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!
Forever Weird, and Not So Clear
Writer and architect Ed Keegan tells us just why Chicago architecture is so weird. Ed delves into the history behind Chicago’s architectural oddities and ultimately concludes these unique spaces are a good thing.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 17, 2015.
Fitri Ali tells of how he travels solo to look for ‘it’. Instead of discovering who he is, as originally expected, Fitri finds himself on an enduring and delightful journey of becoming the sum of all the people he met. He continues to look for ‘it’ and rests happily in the possibility that he may never know what that may be.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 16, 2015.
BY STEVE BAKER
@ VOL 121
ON JAN 28, 2015
Steve Baker has a lot of thoughts on the idea of creativity -- even though he doesn't much like the word -- and he spends some time sharing those thoughts, before introducing a new project he's currently launching called Project ESIN.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 13, 2015.
How I Found My Passion in a Dumpster
BY MICHELLE SIN
@ VOL 5
ON NOV 21, 2014
A do-it-yourselfer, woods wanderer, dressmaker, stargazer, wanderluster, rock collector, music maker, tree planter, baker, recycler, upcycler, and bicycle, Michelle Sin talks about how, when working on a high school project, she turned a little passion and a LOT of glue into a movement?
"Presentation of the Day" on February 12, 2015.
BY SCOTT ROWLAND
@ VOL 22
ON DEC 12, 2014
Scott Rowland gained his love for the outdoors from the Hawai‘i Service Trip Program, and in college was happy to find a major (Geology & Geophysics) that involved being outdoors. He has been researching and teaching about lava flows at UH for more years than he wants to think about, but never tires of seeing them, flowing or not, in the field.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 11, 2015.
BY CARLY BLACKMAN
@ VOL 32
ON JAN 20, 2015
A surgery removing a tumour along with half of Carly Blackman's thyroid in 2012 was the beginning of a 2-year journey of researching, writing and designing her book called Colour Decoded. This is a book written for artists and designers explaining the science behind colour in a way a "right-brained" individual can easily understand. Furthermore it discusses how colour has a massive impactive on our hormones, body and behaviours. Her exploration with colour tries to bridge the two worlds of Art and Science, which have been isolated from each other in our present day education system.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 10, 2015.
BY SIMON BEDFORD
@ VOL 19
ON DEC 16, 2014
Simon Bedford discusses the excitement that can be found at the Warwick Arts Centre. He begins by showing off the impact that interactive light sculptures, piano stairs, and speed limit lotteries can have on a community.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 9, 2015.
Our Treasured Non-Moments
BY CONNIE TSANG
@ VOL 121
ON JAN 28, 2015
Photographer Connie Tsang returns to her hometown on a yearly basis to see her parents. She speaks about the seemingly dull yet vibrant moments she captures of her parents as they transition from busily running their family restaurant, to easing into retirement, to slowly ageing before her eyes.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 6, 2015.
This is What Going Crazy Feels Like
BY BECKY CASTLE MILLER
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 09, 2014
In 2009, while dealing with undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. She battled Major Depressive Disorder for two years. She wants to invite people into the experience of mental illness to help reduce the stigma surrounding public discussions of mental health. In January, she will be (re)launching an online magazine about women's mental and emotional health.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 4, 2015.
BY ANTHONY FALCO
@ VOL 2
ON OCT 16, 2014
Anthony Falco is an artist, family man, and professional pizza maker. From Texas to New York, Anthony has been active in the food industry - from a widely popular french fry stand to a now famous Bushwick pizzeria. Anthony shares his thoughts and feelings about his adventures along the way.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 3, 2015.
How to Build a Boy
BY JEREMY WINEBERG
@ VOL 11
ON NOV 20, 2014
Builder Boys founders Karen Ball and Jeremy Wineberg discuss the lack of inclusive programs for young boys, building self-esteem through hands-on, bottoms-up experiences and seeing the world through the eyes of twelve 6 year-old boys who are ready to take over the world.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 2, 2015.