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PAST VOL 8

Omaha @ Barley's Tip Top
Apr 14, 2010

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Koszalin @ podwórze przy plastelinie
Apr 16, 2011

PAST VOL 15

Dunedin @ Otago Polytechnic School of Art
Sep 07, 2012

PAST VOL 8

Springfield, MO @ RuBert Studios
Nov 03, 2012

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Powered by PechaKucha
Jul 01, 2013

PAST VOL 23

Cape Town @ The Assembly
May 07, 2013

PAST VOL 6

Bermuda @ Blue Water Anglers Club
Feb 20, 2014

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Powered by PechaKucha @ Cincinnati Art Museum
May 20, 2015

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Barranquilla @ Parque Cultural del Caribe
Nov 26, 2015

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Powered by PechaKucha @ http://www.rungta.ac.in/
Sep 21, 2016

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An 8-word Case for Green Schools

BY CLIFF ASHBURNER
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 05, 2013

An overview of what green schools are, and what they can do to transform students and communities, as seen through the eyes of a green building activist.

 

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Pass the Music On

BY JOERY WILBERS
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 20, 2013

Joery Wilbers talks about music education in elementary schools, and how the "Pass the Music On" program has helped bring music back into the classroom. He talks about the process of writing and performing with school children, and the larger effects the program has in the community.

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Siting our Schools

BY MARY BETH IKARD
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 19, 2014

Mary Beth Ikard presents issues that come with school siting policy decisions, and explains how siting has implications for the regional transportation system and quality of life in communites. 

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Donations for Kenya

BY MICHAEL PALAGI
@ VOL 113 ON APR 30, 2014

Michael Palagi talks about his visit to Kenya. The purpose of his talk is to encourage people to donate for building a new school in the place where he stayed for 4 weeks in Nairobi. He talks about the talented teachers and students in the school, learning, playing, dancing and having fun. There is a need to build a new school in order to help more kids, decrease deceases and make their lives less difficult. 

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Tilling Fallow Land: How school gardens can be integral to the next generation of public schools.

BY ELIAS ATTEA
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 12, 2015

For a child, a garden is more than a greenspace.  It can be a place for peace, learning, and ownership. School gardens have been a revisited movement that have caught much momentum in the United States, and Pond Gap Elementary is a local advocate.  Horticultural pedagogy is more than just seeing plants grow.  School gardens can be an alternative to a more natural and tangible outlet for school curriculum, therapy, and physical and emotional development.   

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Homo Ludens: Leren is spelen

BY MONIQUE DE HAAN
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 04, 2015

Alex, Max en Tamin. Alex is 5 jaar, Max is 1 jaar en Tamin 5 maanden. Je zou denken dat het 3 broertjes zijn en daar heeft het misschien ook wel iets van weg. Maar het zijn de 3 jonge scholen in Veenendaal waar Monique de Haan als directeur verantwoordelijkheid voor draagt. Kleine scholen met een uniek onderwijsconcept. Ontwikkelingsgericht. Kinderen hebben uitdaging en begeleiding nodig om tot ontplooiing te komen. Leren is spelen. De bekende professor Johan Huizinga schreef er in 1938 een wereldberoemd geworden boek over “Homo Ludens; de spelende mens” En dat ging niet over kinderen trouwens.

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Redesign a School

BY PASCALE SABLAN
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Architect Pascale Sablan is sharing her experience promoting diversity and including children in the design process of redesigning a school in Haiti after the earthquake. Following the international building code in the design she is also quantifying the sustainability of the product and encouraging the audience to share their passion and knowledge with children.

 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 15, 2015.

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Schools of Equality

BY GULIKA REDDY
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 18, 2015

Gulika Reddy presents a talk about the 'Schools of Equality' initiative... How it came to be? Why it is required? And how can this help?

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Parwin's dream

BY INGE MELCHIOR
@ VOL 29 ON FEB 29, 2016

Parwin came to the Netherlands as a refugee from Afghanistan 15 years ago. How was her life when she was young and what did she encounter on a daily basis as a young girl?

Inge Melchior shares with us the story of Parwin and of the Aainda Foundation, the foundation she set up to help and empower girls from Afghanistan; the Aainda Foundation also aims to break the social isolation of women from different cultures in Maastricht region.

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Aquellos maravillosos años... escolares

BY BELÉN HALLADO
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 21, 2017

Belén Hallado tiene un máster en física. Actualmente está trabajando como profesora de matemáticas y ciencias en IES Alisal, un Instituto en Santander.

Belén hablaba sobre "esos maravillosos años ... escolares". Ella nos llevó de vuelta al pasado (alrededor de los años 70) con su experiencia en la escuela a lo largo de los años hasta hoy, cuando ya no es estudiante pero Un Maestra.

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PKN Omaha Vol. 3

For last week's PechaKucha Night in Omaha Vol. 3, organizer Brian Kelly tried something a bit different by hosting an "academic" version which featured thesis projects from local schools. "Great to see the exciting things happening in the academy these days," says Brian, and we agree.

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The Goal of the Reconstruction Efforts

As we've already mentioned a few times -- and you'll find more details on the "PechaKucha for Haiti" page -- all of these events are to raise money to help with reconstruction in Haiti, with the focus being on education projects, schools, and the like. Just to give you an idea of what has happened, here are a few new statistics from Concern Worldwide US Operations Director Dominic Macsorley, delivered through Twitter: 4,616 schools surveyed, 80% damaged 431 teachers killed 4,000 students killed 250,000 school children displaced As you'll probably agree, these numbers are overwhelming, and UN numbers have over 8,000 schools destroyed. You'll find more data at the Haiti Education Cluster page.

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PechaKucha + The LegalArt Six

A special edition PechaKucha Night in Miami is set to feature the LegalArt Six artist residency, taking place at the Rubell Family Collection Contemporary Arts Foundation on March 25 (18:00-20:00). We're including the full press release for more details, as well as the list of participating -- and presenting -- artists. PECHA KUCHA NIGHT FEATURING THE LEGAL ART SIX FOR MIAMI’S FIRST LIVE/WORK RESIDENCY MIAMI (Mar. 12, 2010) Pecha Kucha, an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public, will feature the LegalArt Six Thursday, March 25th 6-8PM at The Rubell Collection. This event serves as a public introduction to the local visual and multimedia artists the have been selected to participate in Miami’s s first live/work artist residency program, scheduled to open in the Downtown Arts and Entertainment District this spring. With 20 Power Point slides shown for 20 seconds each, the Miami artists - Carlos Ascurra, Pachi Giustinian, Jiae Hwang, Alvaro Ilizarbe, Manny Prieres, and Jen Stark will have about seven minutes to talk about their work and plans to give back to the community. Ideas include creating a mentorship program with high school artists and working with the blind to create visual art. A list of the artists’ work and projects is below. The Live/Work Residency Program, launched by the nonprofit LegalArt, is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge, a $40 million effort to bring South Florida together through the arts. Additional support is being provided from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. “The residency will act as an incubator for these talented artists which will take them to a new level in his or her career,” said Kathleen Carignan, LegalArt’s executive director. “I am excited to see the new collaborations and innovative ideas that emerge when these artists live and work together.” The highly competitive LegalArt Live/Work Residency is Miami’s first subsidized live/work, professional development, and community-building artists’ facility. Designed as an incubator, artists in residence live and work in private 900 square foot studios and have access to exhibition, lecture, legal counseling spaces and a comprehensive resource library. The Residency brings together some of Miami’s most promising artists, along with national and international artists and curators; allowing them to collaborate in ways only a residential model can offer. Visiting curators and scholars will engage both with resident artists—by mentoring, leading critiques and exploring exhibition opportunities beyond Miami—and the public through lectures, workshops and exhibitions. The Residency’s first participants and their projects are: Carlos Ascurra: His work explores the impact of sound and information in contemporary culture and engages in a dialogue with the viewer about the findings. Give-Back Project: Will create a publishing house called RUINS Publishing to create hand made publications with photocopy machines, silkscreen and sound equipment in order to create a forum for discussion and collaboration. Pachi Giustinian: This multimedia artist explores matters of color, light and sensations. Give-Back Project: To See Without Sight is a program for individuals who suffer from all levels of blindness. The program will introduce them to a new form of expression, to produce and create visual art. Jiae Hwang: Inspired by the ideas of string theory and parallel universes this interdisciplinary artist deals in a broad spectrum of media from traditional drawings to video, audio, and multimedia installations which seek to create new ways to engage with viewers. Give-Back Project: Graphic design, video art, and software training sessions for artists to provide project support for digital documentation, converting image files, import and export of visual media, and explanation of graphic and video software. Alvaro Ilizarbe: Creator of the Freegums clothing label Lizarbe focuses on madcap aesthetics, comfort, and individuality. Give-Back Project: Creating an opportunity for elementary school students to collaborate with mural artists. Manny Prieres: His work is the product of the clash between tradition, temperamental heritage, and an intense, idiosyncratic counterculture expressed with detailed drawings and sculpture. Give-Back Project: An artist lecture series will provide studio visits for art students in high school and college. The series will give students a glimpse of what they can expect when they graduate and begin their careers. Jen Stark: Interested in how math and science is intertwined in everything around us, Stark creates complex structures that reveal how remarkable common materials can become. About PechaKucha PechaKucha was conceived in Tokyo in February 2003 by architects Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein as an event where young designers could meet, network and show their work in public. Over time, it has evolved into a massive celebration of creativity, with events regularly being held in over 270 cities including Miami. Last year, more than 6,000 presentations were hosted at over 600 PechaKucha events. Drawing its name from the Japanese phrase for the sound of conversation ("chit chat"), the PechaKucha format is simple—20 images x 20 seconds—and designed to keep presentations concise and moving at a rapid pace. About LegalArt LegalArt empowers artists by providing affordable legal services, professional development services, the Live/Work Residency, grants, and educational opportunities. Our SeminArt series brings experts to educate artists on wide-ranging subjects including strategic planning, marketing, wage theft, winning arts commissions, and public speaking. LegalLink, a legal assistance and education program which partners with University of Miami Law School and local attorneys, provides legal services on a pro bono, barter or reduced rate basis. LegalArt’s professional staff made up of attorneys and arts advocates offers training in copyright and trademark, incorporation, portfolio management, writing skills and maintains the LegalArt headquarters where South Florida artists are welcome to seek guidance, support, resources and a greater sense of community with their peers. About the Rubell Family Collection and Contemporary Arts Foundation The Rubell Family Collection (RFC) was started in New York in 1964 when Don and Mera Rubell were first married. Since 1993 it has been displayed in Miami at its current, 45,000 square-foot location inside a former Drug Enforcement Agency confiscated goods facility. RFC first opened to the public in 1994. In 1998 the non-profit Contemporary Arts Foundation (CAF) was created to expand the Collection’s public mission inside the paradigm of a contemporary art museum. Each year CAF presents thematic exhibitions drawn from the collection with accompanying catalogs. These shows often travel to museums around the country. CAF also maintains an internship program, partnership with Miami-Dade County Public schools, an ongoing lecture series and an extensive artwork loan program to facilitate exhibitions at museums around the world. Since opening in 1994, RFC has been recognized as the pioneer of what is often referred to as the “Miami model,” whereby private collectors create a new, independent form of public institution.

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Kazuhiro Kojima and Kazuko Akamatsu

Today we feature a presentation in Japanese with "Schools, libraries, and apartments," presented by Kazuhiro Kojima and Kazuko Akamatsu (CAt) at PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 69. For more presentations rom Tokyo, be sure to visit the official Tokyo city page, or the Tokyo section of the Presentations area.

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Poster for PKN Maribor Vol. 5

Here's another great poster from Maribor -- designed by Slovenian designer Darjan Panič -- and it's for the city's PechaKucha Night Vol. 5, which happens tonight (October 26) at Druga gimnazija Maribor. You'll find the full list of presenters on the official event page, and as organizer Anja Hren tells us, the event will feature young creatives from five Maribor schools.

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4 days countdown

The PKN Wellington Performance Arcade session is being held at an auspicious time: Chinese New Year celebrations are in full swing, it's carnival time around the world and we've got a great lineup for Sunday night's session (8.30pm, Wellington Waterfront).   Featuring anything from  "A Concise History of New Zealand Race Relations in ...Abridged" to the Strike Percussion Music Director talking about the Batterie 100 schools project..."Passing on the Beat".   Special treats include our Surprise Presenters spot featuring 4 unsuspecting members of the audience stepping up to do a PKN presentation - plus a performance by Tim Whitta and some young people from Batterie 100 during the beer break.   Not to be missed - kia ora!

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4 days countdown

The PKN Wellington Performance Arcade session is being held at an auspicious time: Chinese New Year celebrations are in full swing, it's carnival time around the world and we've got a great lineup for Sunday night's session (8.30pm, Wellington Waterfront).   Featuring anything from  "A Concise History of New Zealand Race Relations in ...Abridged" to the Strike Percussion Music Director talking about the Batterie 100 schools project..."Passing on the Beat".   Special treats include our Surprise Presenters spot featuring 4 unsuspecting members of the audience stepping up to do a PKN presentation - plus a performance by Tim Whitta and some young people from Batterie 100 during the beer break.   Not to be missed - kia ora!

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POW! and WOW!

Pow-wow is a term referring to a gathering, a meeting of some sort. But to artist Jasper Wong, it means so much more. Centered around a week-long event in Hawaii, POW!WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, and mural projects. In "POW! and WOW!" from PKN Honolulu Vol. 18, Jasper tells the story of POW!WOW!'s inception in Hong Kong, the struggles he had in getting this amazing artist collective event together, the fruits of his yearly labor, and future plans.

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Meet the Presenters: PKN Vol. 1

Below are the bios for the eight presenters at the first PechaKucha Night in the Lambertville-New Hope series, July 10 at ACME Screening Room in Lambertville, NJ:   Elise Dodeles In addition to receiving a 2013 Artist's Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Elise Dodeles is included in Harmony Hammond's Lesbian Art in America published by Rizzoli International. Dodeles has shown her art in New York, Canada, Europe, and locally at The Quiet Life Gallery. Past exhibitions have included a solo show as part of the New Jersey Artist series at Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters and the prestigious Aljira National Five in Newark, NJ. Raised in New York, she did her undergraduate work at Carnegie-Mellon and New York Universities, and obtained her Masters in Fine Art from the New York Academy of Art. In addition to teaching art and painting, in 2007 she obtained a Masters in Library and Information Science and has worked for many years in University rare books departments where she has gotten much inspiration. She is included in the 20th edition of Who’s Who of American Women, and her artwork can be found in personal and institutional collections, including the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. John Fitzpatrick Raised in Bucks County, John Fitzpatrick, aka JohnF, has been an artist since his talent was fueled by the skateboarding culture as a youth. JohnF has pursued his passion ever since. Inspired by the master artists from the past and motivated by the master artists of the future, JohnF presents a lucid landscape of imagination. His medium of choice is the ink pen and digitally enhancing, as he never sketches his ideas before making them permanent compositions. His work has integrated itself into the landscape of Bucks County. Scott Hengst Scott's passion for baseball and statistics can be traced back to a well-worn 1990 edition of Who's Who in Baseball. From 2005-2011, he supported online video streaming and mobile technologies at Major League Baseball Advanced Media. Currently, he plays catcher, outfield, and third base for the Flemington Neshanock, a vintage baseball club that faithfully adheres to 19th century rules of the game. He believes pitchers should always hit for themselves, metal bats should be permanently banned, and "Shoeless" Joe, Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens should all be in the Hall of Fame. Kasey Ivan Originally from a small farm in Kansas, Kasey Ivan is a professional photographer who now resides with his husband in New Hope, Pennsylvania.  With an emphasis on both portrait and conceptual photography, Kasey often captures unique and sometimes provocative images of the subjects he encounters.  Passionate about using photography as a medium for telling a story, whether real or fantastical, it is Kasey Ivan's hope that in telling these stories he might inspire others with a desire to learn and create in the world around them. Mark Mannion Mark writes: “I have been an Elementary Art School Teacher in grades K-5 in the New Hope-Solebury School District since 2007. My creative energy is used in the classroom developing projects, lessons and artworks to inspire children. “Everyone is an Artist” and it’s my job to keep it that way for my students. I am very passionate about my job and I hope that same passion translates to my students to develop their love of learning and creating.” Lauren Rosenthal McManus Lauren Rosenthal McManus is an independent visual artist and owner of Ampersand Projects, a custom frame shop, design studio, and vintage retail store at the north end of Lambertville, NJ. She has taught design foundations classes at the University of North Carolina and Raritan Valley Community College, and her work has been exhibited across the country. She holds an MFA in interdisciplinary arts from UNC, Chapel Hill and BFA in Sculpture from Washington University in St. Louis. She is also an environmentalist, unyielding optimist, and complete sucker for love. Gene Samit Gene Samit began photographing as a hobby while living in South Florida in 2002, attracted by the light and bright colors in that part of the country. After more than 30 years in the Financial Services Industry, Gene purchased a TSS Photography franchise when he moved back to the Philadelphia area in 2008. The company does youth sports, schools and event photography with a specialty in sports “Picture Day.” They are the official photographer for the Sixers Camps. Gene spends his time building and managing the business and hires outside photographers. His son has recently joined the business. Gene likes to photograph objects that have vivid colors, patterns, and unusual things that are happening. He does not spend a great deal of time preparing his “shot,” but instead captures an image when he sees something appealing -- a certain feeling he gets for that moment. Gene usually takes just one shot and is on to the next. He does minimal editing and likes to print his images on metal, wood, and tile, in addition to the traditional printing on paper. Gene has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Patricia Walsh-Collins Patricia Walsh-Collins is a certified professional educator who has been trained in Mindfulness by Mindful Schools of Emeryville, CA. She has a 17 yr. career teaching both Art and Religion at Buckingham Friends School in Lahaska. She has taught and created camps for Montessori Development Center, Michener Art Museum, Bucks County Community College and Children’s art Studio. Patricia is a social entrepreneur as creator and owner of Art of Spirit Inc. Art of Spirit serves as a vehicle for education through trade of traditional arts from native cultures, children’s meditative workshops, and now the Earth School.

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Presenter Bio: Tanya

Tanya is a make-things-happen kind of person. She has been living and working in Malawi for nine years and has established several projects/business, including the building of several primary schools with her UK charity, Expand, and the establishment of a 6,000 hectare essential oils plantation in the North of Malawi.  One of Tanya's many passions is industrial hemp.  She is the founder of Invegrow Ltd, a Malawian company promoting the trialling and cultivation of industrial hemp, the non-drug variety of cannabis. It is grown in 40 countries around the world and Invegrow are the leaders on the continent pioneering the investigation into and understanding of this important crop. Can't wait to hear about the New Beginnings of industrial hemp!