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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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Galway, Ireland - European Capital of Culture - 2020

BY CHRIS BALDWIN
@ EU JAPAN FEST ECOC 2018, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON FEB 08, 2018

At EU JapanFest's annual presenter symposium at the Italiano Istituto di Cultura in Tokyo, Chris Baldwin from the Irish delegation shares about his city Galway, and it's upcoming year as a European Capital of Culture in 2020.

 

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The Omo Project , A Magnificent of Asian Aesthetic

BY FANI ATMANTI
@ VOL 154 ON JAN 31, 2018

Fani Atmanti is currently investigating structural concepts and exploring the adaptive reuse of a traditional wooden house in Bawomataluo village, Nias Island Indonesia. Her other creative pursuit involves a collaboration with a local carpenter and Singaporean designer Karyn Lim to create a bag she has named “OMO” which dons v-pattern cuts in its outer wooden skin, allowing it to transform from a flat surface into a three-dimensional volume.

Fani Atmantiは、インドネシア、二アス島Bawomataluo村の伝統的な木製家屋の、最適な再利用方法と、ストラクチャーコンセプトのリサーチをしています。また、彼女のクリエイティビティへの探究心は、地元の職人とのコラボレーションや、シンガポールデザインナーKaryn Limとの、木の皮をv-パターンにカットした素材を利用した、2Dから3Dへ変形可能な“OMO”というバックの共同制作にまで及んでいます。

 

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Color of Night

BY ANDREW CURRY
@ VOL 154 ON JAN 31, 2018

Photographer Andrew Curry talks about his ongoing personal photography project, Fade to Night. This project explores how the city of Tokyo undergoes a beautiful metamorphosis of color and light as it fades from day into night.  

写真家のAndrew Curryは、「Fade to Night」という東京の街並みが昼から夜へと移り変わる美しさを捉えたプロジェクトについて話してくれます。

 

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Stories from the Self-Storage Files

BY ROB DEGENHART
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Rob Degenhart is a retired entrepreneur. His real estate holdings include self storage businesses.  He collects vintage skateboards and pencil sharpeners. He's most proud of his sticker collection on his spiral bound notebook collection that hold his folk writing collection.

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A Brief Memoir of Architectural Space

BY JOANNA GILLESPIE
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"This is my 6-minute memoir. A mediation on impermanence."

In A Brief Memoir of Architecural Space from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, independent arts consultant and co-organizer of PechaKucha Buffalo, Joanna Gillespie, delivers a meditation on twenty of the fifty places she has lived since birth. From Victorian-era structures in Buffalo, NY and San Francisco, CA, to the wilds of the 1970's California coast, to modern and efficient rural Japan, to a Postmodern art utopia in Maine, and beyond, Gillespie recounts a particular memory from each space. Through all of the temporal landscapes we find ourselves in, Gillespie concludes, "We forge on, either clumsily or assuredly. We keep on keeping on." Even if we move fifty times.

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Interaction through Fashion

BY FRANCESCA ROSELLA
@ VOL 107 ON OCT 30, 2013

Francesca Rosella (of wearable technology fashion house Cute Circuit) shows off some of her company's new designs and what she predicts the fashion of the future will be like in Interaction Through Fashion presented at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 107. Cute Circuit has created shirts that can be used to hug someone from across the world, dresses that can be used as a mobile phone, a dress that displays your tweets, and clothes whose color can be changed through a mobile phone app.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 15, 2013.

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Playboys, Donuts, and Enlightenment

BY JIM HASSERT
@ VOL 22 ON APR 11, 2017

From prokaryotes to people we’re all striving to survive. But eventually progress encounters a stack of old Playboy magazines. Jim Hassert examines the limits of one’s self awareness and the courage to act.

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The Art of Tea Mixology

BY MIKE TURNER
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

"We are tea mixologists, so we do more than just create the blends." 

In The Art of Tea Mixology from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 28Mike Turner shares the journey that he and his wife, Krisi, took from Canada to Brighton and from a passion to career with the art of tea mixology.  

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The Debatable Lands

BY ZOE CHILDERLEY
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

"You can see how there is an emotional tie to the land and for a lot of people the idea of having a much more solid border going through their landscape was quite a horrific thought."

In The Debatable Lands from PechaKucha Night Galashiels Vol. 5, Zoe Childerley discusses The Debatable Lands of the Anglo-Scots border through photography and mapping based on her artist-in-residency at VARC in Northumberland in 2016.

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Why Storytelling Makes Us Human

BY DAVE SCHRAMM
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 26, 2017

"Think about how human beings have lived from the day that we spoke the very first word. Telling a good story is what has helped us survive."

In Why Storytelling Makes Us Human from PechaKucha Night Kalamazoo Vol.2,  Dave Schramm presents on the importance of storytelling throughout human history.

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The View Behind the Cafe

BY JAMES LUCKETT
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

"Every week there are new items, objects, things, stuff that people abandon that people put out, leave out, the flotsam and jetsam of the modern age. It's just back there, new stuff all the time.

In The View Behind the Cafe from PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 32, James Luckett observes the parking lot behind his workplace.  His photos transform the invisible into new compositions, from abandoned dolls to shadows on concrete.

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A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto

BY SAGAR PATEL
@ VOL 152 ON NOV 22, 2017

"Being able to just close your eyes and listen to the wind and the leaves blow... it really changes it completely for me and made my life a lot better."

In A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 152, Sagar Patel shares his captivating journey as a foreigner in Japan and how he overcame life's struggles to become a successful freelancer in Kyoto while traveling the world and exploring nature.

VJ・プログラマーのSagar Patelさんは京都を拠点にしながらも、オフィスは地球!と日々東奔西走しています。デジタルメディアアートの視点から、京都そして各地のクリエイティブシーンについて語ります!

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