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Collage City

BY JEAN-MICHEL REED
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"An architect, it seems, has to be an optimist and idealist. That by building we're somehow making the world a better place. But before you need buildings, you need people."

In Collage City from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 17, artist, designer, realtor and retired paramedic, Jean-Michel Reed, shares stories and perceptions of Buffalo, New York as an intimate outsider. Reed moved to Buffalo in 1992, working first as a paramedic, and later transitioning to both a designer and a realtor as the city attempted an about face. Cites are made first of people, and then within those individual people, of experiences. It is this combination of convergent and divergent experiences that construct the sociological makeup of place and city, which, in turn manufactures the physical landscape. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016.

 

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Buffalo @ Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Sep 15, 2016

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A Day in the Life of a Firefighter

BY ANDREW EMERY
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 21, 2014

Andrew Emery, a Bangor firefighter and paramedic for the past 13 years, has been in the fire service for a long time. Andy currently drives Ladder 1 on A-Crew and takes us on a walk through the job he has committed countless hours to in the name of saving lives.

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I could Have Been a Mother

BY SCOTT GANE
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 16, 2017

A Michigan farm boy, Scott Gane studied health science, criminal justice and fire science at Grand Valley State College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College.  He has some fantastic stories from his years corralling college students and delivering babies as a Firefighter/Paramedic/Police Officer.  He is a very busy guy owning and operating three businesses as well as running a company on the east side of the state.  Scott is laid back (tired) but is not all business.  He has a creative side screaming to get out and often does thru his photography, but who knew he could write too.

 

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Collage City

"An architect, it seems, has to be an optimist and idealist. That by building we're somehow making the world a better place. But before you need buildings, you need people." In Collage City from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 17, artist, designer, realtor and retired paramedic, Jean-Michel Reed, shares stories and perceptions of Buffalo, New York as an intimate outsider. Reed moved to Buffalo in 1992, working first as a paramedic, and later transitioning to both a designer and a realtor as the city attempted an about face. Cites are made first of people, and then within those individual people, of experiences. It is this combination of convergent and divergent experiences that construct the sociological makeup of place and city, which, in turn manufactures the physical landscape.