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The Art of Collaboration (or How to Not Freak Out When You Change Another Artist’s Work)

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Kate Huser Santucci and Amy Kollar Anderson are both living and making art in Dayton.  Between them, they have figured out how to use found bones and glitter on the same piece of work, and remain friends! For them, collaboration is not just a buzzword, but has become a way of thinking about creativity, friendship, and a new way of working.

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AIA Student Design Competition

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Mike Huff has been practicing architecture for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s School of Design, Architecture Art & Planning, and now specializes in sustainable design strategies for K-12 schools. Tonight he’ll share more about his work inspiring the next generation through the Student Design Competition.

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Archisociology Cohousing

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Chip Williamson is founder and principle of Chameleon Architecture AND a new Daytonian.  He now claims his professional title as Archi-sociologist. That is, studying the intersection of community building and building design. His practice has worked with several co-housing communities in all stages of development. Tonight he will share some the insights he has gleaned from those co-housing conversations. 

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Trans-Siberian Railyway Journey

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Ann B. Kim is a mixed-media artist who has been living in Dayton since 2009. Her current obsessions include the concept of time, space, place; antipodes, connecting with people, adventures, collecting dirt and trash, and roaming around the world. In 2017, she circumnavigated the globe as part of her research  during which time she completed the Trans-Siberian Railway, the longest railway in the world. She is currently an Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Indiana University East.​ 

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Reimagining Works

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Tim Kambitsch is a Dayton native with the awesome responsibility of leading the $187 million dollar building program for the Dayton Metro Library.  When finished there will be 17 new, expanded or completed remodeled libraries in the Dayton area. Here he talks about one facet of that program, commissioning original art for these new buildings.

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Time Capsule in Lonaconing MD

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Judd Plattenburg is a Dayton Business owner, as well as a photographer, paddler and sometimes printer. He was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. 

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The War in the Pacific

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

D Ralph Young is a graduate of the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He served as a consultant to the power industry all over the world. In 2006 he was inducted into the UK college of Engineering Hall of Distinction.He survived 4 major battles in the Pacific during WWII as a gunner's mate on the USS J Franklin Bell.

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The Vital Importance of Handwriting

@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Ann Bain is an artist born long ago is Pittsburgh, has purchased letterforms incessantly for at least three decades now. But, the search veered from calligraphy towards hand writing in recent years, as cursive became an endangered species. Something to think about... 



The View Behind the Cafe

"Every week there are new items, objects, things, stuff that people abandon that people put out, leave out, the flotsam and jetsam of the modern age. It's just back there, new stuff all the time.
In The View Behind the Cafe from PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 32James Luckett observes the parking lot behind his workplace.  His photos transform the invisible into new compositions, from abandoned dolls to shadows on concrete.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Shayna McConville & Co.

    Shayna McConville is a fan of Dayton and of all things creative! Jason Antonick, Katy Kelly and Ryan Schulte round out the PK Dayton organizing team.