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Eric Luong

Educator / Translator, Kyoto University of Art and Design in Kyoto Japan

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Eric Luong is a freelance translator and associate professor at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. He supports the Toronto Maple Leafs, especially when they win.

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Memoirs of a PechaKucha

BY ERIC LUONG
@ VOL 100 ON FEB 20, 2013

Members of the PechaKucha Kyoto team (Eric Luong, Tomoko Ishii, and Ash Ryan) tell stories about how the Kyoto series started, and share memories of past presentations.

 
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Debunking Kyoto's Myths

BY ERIC LUONG
@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

"I'm actually a priestess in Kyoto... my family has had a temple in Kyoto for the past 800 years. My dad is the 23rd generation head priest."

In "Debunking Kyoto's Myths" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Eric Luong and Ariya Sasaki discuss the misconceptions and stereotypical images attributed to Kyoto's pop culture. In this presentation, they debunk and reveal the true stories behind Kyoto's cultural myths.

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Japanese Aesthetics

BY ERIC LUONG
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 01, 2016

情感溢れる街、京都。その地でPechaKucha Night Kyotoを開催しているEric Luongさんが、自身の「企画すること」に対する情熱と、日本人が感覚的に知っていても明確に意識はできていない日本の美に関して、共有してくれました。美しさを、捉えなおしてみませんか?

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PAST VOL 14

Osaka @ Hirakata T-SITE 4F event space
Oct 01, 2016

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PAST VOL 123

Tokyo @ SuperDeluxe
Mar 20, 2015

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PAST VOL 100

Tokyo @ SuperDeluxe
Feb 20, 2013