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Art and Audience

BY PECHAKUCHA PENSACOLA
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 10, 2016

Mariah McKay discusses the relationship of an artist to their audience and shares her experience as a performance artist. 

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Breaking Stereotypes

BY PECHAKUCHA PENSACOLA
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 10, 2016

Pensacola Urban Sketching founder, Sara Olmar, shares the struggles and triumphs of being a female artist with Autism. 

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Communication is Key

BY PECHAKUCHA PENSACOLA
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 10, 2016

Regina Baker, an artist of many forms, explains how art and sign language help her autistic son express himself.  

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The River

BY PECHAKUCHA PENSACOLA
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 10, 2016

Artist/ Musician/ Author/ Psychologist, Michael DeMaria, describes his journey as a Psychonaut trying to bring authenticity into the world and into his life.  

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Puppy Love

BY PECHAKUCHA PENSACOLA
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 10, 2016

Jenny Bilbrey, President of SouthBark Animal Hospital, shares inspirational stories of shelter dogs that have saved her life as much as she saved theirs. 

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A Study of Community

BY PECHAKUCHA PENSACOLA
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 10, 2016

Writer and community builder Cheryl Chastain provides insight on how communities are developed. 

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John Sunday and the Significance of his House

BY CHRISTOPHER SATTERWHITE
@ VOL 6 ON MAY 14, 2016

The City of Pensacola has a tremendous opportunity to preserve a monumental piece of its past, and tell a side of our history that has as of yet been largely untold. Christopher Satterwhite presents a talk is about John Sunday, and the cultural significance and importnat effort to save his house. A historical Pensacola figure, a self made free man of color that decided to stay in the deep south and fight for his beliefs and his place in society.

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Breaking walls

BY DAGNY TAGGERT
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 12, 2015

Speaker Dagny Taggert talks about how we can trespass boundaries. By using the world as our canvas, one can often times surpass personal limitations and changing one's own perception of the self.

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A Collection of Thoughts and Verbs

BY MARINA QUIRK
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 12, 2015

Artist Marina Quirk speaks on her work, and shows us that by observing the fascinations of communication, she opens dialogue and consideration to the words we use to understand one another and ourselves.

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Boundaries are meant to be broken

BY BRYANT CHASE
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 12, 2015

The status quo is an unacceptable standard when it comes to creation in both the artistic and biological form. There is always something greater out there – your job is to prove that.
Whether it is a void or an abundance of boundaries, there is always an opportunity to utilize your surroundings to achieve something special. Bryant Chase is a media creator/producer with a background in clinical psychological research, and a passion for learning.

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Plights of an Extroverted Introvert

BY RASHAD LEE
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 12, 2015

Abstracted visual elements accompanied by awkward dialogue juxtapose the perception of boundaries and how they shape us. A journey inside the mind of a fish out of water.

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Boundaries as Form

BY LIAM DUNAWAY
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 12, 2015

Every boundary forms a political position and depending on this posture, a boundary can transform the world or it can preserve the status quo. This is why the most important question for me as an artist is what position do I express through my work?

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