PechaKucha Presentation

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Eric Luong

Educator / Translator, Kyoto University of Art and Design in Kyoto

Japanese Aesthetics

PRESENTED ON OCT 01, 2016
IN OSAKA @ VOL 14

情感溢れる街、京都。その地でPechaKucha Night Kyotoを開催しているEric Luongさんが、自身の「企画すること」に対する情熱と、日本人が感覚的に知っていても明確に意識はできていない日本の美に関して、共有してくれました。美しさを、捉えなおしてみませんか?

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Real Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.

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7 Design Lessons from Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

After 3 years of working in and looking at Japanese gardens, Jenny Feuerpeil of Real Japanese Gardens summarizes the design (and life) lessons she has learned so far in the gardens of Kyoto, Kamakura, and Tokyo. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 14, 2013.

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Yodeling in the Japanese Alps

BY KEIKO ITO
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

Keiko Ito is an amazingly talented yodeler, and here she speaks about her experiences learning to yodel, her travels to Switzerland, and her prolific performances. (in Japanese)

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Debunking Kyoto's Myths

BY ERIC LUONG
@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

"I'm actually a priestess in Kyoto... my family has had a temple in Kyoto for the past 800 years. My dad is the 23rd generation head priest."

In "Debunking Kyoto's Myths" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Eric Luong and Ariya Sasaki discuss the misconceptions and stereotypical images attributed to Kyoto's pop culture. In this presentation, they debunk and reveal the true stories behind Kyoto's cultural myths.

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Klein Dytham and PKN Kyoto

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

In this bilingual (English/Japanese) presentation, PechaKucha Night founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham share their experience running PechaKucha around the world, as well as their day jobs designing beautiful buildings. This is a great condensed presentation on how PechaKucha Night started and what the philosophy is behind this global movement. This presentation was part of the special PechaKucha Night Huddle held in Kyoto in October 2015. 

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DxDepartment Kyoto

BY SHUHEI YAMAZAKI
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

PechaKucha Night Kyoto Vol.19 was a special event held at D&Department Kyoto, part of Bukko-ji temple. D&Department is a nation-wide chain of shops that promote local long life design in a particular region. For the launch of Kyoto shop, D&Department teamed up with students at Kyoto University of Art an Design. Project leader Shuhei Yamazaki shares his experience with the project and launching this beautiful space. This presentation was part of the special PechaKucha Night Huddle held in Kyoto in October 2015. 

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PechaKucha Night Osaka Spirit

BY HIRONORI OKADA
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

Every PKN city is different -- some focus on design, others on education or art. PechaKucha Night Osaka co-organizer Hironori Okada here tells us in a great Osaka dialect about the charms of his city and what makes their event unique. 

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English Illustrator. Japanese Pen.

BY CHRIS RIDDELL
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 03, 2015

UK Childen's Laureate Chris Riddell is an Brighton-based author, illustrator and cartoonist.  In this, his first PechaKucha, he proudly explains why he favours a Japanese brush pen...

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Japanese Tea: Tradition and Innovation

BY SIMONA ZAVADCKYTE
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 02, 2017

In "Japanese Tea: Tradition and Innovation" From PechaKucha Night Kyoto Vol. 26Simona Zavadckyte explores how Japanese tea was made traditionally, how it is currently made today and some of the new developments involving tea in Japan.

Tea is the second most common drink in the world and it has been in Japan for around for over 800 years. Through time it has developed distinct culture and traditions. 

お茶は、世界で2番目によく飲まれている飲み物で、800年以上の間日本でも飲まれてきました。時を経て、お茶の文化と伝統はめざましく発展しました。発表では、日本のお茶がどのように伝統的になったか、今日どのように作られているか、日本のお茶に関した新しい発展についてお話しする予定です。