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!
Making Something Greater
BY EMILIE TAYLOR
@ VOL 14
ON OCT 08, 2014
Emilie Taylor is a local architect, a lecturer at the Tulane School of Architecture, and the Building Manager of the Tulane City Center. Emilie talks about some public perceptions of architecture and shares some projects that she’s worked on. Emilie shares how she views architecture as a culmination of making something greater that any one person can achieve.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 12, 2014.
A Journey Into the Virtual World
BY DAVID DENTON
@ VOL 12
ON AUG 19, 2014
Architect / Urban Planner David Denton recently relocated to Knoxville from Los Angeles. A former Managing Partner of Frank Gehry Associates, David has been working in the Virtual World for seven years and is founder of the K2C project funded by the US State Department bringing together American and Egyptian architecture students in collaboration in the Virtual World via avatars.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 11, 2014.
Heaven is a Garden
BY JAN JOHNSEN
@ VOL 7
ON AUG 28, 2014
Jan Johnsen tells us all about her love for beautiful gardens. She states that being in nature enhances our well-being, and encourages everyone to transform their yards into places of serenity. Jan emphasises the importance of finding one’s niche within these delightful, natural spaces.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 8, 2014.
BY DUNCAN WALSH
@ VOL 117
ON SEP 24, 2014
Indie musician Duncan Walsh and his brother have always thought of themselves as the next Beatles. From making friends to writing music, Duncan shares his stories of trial and triumph. He speaks about rewards of giving back to the community, the lessons he's learned while living as a musician in Japan, and the excitement of releasing an EP after years of effort.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 7, 2014.
BY KITO SOUSA COUTINHO
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 20, 2013
Kito Sousa Coutinho, a Portuguese acoustic consultant based in Hong Kong, talks about his work and passion: acoustics. He explains the difference between sound and noise, and how to tweak various environments for optimal sound.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 6, 2014.
BY MARE SWALLOW
@ VOL 30
ON JUN 03, 2014
Executive Director of the Chicago Writers Conference Mare Swallow does a lot of hiring. She tells us of the sophisticated techniques she utilises to weed out “f**k-ups” prior to the interview process, and how you too ought to be wary of the brown m&ms.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 5, 2014.
Van Halen photo courtesy of Music Enthusiast Magazine
Planes and Hard to Reach Places
BY CYNTHIA DRESCHER
@ VOL 1
ON AUG 14, 2014
Cynthia Drescher, travel editor for Condé Nast's Jaunted and pilot in training, talks about small planes, remote destinations, and speed limits.
Going into depth and discovering the rarest places that only allow you to get there by one, or various, modes of transportation.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 4, 2014.
Why Reading Makes You A Better Person
BY ANDREA CECCHETTO
@ VOL 4
ON SEP 26, 2014
Liz Myers & Andrea Cecchetto describe the benefits that reading fiction has on one's personal development. The simple luxury of reading a book can help you become a better person through the understanding of language and emotions. Reading fiction has been proven to improve social, memory, and language skills.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 3, 2014.
BY TAMIM AL-KADASI
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 14, 2014
Tamim Al-Kadasi speaks on his conceptual definition of home. He shows us that where you come from is less important than where you’re going. Tamim discusses feeling homesick in his homeland after living abroad, and the realizations he's come to along the way.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 1, 2014.
Conquering Mt. Fuji
BY JOHNNY LINNERT
@ VOL 117
ON SEP 24, 2014
PechaKucha's own Johnny Linnert tells his story of climbing Japan's tallest mountain/active vocano: Fuji-san. From his experience of climbing up with the mountain with his friends, he gives advice on what to expect from such a grand adventure.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 31, 2014.
BY JUSTIN HOOVER
@ VOL 8
ON SEP 19, 2014
Justin Charles Hoover is a Chinese/Russian/American time-based artist and curator. He also always wanted to be a stunt double but settled for Kung Fu master. He shares a few recent projects and talks about why he loves performance art.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 30, 2014.