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Kids Learn Photography Like Piano

BY KODOMO NAKAMURA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

中村こどもさんは、こどもがピアノを弾けるように、一眼レフもきちんと教えれば何歳からでも写真が撮れるということを教えてくれました。

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Fantasy Art x Devastated Place

BY SHO_ MAA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

ショーマーさんは、熊本とファッションとアートを融合させたファンタジーなアート作品を通じて被災地を応援する活動を話していただきました。

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Power of Students for the Reconstruction of Aso

BY RYOSUKE IDE
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

井出良輔さんは、東海大学の2年生。自身も地震を経験し、南阿蘇村で学生たちが主体的に行っている復興活動について話していただきました。

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5500 Tons of Relief

BY KODAI KATAYAMA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

片山広大さんは、チーム熊本として、前震発生後より物資配送に始まり多岐にわたる復興活動を行っています。中でも5,500tの支援物資の話は圧巻です。

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A Story from Mashikimachi

BY HITOMI MORIMORO
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

森本ひとみさんは、熊本地震後の写真を記録として、次の世代に残したいという思いを話していただきました。

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Home for All Pride

BY YUTAKA HAYASHIDA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

 林田豊さんは、震災後の「写真で伝えたい熊本の現状」を紹介いただきました。

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PechaKucha in Kumamoto

BY YOSHIHARU NAKAYAMA
IN KUMAMOTO

Pechakucha Night Kumamoto organizer, Yoshiharu Nakayama, shares all about the comminity that has been cultivated around their creative series there and how PechaKucha had made an impact for those affected by the earthquakes of 2016. 

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Home is Where the Heart is

BY RIMIKO YANAI
ON APR 28, 2017

Rimiko Yanai shares gives an facinating and highly informative glimpse into life in the modular temporary housing provided for residents in Kumamoto who lost their homes to the 2016 earthquakes. Her creative inginuity of using available materials and goods in unlikely ways shows how she has transformed a temporary house, into a temporary home

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Photohoku to Photomoto

BY YUKO YOSHIKAWA
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 24, 2017

Yuko Yoshikawa shares about taking the photo-giving experieces and successes of her Photohoku initiative to those living in temporary housing thoughout earthquake-stricken Kumamoto. 

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Volunteering in Tohoku: 6 Years Later

BY CRISTINA MARIE DEANE
IN TOKYO

"Wherever I looked I saw destruction, but what I also saw was hope in the eyes of those who survived."

In Volunteering in Tohoku: 6 Years Later, Cristina Marie Deane shares her story of volunteering in the Miyagi prefecture following the devastating events of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Volunteering turned out to be not only an enlightening and fulfilling experience for Cristina but it also changed the course of her life. 

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Unconventional Volunteer(ing)

BY JAMIE EL-BANNA
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 04, 2016

Jamie El-Banna shares his stories of volunteering that don't quite fit the norm. According to El-Banna, the standard image of a volunteer is that of hippy-minded slacker who can't find a "real job". El-Banna is the founder of NPO It's Not Just Mud that has provided disaster relief in Tohoku and Kumamoto. Jamie proves that volunteers come in all shapes, colors and sizes.

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Tremors from Kumamoto

BY MARI NASAKI
@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

"As we attempted to escape our crumbling buildings, the electricity cut out, and we were left scrambling in the dark."

In Tremors from Kumamoto, from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, PechaKucha Night Kumamoto team member Mari Nasaki recounts the days and weeks following Kumamoto's largest earthquake in centuries. She speaks of destruction, lack of sustenance and supplies, but also of hope. 

The was "PechaKucha of the Day" Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016.

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