PechaKucha Presentation

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Diane Roussin

Project Director, The Winnipeg Boldness Project in Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Boldness Project

PRESENTED ON FEB 22, 2018
IN WINNIPEG @ VOL 33

You might be sitting there, wondering "What is the Winnipeg Boldness Project?", and why is it that it's important to the development and progression of our city.  Diane Roussin finally has the answers, laying out how the Winnipeg Boldness Project endeavors to improve the quality of life and education of children ages 0-6 living in the Point Douglas neighborhood. Focusing on engaging those that live, work and play in the area to get a better idea of what they believe their neighboorhood looks like and what makes a neighborhood strong and safe for the future development of its tenants. 

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Medical Herbman Cafe Project

BY SOICHIRO ARAKI
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Landscape designer and project director Soichiro Araki of the design firm EARTHSCAPE speaks of his organization's mission to bring together humans and nature, in particular, the MHCP (Medical Herbman Cafe Project) a means of connecting with local communities through botany and herbal remedies. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 3, 2013.

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The Kindness Project

BY STEVE GRAY
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 21, 2014

Steve Gray is a local photographer, videographer, and graphic artist. He currently works for Darling's in their marketing department and is also one half of Linear. He is presenting on a guerrilla kindness movement he started with Andrea Beaulieu in Bangor called The Kindness Project.

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.5 ppi Project

BY DUNCAN DEMPSTER
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

"The system is based on modular wood blocks, and it's intended for anyone to be able to access it. So people of all ages and all backgrounds can be quickly instructed in how to make a print like this."

In .5 ppi Project from PechaKucha Night Honolulu - Vol. 26Duncan Dempster introduced .5 ppi Project. .5ppi is an ongoing endeavor that generates collaboratively produced prints and installations revolving around the performative, reproductive, and repetitive aspects of printing and print culture. .5ppi means one half pixel per inch, which refers to the image resolution of the first .5ppi project. Duncan Dempster is a Honolulu-based artist and educator and is the executive director of Honolulu Printmakers.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, June 9th, 2016.

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Moral Courage Project

BY JOEL PRUCE
@ VOL 28 ON SEP 22, 2016

Joel Pruce teaches human rights at the University of Dayton and lives with his family in Historic South Park. Joel is also team lead on the Moral Courage Project-- an experiential learning and research program launched by UD's Human Rights Center. Joel will share the team's work from the first Moral Courage Project rip to Ferguson, Missouri.

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Synergy Theatre Project

BY NEIL GRUTCHFIELD
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 11, 2016

Established in 2000, Synergy Theatre Project works towards rehabilitation and resettlement with prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk of offending through theatre and related activities whilst placing the wider issues surrounding criminal justice in the public arena. Neil Grutchfield presents his experience working with the project as New Writing Manager. 

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This Guy is NOT Creative

BY BOB SOMERS
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

"I started to get a feeling that creativity didn't have to happen as that brush stroke that Bob Ross did, but it became something more than that.

In "This Guy Is NOT Creative" From PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 30Bob Somers, having been surrounded by talented people since his younger years, claims to not have a single creative bone in his body. Inspired by the famous artist, Bob Ross and the people around him, Bob found his passion in architecture and has discovered that there is more to creativity than meets the eye.  

 

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The Arts Barge Project

BY HANNAH WEST
@ VOL 13 ON JUL 18, 2017

Hannah West and Christian Topman give an update on the progress of the project: Creating an arts venue for York on the rescued heritage river barge “Selby Tony”

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The Journey of The 821 Project

BY JAHI MACKEY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 27, 2017

Jahi Mackey shares the journey of The 821 Project, a nonprofit organization that he founded to promote global citizenship and multicultural community empowerment in south Louisiana. By sharing the story of 821, he also shares how he used his unique voice and life experiences to fill a longstanding void in our city and region.

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[Re-]: The 2018 Winnipeg Design Festival

BY MEIGHAN GIESBRECHT
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 06, 2018

Meighan Giesbrecht and Tia Watson, the Curators of the 2018 Winnipeg Design Festival, have organized this year's five-day celebration of all things design around the theme of "[RE-]". With this theme, they intend to give light to the opportunities of the many underused spaces in and around the City of Winnipeg and have the design community participate in filling in these areas with consciously-designed interventions. Learn more about the theme and the festival itself by taking a listen to this PechaKucha Night Winnipeg talk.

To learn more about the Winnipeg Design Festival, visit their website at http://www.winnipegdesignfestival.net/

Meighan and Tia's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 35, on September 6, 2018, at the Park Theatre. 

For more information on PKN Winnipeg, follow us on Twitter (@pkn_winnipeg), Instagram (@pkn_winnipeg), or Facebook (www.facebook.com/pechakuchanightwinnipeg). PKN Winnipeg is presented by the Manitoba Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada.