PechaKucha Presentation

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Jasper Wong

in Honolulu

POW! and WOW!


POW WOW, is a term that describes a gathering that celebrates culture, music and art. Centered around a week-long event in Hawaii, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, and mural projects.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 30, 2014.

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What Happened to Hip Hop That Got Tupac and Big Shot

@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2012

In his presentation, David Hammon (Joint Managing Director of Scenic World) walks you through the conspiracy that revolves around who killed Biggie and Tupac, a tale of East Coast vs. West Coast gangster rap. (in English)

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Hip-Hop Heroes

@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

The B-BOYGER group is not comprised of your average everyday heroes; they are a unique and hilarious group of dance champions. Here they present their antics, accomplishments, inspirations, and future plans. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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

"Presentation of the Day" on October 2, 2013.

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Hip Hop Hooray

@ VOL 5 ON FEB 28, 2013

Fotosynthese is Breda's youngest and most well known MC. Apart from one million views on 101Barz, his Rookie Of The Year nomination at the State Awards, the fact that he was the youngest Hip Hop finalist ever Grote Prijs, and his more than 100 appearances at parties and festivals one thing is clear: Fotosynthese is here to stay (in school).

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From Churches to Hip Hop..Becoming Famous in Bushwick

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Jimmy Cee takes us on a journey of how he founded his own artist collective. 

Famous In Bushwick is a collective group of artists and individuals that live and work in the Bushwick community of Brooklyn. It was founded by local DJ; Jimmy Cee (The Gent) two years ago in partnership with Silky's Skateshop & Gr33n Cl3an and Gold Street Collective. The nucleus has grown to include Trip and Trap, and Napkinkilla. Famous in Bushwick specializes in production, events, and visual media. They are expert peer influencers in lifestyle.

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Murals with POW! Murals that WOW!

@ VOL 129 ON OCT 28, 2015

For a muralist, a great white wall is but an opportunity, and this is no different for designer/artistic director Kamea Hadar. Get psyched to hear Kamea Hadar who came to PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, all in all the way from Hawaii to speak on his role as co-lead director of Pow! Wow! — a global artists gathering set in cities all over the world.

壁画家にとって真っ白な大きな壁は、創作意欲をかきたてられる絶好のキャンバスです。デザイナーで美術監督のKamea Hadarさんにとってももちろん同じ。壁を前にすると、体が勝手に動いて描き切ってしまいます。ハワイを拠点に行われているコンテンポラリーアートのソーシャルイベント・Pow! Wow!の創立者のひとりであるKamea Hadarさんが、 Pow! Wow!でのご自身の活動や役割について披露されています。グローバルなアーティストがこぞって参加するPow! Wow!は世界各地で勢力的に展開中で、日本でも開催されました。

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What is Hip Hop

@ VOL 3 ON MAY 06, 2016

A-MINUS shares on his community outreach project and positive Hip-Hop. A-MINUS is a positive hip-hop artist from Akron, Ohio who is creating his own lane by starting a movement through community outreach in an effort to change the negative mindset of youth.

His trademarked brand "ALIEN NATION" serves as a clothing line and an independent record label. The motto is "DARE 2 BE DIFFERENT". A-MINUS has performed at various venues/schools throughout the state of Ohio and has opened up for legendary artist/groups such as Rakim, Whodini & Slum Village. He has released two mixtapes: The Alien has Landed VOL. I & II and his debut single "Take it Higher" Feat. N'Sight available on iTunes is in current rotation on WZIP 88.1FM (The University of Akron). It is the most requested song in station history. As a writer, his style has been compared to Grammy award winning artists like Lecrae, Kendrick Lamar and Eminem. A-MINUS is also a co-host for an online podcast called "The What's Really Good Show".

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Hip Hop Hooray

@ VOL 6 ON SEP 13, 2016

Jon Torrens shares useful strategies that he's learnt from listening to rap music. From Big Daddy Kane to Eminem, there are vital lessons to be learnt, in terms of motivation and creativity.

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@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Andrew recently attended the 3rd annual gathering of PechaKucha city organisers in Tokyo. He shares some of his observations and experiences based on a very short visit to the city, the world's largest.

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How I Found Myself in Hip Hop

@ VOL 4 ON APR 26, 2018

How the importance and value placed on originality, creativity, and style in hip-hop help Ricky Biddle find confidence and value in himself and passes it on to others.