PechaKucha Presentation

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Ramkumar R S

Consultant, RSR Innovations in Chennai

Bharatanatyam for Engineers

PRESENTED ON MAY 07, 2016
IN CHENNAI @ VOL 9

Ram Kumar talks about how anyone can learn classical dance forms at any age and its ability to bring one closer to his/her spiritual core. 

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Emblem, I

BY GABRIEL EMBEHA
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 21, 2013

Emblem, I is a transmedia story told via a wide variety of objects, events and participants worldwide. It includes a novel, a feature film and a number of performance pieces. The enigmatic Gabriel Embeha gives us a peek into the alternate world he has created.

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Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier

BY CHRISTIAN TALMAGE
@ VOL 62 ON MAY 21, 2018

What is the next frontier? Anywhere, with virtual reality. Christian Talmage, virtual reality frontiersman and Design Director at River Studios, talks all things this reality and beyond.

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Aja Nachle! (Let's Dance!)

BY NAVYA MASTANAIAH
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 11, 2016

Navya Mastanaiah grew up in India and arrived in the USA about 8 years ago. She trained early on in a form of Indian classical dance called Bharatanatyam. As life progressed, she began imbibing different forms of western dance through school performances, impromptu jazz classes and the like. 

Since childhood, through college, even in the USA where she initially struggled to make friends, Dance has always been her go-to language for breaking barriers, making friends and buildingmemories.

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The vision from a couple of lifestyle engineers

BY ESTHER BUNDELLU
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 16, 2016

Jonny and Esther Bundellu are a brother and sister team dedicated to their lifestyle brand GURU LIFE. They describe the harsh truths of vision and how it has played out in their lives. Vision can sometimes be a cruel mistress and the initial intentions of it can sometimes manifest into unique yet wonderful ways if you are open to it.

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The Reality of Virtual Reality

BY MARCO ROSA
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

“The reality of virtual reality is that we are still away from that, but we getting there faster than you can imagine! ”

In "The Reality of Virtual Reality" From PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40 Marco Rosa shares about the idea of what is the reality of virtual reality. Where is the technology right now? What is involved in creating meaningful virtual reality experiences? What are the dangers and pitfalls of VR? Why is there so much hype around VR? What the future holds for VR and how can it positively impact the world. His focus on this presentation will be on the educational application and possibilities that VR offers us.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, January 13th, 2017. 

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Seeing the World Through the Eyes of a London Think Tank

BY VYTAUTAS JANKAUSKAS
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 09, 2017

Vytautas Jankauskas from Superflux in London really stretched our audiences mind when he gave this PechaKucha at Vol. 17 of the London Series about the concept of the modern future.

Is it possible to translate future uncertainty into present day choices? Vytas says YES! - And after listening to his talk, we think you will to

 

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Starch Abuse: Combustion Spud Gunning for Engineers, Hobbyists and Adolescents of any Age

BY GEORGE HAMILTON
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 30, 2017

George Hamilton presents on potato guns, a subject for the engineer and/ or deviant youth in all of us.  

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Khattaks and Dance: 1550 to date

BY ASFANDYAR ANIS KHATTAK
@ VOL 5 ON APR 29, 2018

Asfandyar Anis Khattak’s presentation is about the history of the Khattak tribe of Pashtun and the origins of the Khattak dance. How the warriors of the tribe performed it as part of their war preparation. He also speaks about his passion for dance and his fusion of classical Indian dance with the Khattak dance. 

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A Journey

BY INDU MITHA
@ VOL 5 ON APR 29, 2018

Ms Indu Mitha started learning dance from a very young age in pre-partition India from some of the most renowned dancers of the time. Later on, she started performing professionally as well as teaching dance, under the highly conservative regime of General Zia Ul Haq. An iconic figure in the dance and performance community in Pakistan, she shares with us her journey as a dancer.