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BY OSCAR DIAZ
@ VOL 77
ON OCT 27, 2010
Surfboard and Scene Design
BY MARTÍN VÁRBARO
@ VOL 2
ON APR 28, 2011
Martín Várbaro is a plastic material artist who started his career by designing surfboards in Argentina, and later in more Latin American countries, including Peru and Brazil. As this presentation reveals, he also works as a scene decorator for theaters, museums, and public centers, and is now producing work in South America and Europe. (in Spanish)
BY MHAIRI TOWLER
@ VOL 4
ON NOV 06, 2012
Mhairi Towler is founder and creative director of the animation production company, Vivomotion, based in Dundee. The company offers a service of bespoke animations for scientific communication. Mhairi integrates a background in science with animation skills in order to use visual and 3D methodologies to communicate science to a wider audience.
In her presentation, Mhairi explains how she has combined her passion for science and animation together into her business, Vivomotion.
The Stories of Rocks
BY PATRICK JOHNSTONE
@ VOL 2
ON APR 26, 2013
Geologist Patrick Johnstone shares with us his passion; rocks. Studying trace fossils, Johnstone can infer the behavior and the enviornments of ancient species, and uses that knowledge gather more information. Using tools and evidence developed by science over the years, he can tell the stories of the rocks that he studies.
"Presentation of the Day" on July 2, 2013.
Proteins R Us
BY ABID JAVED
@ VOL 5
ON JUN 13, 2013
Abid Javed tells us a bit about the different proteins in the body, and about their various functions, such as creating energy. Through his own drawings he teaches about various proteins, illustrating their differing shapes and how they do their jobs.
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Poster for PKN Edmonton Vol. 8
PechaKucha Night in Edmonton Vol. 8 is coming later this month (September 23) at the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (at the University of Alberta). You'll find the full list of presenters and links on the official event page. The poster was designed by Sarah Krzyzek -- a volunteer on the PKN Edmonton team -- who sketched out the image and then painted it.
PKN Gothenburg Vol. 22 Gets Animated
The next PechaKucha Night in Gothenburg (Vol. 22) is coming up -- it's set to happen October 19 at the Angereds Teater -- and organizer Jesper Larsson shares the fun animated gif he put together to promote the event, which was inspired by one of the presentations that will be part of the night ("From Inception to reality; the science of Sci-Fi"). The words read: "You're dreaming about" "taking the tram to Angered" "to visit Pecha Kucha" Here's a list of the presenters set to take the mic. Anu Niskanen – Burma Martin Gustafsson – What is humour? Almira Osmanovic Thunström – Brain researcher: “From Inception to reality; the science of Sci-Fi” Brendan Tate – Copywriter: ”’Swenglish 101- a crash course in English Copywriting” Kajsa Arnoldson – Wrestling Lisa Gröön – Arthur Rimbaud Marcus Persson – GBG Nonstop / Safewalk Länsmansgården
Science-inspired Design Projects by Oscar Diaz
In Tokyo as a participant at this year's edition of DesignTide, Spanish designer Oscar Diaz takes us on a tour of various works, each offering an interesting solution to a design question. He also covers his amazing "Rec & Play" project, a collaboration with designer Yuri Suzuki. The presentation was recorded at last week's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 77.
Poster for PKN Warsaw Vol. 8
PechaKucha Night in Warsaw Vol. 8 is happening tomorrow (September 1), and here are a few more details on what to expect from organizer Dorota Szopowska:Tomorrow's PKN Warsaw Vol.8 will take place at the Copernicus Science Centre. We will kick off the "Changes Festival," and the theme of the evening will be RIVER. We expect linguists, architects, biologists, travelers and others. The event will take place in the Centre's garden, with Vistula river as background. The poster was designed by Marcin Kolorski, who was participant at one of our events last year.
Making Our Community
In "Making Our Community," the Coles -- the father and son team of Adam and Ian -- walk us through a few father-son projects you've probably only dreamed of producing. We think you'll agree, science sure can be fun. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Miami Vol. 14.
New Music Scene in Vietnam
Tri Minh is a huge music fan, and in "New Music Scene in Vietnam," he walks us through the evolution of popular music in Vietnam. He also shares how he has been trying to introduce independent and underground music to his countrymen. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Hanoi Vol. 3, and is in English.
Computer Graphic Character Design
In "Computer Graphic Character Design," a group of students (Reibe Studios) from computer science and fine arts departments share with us the methodologies they apply to the creation of characters in computer graphic design, and how they produced two short films. The presentation was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Catania Vol. 11, and is in Italian.
Turning Air Into Water, Surfboard/Scene Design, and the Carrot Pavillion
Presentations Richard Groden is one of the founders of Island Sky, and in his presentation (from PKN Miami Vol. 15), he talks about its project to extract water from air and turn it into pure drinking water for areas where water is scarce or contaminated. Their goal is not just to produce drinkable water, but also to educate people on the important of sustainability in developing countries. Martín Várbaro is a plastic material artist who started his career by designing surfboards in Argentina, and later in more Latin American countries, including Peru and Brazil. As this presentation (in Spanish, from PKN Mar Del Plata Vol. 2) reveals, he also works as a scene decorator for theaters, museums, and public centers, and is now producing work in South America and Europe. Posters We have no new posters to share on the Tumblr blog today, but that gives us a chance to highlight the beach-friendly poster from last week's PKN Las Palmas Vol. 7. Photos and report We've got galleries for two firsts to share (in Castellon and Augsburg), but let us also point you to this blog post from Core77 about a recent PechaKucha event in London, part of the International Conference on Designing Food and Designing for Food. It was produced by PKN Brussels organizer Alok Nandi, and the photo above reveals the intriguing "Carrot Pavillion." PKN Castellon de la Plana Vol. 1 [Facebook]PKN Augsburg Vol. 1 [Facebook]Calendar We're kicking off the week with the re-start of the PKN series in Bangkok, with the city's Vol. 5 happening tonight (July 9). Tomorrow, there's one event on tap in the form of PKN Huancayo Vol. 10.
The Tabitha Foundation in Cambodia and Behind the Scenes of PKN Barcelona
In this presentation (from PKN Dunsborough Vol. 4), Dianne Parker talks about her passion project: an upcoming journey to volunteer with the Tabitha Foundation in Cambodia to build much needed homes for displaced families. Benjamin Julve has been documenting PechaKucha Nights in Barcelona since the series' inception in 2008. This is a special "behind the scenes" presentation (in Spanish, from PKN Barcelona Vol. 14) that includes just a few of the hundreds of photos he has taken so far.
Richard Cerezo loves math, and this has led him to produce PR and videography for math related events at his university. His goal? To give math a public face. In his presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 17), he compares the types of mathematicians portrayed by the media vs. the actual mathematicians he deals with in real life.