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The Architecture of Entitlement

BY EMMA FULLER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

In a whirlwind PechaKucha presentation, architect Emma Fuller discusses a history of language and the city plan - how entitlement has created a new architectural tool for the powerful to dismantle the collective and empower the singular. See examples from Mussolini to Trump in this 20x20 !

Emma Fuller is an associate with Diane Lewis Architect PC and teaches architectural history and theory at Pratt Institute. She received her degree from the Cooper Union. Her work addresses architecture as art and memory. This is expanded upon in published essays, exhibitions and architectural projects including the "Richmond as a Work of Art" series, the IPA fellowship, the Green Ward and Michelangelo-La Tourette papers, and the Nebo House.

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “icon”

Bill Teeple
Artist, Impresario, Gallerist in Fairfield

PAST VOL 2

Sioux Falls @ Icon Lounge
May 04, 2012

PAST VOL 44

Seattle @ Bellevue Arts Museum
May 03, 2013

PAST VOL 8

New Plymouth @ Puke Ariki
Apr 17, 2013

PAST VOL 1

Fairfield @ ICON Gallery
Aug 02, 2013

PAST VOL 2

Fairfield @ ICON Gallery
Oct 18, 2013

PAST VOL 1

Forster @ Laneway
Apr 16, 2014

PAST VOL 24

Oulu @ Ravintola Nallikari
May 08, 2014

PAST VOL 27

Dayton @ St. Mary Church
Jun 09, 2016

PAST VOL 9

Bryan @ Grand Stafford Theater
Nov 29, 2016

PAST VOL 29

Calgary @ Martha Cohen Theatre
Apr 10, 2017

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Making Igloos

BY KEISUKE MASUDA
@ 「ICSでNIGHT」 ON SEP 23, 2013

Since his college years Keisuke Masuda has been skiing. He often went to Mikuni ski slope near Mt. Fuji. When Mikuni ski slope closed down, he began making igloos there nearly every year. Here he shows us how he and his friends created some of their beautiful and spacious igloos. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on October 30, 2013.

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Sub-Zero Subcultures

BY ANNA PEARSON
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 09, 2013

Anna Pearson won a scholarship to go to Antarctica. In Antarctica she went swimming, skiing, and mountain climbing with many 'safe and dependable' people. She thoroughly documented her adventure and shares it with us here.

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It's All About The VIBE

BY MARTIN ATKINS
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

Martin Atkins gives a humorful and vulgar presentation about the transformation of objects of once higly admired, to lame, to lastly hip and vintage. He gives his own formula for this tranformation and tries to foresee what happens next. What he discovers will make you question the use of common words today. However, there is only one important thing which is VIBE. 

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Chasing Aurora

BY JUDITH CONNING
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

Judith Conning's passion involves travelling to and indulging in an environment that many of us could not even imagine. North of the arctic circle there exist lands of ice and snow that are invisible to our consciousness but contain a way of life that is unique and is home to the magic that is the Aurora Borealis.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 7, 2014.

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Challengers and Icons

BY HAMISH CAMPBELL
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Hamish Campbell introduces his independent design business, Pearlfisher. In this presentation, Hamish presents about design history's pioneers, heroes, innovators, explorers, challengers, and icons, focusing on the challengers and iconic principles of the design field.


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Fori e design

BY MATTEO CAGNAZZO
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 24, 2016

Nelle mie nike ci sono migliaia di fori. Sono utili a permettere la traspirazione, una maggiore leggerezza, un forte   design ed identità.
Questa materia forata non è altro che un tessuto, definito da trama ed ordito, pieni e vuoti in rigoroso rapporto .
Al variare della percentuale e della dimensione del foro varia la funzione ed il contesto. Il foro  è sapienza produttiva, rappresenta, nell’assenza di materia, la capacità di utilizzare solo la quantità di materiale utile allo scopo. Attraverso un foro si può guardare  lo spazio , la città o il mare. Le tensioni si distribuiscono meglio attraverso di esso .
Un foro  o meglio in questo caso  una moltituidine di fori sono progetto che esce dalla fabbrica  per guardarvi attraverso.

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Creative Re-use of Historic and Industrial Buildings

BY SIMON DEVLIN
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 31, 2017

"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.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 6th, 2017. 

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Ice Dance

BY ORA UZEL
@ VOL 10 ON OCT 26, 2017

Ora Uzel shares how she came to love ice on her winter hikes and how she shares that beauty through her photography.

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Katoavat materiaalit - lumi, jää ja hiekka

BY VIRPI TIMONEN
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 17, 2017

Olen kuvataideopettaja, jonka intohimona on veistäminen katoavilla materiaaleilla - lumella, jäällä ja hiekalla.  

Veistäminen liittyy joko rakennettuun tai luonnon ympäristöön. Hiekka, jää tai lumi muutetaan taideteokseksi, jolle on annettu aihe. Ympäristötaiteessa on kyse ekologisen näkökulman lisäksi myös prosessista ja kohtaamisesta.

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Concrete Easter Eggs

PechaKucha Night in Budapest organizer Attila Bujdoso sends in this story, about how funds were raised at the city's Inspire Japan event. All photos were taken by Tóth Máté.The sprinkling and giving of Easter eggs are flourishing traditions in Hungary, widely practiced at Easter time. According to this folk custom, on Easter Monday, in the early mornings, young men visit women and sprinkle them with cold water or perfume. In return, the women give nicely decorated Easter eggs to the men. Lately, in modern times, the hand-painted eggs are often substituted by chocolate eggs. The Easter egg became an icon of the Hungarian Easter folk custom, preparing and decorating Easter eggs show a living example and vivid presence of folk art. The history of sprinkling and giving Easter eggs can be traced back to an ancient fertility cult as well. VPI Architects, a Budapest based young design team, has designed and produced special edition Easter eggs this year: Easter eggs made out of concrete. They paired the old tradition with a new material, and once following the tradition, all steps during the production process were made by hand. They used a special mix of concrete which gave an extra smooth surface. The concrete Easter eggs are decorated with lace strips, which evoke the traditional decoration motives of Easter eggs, but also give them an extra layer of sensuality. The concrete Easter eggs played a central role at the recent PechaKucha Night Budapest event, which celebrated a concrete special edition. The event organizers (Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre and Bujdosó Attila) joined the Inspire Japan initiative of Tokyo-based PechaKucha founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham. The concrete Easter eggs were sold by auction and the income was sent as a donation for the Architecture for Humanity to support reconstruction works after the earthquake and tsunami disaster, which happened in Japan in March 2011.

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Learning About Animation, Kyiv's Iconic Architecture, and "Hearting" Parks in San Diego

Presentations Daniel Muñóz is a character animator, and in this presentation from PKN Miami Vol. 14 he explains the main principles and techniques required to produce animation work that manages to suck viewers in. Oleg Zhary is a photographer who lives and works in Kyiv, and in this presentation (in Ukrainian, from PKN Kyiv Vol. 7), he gives us all a stunning photographic tour of the capital of Ukraine through its iconic objects. Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is the poster above, for the upcoming PKN San Diego Vol. 15. Here's more from PKN San Diego organizer Leslee Schaffer on the poster, as well as the event itself:We are holding #15 at a venue in which we are hosting an exhibit for the next two weeks, called Orchids, Onions & Opportunities, an offshoot of our Orchids & Onions program. The exhibit strives to accomplish a lot of things; mostly, true to the mission of SDAF (and why PKN is such a great fit for SDAF) to raise awareness and encourage practical discourse about matters relative to our build environment. It’s focus is on San Diego’s civic spaces, and lack thereof. We usually don’t theme our PKNs, having found that an organically curated event keeps things interesting and works quite well for us. This time, because of the exhibit, and other complementary events we decided to offer Making the Case for Public Space as a theme, and keep it interesting by presenting a range of perspectives on the matter. As fro the event flyer, we are blessed with the support of someone we believe to be one of the most inspired artists/designers ever here in San Diego. Her name is Terri Beth Mitchell. You have already posted a couple of her PKN SD flyers on your site, and we thought this one deserved special attention. Photos We have a couple of photo galleries to share with you today. Above, one of the presenters from PKN San Juan Vol. 6, and below, the crowd at PKN Derby Vol. 5.PKN San Juan Vol. 6 [Flickr]PKN Derby Vol. 5 -- and check out all previous sets as well [Flickr] Calendar Here's what you can look forward to in terms of PechaKucha action tomorrow night (Tuesday, June 12): PKN Aalborg Vol. 8, PKN Toledo Vol. 2, PKN Ottawa Vol. 5, and PKN Hawkes Bay Vol. 2. 

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Ice Cream Bells Are Ringing

Just last week in Chicago (at PKN Chicago Vol. 25), Michael and Diane Jackson gave a presentation on their 20 years of marriage. Little did Diane know that Michael had an extraordinary surprise in store for her: After waiting 20 years, Michael was finally able to give me my surprise wedding gift. In 1993 he had secretly booked and paid for a Mr. Whippy ice-cream van to be our getaway vehicle to take us to our honeymoon suite. We stood with our assembled guests outside Stanley House and waited. Sadly Mr. Whippy did not show. Michael has been harboring a sense of loss and regret ever since. Last night, following our PechaKucha presentation about the saga of our 20 years together, I hear that familiar sickly sound of ice-cream bells. Parked outside Martyrs was the vehicle of my dreams, complete with the customary beer cans (Boddingtons of course) tied behind. Please note Chicago had a major snow storm yesterday which makes this act of love even more unbelievable. We served ice-creams to everyone who attended PK and then set off into the night, bells ringing, cans clanking to our home in Rogers Park. I still can't believe my crazy husband. What's more, the owners keep the vehicles in storage over the winter and so the ice-cream van is now on my insurance. I am the luckiest girl in the world. Truth be told, upon the arrival of this little ice-cream truck, there wasn't a dry eye in the house. Take a look at Chicago's Vol. 25 event page for more photos of this memorable event. 

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Get Lucky!

BAM and Pecha Kucha Seattle are teaming up for a night of conversation surrounding the theme: Luck of the Draw inspired by the Maneki Neko: Japan's Beckoning Cats – From Talisman to Pop Icon exhibit. The evening's program will feature local artists and presenters including Jet City Improv, Jason Walker, Rick Araluce, George Rodriguez, Iole Alessandrini, Casey Curran, Nichole Dement, and many more! Come one, come all - we can't wait to see you there!

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Ice Hotel

For our weekend "Presentation of the Day," we hand over the mic to Eszter Sziksz and Nikkila Carroll, who recount their experience at the Ice Hotel in Sweden. Over 100 miles above the Arctic circle, they joined a group of international artists and designers, who worked in pairs or groups to design rooms for the hotel, which consisted entirely of ice.

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Extreme Ice Fishing

What's not extreme about freezing temperatures and hours of focus on a little red bobber? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Extreme Ice Fishing" from PKN Bemidji Vol. 16, John Eggers makes a pretty convincing case for the idea that ice fishing really ought to be considered an extreme sport. In a very humorous telling, John gives us the inside angle on the gear, technology, and gruff, rugged, manly demeanor necessary to endure this cold, unforgiving lifestyle.

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Icy Heritage

"After 100 years they are still standing,...the original buildings on the Antarctic Continent."In Icy Heritage from Christchurch Vol. 23, Programme Manager-Conservator Lizzie Meek presents the Antarctic Heritage Trust which cares for a collection of simple, wooden expedition bases, filled with everyday objects. A life-changing experience for many of the people who visit them in Antarctica, they also strongly resonate with people who will never visit – because they are, despite the odds, still standing. Six minutes on the power of place, and the value of heritage in its original context.Bundle up!

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Challengers and Icons

"We have our own philosophy of bold, lucid, and unexpected thinking... and we share this with our clients."In Challengers and Icons from Brooklyn, Vol. 4, creative director at acclaimed NY design firm, Pearlfisher, Hamish Campbell gives us an inside look at what creative principals are applied when working with some of the most desirable brands in the world. He shares how his creative inspiration applies to, and draws upon, the ideas of pioneers, heroes, innovators, explorers, challengers, icons. Despite being a sophisticated and nuanced topic for some, Campbell's delivery is distilled, accessible, and fun. Enjoy!

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Live Translation at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special 2015!

PechaKucha is taking one from the United Nations playbook with LIVE SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION at our PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special 2015 TODAY!!! With such super high-caliber speakers, we want to make sure our English-speaking audience can keep up ;-) For this round, all Japanese presentations will be simultaneously translated in English and broadcast to your smartphone! WOOHOO! And if this goes well, rest assured well be adding more languages moving forward!  Download Twitter's new live broacasting app PERISCOPE on your smartphone and BE SURE TO BRING YOUR EARPHONES to partake in the fun!  Here's the skinny! 1. Download the App 2. Login via your Twitter account 3. Hit the Map Icon 4. Zoom in on the Tokyo Design Week location at 6.55pm! 5. HAVE YOUR MIND BLOWN IN ENGLISH!!   It admittedly will be a bit of an experiment, but worth a try! Huge thanks to our amazing friend and simultaneous translator Sarah for stepping up to the mic at a moments notice!   Can't wait to see you at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special 2015!!! DON'T FORGET YOUR EARPHONES!!!

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The Firefly

  "Please don’t ever look at a ramen delivery bike the same way again." In The Firefly from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 137, Matthew Roberts shares how he reinvented the Honda Super Cub. With more units sold than any other motorised mode of transport in human history, accepting the challenge of creating a Honda Super Cub that would wow the world (and win a few races along the way) was a brave move indeed. Speedtractor Industries' Creative Director, Matthew Roberts, talks through the challenges, design journey and end results of hot-rodding this 49cc automotive icon.