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!
Performing, Creating and Collaborating
BY CHRISTOPHER ALLERY
@ VOL 18
ON AUG 24, 2016
"The great thing about collaboration is that it is driven by structure."
In "Performing, Creating and Collaborating" from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18, Christopher Allery has had a 20 year creative career that has focused on the art of collaboration. This began with an art show during his second year of his Bachelor of Arts (Visual Art). Staged at the Majestic Theatre in Pomona, Chris worked with fellow friends and fellow undergrads to create an immersive installation and performance incorporating found objects, artificial light, and original music which was performed on the Majestic’s grand piano. In this presentation, Chris shares collaborative relationships that he has explored have been fruitful but also stretched him sometimes painfully, but also professionally, and creatively.
Yoga: Now and Zen
BY CARRIE WENZEL
@ VOL 2
ON NOV 22, 2014
"Yoga is a meditative exercise that anybody can do almost anywhere."
Carrie Wenzel talks about the growing popularity, benefits and history of yoga. She also speaks about her pilgrimage to India to learn more about the philosophy, as well as postures and breathing exercises practiced, to achieve a balanced control of the body and mind.
BY KYLE SCHAEFER
IN PORTSMOUTH NH
Kyle Schaefer and Kent Scovill have combined their skill sets and life experiences to design and build wooden stand-up paddleboards, that the boys claim each have a soul and unique personality. They talk about the step and passion it takes to making these boards.
My Intangible Collection
BY HOLLY BRIGGS
@ VOL 20
ON AUG 18, 2016
Designing Spaces with Interaction in Mind
BY EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG
@ VOL 113
ON APR 30, 2014
"You can discover the ideas with 34 other people simultaneously so it's the interdependence that makes for the consciousness."
Edwin Schlossberg speaks about designing places where people can both learn from one another and understand complex ideas using a mixture of no technology and high technology. Edwin has been designing facilities all over the world where people can learn and discover new things from each other’s experiences and from the tools held within.
The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring
BY TEGAN PHILLIPS
@ VOL 37
ON MAR 07, 2016
“Cycle touring is the future of travel. It’s cheap, It’s environmentally friendly, it's a lot of fun and it's a type of travel where you're not trying to get from city to city as fast as you can.”
What happens when a young cartoon-blogger plus her family decide to pack up for a year and embark on an 11,000km unsupported bicycle trip through Africa? A serious, permanent addiction to seeing the world by bicycle – that’s what. In The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring, from PechaKucha Night Cape Town’s 37th volume, speaker Tegan Phillips give a short cartoon presentation about the wonders of long distance bicycle-travel.
Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe
BY MARY CATTERLIN
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 14, 2015
In the summer of 2012 Mary Catterlin and Amy Lukas circumnavigated Lake Michigan in their handmade dugout sailing canoe. After 93 days and 1200 miles, they returned home to the beach of Beverly Shores, Indiana. This adventure has led to the creation of a self produced documentary and a published illustrated journal.
Sushi for Smiles
BY TAKAYO KIYOTA
@ VOL 107
ON OCT 30, 2013
Takayo Kiyota displays and discusses some of her amazing sushi art. Her work has been shown in several countries around the world and often features traditional art, pop culture references, and even eroticism. (in Japanese with English subtitles)
Check out her blog: たまちゃんのにっこり寿司
"Presentation of the Day" on November 13, 2013.
Light, Structure & Space
BY ERIC KEUNE
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION
ON JUN 26, 2014
From cribs to cathedrals and sun shades to research facilities, Eric Keune AIA, architectural historian, author and Design Director of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's Chicago office shares his vision from the perspective of student and practitioner of architecture's Modernist idiom.
The Droids You're Looking For
BY PAUL BUSSIERE
@ VOL 9
ON AUG 02, 2013
"You would not expect a little R2-D2 to teach you so much about philanthropy, about people, about love, about paying it forward."
In The Droids You're Looking For from PechaKucha Night Bangor Vol. 9, computer geek, robot builder, licensed private pilot, and huge sci-fi movie fan, Paul Bussiere shares his big heart and strong belief in "paying it forward". Paul has built two all-aluminum R2-D2s and spends his time spreading smiles by doing pediatric visits and numerous charity visits with everybody's favorite droid!
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015.
Media Literacy For Everyone
BY BILL SIMMON
@ VOL 21
ON JUL 14, 2016
“I would argue that media education is every bit as important, if not more important than computer science but I know of know corresponding national movement to get this kind of media creation and education into schools.”
Bill Simmon talks about the power of community-made media, and the dangers of NOT making media. Simmon is a filmmaker, writer, media educator, community/social/new media evangelist based in Burlington, Vermont.
Back to Origin
“I use free diving as a tool to share the beauty of connecting with the water, nature and myself.”
In "Back to Origin" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol.139, by representing the aquatic realm in a way that the world has never seen, Ai Futaki highlights the meaning and expression of the human–water connection. As the winner of Guinness World Record for the longest distance swam in cape with one breath, she uses freediving as a tool to be the bridge between the underwater world and the human world.