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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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From Lobotomy to Osmosis

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Gilles Vanderstocken shares a post-rationalisation of 7 recents projects, identifying the obsessions of his studio and using it as a starting point for future practise.

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Press Start to Begin: A World of Board Games

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

"Boardgames are as old as civilization itself."

In Press Start to Begin: A World of Board Games from PechaKucha Night Hong Kong Vol. 27Vincent Siu and Wes Mui share a bit about the history, development and social aspects of board games, and its new renaissance. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, August 30th, 2016. 

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852 Freedom Campaign: an Anti-Slavery Movement

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Elvy Chang, Jasmine Chiu and Zino Chan present 852 Freedom Campaign, consisting of Hong Kong-based volunteers from all walks of life who use their talents to raise awareness of human trafficking, one of the most vile forms of organized crime.

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Empowering Women Through Photography

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Stephanie Teng talks about her involvement with Lensational, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to empower women through photography by recycling and redistributing used cameras to women in developing countries, and teaching the basics of equipment and composition.

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Fashioning Culture

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Sharon de Lyster discusses the cost of fast fashion on society versus the value of handmade textiles which carry stories of cultural identity providing ethical production, economic empowerment and preserving heritage craft.

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Photographing the Umbrella Revolution

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Aaron Anfinson shares his experience of photographing the Umbrella Revolution as it unfolded over nearly 3 months in the autumn of 2015 in Hong Kong. What began as a series of peaceful sit-in street protests - against the proposed reforms to the Hong Kong electoral system and the pre-screening of candidates for the Chief Executive election in 2017 - escalated to include more than 100,000 protesters occupying key areas in Admiralty, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok punctuated by violent clashes between students, triads and riot gear clad police armed with batons and tear gas. Anfinson's beat poetry inflected voice sets the scene for his intense emotional images. 

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From Architecture to Inclr: A Graphical Data System

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Ken Chan discusses his move from architecture to coding and the development of INCLR, a digital mind mapping app or "customisable visual organiser for your data." 

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The Story Behind the Orochen Forest Family

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Hayley Ho shares the story behind her handcrafted wooden toy puzzle which was designed to raise awareness of the Orochen ethnic group in China, and to encourage children to play creatively in the setting of nature.


About the City's Organizers

  • Peter Boelsterli

    Peter Boelsterli was born in Winterthur, Switzerland. He studied architecture at ETH Zurich and founded his own practice for architectural design & research 1993. Today he combines higher education activities with research and his private practice. Peter was Dean of the Faculty of Architecture of Bern University of Applied Science and has been appointed as China Delegate of the Swiss Rector’s Conference of the Universities of Applied Sciences & Arts, where he is supporting the Development of Sino-Swiss Science and Technology Cooperation’s. With his wide field of activities, he is one of the key persons of the Sino-Swiss Higher Education, Architecture and Urban Planning Landscape. He is an idealist with his main interests on the attention given to transformations in relation to sustainability, new lifestyles and cooperative development pathways. Since three years he is living in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. He is the founder and president of Bootes Ltd. a local charitable organization in the fields of Art & Design.