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!
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.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 9, 2015.
Fire from the Breathless Muck
BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 22
ON DEC 12, 2014
Former science teacher and practicing artist Justin Davies delves into the mythical “will-o’-the-wisp” atmospheric ghost lights seen at night over bogs and swamps. Justin gives us a scientific history of methane, oxygen, and carbons.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 6, 2015.
BY JOANNA KWAN
@ VOL 2
ON FEB 07, 2015
Joanna Kwan reminisces about the turning point in her childhood when she became aware of her power to open doors of her own choosing, and how, while battling her self-doubts wth hard work, one such door led her to one of her biggest achievements yet.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 5, 2015.
A Little Polar Bear's Big Journey
BY JANE ANNE FRANKLIN
@ VOL 8
ON JUN 05, 2012
Jane Anne Franklin talks about the transportation and habitation of a newborn Polar bear of one zoo to another. She took on the role of a mother bear as she learn and took care of this baby polar bear.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 2, 2015.
BY TRENT MCBRIDE
@ VOL 121
ON JAN 28, 2015
Trent McBride and Tao Romera Martinez introduce us to a service they developed (Tadaku) to help people experience real homecooking, but they start off by sharing a series of fun food trivia that will leave you surprised.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 27, 2015.
Time, Space, and Playing Fields
BY ABDI FARAH
@ VOL 11
ON FEB 06, 2014
Artist Abdi Farah talks about his work in relation to his journey from studying art in college to being named the winner of the inaugural season of Bravo’s "A Work of Art." He continues his passion for art in New Orleans seeking kindred spirits through an exploration of metaphysical and imaginary worlds and sports.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 25, 2015.
Designing the Future of Augmented Reality
BY HELEN PAPAGIANNIS
@ VOL 31
ON DEC 04, 2014
Augmented Reality (AR) is typically defined as a layering of digital information over the physical world as experienced through a smartphone, tablet, or digital eyewear. AR is quickly advancing into a new phase of contextually rich personalized experiences that combine sensors, wearable computing, big data, machine-learning, and artificial intelligence. This second wave of AR will surpass novelty and extend our human capacities to better understand and experience our world in new meaningful ways. AR is no longer about technology, it’s about living in the real world and creating meaningful experiences that are human-centred. How do we want to live in and with AR, and how will it shape our lives?
"Presentation of the Day" on February 24, 2015.
A Kiln-Fired Friendship
BY JULIANNE SMALLWOOD
@ VOL 6
ON JUN 20, 2013
Julianne Smallwood details her creative partnership and friendship with her friend Judy. She ventures into a deep explanation of the challenges of ceramic-firing, and the process needed to craft beautiful, delicate works of ceramic art.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 23, 2015.
Crossing Seas and Authorities
Adventurer Mike Reid discusses his journey kayaking from the west coast of Japan to South Korea. He shows us that riding the Sea of Japan/Korea was not always the most difficult aspect of the expedition — there’s always customs.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 20, 2015.