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Headstanding

BY CHRIS KIRKLAND
@ VOL 90 ON MAR 28, 2012

Chris runs an art-related online business (Art Web), but even more interesting are the gravity defying poses that he tends to strike when he's out and about -- and we're talking out and about on a global level. (in English and Japanese)

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Extreme Beauty

BY APPLE CHUA
@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

"Photography gives me a medium to escape from daily routine life by creating something beautiful"

In Extreme Beauty from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 137, Fashion photographer Apple Chua shares in depth how she turned her passion into her career. She pushed the boundary of incorporating her hobby of hiking volcanoes into her commissioned works to create photos that comprised an epic and cinematic composition of colors, glamour, elegance, and whimsical femininity that is coupled with a futuristic look and inspirations from the renaissance era. That certain elusive quality became her signature style.

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My Own Publicness

BY MOTOKO TANAKA
@ VOL 146 ON APR 26, 2017

都市や建築への関心を喚起させるため、mosaki共同設立者として、企画執筆をはじめとする様々な活動を展開している田中元子さん。2016年は「1階づくりは街づくり」をコンセプトにした新会社『グランドレベル』も設立されました。趣味で始めた「パーソナル屋台」のご紹介と、屋台に限らず誰にでも今すぐ始められる次世代型の趣味「マイパブリック」のお話を披露してくださいます。

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “hobby”

PAST VOL 1

Dunsborough @ The Dunsborough Hotel
Oct 09, 2011

PAST VOL 14

Kyiv @ Museum of Dreams
Sep 20, 2013

PAST VOL 1

Solo (Surakarta) @ GRAHA SOLO RAYA
Oct 05, 2013

PAST VOL 2

Solo (Surakarta) @ SOLO PARAGON LIFESTYLE MALL
Nov 20, 2013

PAST VOL 11

Breda @ Mezz
Sep 23, 2014

PAST VOL 14

Nashville @ The Skillery
Oct 14, 2014

PAST VOL 9

Kuopio @ Restaurant Pannuhuone
Sep 02, 2015

PAST VOL 9

Puebla @ Museo Amparo
Sep 24, 2016

PAST VOL 23

Breda @ Mezz
May 30, 2017

PAST VOL 24

Breda @ Pannen op 't Dak
Jun 27, 2017

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Kochliebe

BY JULIA KITZSTEINER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 28, 2014

Eine Präsentation über zwei verschiedene  Aktivitäten, die nicht unbedingt zusammenpassen. Julia Kitzsteiner hat die zwei spannenden Hobbies KOCHEN und BLOGGEN und verknüpft sie zu ihrem Blog Kochliebe. Sie selbst kocht interessante Rezepte, fotografiert sie und stellt die Ergebnisse ihren Interessenten zur Verfügung. In ihrer Präsentation zeigt sie Beispiele zu beiden Themenfeldern. Allein die Bilder machen schon Appetit. 

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Loco-motives

BY ANDREW GUNN
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

TV screenwriter Andrew Gunn reveals to us his dirty little secret -- a love for model trains! Gunn expresses his love for model trains, that allows him to esacpe into a fantasy world. He compares his job as a script writer for children's films to these miniature train worlds and how safe both worlds feel. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 15, 2014.

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Holy Fashion

BY ANNA RÜTZLER
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 27, 2014

The three young women Anna Rützler, Svetlana Tretyak and Mandy Richter proudly presenting their bachelor thesis in graphic design where they created a fashion magazin - but what's the new thing? The target group. The fashion is design for pastors, bishops and other spiritual leaders! Holy - the infernal good fashion.

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Soap Making 101

BY RACHEL BRUCH
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 29, 2015

Rachel Bruch explains her do-it-yourself method of soaps and other products of Sang Run Soaps! She goes into depth on how she got started and where her business has taken her.

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Hobby Lobby

BY MARTIN MATHES
@ VOL 11 ON MAR 07, 2015

Martin Mathes is lobbying you to find your hobby, whatever it might be. After retirement, he tried a of hobbies and settled on stained glass. Our venue was perfect for his presentation as it featured some of his stained glass in the windows.

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Living on the Less Dangerous Edge

BY DARUS ZAHM
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Darus Zahm wants to live in a world where Phish is always playing in elevators.  When he’s not off communing with nature, you can find him trying to bring the cool back to rollerblading here in Brooklyn.

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Journey to Specialty Coffee

BY DESMOND TAN
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

A moment of curiosity led academic Desmond Tan of @des_coffee to the best café in London, which changed the way he sees and drinks coffee. He gives quick tips on how to start enjoying black coffee and why it pays to stay curious.

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I Don't do Favourites...

BY WES FINCH
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 03, 2016

Musician Wes Finch says he doesn't really do favourites...but he does love crisps, moths, walking and, erm, a few other things, including running which he was a bit sneering about until recently - "what's the point if no-one's chasing you?". Hear about crips, biological parents and a few of Wes's other favourite things in this entertaining PK.

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10 Years Of Miao

BY JIAN KHENG SWEE GOH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

This year marks Jian Kheng Swee Goh's 10th year of his Miao&WafuPafu comics, a comic started as an assignment into a hobby with a vision, and now his life. Jian tells the journey and difficulties to pursuit his passion through the decade.

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Stockholm Design Lab

Where do you see an opening for change in your life? Why not take this opportunity to begin the leisurely hobby of racecar driving? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Stockholm Design Lab" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 66, designers Bjorn Kussoffky and Thomas Eriksson speak about their projects -- both personal and professional -- as well as the work of some of their colleagues; all centered around the theme "change". They discuss change in terms of climate, design, architecture, way of thought, time, and perspective.

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I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive

Are you willing to be caught in the middle of making something you care about? (even if it's awful?) Matt Candler discusses what he does for fun: building electric motorcycles. In "I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive" from PKN New Orleans Vol. 13 he speaks about justifying his hobby to his wife and loved ones, learning to love the process of failing 20 times, and the inexplicable pleasure of finally getting it right.

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The Poor Brewers

“Trust me when I say that sharing beer is not a bad way to spend time.” Marilee and Karl Rutherford really like beer. So much, in fact that they decided to go all in and make their hobby into a business (Rude Hippo Brewing Company). Though their pie-in-the-sky initial plans were downgraded to something more realistic, what they traded in volume, they gained in momentum. In “The Poor Brewers” from a special AIA 2014 Convention edition of PKN Chicago, hear the story of their trials and ultimate triumph.

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The Adventure Bum

“[Magazines] weren’t telling the stories of that were anything like my experiences.” Photographer and adventurer Jon Heller speaks on his journey from hobby to occupation. In “The Adventure Bum” from PKN Bemidji Vol. 19, he speaks about how his obsession with nature and adventure magazines took him to new locales and exploits.

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The Gentleman Honey Farmer

Pecha Kucha Volume 1 - Creating A Healthy City Urban beekeeping, along with other urban agriculture practices, has been on the rise in recent years. Drastic declines in honey bee populations over the last decade have severe economic and environmental implications. Honey bee colonies have demonstrated higher survival rates in urban settings. Many world-class cities have adopted policies that allow for reasonable beekeeping practices, while other municipalities maintain policies that are detrimental to the survival of a creature whose existence is critical to a healthy ecosystem. This presentation aims to provide a general overview of urban beekeeping practices. Come hear more from Adam Nelson is the founder of GeoBees, an early-stage software development company dedicated to apicultural research using geospatial analysis.  

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Honey Money - Sustainable Beekeeping in Africa

"The real solution to the problem is when charity becomes unnecessary!"  In Honey Money - Sustainable Beekeeping in Africa from Brooklyn Vol. 4, Mark Gardner tells the story about honey, african bees, social enterprise and social impact . The project pulled together people from several countries and delivered a community bee center complex to support cooperative farmers, locals and empower women.

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Extreme Beauty

  "Photography gives me a medium to escape from daily routine life by creating something beautiful" In Extreme Beauty from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 137, Fashion photographer Apple Chua shares in depth how she turned her passion into her career. She pushed the boundary of incorporating her hobby of hiking volcanoes into her commissioned works to create photos that comprised an epic and cinematic composition of colours, glamour, elegance, and whimsical feminity that is coupled with a futuristic look and inspirations from the renaissance era. That certain elusive quality became her signature style.

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The Rabbit Hole of Puppet Making

"I'll talk about the surprisingly deep rabbit hole that is puppet making, and my creative tumble down it." A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Clay Achee has studied and worked in the film and television industry for over 10 years. His other hobby? Cooking? Golf? Nah, he makes puppets. We thoroughly enjoyed his presentation The Rabbit Hole of Puppet Making at PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. I.

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My Intangible Collection

"They are permanent records of somebody's big mistake." In My Intangible Collection at PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 20, Holly Briggs shares how her keen interest in other's unfortunate mishaps on the road have led her to pursue a hobby of photographing these colorful mistakes. 

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PechaKucha People: Honey Dahlia

PechaKucha Night Santander's unsung hero, Organizer Honey Dahlia steals the spotlight in this week's PechaKucha People! As a newcomer to Santander, she went against all odds in a place where she was surrounded by an unknown language and stunned the Santander community with PechaKucha Night Santander Vol. 1 and 2! With hard work and dedication, she was able to overcome adversity and show the world what the spirit of PechaKucha is all about! Keep up the amazing work!