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PAST Society of Architectural Historians

Chicago @ Charnley House
Jul 19, 2012

PAST VOL 11

New York @ Old School Gym
May 07, 2011

PAST VOL 3

Helena @ ExplorationWorks
Nov 07, 2012

PAST VOL 13

Buffalo @ Asbury Hall at Babeville
Apr 12, 2013

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Mar 20, 2014

PAST VOL 2

Bardejov @ BAŠTA - kultúrno-komunitné centrum
Jun 20, 2015

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Boston Athenaeum
Mar 23, 2016

PAST VOL 2

Yellowknife @ Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
May 26, 2016

PAST VOL 8

Worcester @ Bull Mansion
Apr 06, 2017

PAST VOL 3

Strakonice @ Nový svět
Sep 29, 2017

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Hysterically Historical

BY BUD ROEGEE
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 17, 2012

Bud's favorite sport is baseball, and that's the context in which he walks us through the history of the city of Grand Rapids. (in English)

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Snipping the Fabric of Time

BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Justin Davies is an educator and artist. He likes to work in a range of media which he uses to integrate historical, scientific and aesthetic perspectives. His work is also influenced by his love of film and by his studies in biology and history.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 23, 2014.

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A Traveler's Account of Early 20th Century Japan

BY ROBERT BLASIAK
@ VOL 114 ON MAY 28, 2014

After coming across Bernhard Kellermann's "Ein Spaziergang in Japan" in a used bookstore in Heidelberg in early 2013, Robert Blasiak was drawn completely into Kellermann's 100+ year old account of traveling through Japan and visiting teahouses, brothels, theaters, cedar groves and fishing villages along the way. He presents Kellermann's journey across Japan as well as his own journey as the translator of the book.

You can find more info about the book, from Publisher FineLine Press, here.

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

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Exaltación del Patrimonio Local

BY JUAN ALBERTO CARABALLO
@ VOL 6 ON AUG 22, 2014

Juan Alberto Caraballo nació en la costa Caribe de Venezuela.

Es Licenciado en Comunicación Social de la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello y Licenciado en Artes de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Además, cuenta con una especialización en Fashion Marketing por LaSalle College International, Montreal.

Con más de 13 años de carrera profesional, Caraballo ha trabajado como productor general de contenidos de entretenimiento en E! Entertainment Television y HBO Latin America. Su experiencia en el mundo audiovisual le dio la posibilidad de mudarse a México y unirse a las filas Televisa, también como productor.

En tierras aztecas, Juan encontró un mundo de posibilidades, como el de la publicidad, donde ha fungido como copywriter y Director Creativo en agencias como Rubén Treviño & Asociados y BC México. En lo editorial, Juan se ha desempeñado como Editor en Jefe de Chic Magazine de Milenio, Editor de Life Style en el periódico Publimetro Monterrey, y Periodista Colaborador en Vogue México y Latinoamérica.

Desde septiembre de 2011 hasta la fecha, Caraballo es Director de la Licenciatura de Mercadotecnia de Moda de la universidad LCI Monterrey, donde además tiene a su cargo las cátedras de Historia del Arte I y II; Publicidad; y Redacción Editorial y Publicitaria.

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Secret Lives of Objects

BY DR. LISA GODSON
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 24, 2015

Dr. Lisa Godson researches, writes about and lectures on design and material culture. Current publishing projects include the books Making 1916: material and visual culture of the Easter Rising (Liverpool University Press) and Secret Lives of Objects: stories of design from modern Dublin. She is research collaborator with artists Jesse Jones and Sarah Browne on the major Artangel/Create/Arts Council of Ireland 2016 project In the Shadow of the State.

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Made of Stone

BY LUCY CHURCHILL
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 17, 2015

Lucy Churchill describes how people’s needs are met in her stonecarvings. She takes the audience through how she became a stone carver and what goes into creating each unique sculpture. 

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Fred's House

BY SHELLEY BROWN
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

Find out more about the beautiful and historic State Theatre in Easton ... and its supernatural resident, Fred the ghost from Shelley Brown, President and CEO.

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Epix, Cada Historia Cuenta

BY IGNACIO RODRIGUEZ
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 02, 2017

El venezolano, Ignacio Rodriguez, es el fundador de Epix, un proyecto fotográfico que cuenta la historia de los venezolanos por medio de retratos fotográficos. Ignacio nos cuenta su historia, y cómo inició este proyecto tan inspirador. 

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Park of the ethnic and historical periods “Etnoselo”

BY OLHA PAVLYK
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 26, 2017

Park of the ethnic and historical periods “Etnoselo” is a way to show polyethnic structure of Zaporizhzhya region. It shows housing habitation different ethnic groups and has different edutainment programs 

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10 anni di luoghi non comuni

BY ALFREDO MANTINI
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 04, 2017

Il gruppo presenta le iniziative promosse negli ultimi dieci anni nel territorio regionale, i temi toccati riguardano principalmente la condivisione del bene comune inteso come patrimonio storico-architettonico, ambientale e soprattutto collettivo.

Ogni nostro intervento, sia critico che propositivo, vuole far conoscere l’Abruzzo nascosto e poco valorizzato, avendo come fine la riappropriazione del bene in maniera partecipata e non semplicemente come esposizione di un oggetto museale.

Durante gli ultimi anni abbiamo organizzato eventi, progetti, workshop, contest, seminari, osservazioni. Lo spirito del CAP è sempre stato propositivo rispetto agli enti con i quali c’è stata una collaborazione (Università, Comuni e Aziende) i vari progetti presentati, quindi, vanno letti sempre con un doppio registro, per e con la collettività.

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The Vibrator

Here's the second of two presentations today -- also recorded at PechaKucha Night in London Vol. 4 -- and it's by Johanna Agerman. Follow Johanna has she takes us on a historical tour of the "The Vibrator."

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Hysterically Historical

Bud Roegee's favorite sport is baseball, and in "Hysterically Historical," that's the context in which he walks us through the history of the city of Grand Rapids. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Grand Rapids Vol. 2.

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The Vibrator

For our last "Presentation of the Day" of the week, it's time to expand your knowledge of the vibrator, and after watching Johanna Agerman's presentation on the topic -- in which she takes us on a historical tour of the device -- you'll know much more than you ever thought was possible.

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The Halifax Explosion

In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Halifax Explosion" from PKN Des Moines Vol. 3, Alan Feirer speaks on some historical knowledge he acquired while on a trip with his family to Halifax, Nova Scotia. As he tells it, on an early morning in December 1917, this small eastern Canadian town suffered what was one of the largest, artificial, non-nuclear explosions of the 20th century.

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When Caricature is Considered Portraiture

"[Aspects of the painting] were modified by the artist to fit a romantic and idealized version of a much contested historical event."In When Caricature is Considered Portraiture from Honolulu Vol. 23, Assistant Curator of the Arts of Hawai‘i at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Healoha Johnson considers how caricatures often depict political events and high-profile figures, and then remain as visual historical records with the potential to circulate misconceptions as truth through what is, in fact, a badly distorted caricature of the actual event or figure. Here she dissects "Hawaii's Decisive Hour", a painting by Eugene Savage, which could be said skews history by celebrating an annexation treaty between the U.S. and Hawaii that never actually passed. 

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City Focus: Coventry

This week's city focus heads back around the globe to the British city of Coventry, whose rich history dates all the way back to the Bronze Age! Their latest PechaKucha Night presentations are well worth a look, as are the city's' many historical sites, including the Coventry Cathedral, pictured here.  

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City Focus: Valladolid

This week's City Focus highlights the historical Kingdom of Castile, later uniter of Spain, and home of Cupula del Milenio (Millennium Dome), Valladolid and its fantastic collection of presentations, latest of which are from their Vol. 6! Visit the event page for the presentations and photos.

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Fabricating History

"I make art about ineffectual dreamers who try really hard to succeed at something but always fail miserably." In Fabricating History from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 16, artist and founder of the Great Moments in Western Civilization Cooperative, Caitlin Cass, focuses on the need for diverse sources in creative research, especially when you invent them yourself. She reflects on the subjectivity of history and explains how she co-opts historical authority to create comics and counterfeit historical exhibits. Walking us through her artistic process from the stage of “tadpole” to “strawberry dart frog,” Cass presents highlights of her recent comic book an counterfeit historical exhibits, such as “Folktales of American History” and “The Museum of Failure.” 

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Creative Re-use of Historic and Industrial Buildings

"There are some really unusual historic buildings out there that have been developed into quite interesting buildings."Architect Simon Devlin talks about some of the more unusual historic buildings in the UK that have been converted and redeveloped for re-use in clever and profound ways that improve culture whilst retaining their iconic status and historical value.