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BY CHRISTIANE KUEHL
@ VOL 13
ON NOV 07, 2014
Chris Kondek, born in Boston in 1962, began working as a video designer in 1990 with the New York theatre company The Wooster Group. In 1995 he worked with Laurie Anderson on her multimedia concertThe Nerve Bible and again in 1998 on her opera Songs and Stories from Moby Dick. In 1999 he moved to Berlin where he began working with the choreographer Meg Stuart and the theatre Director Stefan Pucher. He has also created videos for Armin Petras, Wanda Golonka, Hans-Werner Kroesinger, René Pollesch, Michael Nyman, The Builders’ Assosciation, Rimini Protokoll and others, as well as for opera productions by Sebastian Baumgarten, Jossi Wieler, and Falk Richter in Bayreuth and Salzburg. In 2008, Chris Kondek received the OPUS prize for his video work as well as the FAUST Theater prize in 2012. Since 2004 Chris Kondek has been developing his own theatre works, including Loan Shark (2008), about the finance crisis, at the HAU in Berlin, and Please Kill 2011, (2012) also at HAU. Together with Christiane Kühl he has created seven other works.
Christiane Kühl, born in Kiel in 1966, studied contemporary Literature, Philosophy, and Spanish at the University of Hamburg. She was culture editor of the daily newspaper TAZ (Hamburg and Berlin), of the magazine The KulturSPIEGEL (Hamburg) and on- air editor at Radio Eins/RBB (Potsdam). She’s worked as a freelance journalist for various other outlets, including Zitty Magazine, Die Zeit, F.A.S., DU, as well as editing the magazine “Herbst. Theorie zur Praxis”, for the festival of international contemporary art, Steirischer Herbst (Austria). From 2011 to 2013 she was Assistant Artistic Director for the Berliner Festspiele. She has been invited to be a jury member for the Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin, The International Theater Festival Hamburg, Kontakt Torin (PL), the Heidelberger Stückemarkt and the Doppelpass project/Kulturstiftung des Bundes. Alongside her journalistic activities she has, since 2004, worked as an author, dramaturg and performer with Chris Kondek.
Forward Theater Company - Beyond the Stage
BY JENNIFER UPHOFF GRAY
@ VOL 12
ON FEB 19, 2015
Forward Theater Company is Madison's professional theater. Each year, the theater devotes significant resources to outreach programming and aprtnerships that take the issues in productions beyond the stage and partnerships that take the issues in the productions beyond the stage and out into our community. These efforts allow the theater to engage with both traditional audiences and new constituents, to provoke constructive dialogue about crithical topics facing Madison and to draw attention to other non-profits.
BY HELEN MARSHALL
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 01, 2015
"This is their way of life, [doing] a form of traditional community theatre, and not many people go there anymore."
In "Project Tobang" from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea, Vol. 1, Helen Marshall reflects on a recent epic collaboration she undertook in Indonesia on a traditional theatre. The resulting rich photographic portraits have been showcased at the Delhi Photo Festival,Kuala Lumpur, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool and the Horniman Museum, London.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 30th, 2015.
How to FAKE it in Hollywood
BY BRAD GORMAN
@ VOL 3
ON NOV 12, 2015
"I packed up everything I owned into my little red Chrysler LeBaron convertible, (I know, right, gayest car ever, and this was before I came out, which is a whole other PechaKucha), and I drove 2000 miles from Michigan to Los Angeles, to follow my dreams."
Brad Gorman wasn't always living a tranquil life in Benton Harbor, MI as Communications & Media Manager for Whirlpool Corporation. Nope, not always. In his twenties he gave it a "go" out in Hollywood where he learned a thing or two about the industry, rejection, persistence and how to "FAKE IT". In How to FAKE it in Hollywood from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 3, Brad shares his Hollywood dream of making it big.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, December 31st, 2015.
BY JAMES SUTHERLAND
@ VOL 130
ON NOV 25, 2015
"It's not to find an economic solution. It's about the desire to be part of a movement."
In "Suspending Disbelief" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 130, James Sutherland shines a spotlight the theatre research and production engine known as CITA - International Centre for Theatre Arts, of which he is the Artistic Director. Here he passionately shares the driving philosophy of CITA reflecting on the challenges and successes of creating a multi-cultural theatre company based in Japan.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, December 4th, 2015.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
PKN Nairobi Vol. 2
PechaKucha Night in Nairobi returned to the RaMoMA Museum of Modern Art last week for a second edition, and this post on the Ukwelli blog does a great job of summing up each presentation. Pictured, a scene from one of the stage performances by The Theatre Company -- its PKN presentation covered how it had renovated the theater in the city's National Museum.
Poster for PKN Denver Vol. 5
PechaKucha Night returns to Denver next week (April 21) for a fifth edition, again at the Buntport Theater. Here's looking forward to a new version of that city's phone-spelling project!
Flyer for PKN Denver Vol. 6
PechaKucha Night returns to the Buntport Theater this month (July 21) in Denver for Vol. 6. It will be held outdoors, so bring a blanket or chair!
Poster for PKN Winnipeg Vol. 1
The city of Winnipeg is getting ready to host its very first PechaKucha Night, with the event taking place February 17 at The Park Theater and Movie Cafe. Not only have organizers put together a terrific poster for their Vol. 1 (see above), they've also listed all of the presenters (with links) on the official event page.
PKN Winnipeg Flyers
Here's a look at flyers for PechaKucha Night in Winnipeg, including the one for the upcoming Vol. 2, happening May 20 at the Park Theater. You'll find the full list of presenters with links at the official event page. It does indeed look like a great lineup, and I myself am very excited to see that indie game developer Alec Holowka (Infinite Ammo) will be a presenter.
A Performance and Learning Theater in Dallas, Life With Child, and a Plea to Go Greener
Presentations Ann Williams talks (at PKN Dallas Vol. 10) about the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, a performance and learning center, walking us through its various programs, and highlighting some of the shows it has hosted. Errold Brown has two major passions in life: health & fitness and child developmental delays. This is a personal presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 17) about how his life has changed drastically after his first child was born. Roman Sablin, eco-lifestyle trainer and social engineer, helps to promote and implement social projects that create a better future. Roman’s presentation (in Russian, from PKN St. Petersburg Vol. 20) helps people go greener, that is to work on sustainable consumption, turn on eco-thinking in our daily life and routine habits. He explains how to choose healthy and safe cosmetics, food, and surround yourself with the necessary minimum of high-quality things. Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is in the form of the last two flyers/posters for the city of Leksand, Vol. 4 and 5 -- the latter is happening tonight, and you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. Photos Take a look at last week's PKN Columbus Vol. 23 through this photo gallery [Flickr]. Above, an attentive crowd, and an attendee shows up with a bike. Calendar Tonight's (November 13) events: PKN Brighton Vol. 17, PKN Leksand Vol. 5, PKN Denver Vol. 15, and PKN San Diego Vol. 16. Tomorrow, we have the following five PKNs: PKN Birmingham Vol. 7, PKN Okayama Vol. 15, PKN Amsterdam Vol. 23, PKN Mikkeli Vol. 2, and PKN Santa Cruz Vol. 1.
PKN Posters: Vladimir Vol. 12
Russia's town of Vladimir will host their thespian Vol. 12 this Thursday, March 28. The theme for this evening is theater, hence the icons of comedy/tragedy. For more information on PKN Vladimir's upcoming event, check out their VK page (Russian). To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.
From Theater to Digital to Digital Theater!
For our weekend edition of "Presentation of the Day," we let Owen Brierley talk about his career in theatre and digital media, starting with his beginning days in improvisation and musical theater, and moving into digital media and mashups, with collaborations between artists in different mediums, and unconventional theater experiences.
At this coming Wednesday's (May 29) Vol. 103, we welcome John Oglevee who will talk about Theatre Nohgaku, an organization with the goal of sharing traditional noh to English-speaking audiences. 日本の伝統芸能「能」に精通していらっしゃるJohn Ogleveeさんの、能演劇を世界に広める活動をぜひPechaKuchaプレゼンテーションでお聞きください（5月29日、PechaKucha Night東京103）
Theatre can be Anywhere
"The energy is addictive, the community is engaged, the love of life is evident and art is everywhere and that's what I wanted my community to be like.' In Theatre can be Anywhere, from PechaKucha Night Markham, Vol. 7, Alex Karolyi shares her life as an actor, playwright, accidental entrepreneur & founding Artistic Producer of Shadowpath. She talks to us about her journey as a performing artist, her experience producing "cafe theatre" exploring global potential and creating an artistic impact in her community.