The whole thing that powers a PechaKucha event -- whether it's a city-based PechaKucha Night or a "Powered by PechaKucha" event -- is the "20 images x 20 seconds" format. WATCH is where you'll find presentations from all over the world -- get inspired!
BY ZAK NIAZI
@ VOL 7
ON AUG 28, 2014
Zak Niazi speaks about constant changing technology, and how cameras have more or less stayed the same. He speaks about new methods of immersing the viewer in the image, rather than just limiting our photographic media to a simple, two-dimensional rectangle. Zak believes in a future where we will be able to share our experiences, rather than just our snapshots.
The Naked Truth
BY TIRZA SHELTON
@ VOL 9
ON AUG 16, 2014
Using images of painted bodies, and a talk laced with quotes by famous people of wisdom, Tirza Shelton shows us how self-enriching it can be to shed the layers we have all been cloaking our true selves in since Adam and Eve first tasted the fruit of knowlege. If we can strip to our true essence, we can embrace our own story.
Building Massive Sustainable Infrastructure
BY ELIZABETH RANIERI, FAIA
@ VOL 53
ON SEP 05, 2013
Architect Elizabeth Ranieri of Kuth Ranieri Architects shows off a few fascinating projects that could dictate the way San Francisco looks in the future. From floating cities to solar-power-enhanced bridges, her firm looks to take on large-scale problems head on with radical solutions.
Getting it Just Right
BY DAVID KERNICK
@ VOL 2
ON JUN 26, 2014
As a local surf life-saver and regular ski-paddler, David Kernick has spent many years on the beautiful local waterways or surfing the beaches. His view of the local area comes from a different perspective to most as he regularly paddles in the late afternoon light and has seen many spectacular sunsets. This passion for water and low light is reflected in much of his photographic work and he enjoys the peacefulness and serenity of shooting nature, water, and landscapes. David also loves the social interaction of portrait photography and watching his subjects develop in confidence, capturing their personalities and in particular seeing the smile on their faces when they see the final product.
Born Into Fun
BY CHLOE WALTERS-WALLACE
@ VOL 13
ON AUG 07, 2014
Filmmaker, Culturist, Wanderer, Chloe Walter-Wallace talks about being born into fun, growing up Jamaica and finding her path and love for anthropology which lead her to her true passion for documentary film and working for a non-profit on various media related projects and her constant pull back to Jamaica.
Putting the Fun into Funky Spaces
BY HUNK DESIGN
@ VOL 116
ON JUL 30, 2014
HUNK Design duo Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos come from Rotterdam, Netherlands and here they show off some of their radical interior and exterior design work. From funky interior redesigns and remodels, to outdoor patterned park spaces using artificial grass, HUNK is changing the way people use and interact with space.
You and Your Bad Habits: Why it's not all Your Fault
BY KELLEY AMADEI
@ VOL 7
ON AUG 28, 2014
Kelley Amadei (SparkShift) has lots of bad habits. Habit is a word we toss around, but habits, as she says, are very personal. Here Kelley speaks about the research she has done to understand why our brains are constantly seeking the satisfaction of bad habits.
"Presentation of the Day" on September 11, 2014.
6 Most Terrifying Minutes of My Life
BY ISURI DAYARATNE
@ VOL 3
ON AUG 17, 2014
Isuri Dayaratne talks of being an introvert and how to embrace it. She speaks about the differences between introverts and extroverts and also clears up about some introverted stereotypes.
"Presentation of the Day" on September 10, 2014.
The Poor Brewers
BY MARILEE RUTHERFORD
@ VOL 30
ON JUN 03, 2014
Marilee & Karl Rutherford like beer. Following a couple of years experimentation with home brewing, it becomes clear that they are quite good at it. Here, mid story, they tell the tale of making the transition from beer as hobby to beer as livelihood. It has a happy ending.
"Presentation of the Day" on September 9, 2014.