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Thin/Second/Onion/Fish

BY JO ROWLEY
@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Johannette Rowley talks about her various series of sculptures and how it expresses themes of identity, conformity, joy and peeking behind the curtain in reference to society.
 
"Presentation of the Day" on April 17, 2014.
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Art of Cutting

BY SOORIYA KUMAR
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Over the last 50 years Sooriya Kumar has developed artwork not just for
sacred sites around the world, but for a multitude of private residences in numerous countries and many public buildings including an indoor copper mural sculpture for the Honolulu International Airport that is designed to welcome our visitors to the islands.

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My Journey Sculpting with Light

BY MARK CHAI
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Mark Chai's art is part of his spiritual journey. He creates three-dimensional pieces that are organic, abstract and conceptual. His inspiration comes from his love for the ocean, fascination with the structures of exotic flora and fauna, and a growing awareness of his genealogy.

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Concepts in Time and Motion

BY JONATHAN SCHIPPER
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Jonathan Schipper captures a moment of time through sculpture - developing ideas of time, space, speed and motion by crashing two cars together incredibly slowly over the span of two months. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2015.

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A Life in Lace

BY LORI MERHIGE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 16, 2015

Artist Lori Merhige talks about how growing up working in her family's lace factory in Northern New Jersey has informed her art practice. Did you know that silk is basically worm spit? Lori will school you.

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Wearable Technology for All

BY JENSIN ELAINE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Jensin Wallace relates her trip to Slovenia to collaborate with a man suffering from tetraplegia to create custom smart clothing to assist him on a day to day basis - all controlled by his cell phone! Wow!

Jensin was trained as textile textile designer at the Rhode Island School of Design and experimented with how to make sound and emotions tangible. After getting some experience in the luxury fashion industry, she went back to school and received a Masters of Design focusing in fashion and technology. Currently she works as a sweater technical designer for a high end women's label in NYC.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 9th, 2015. 

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The Architecture of Sound

BY STEREOTANK !
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Stereotank, founded by Venezuelan NY-based architects Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente, is dedicated to exploring the common territories between space and sound through the design and construction of sound instruments, urban artifacts, and public installations. At PK Night Brooklyn Volume 6, they share some of their sound recordings from installations around the world!

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Realizing Good Ideas

BY CHRISTOPHER SIANO
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 17, 2015

"It's not enough to have a good idea. To realize that good idea is very difficult, and that's what I work hard to do".

In Realizing Good Ideas from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 14Chris Siano shares how he uses digital design and fabricatio to make things better, whether it is a public art installation, a student sculpture project, a building or a neighborhood. For the past twelve years he has served as an Instructional Support Technician in the University at Buffalo Department of Art. In 2005 he formed The Foundry Group Inc. - a company specializing in art and architectural fabrication. And in 2012, in partnership with his brother Matthew, he formed HES Properties - a real estate development company focusing on development of mixed-use properties on Buffalo's West Side. All of these endevours are conduits for great ideas in his community to come to fruition. 

Cover image: Fabricated by Chris Siano and The Foundry Group, Inc., 2015 for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Jene Highstein's Black Mound (Turtle).

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, January 7th, 2016.

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Construction 2000

BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 01, 2016

Juho Viitasalo shares Construction 2000, a unique geometric steel sculpture in Helsinki, Finland. Its most eye catching feature is a 600 kg pyramid that seems to float in air without any support. This 10 meter tall physics defying structure has stood since 1982 and is truly unique in the world. However it is still somewhat unknown. Construction 2000 was designed by Markku Viitasalo and now his son wants to take the design to the world out of the confines of the office block where it stands in Helsinki. More information here: http://viitasalo.com/himmeli/

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 3rd, 2017.

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My Double Life

BY JAYE HO
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Artist Jaye Ho explores a variety of themes including urban mythology, paradoxes and military structures, through her sculptures, installations and paintings. She will also talk about her ‘double life’ as a twin.

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Unitehope

Ninni Rosen-Tarrant -- the organizer of PKN Dunsborough -- talks about the Unitehopeproject, founded by her Swedish friend, Lehna Edwall. She designed an angel that is to be placed around the world, with a wish to unite all people through the power of hope. In Ninni's presentation, she tells us stories from the the picturesque locations in which the angels have been placed.

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Noh: The Sculpture of Time

The traditional Japanese musical and dramatic art of Noh evokes the contemporary through its use of space, materials, and lines resulting in a "sculpture of time". In this edition of Presentation of the Day, listen to John Oglevee expound (at PKN Tokyo Vol. 103) upon these concepts, as part of the noh performances he performs himself for English-speaking audiences.

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Geodesic Dome Sculptures

Sculptor Nick Sayers began very small. He was fascinated with the sphere, and began creating spheres from objects not ordinarily associated with this three-dimensional shape -- like measuring tape. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Geodesic Dome Sculptures" from PKN Brighton Vol. 18, Nick shows us some of his works, from very small spheres to geodesic domes large enough sit in. His work culminates into a new, grander project: a 120-sided geodesic dome large enough for people to stand in -- all constructed from real estate signs. 

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Storytelling through Sculpture

Can you find the story in each piece? What do you interpret? Judy Bonzi shares her artistic process of creating sculptures around themes of the human condition, nature, and relationships. In "Storytelling through Sculpture" from PKN Midcoast, Maine Vol. 18, she uses diverse techniques like bronze-working and stone-carving to create memorable pieces, with an emphasis on shadows, movement, and naturalism.

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Soft Sculpture Art

Springy, bouncy, puffy, floppy, and squishy. Erica Gray discusses her artwork focused around soft sculptures or the use of fabric and other soft, pliable materials to create sculptures. In "Soft Sculpture Art" from PKN Townsville, Vol. 4 she discusses her past soft sculpture exhibits which have featured sea anemones, pipes, and animals. 

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Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture

Ever ridden a crocodile bike? We thought not -- these two sculptors build them: Raymond Rawls and Lorraine Duerden explore the potential for using abandoned, recycled bicycles as the foundation to create large-scale ambulatory kinetic sculpture. In "Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture" from PKN Gainesville, Vol. 10, they speak about the creation process of these animal-themed rideable sculptures, and the community parades where they put them on display.

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Ecological Sculpture: Patterns in Nature

Is there a place within us that remembers that we are nature? Kimberly Callas is an artist who presents on her current project 'Portrait of the Ecological Self': an artistic investigation that uses sculpted forms of the human body in combination with natural materials to explore images and symbols from nature that strongly connect with the human psyche. In "Ecological Sculpture: Patterns in Nature" from PKN Midcoast, Maine Vol. 21 we learn that her work has recently received a Puffin Foundation Grant and has been exhibited in New York, Chicago, and as far a field as Bulgaria. 

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Playful Interventions

Where do you play in your city? Simon Bedford discusses the excitement that can be found at Coventry’s Warwick Arts Centre. In “Playful Interventions” from PKN Coventry Vol. 19, he begins by showing off the impact that interactive light sculptures, piano stairs, augmented reality advertisements, and speed limit lotteries can have on a community.

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Little Maine Sculptures

"Created from driftwood collected over time, mixed with carved toys I made for my son with my grandfather’s tools, I feel like a kid having fun again.”Leith MacDonald spent six summers and a winter working on Monhegan. Years after moving off the island, Monhegan has resurfaced like a great whale in Leith’s art making practice. In "Little Maine Sculptures" from PechaKucha Night Monhegan Vol. 1, MacDonald explains how these pieces are inspired by years of memories and dreams of a place with which long ago he fell in love.

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Introduction of Luke Wilson

Hi Wanaka and whole Pecha Kucha audience! Here is another special PKN presenter! Luke Wilson will share his passion with us on coming Friday at Rippon Hall. Luke Wilson is super unique with his metal creations and things that he is creating out of recycled materials. Luke has taken out the overall prize at the Wanaka Arts Society Labour Weekend Exibition for his sculpture titled Cutlery Kea. This one will be just rad. Stoked?PKN crew