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Past Dubai Event: VOL 11

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VOL 11

May 26, 2012
@ THE PAVILION DOWNTOWN DUBAI

THE PAVILION DOWNTOWN DUBAI IS PROUD TO HOST THE 11th PECHA KUCHA NIGHT DUBAI WITH AN EXCITING LINE UP OF NINE PRESENTERS. ORGANIZED BY TRAFFIC, S*UCE AND THE THIRD LINE, THE POPULAR INTERACTIVE FORUM FIRST ESTABLISHED IN THE CITY IN 2008, PROVIDES A PLACE FOR LOCALLY BASED TALENT TO SHARE IDEAS AND DEVELOP CONTACTS, AND HAS SINCE GROWN TO ONE OF THE LARGEST GATHERINGS FOR A MIXED MEDIA ARTS EVENT IN THE REGION. PECHA KUCHA FOLLOWS A 20X20 FORMAT WHICH ALLOWED EACH PRESENTER TO SHOWCASE 20 IMAGES- EACH SHOWN FOR EXACTLY 20 SECONDS WHICH A TOTAL OF 6 MINUTES AND 40 SECONDS OF MUCH DESERVED FAME BEFORE SWITCHING OVER TO THE NEXT PRESENTER. THE QUICK AND SET PACE OF THE FORMAT KEEPS INTEREST FLOWING. THE EVENT STARTS AT 730PM AND PRESENTATIONS BEGIN AT 20:20(8:20PM) SHARP. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT WWW.PAVILION.AE

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Concbots

BY VIKRAM DIVECHA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Vikram Divecha is an artist and advertising professional based in Dubai. In his presentation, he shares with us his recent artistic project, Concbots, which has been inspired by Dubai and its ever-increasing levels of construction and urbanization. (in English)

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Realising Architectural Programs

BY JONATHAN ASHMORE
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Anarchitect[s] is a collaboration between Jonathan Ashmore and Tarik Al Zaharna. This concept creates a platform for a collaboration between architecture and research projects in the U.A.E. In this presentation, Tarik Al Zaharna will be sharing with us the journey in realizing architectural programs, focusing on their recent project 'DXB Store'. 

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DXB Store

BY TIMA OUZDEN
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Tima Ouzeden is a fashion designer and cultural producer based in Dubai. In her presentation, Tima shares 20 facts about the hugely successful concept DXB Store, a not-for-profit space that Tima has been involved in since its inception. It's a concept that is very close to her heart. (in English)

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Solar Artwork

BY NACHO ZAMORA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Nacho Zamora is a Spanish researcher working on a project called “Solar Artwork," a new kind of artistic creation that makes use of new solar-powered technologies, integrating them into public art and urban landscape projects. In his presentation, he proposes to bring "Solar Artwork" to Dubai. With Dubai's urban nature and unlimited sunshine, it is the perfect candidate for Solar Artwork. (in English)

Tima Ouzden
designer and cultural producer/creative director of dXb store in Dubai
Nacho Zamora
Founder & Manager , Solar Artworks in Dubai
Jonathan Ashmore
Architect, Anarchitect in Dubai