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How I Get There: Nonsensical Comics about my Days in Japan
BY DAVID ROBERT
@ VOL 110
ON JAN 22, 2014
Illustrator David Robert came to Japan to buy some special pens for his illustration work, and ended up staying permanently. The story that got him there, on the other hand, is a lot more complex than that. David speaks on the unique influence of Japanese, French, and American comic-book culture that has made him who he is today.
Discovering the Mana of Te Reo Māori
BY REGAN STOKES
@ VOL 18
ON MAR 27, 2014
Regan Stokes is Māori and English. In this kōrero he discusses how cultural dislocation became cultural enlightenment as he gradually discovered the Māori language. Regan advocates for te reo Māori to be taught with an emphasis on the cultural significance of the words themselves, and is now teaching community te reo Māori night classes in Ōtautahi Christchurch.
Fairy Tales Can Come True, They Can Happen to You
BY ANGELO MOKUTAN
@ VOL 126
ON JUN 24, 2015
"If you want to develop your imagination and go beyond your limits, read fairly tales!"
Tokyo-based, Brazilian artist Angelo Mokutan talks about the influence of a having a mother in oriental medicine, a sculptor for a father, and the creative seed he inherited from them taking root and inspiring a move to Japan to follow a dream. After studying fine art, and unsure of his prospects he found himself working a for an IT term. But his passion was calling and he finally abandoned the stability of his job to follow his true dream to become a successful manga artist.
He believes manga can develop our imagination and help us go past the limits of our rational minds.
Lastly, offering a new twist on an old classic, Mokutan gives Little Red Riding Hood an urban update, her grandmother living in Tokyo, and big bad wolves all around. If you send a him a suggestion on what she brings to grandmother's house, he'll illustrate it in a manga and credit you as co-author! Lets send him some ideas so we can ALL be manga artists!
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 31st, 2015.
Nakano: Tokyo’s East Village
BY BENJAMIN BOAS
@ VOL 132
ON JAN 27, 2016
"Nakano is a place where you can be yourself, where you can do things your own way."
In Nakano: Tokyo’s East Village from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 132, repeat presenter and crowd favorite, Japanophile Extraordinaire Benjamin Boas takes the stage as the newly anointed "Nakano Ambassador”, championing one of Tokyo's more eccentric neighborhoods. Adding the title to an already long list of accolades including being the only foreigners to publish a manga in Japan, titled "Everything I Know About Japan I Learned From Comics and Video Games", here he give us a deeper perspective on the charms of this illustrious Tokyo ward.
Benjamin Boasさんは、4歳の時から箸を使いビデオゲームで遊んできた大の親日家。昨年は小学館から著書『日本のことは、マンガとゲームで学びました。』を出版され、PKN Vol. 122でもプレゼンテーションされました。昨秋に中野区観光大使に就任し、２回目のPKN出演となる今回は、その中野区のディープな魅力をたっぷり紹介していただきます。Benjaminさんの熱い中野愛に魅了され、月末は皆さんきっと中央線に乗ることになるでしょう。お出かけ前に、PKNで中野情報をしっかりインプットしてください！
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, January 29th, 2016.
Message in a Bottle
BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts.
Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!
Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!
Bartkira - The Ultimate Mash Up
BY JAMES STACEY
@ VOL 135
ON APR 27, 2016
In "Bartkira - The Ultimate Mash Up" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, curator James Stacey talks about the the Bartkira collective, a worldwide project involving 500+ artists redrawing,in entirety, Otomo Katsuhiro's manga opus 'Akira' using the characters and settings from Matt Groening's, 'The Simpsons'. For no particular reason then, why not ?
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PKN Manila Mascot?
PechaKucha Night in Manila Vol. 2 was held earlier this week -- we can probably expect a photo report sometime soon -- but we just now found the very cute graphic pictured above from the website put together by local organizers to help promote the event. We really love that tiny little figure "informing" us of all the presenters, and hope to see him again when Vol. 3 comes around.
More PKN Manila Posters
As a follow-up to yesterday's poster for PechaKucha Night in Manila Vol. 1, organizers Marielle Nadal and Dang Sering have sent us two more posters to add to the collection. First is the one that was created for a "pocket event" held on the island of Boracay back in September, and then the poster for last month's Vol. 2. We'll be featuring photos from the December event here later this week.
Today we cover another presentation from the "PechaKucha for Haiti" event in Berlin held in February. This time it's Megan Mann with "Somewhere between dusk and dawn -- a life around club music." 'Motivation Megan' rocked at the end of our Berlin PechaKucha for Haiti. When desperately asking around for presenters to jump in 3 days before the event was scheduled, it was her casual nonchalance and effortless promise to show some of her amazing photos that gave us organizers enough energy to pull it all through. A Guy Called Gerald -- who Megan is working with -- made some relaxing live music for Megan's photos from around the world.
Art for Post-Tsunami Recovery, Concbots in Dubai, and a Promo for Genoa
Presentations Our first presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 93) covers three exhibition projects that Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri produced to support post-tsunami recovery. "Postcards From Japan" is an exhibition of A5-sized artworks by 22 Tohoku artists touring the world, so far shown in Edinburgh, New York, London, and Birmingham. "Postcards To Japan" includes over 470 works sent from all over the world to tour Tohoku, first shown at the Iwate Museum of Art, currently on show at Fukushima Museum of Art, next going to Minami Soma Museum and more informal venues along the coast of Tohoku. "TOHOKU-SCOTLAND" is an exhibition of sculpture, paintings, collage and prints by Scottish artists who took part in the Iwate Art Festival UK98 and artists from Tohoku shown in Edinburgh, UK. Vikram Divecha is an artist and advertising professional based in Dubai. In his presentation (from PKN Dubai Vol. 11), he shares with us his recent artistic project, Concbots, which has been inspired by Dubai and its ever-increasing levels of construction and urbanization. Posters and video Malaga's very first PKN is set for September -- the city is so new its city page on our site hasn't been activated yet -- and the poster above acts at a call to participate. The one of the additions today on our Tumblr blog, along with a poster for last week's PKN Risor Vol. 2. Below, a video promo for this Sunday's PKN Genoa Vol. 3. Photos We have two photo galleries to share today, with the two photos you see above taken at the recent PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 25 -- we sure love that giant screen they used to project the presentations.PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 25 [Blue Vertigo]PKN Winnipeg Vol. 5 [Flickr] Above, a few photos from the South Florida Gay News (Volume 3, Issue 26) for last week's PKN Miami Vol. 16, which revolved around the exhibition "GRAPHIC INTERVENTION - 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010." Calendar First, a reminder of what to expect tonight (June 29): PKN Edinburgh Vol. 18, PKN Fort Worth Vol. 6, PKN Wellington Vol. 14, PKN Gainesville Vol. 4, and PKN Springfield, Ohio Vol. 4. We're looking at a big Saturday night as well, with the following events on tap: PKN Taipei Vol. 20, PKN Innsbruck Vol. 1, PKN Dunedin Vol. 14, PKN Ginowan Vol. 9, PKN Vaduz Vol. 11, and PKN Seattle Vol. 38. And don't forget PKN Genoa Vol. 3 on Sunday!
A French Magazine About Graphic Design and Painted Fantasy Worlds
Presentations Alexandre Dimos is a French graphic designer, and in his presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 95) he talks about Back Cover. As he explains, he couldn't find what he really wanted to read in France, and so he helped create an independant magazine focusing on thinking and analyzing graphic design and typographic practices, and to a larger extent, visual arts. Miro Pecho is a Slovak painter, and he uses his presentation (in Czech, from PKN Znojmo Vol. 1) to explain how different fantasy worlds influence his paintings. Posters We have two new posters on the Tumblr blog today, starting with PKN Malaga Vol. 3, pictured above (the event was held last night). The other addition is for PKN New Orleans Vol. 7, which is happening tomorrow night. The image below is not a poster or a flyer, but rather part of a call for presenters for the next PKN in Genoa (or Genova), and we loved it so much we wanted to share it. All roads lead to PechaKucha! The event itself will take place on November 23. Calendar There are two PKNs on the agenda tonight (October 3), PKN Bilbao Vol. 13 and PKN Szczecin Vol. 1. Tomorrow, it's another big Thursday: PKN Pittsburgh Vol. 13, PKN Moncton Vol. 7, PKN Ekaterinburg Vol. 6, PKN Doha Vol. 6, PKN Vaxjo Vol. 12, PKN Kolding Vol. 18, and PKN New Orleans Vol. 7.
With our PKN Vol. 102 just a week away, it's time to start highlighting our lineup! First up is Maja Lund, PKN Copenhagen organizer who has been in Tokyo for a couple of months working with our team here at PechaKucha HQ.来週のPechaKucha Night 東京102のプレゼンターの方を紹介していきます。初めはPechaKucha Night コペンハーゲンのオーガナイザーMaja Lundさんです。東京滞在中にプレゼンテーションをしてくださいます。
Video from PKN Malaga Vol. 7
Here's a fantastic video that was produced by audiovisual lab LaTrama, in celebration of PKN Malaga's first anniversary -- the event portrayed is the city's Vol. 7.
Joining tomorrow's PechaKucha Night Vol. 112 (Wednesday, March 26) is researcher/engineer Matyas Gutai, who will be talking about his heat distribution system. 明日のペチャクチャナイトVol.112(3月26日(水))はリサーチャー/エンジニアのMatyas Gutaiが熱分配システムについて話してくれます。詳しくはVol.112イベントページをチェックしてね。
"One of the great things about murals is they fill your whole field of vision." In Mural Mania from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, Art writer Nick West takes us on a tour of large-scale public artworks around Tokyo - from a gigantic painting by Okamoto Taro in Shiibuya station to shop shutter murals in Shimokitazawa and everything in between.