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PAST VOL 3

Pordenone @ Museo dell' Arte Fabbrile e Coltelleria
Apr 17, 2010

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Arnhem
Jun 30, 2011

PAST VOL 12

Honolulu @ HiFi Pop-Up Fashion Resource Center, Ala Moana Shopping Center
Mar 18, 2011

PAST VOL 7

Moscow @ M'ARS Center for Contemporary Arts
May 25, 2010

PAST VOL 10

Utrecht @ KLIJS & BOON
Oct 06, 2013

PAST VOL 28

Beijing @ PKBJ VENUE 28 Liang Shi Art Cafe (next to UCCA)
Mar 26, 2014

PAST VOL 5

Seinäjoki @ Amfora
Oct 10, 2014

PAST VOL 20

Jakarta @ Plaza Mandiri Lantai 3, Auditorium Utama
Dec 12, 2014

PAST VOL 5

Olomouc @ Pevnost poznání
Apr 03, 2015

PAST VOL 53

Stockholm @ Berns Kammarsalen
Aug 18, 2015

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Smarty Pants

BY ASHLEY LEWIS
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 05, 2013

Ashley Lewis, a tech educator in Toronto, talks of her passion of tech-craft hybrids. She is inspired by current interactive clothing and future consumer products from conductive ink and thread to makeup and sportswear that will have you thinking about fashion in a completely different way. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 13, 2014. 

 

 

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How I Found My Passion in a Dumpster

BY MICHELLE SIN
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 21, 2014

A do-it-yourselfer, woods wanderer, dressmaker, stargazer, wanderluster, rock collector, music maker, tree planter, baker, recycler, upcycler, and bicycle, Michelle Sin talks about how, when working on a high school project, she turned a little passion and a LOT of glue into a movement?

"Presentation of the Day" on February 12, 2015.

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Speed, Sex, Firepower

BY THOMAS TRENOLONE
@ AIA 2013 CONVENTION (JUNE 20) ON JUN 20, 2013

Thomas Trenolone speaks about how the modern car, fashion, and architeural industry is keeping up with todays fast-growing society. He explains the use of speed, sex, and firepower in maintaining growth and stability in today's companies. He also promotes his new non-profit organization, design alliance OMAha.

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Urban Textile Landscapes

BY COLLEEN CLINES
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Colleen Clines, Co-Founder & CEO of Anchal Project & dyeScape in Louisville, discusses how bringing together her passion for urban spatial design and social entrepreneurship is addressing vacant land in the city.

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International Art & Design Festival 2014

BY KRISTJANA S WILLIAMS
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 25, 2014

Icelandic born artist Kristjana S Williams studied graphic design and illustration at Central St Martins and quickly gained critical acclaim as Creative Director of Beyond the Valley for 8 years.

In 2012, Kristjana S Williams Studio began creating fne art pieces, art prints and furniture.

The studio’s latest project presented a one of a kind collaborative audio-scape print journey at the spectacular Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Flying spirits were draped in beautiful traditional Chinese silk robes printed with Kristjana’s signature intricate art works, the masks are incredibly delicate hand paper-cut sculptures which crown each creature. The intrigued masked spirits followed the audience intertwining around the bamboo forest with mystical allure. Amongst the atmospheric surroundings, the creatures enticed visitors into listening to their unique, individual sounds through suspended Momentum headphones by German audio company, Sennheiser.

Previously in 2011 Kristjana S Williams and Beyond the Valley presented an interactive print journey at the V&A during London Design Festival, a show inspired by an interest in the way new technologies can be used in interiors and fashion design.
The illustrations juxtapose strong graphic lines with intricate victorian engravings creating incredibly striking and unique art work. Comprising of very intricate collages of material that have been collected from victorian engravings, photographs taken, found objects and real leafs and twigs.

Inspiration lies heavily with layering nature upon nature and ‘the symmetry in all things living’ which stems from the artists childhood in Iceland. When growing up the artist found nature there stark and unforgiving. Never seeing trees or colourful butterfies or exotic fowers – everything seemed grey. Now in retrospect, feels the complete opposite as though the colours and landscape are like nowhere else in the world. Each piece created by the artist is it’s own universe of botanicals, atmosphere and animals, each born and grown from the things that have inspired her since being a child in Iceland.

Williams’ work has become well known throughout the industry, 2013 saw the studio Highly Commended for ‘Best Use of Colour’ at the Dulux Colour Awards. In 2014 Kristjana has already won a D&AD award, a New York Festivals Grand Prix & First Prize and lastly shortlisted for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

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What’s So Haute about Haute Couture?

BY DONALD BRENNAN
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 23, 2015

Donald Brennan discovered his love of fashion at a very young age. In this talk he gives us an insight into his international business as a haute couturist working in London, Paris and Dublin and provokes us to think what constitutes creativity?

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New York…Not Nearly How I Pictured It!

BY ROB PENNER
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 16, 2015

Photographer Rob Penner takes us on a decidedly NSFW tour of NYC during the heady times of the late '70's and early '80's, when he worked as an aspiring assistant fashion photographer. From the famed Studio 54 to the wiseguys of Mulberry St it was a helluva ride.

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The Cost of Cotton

BY SAMANTHA JONES
@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Student Samantha Jones launched an eco fashion brand in her spare time. The environmental cost,  social cost, child labor, increased awarness and concerns in clothing production are the subject of her passionate talk. Let's support environmentally friendly and ethical products!

This was "Presentation of the Day" on August 3rd, 2015. 

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Fetishizing Fashion Brands

BY KEVIN JAEDON
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

"Where do you work?" After making the switch to men's fetishwear brand Nastypig, fashion designer Kevin Jaedon wants people to know that he is NOT a nasty pig! 

Kevin discusses how all brands give off distinct connotations. Whether designed to be high fashion, conservative and work-oriented, or to wear at the International Mister Leather convention, you never know who might actually be the brains behind what you are wearing! 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, August 11th, 2015. 

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Architecture and Seeing People Part 3

BY TAKUMI HASEGAWA
@ VOL 127 ON JUL 29, 2015

長谷川匠さんが昨年パリで出会った数々の世界的著名人。 建築家、ファッションデザイナー、ミュージシャン、フォトグラファーなど、彼らとのセルフィーで綴る飽くなきシリーズ第三弾。 思わず笑ってしまう中にも、クリエイターとして必要な「攻め」とは何か、に気づくことができるかもしれません。

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PKN Does Boston Fashion Week

Boston Fashion Week is just around the corner (it runs September 24 to October 1), and among the 75+ events taking place during the massive event, we were very happy to find out that PechaKucha Night in Boston Vol. 19 made it in this top 5 Editor's Picks! The event takes place Monday, September 27 at Mantra in Cambridge.

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Poster for PKN Cancun Vol. 1

Cancun will soon play host to its very first PechaKucha Night, with the first event set for October 7 at Estudio Creativo Cancun, an architecture and fashion school. The poster is by Kopke, a graphic designer and illustrator from Mexico City who will also be a presenter at the inaugural PKN.

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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 pechakuchapontevedra@gmail.com

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PKN Plzeň Fashion

Tomas Jelinek of PKN Plzen put together this fantastic video as a part of their Vol. 3 event -- worth a gander to be sure! As always, be sure to check out their event page for some great photos from this event as well.   To see snaps from PechaKucha Nights near you and from all over the world, check out our Global Map. 

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Better, but Boring: The Modern State of Men's Fashion

What's the difference between "well-dressed" and "stylish?" In today's Presentation of the Day, "Better, but Boring: The Modern State of Men's Fashion" from PKN Toronto Vol. 24, Vinay Kumar Mysore walks us through the history of men's fashion and challenges us to think about how the society defines men's style. He makes the case that, at this moment, NBA basketball players constitute the largest group of stylish celebrities in North America. 

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Interaction through Fashion

Receive a hug from thousands of miles away, change the color of your clothing on a whim; this is the future of fashion. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Interaction through Fashion" from a special Tokyo Designers Week 2013 edition of PKN Tokyo Vol. 107, Francesca Rosella (of wearable technology fashion house Cute Circuit) shows off some of her company's new designs and what she predicts the fashion of the future will be like. Cute Circuit has created shirts that can be used to hug someone from across the world, dresses that can be used as a mobile phone, a dress that displays your tweets, and clothes whose color can be changed through a mobile phone app.

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How 3D-printing Gave Me a Ride2 Fashion Week Amsterdam

3D printing has is an awesome tool for designers working in fashion. Rik Theunissen specializes in some really fantastic, unique projects. In “How 3D Printing Gave Me a Ride2 Fashion Week” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 23 he presents his design for large, randomly-generated crystals worn and shown at Amsterdam Fashion Week.

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Revolving Fashion

How can we rest and relax while enjoying Harajuku shopping? Daniel Perujo, Ryosuke Minami, Adam Gries, and Samson Yee were given the daunting task of re-imagining one of Tokyo’s most fashionable districts: Takeshita Street. In “Revolving Fashion” from a special Startup the Party Powered by PechaKucha event, the group describes the exhaustive experience that is shopping in Harajuku, and their innovative solution to shopping before dropping.

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Camouflage is the New Plaid

“None of us are stalking prey or being hunted by our enemies…” Researcher and designer Sjef van Gaalen is interested in the history of why this traditionally military pattern has become part of popular fashion culture. In “Camouflage is the New Plaid” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 124, he deconstructs the ironies associated with fashion being at odds with the military and the military seemingly more concerned with the image that camouflage conveys to new recruits than with its practical, tactical use.

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The Cost of Cotton

"Fighting the fashion industry is not going to change the problems, but supporting environmental friendly and ethical products can."In "The Cost of Cotton" from Christchurch Vol. 24, student Samantha Jones shares how she launched an eco fashion brand in her spare time. The environmental cost,  social cost, child labor, increased awarness and concerns in clothing production are the subject of her passionate talk. Let's support environmentally friendly and ethical products!

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