The theme for PechaKucha NOLA Vol. 11 is “This is Home.” The lineup of PechaKucha speakers will present you with a night of great conversation revolving around what “home” means to them.
Mentor, award-winning filmmaker, artist, and innovator Brandan “Bmike” Odums discusses his journey to return to his love of visual art. Brandan shares "Project Be," an installation set up in the New Orleans 9th Ward Florida Housing Projects that were abandoned post-Hurricane Katrina.
WWNO's News Director Eve Troeh talks about the Listening Post, a project lead by Jesse Hardman and Kate Richardson created to gather and disseminate relevant news to the community via cell phones and radio recordings.
Click the link here to see the results from the text survey that took place during the event!
“Only those who have been excluded, singled out, and pushed out of society, have the credentials to speak truth about it.”
In Time, Space, and Playing Fields from PechaKucha Night New Orleans Vol. 11, artist Abdi Farah talks about his work in relation to his journey from studying art in college to being named the winner of the inaugural season of Bravo’s "A Work of Art." He continues his passion for art in New Orleans seeking kindred spirits through an exploration of metaphysical and imaginary worlds and sports.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 25, 2015 and again on December 24th as part of our Star Wars themed newsletter - goo.gl/e1clE7
Architect Byron Mouton discusses design and architecture in New Orleans, which has a deep history and strong architectural heritage. Byron navigates between traditional architecture and new innovative design by utilizing the reciprocal relationship of practice and teaching prior to and post-Hurricane Katrina.