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!
Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere!
BY GALEO SAINTZ
@ VOL 40
ON AUG 16, 2016
"There is something radical that happens when we spend time out on trail, that really changes the quality of our thinking."
In Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere! from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40, Galeo Saintz an international trails ambassador and chairs the World Trails network from over 27 different countries, tells us about the importance of trails to our lives. He gave us the idea that the world would be better if we spend more time on outdoors to make us more happier and smarter. When did you last spend time in the nature?
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, October 6th, 2016.
Triumph of Human Adaptability
BY HARRY KNIGHT
@ VOL 11
ON JUN 16, 2016
"We obviously can’t give citizens the role to do everything. It’s just about recognizing their part in the process."
In Triumph of Human Adaptability from PechaKucha Night London Vol. 11, Harry Knight details his unique experiences over the past few years and how they were shaped by the events of 22 February 2011 when a major earthquake struck his hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand. Knight talks about the triumph of human adaptability as well as the power of community spirit!
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on WEdnesday, October 5th, 2016.
Cul de Sacs to Bureaucrats - Tales from a Socially Engaged Practice
BY REBECCA DAVIES
@ VOL 28
ON JUL 06, 2016
"This is an intensive community engagement... learning people, stories, politics."
In Cul de Sacs to Bureaucrats - Tales from a Socially Engaged Practice from PechaKucha Night Glasgow Vol.28, Rebecca Davies embedded participatory practice manifests in illustration, performance and event that centres on themes of people and place. Her project, which is called "The Oasis Social Club", was selected to represent London during the Mons Capital of Culture 2015 and has just completed a tour of Stoke On Trent, Preston and Hull. In this presentation, she will be talking about her projects and the ethics of these processes.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016.
Art Healing Hearts
BY TANAYAH TOOZE
@ VOL 4
ON APR 22, 2015
"Is amazing how the subconscious can be echoed through art."
In Art Healing Hearts from PechaKucha Forster Vol.4, Tanayah Tooze shared her amazing journey of healing through art. She made artworks for cover band, mural, fundrasing and how she helps the disadvantaged children of Vietnam with her talents and genuine heart.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, October 3rd, 2013.
The Magic Lantern
BY DAVID DEPREZ
@ VOL 31
ON SEP 07, 2016
"It is so important that as a student you go out of your comfort zone, out of the faculty, out of your student house - because its the only way to connect to the city."
What is 'cinema' all about and how can 'a cinema' canbe a natural intersection for informal learning and entertainment, for art and science, for students and city?
In "The Magic Lantern" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 31, David Deprez addresses these questions. As an artistic director of Lumière Cinema Maastricht, David plans to involve students in the programming and using films in their academic curricula at Maasstricht University.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, September 29th.
First Person: The Village Voice - 1983 to 1999
BY FRANK RUSCITTI
@ VOL 5
ON JUN 17, 2016
“I took news tips that broke stories, I spoke to mobsters, majors, people from outer space..”
In First Person: The Village Voice - 1983 to 1999 from PechaKucha Night Easton Vol. 5 Frank Ruscitti presents a sometimes humorous, sometimes hair-raising memoir of his days working for the Village Voice in New York City.
This was "PechaKucha of Day" on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016.
Weaving for the Soul
BY RENÉ BAHLOO
@ VOL 18
ON AUG 24, 2016
“I have shared my deepest essence, my creative energy, and so the world is dream into being”
In Weaving for the Soul from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18 , René Bahloo explains her special interest as an artist in the practice and philosophy of weaving, using natural plant fibres. She shares her knowledge locally through a number of weaving circles and facilitates transformational journeys to remote Indigenous Australian and African communities, for deep connection to land, culture, healing and traditional weaving. Her sculptural installation pieces have been present at a number of conferences and have also been discovered contemplating life, the universe and everything. In her presentation Rene shares her passion for connecting culture, womens' business, personal growth and environmental awareness into the weaving of her life, and into the lives of others.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on September 27th, 2016.
There's Something About That
BY WILL HUDSON
@ VOL 23
ON FEB 25, 2016
“How simple some ideas can be but you got to make them happen.. cats and famous paintings...”
In There's Something About That from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 23, Will Hudson, the founder of creative agency called "It's nice that", explains why he's passionate about other people's creative skills. He shows off his favorites such as christmas card, sushi cats and many other interesting things!
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, September 27th, 2016.
Common Ground Ome
"I wanted to make an eye-catching feeling of a textile…and apply this result into the building skin."
At PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 138, Kevin So shares, Common Ground Ome, a student design project that recycling the existing industrial building for textile production, education and promotion. The under utilised situation in Ome reflects the distorted urban scenes negatively impact the development of a city. The sense of community in Ome is losing due to the natural disease to Plum trees and the dying textile industry. The common values are needed for recovering the city.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, September 23rd, 2016.
The Power of Paper
BY FRANK BÖLTER
@ VOL 28
ON JUL 06, 2016
“I started to fold the paper boat and somehow I travelled around the world.”
He began using his work to challenge expectations both inside and outside the academic art world while a student at the Münster Academy of Art from 1998 to 2003. Boelter’s projects are distinguished equally by their powerful poetic imagery and by the precision of their execution, often carried out under the difficult conditions of the public sphere and galvanising the public into action.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016.
Who Killed the King
BY KOSTYA KIMLAT
@ VOL 18
ON JUL 08, 2016
"I am going to tell you a true story, that I made up."
In "Who Killed the King" from PechaKucha Night Orlando Vol. 18, Magician Extraordinaire Kostya Kimlat embarks on a fun-filled journey into the hidden stories that lie in plain sight in a deck of playing cards. Kostya goes on to share his mindblowing theory about the card of King of Hearts with us, touching on the European history, the history of card making and his own assumptions.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2016.
Child Friendly in the City
"Children are part of our cities. If our cities aren't designed for children, then they're not meant for citizens. If they're not meant for citizens, they're not cities."
In Child Friendly in the City from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol.25, Ian Smith speaks to a demographic whose voices often go unheard in urban decision-making: children. Though this talk, he challenges us to view our spaces through youthful eyes, while acknowledging that we all have a part to play in building child friendly cities.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016.