PechaKucha Presentation

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Erika Harris

Independent Writer, empathicwriter.com in Chicago

The Empathic Writer

PRESENTED ON DEC 02, 2014
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 32

Life's journey is not linear.  Erika Harris takes us with her on the pathways and through the gateways that inform her life and practice. 

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SuperDeluxe's Hidden Heroes

BY RYU KONNO
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Performance curator at SuperDeluxe Ryu Konno walks us through a list of hidden heroes that he discovered while putting together talented artists and musician for SuperDeluxe. From sleeping performance art to mini orchestras, he showcases all of their unique talents. (in Japanese)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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Industrial Hemp - A Renewal of Common Sense

BY MOSELEY PUTNEY
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 05, 2012

Moseley Putney talks about a greatly misunderstood crop called Hemp. Allowing farmers to grow hemp will create new jobs, give us healthier foods, and reduce our dependence on foreign raw materials such as oil. Let it grow!

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Next Door Heroes

BY KATERINA GRIGOROPOULOU
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 20, 2013

Katerina Grigoropoulou is an architect with postgraduate studies in Interior Design in London. When she was a little girl she wanted to become a space hairdresser, a career that, nowadays, seems more promising than the one in architecture. She explains how her ongoing projects, entitled "A Future Perfect", "Titled:Untitled" and "Imagine the City" allow her to feel a little hero in her life and hope for better days to come.

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Finding Spirituality in the Philippines

BY AMBERLY YOUNG
@ VOL 11 ON APR 30, 2014

Amberly Young talks about her travel stories. She was in the Philippines and missed her flight. Miraculously, she had found a wonderful place to volunteer: Bahay Kalipay, a raw food yoga detox center, which means "House of Happiness" in Tagalog. She lived at the center for two months. She taught creative writing and during her stay she had a spiritual awakening. It was a day she made lifelong friends who she will be going back to visit for the rest of her life. It was a day that has changed the way she see the world.
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Building an Ecosystem

BY FORREST WOOLWORTH
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 19, 2015

The Madison startup community has exploded over the last few years. Madison stuartups now employ over 500 full-time people and a whole support netwrok of accelerators, workspaces, and organizations. Where did this startup ecosystem come from? Can a group of young, ambitious entrepreneurs with a bold vision truley shape the future of Madison?

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The Essence of Life

BY JOSE GOMEZ
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Artist and philosopher Jose Gomez explains the essence of life through his artworks and other artworks that inspire him.

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Heroes in the Works

BY NICK ANNIES
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 02, 2016

Nick Annies takes us on a personal journey through the musical heroes that have inspired him throughout his life and ultimately to go on and create his own record label. 

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You are a Hero

BY SARAH MAES
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 03, 2016

Sarah Maes, shares her heroes in collaboration. As a collaborative mom and local coordinator for one of the largest fairgrounds in the state of Washington, Sarah champions local collaborators in music, in schools, in life.

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Cannabis: Marijuana & Hemp

BY KIM CARGILE
@ VOL 30 ON JAN 18, 2018

Kim Cargile talks about the history of cannabis.