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Contemporary Maori Art Forms
BY NATASHA PERKINS
@ VOL 108
ON NOV 06, 2013
Natasha Perkins and her team created a structure and is inspired by the New Zealand Maori practice of weaving.. Their structure is recyclable and was created using interlocking pieces, and was meant to be a place of thought, inspiration. Watch to see how they did it.
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When I attended the opening reception for 101TOKYO, I noticed what looked like a few shelves of CDs in one corner, and was wondering why they were selling albums at the event. It's only when I looked closer that I realized they were in fact extremely detailed -- and painted -- reproductions by artist Masaru Aikawa (eitoeiko). The display was even flanked by a listening booth, where you could sample voice-only lyrics-free "covers" performed by the artist himself. For his PechaKucha Night presentation -- accompanied by manager Ei Kibukawa -- he not only shared works, but played some of his "covers" as well. It's also rumored that some high-profile patrons commissioned some specific album recreations...
Edmonton's Mayor Loves PKN
Gotta love this quote from the mayor of Edmonton, taken from his "State of the City" address. Events like PechaKucha present ideas about the form and texture of a future Edmonton. The photo above was taken during PKN Edmonton Vol. 3, in an effort to teach the audience the proper way to pronounce "PechaKucha." Vol. 4 is set for June 16.
PKN Organizer Becomes Mayor
It was with great joy that we received an email from one of our organizers, Vojtěch Franta, who informed us: "I became mayor of Mariánské Lázně, and it is also due to PechaKucha's 'magic.'" We've lost an organizer, but the town of Mariánské Lázně has gained a fantastic leader.