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!
A Theory on Doodling
BY PAM WOODSON
@ VOL 12
ON MAY 23, 2015
Pam Woodson finds herself drawn to doodling in a couple of very specific situations. Not considering herself as an "artist", she initially used doodling as a door to create art without expectations. Pam found her path to becoming an artist. Through Pam's doodling research we could all learn self-improvement through doodling.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 10, 2015.
Art Bound by Response
BY FIONA DAVIES
@ VOL 11
ON FEB 06, 2015
Visual artist Fiona Davis (http://fionadavies.com.au) presents the creation of Visual Bind, a website promoting the work of artists and giving a tribune to their critical writing in response to their own projects/practice and their peers's art: a barter system where each artist writes an essay and gets written about once a year, in perpetual motion starting from around 60 artists. Visual Bind will publish online quarterly journal to which interested may subscribe.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 9, 2015.
Brewing with a Purpose
BY KOTA KOBAYASHI
@ VOL 3
ON FEB 20, 2015
Kota Kobayashi decided as a child that one day he'd brew his own beer. Many years later, and inspired by the recent natural disasters in Japan, he created Ippon Matsu Beer. His One Pine Tree beer received massive donations from all over the world which he has used to help small business owners with disaster relief in Japan. Don't get ready, get started!
"Presentation of the Day" on June 8, 2015.
Stuck on Film
BY JESSE FREEMAN
@ VOL 120
ON DEC 16, 2014
Jesse Freeman is a photographer/filmmaker based in Japan, and in this presentation he takes us on a tour of the film projects he has produced, and also shares some of the things that have inspired and informed his work.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 5, 2015.
Filipino Bicycles with a Bamboo Soul
BY BRYAN BENITEZ MCCLELLAND
@ VOL 5
ON MAY 22, 2015
Social entrepreneur Bryan McClelland showcases his Bambikes - bicycles made from bamboo - to promote sustainable, environment-friendly, and high-quality Philippine-made bikes to the world.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 4, 2015.
The Problem with Selfies
BY ROSEMARY BAIRD
@ VOL 23
ON MAY 04, 2015
Oral historian Rosemary Baird explains how selfies are ruining history, depriving historians of context and capture the everyday, transient, impermanent aspects of history (both social and built heritage).
"Presentation of the Day" on June 3, 2015.
Heavy Metal Crossing Borders
BY MARWAN AL-SAMARA'E
@ VOL 3
ON FEB 20, 2015
Marwan Al-Samara'e, who grew up in war-torn Iraq, has survived death threats - all in the name of heavy metal! Featured in a documentary called Heavy Metal in Baghdad, his band Acrassicauda was forced to leave Iraq and became refugees. He now believes dreams can come true (even if that isn't very metal) and lives in New York - preaching the power of music to cross borders.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 2, 2015.
Musings of a Courtroom Sketch Watercolorist
BY CAROL HAMMOND
@ VOL 7
ON MAY 14, 2015
Carol Clark Hammond begins her presentation with her beautiful watercolor nudes to "wake up" the crowd for our first presentation. As a courtroom sketch artist she must keep very practiced and continues to do a lot of figure drawing. She also shows her drawings from the historic trial of Byron Beckwith for the murder of Megar Wiley Evers, a civil rights activist in Mississippi in the early 1960s.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 1, 2015.
The Push 3.0 Revolution
BY NEIL VAN WOUW
@ VOL 124
ON APR 22, 2015
As a pioneer in the fleld of digital signage in Japan, Neil Van Wouw lays out the next stage in its development - the Push 3.0 revolution. He lays out the how the sending and receiving of digital content quickly, easily, and cheaply, over internet through the digital signage will become ever more ubiquitous in our lives.
"Presentation of the Day" on May 29, 2015.
Documenting Sunken Ship Sites
BY KELLY KEOGH
@ VOL 7
ON MAY 14, 2015
Kelly Keogh, PHD, an underwater archaeologist for NOAA in Honolulu, HI, describes how artifacts become historical record which in turn can create connection with our stories and civilization as a whole. One shipwreck discovery, the Two Brothers, is signifcant because it tells more of the story that inspired the novel, Moby Dick. She indeed shows us how all of these discoveries coming from a remote reef in the northwest Hawaiian islands do have significance to us all.
"Presentation of the Day" on May 28, 2015.