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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!

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From Teacher to Illustrator

BY ANTHONY ATKINSON
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

"I'll be talking about re-invention and about how I got to where I am now"

In From Teacher to Illustrator from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 26Anthony Atkinson is a published illustrator and author but illustration was not his first vocation.  In this honest and beautifully illustrated PechaKucha presentation, he shares his tale of reinvention and how he embraced his imaginative side.

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Real Life as Art

BY MELISSA FULLER
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 22, 2015

"I want to show you what you look like and I want real life to look like art."

In Real Life as Art from PechaKucha Night Nashville Vol. 16 Melissa Fuller explores the fine line between reality and imagination through her impactful photography. Her aim is to capture the person and create a scene which embodies their being.  

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Theatre Spaces

BY WALTER HALL
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 15, 2017

"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as insperation for alternative space where drama can exist."

In Theatre Spaces from PeckaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occuring in them. 

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Photography and Adventure in the Wilderness

BY MANDY MOHLER
@ VOL 1 ON APR 19, 2017

"In my experience, the beauty of the wilderness is the solitude and the simplicity."

In Photography and Adventure in the Wilderness from Pechakucha Night Kalispell Vol.1, Photographer Mandy Mohler takes us on her solo journey through Montana's Bob Marshall wilderness on horseback. She shares how this trip and her experience in nature has impacted her artwork and perspective on the outdoors. 

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It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping

BY NINA CHASE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

"We're showing citizens what they're buying before they write the final check."

In It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping from PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 25, Landscape architect and urban designer Nina Chase talks about temporary fun, public space, and urban transformation. She shares the power of prototyping and the impact design have in the communication between public spaces, the city council and the community. 

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Re-Imagining The Art of Eroticism

BY AIKO ROBINSON
@ VOL 148 ON JUN 22, 2017

"Sex is a universal and instinctual act but socailly and culturally stackly informed."

In Re-Imagining The Art of Eroticism from Pechakucha Night Tokyo Vol. 148, Aiko Robinson is a Christchurch based artist of Japanese and New Zealand heritage. Inspired by shunga, Japanese erotic woodblock prints from the Edo period (17th-19th century), Aiko's artworks can be seen as a whimsical and playful fusion of the historical Japanese art form and contemporary pornography.

​Aiko Robinsonさんは、日本とニュージーランドを拠点に活動するアーティスト。日本の春画に影響を受けた彼女の作品は、滑稽さと遊び心、伝統と現代的表現が融合した世界を創出しています。

 

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Design Channels

BY WARREN FEARN
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 28, 2015

"School told me to be a banker, I told them something else."

In Design Channels from PechaKucha Night York Vol.9, Warren Fearn shares a presentation based upon a reflection of design pathways and ideas based on his experiences. He shares his past design influences and ideas of future design trends. 

 

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Nurturing Your Child's Creativity

BY SHARON EXLEY
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

"Creativity is a place you and your child should go." 

In Nurturing Your Child's Creativity from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 32, Sharon Exley presents a top ten of how to nurture creativity, challenge, adventure and more in children, which shows why apples don't fall far from trees (via her own brave and artful explorer Emma).
 
"Presentation of the Day" on July 15th, 2017.
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Kevin Byrd's Failures

BY KEVIN BYRD
@ VOL 20 ON OCT 04, 2013

"Everything I do does not lead to success but that's okay."

In Kevin Byrd's Failures at PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 20Kevin Byrd, shows us some of his ideas that did not work out. One was a photo-sticker art project, another was a new T-shirt design. He also tried his luck as a DJ and a dancer. Watch to see what happened with these and more.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 25, 2014.

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Out of My Mind: Designing Experience

BY ALLISON DVORAK
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 02, 2017

While keeping busy as a licensed architect at Koch Hazard Architects, Allison Dvorak continues developing her side passion of researching design theories that focus on human centered design. She was inspired by her mother, a special education teacher, to focus her efforts towards an understanding how architecture could facilitate the interaction between people through the lens of those affected by autism.

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One Photograph

BY KARA SHAY CHOATE
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 12, 2016

"My favorite photo is the one I have yet to take... but really all of my photos are my favorite."

Kara Choate, and her husband, Jeremy, are the team behind Choate House. After first meeting in art school, they've been together ever since and love being parents to their three awesome kids. Originating from a huge love for art, Kara is passionate about documenting personal stories & advertising projects through photography and motion films.

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Why Do You Do What You Do?

BY SARAH & MARK WORTH
@ VOL 31 ON APR 04, 2017

"..When I got to this stage I started to understand who I was and how the world worked and that opened up so many doors and I love doing that for kids..."

Mark Worth shares his passion for teaching and encouraging children and young adults to express themselves through the creative arts. In this presentation, Mark emphasizes the importance of not only expressing ones creativity but also following your heart and doing what you love.

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