argues that each authors’ rhetorical manipulations of the built environment operates on the same level as architectural utopian thought insofar as both mediums created rich, alternative depictions of modernist space to liberate the architect’s imagination. The final exhibit translates the spatial ideas of literature into drawings, models and other ephemera.

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Japan and the Temporal Craftsmen

BY NICHOLAS COFFEE
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Nicholas Coffee takes us through history of temporal craftsmen with examples of temples and shrines across Japan. His study was made possible by the Georgia Trust Foundation.

Nicholas is a LEED AP Architectural Designer at FXFOWLE working on a range of projects in NYC from urban design to interior design. Previously he worked at Bjarke Ingels Group on a variety of projects including the Hot to Cold exhibition and publication. He holds a Masters of Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelors of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder (his hometown.)

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Natural Leavening

BY ANTHONY FALCO
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

From Texas to New York to Brazil, professional pizza man Anthony Falco has been active in the food industry from a widely popular french fry stand to a famous Bushwick pizzeria, to perfecting delicious bread recipes with his kids. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he talks about the process and health benefits to naturally leavened dough!

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Loqui

BY RAAFIA JESSA
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 09, 2017

"There are forty-five symbols which are made... to combine four different ways of speaking into one. No matter which language you speak...you should be able to read them."

In "Loqui" from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 15, Artist and graphic designer, Raafia Jessa, talks about Loqui (pronounced Lowki), a fictitious language she created which was inspired by the phonetic qualities of language - the sounds we make when speaking aloud. 

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Theatre Spaces

BY WALTER HALL
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 15, 2017

"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as inspiration for alternative space where drama can exist."

In Theatre Spaces from PeckaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occurring in them. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 20th, 2017. 

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Proving Torture

BY ROHAN JAYASEKERA
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Journalist & digital start-up founder, Rohan Jayasekera makes the case for Freedom From Torture and brings our attention to International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. An emotional insight into the difficulties of surviving torture, through supporting others who have been victims of torture. 

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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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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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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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A Glimpse of Armenian Culture

"When God was giving out the land to people, the Armenians were partying and got there late, and all that was left was the land of stones."In A Glimpse of Armenian Culture from PechaKucha night Townsville Vol. 10, Philippa Johnson shares her great love for international folk dancing, of which she is both a student and a teacher in Townsville. She tells some tales of her latest overseas dance workshop which took her to the strikingly beautiful South Caucasus region and heritage-rich nation of Armenia.

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PKN 2 in Vientiane!

Vientiane's second PechaKucha Night took place on March 31, 2016, with more than 120 people coming together upstairs at Coco&Co.! Vintage furniture, chandleirs, and a crazy cat pillow - thank you Coco for letting us invade the coolest living room in Vientiane! The event brought together nine of the Capital's creative, innovative and talented minds: social media photographer Janna Gibson, avid mapper Matthias Bethke, documentary maker and journalist Vannaphone Sitthirath (Kino), photographer Tessa Bunney, theatre director Margarete Magiera, publishing manager Dominique le Roux, designer and cafe owner Nilada Ratanavong, cafe owner Yoko Matsushima, and photographer Micka Perier, to share their ideas with the community. Presentations spanned personal essays and life-shaping experiences, a culmination of 15 years of portrait photography, a spoken word performance, coffee as a means of communication, agriculture and mapping, a theatrical journey, and asking ourselves if we have a book in us. Many thanks to the Vientiane community for coming down and supporting our 9 fantastic speakers - along with our supporters Coco & Co Cafe, TOH LAO Coworking Space & Services, and of course our wonderful Vol. 2 poster designer Vilakone Phachanthavong! Here's a few snaps from the event! Photos by Kate Antonas, and Nao Ito when noted.   Janna Gibson presenting '#RealLaosProject' Yoko Matsushima presenting 'Laos, Coffee and the Little House' Nilada Ratanavong presenting 'Observations of Beautiful Forms' Micka Pereir presenting his visual essay.    Photo by Nao Ito.  Vol. 2 speakers (L-R): Janna Gibson, Margarete Magiera, Micka Perier, Vannaphone Sitthirath, Yoko Matsushima, Tessa Bunney, Nilada Ratanavong, Matthias Bethke, and Dominique le Roux.     

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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!

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PechaKuchaNight NARA vol.2

2016.08.20 Create New Scene of Nara

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Coffee Culture

  Coffee is "the third most traded thing on the planet, and it's nearly all hand-picked." In Coffee Culture from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 24, Founder and Head Roaster of independent coffee company Small Batch, Alan Tomlins takes us on journey around the world tracking how coffee is grown and produced. With stunning photograhs from Africa, Asia and the Americas, this PechaKucha is full of facts that all coffee lovers should know. Alan also gives insight in to how coffee is crucial to different cultures and communities. A champion of ethical production, he shows off the people behind your morning coffee.