Past Brighton Event: VOL 23

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VOL 23

February 25, 2016
@ The Nightingale Room

An evening of quickfire talks on passions.  A host of presenters will talk about things close to their hearts.  From design to breaking world records! Let's PechaKucha Brighton! 

Our 'Passionate' line up includes:

  • Will Hudson, founder of design blog It's Nice That
  • Holly Budge, a world record-holding adventurer + sustainable jewellery designer
  • Beth Radish, from creative hub Artpothecary
  • Philippa Stanton, contemporary synaesthetic artist and Instagram star
  • Tora Colwill, Undertaker and Founder of The Modern Funeral
  • Chris T-T, musician, radio-DJ and Creative Director of Lo-fi Arts
  • Nina Emett, Director of FotoDocument
  • JJ Waller, Photographer

Ticket Price includes donation to the global PechaKucha fund. THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.

Please note that the line-up is subject to change and tickets are not refundable, unless the event is cancelled. 

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There's Something About That

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

 “How simple some ideas can be but you got to make them happen.. cats and famous paintings...”

In There's Something About That from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 23, Will Hudson, the founder of creative agency called "It's nice that", explains why he's passionate about other people's creative skills. He shows off his favorites such as christmas card, sushi cats and many other interesting things!

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, September 27th, 2016. 


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We All Die

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

We don't talk about death, but it happens to each and every one of us. Tora Colwill is on a mission to get us talking about our evitable end.  

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From Everest to Elephants

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

Holly Budge shares on projects that she's taken on that aid struggling communities and the environement. You could say Holly is a contradiction.  A genuinely lovely human being, personable and down to earth, whilst performing superhuman acts on a world record breaking level.

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Photographic Passion

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

With a talent for capturing everyday comedy, it is no wonder that professional photographer JJ Waller used to be a stand-up comedian. JJ shares his passions and explains how he collects ideas to create bodies of work.

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Empowering Women

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

“I wanted to create a sense of active global citizenship by engaging the public in powerful story lines.”

In "Empowering Women", from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol.23, Nina Emett is the founder of UK based arts educational organisation called "FotoDocument". She is passionate about the power of narrative photography to make a difference. Her mission statement: to bring "Active global citizenship".Sharing one of her photo essay, Nina explains how she strives to empower women in India.  

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Phonebox Love

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

“They are not just a box or a kiosk, they are a brilliantly designed building.”

In PhoneBox Love from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 23, Philippa Stanton shared with us her love for the world-renowned symbol of Great Britain - telephone boxes. Her love grew to be a fantastic photo project overtime, which we also get a chance to observe in the video.

Philippa is a synaesthetic artist, actress and an Instagram Starlet (she has 500k followers).

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016. 

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Cutting A Long Bow

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

Famed for his song-writing and music, Chris T-T is not afraid to be honest and poetic.  This PechaKucha is a true performance piece.   

Contains some explicit language.

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Even Artists Have CVs

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

Ask Woody what she looks out for on a CV and it's 'Interests'.  "That shows you what people are really about. Where their passions lie." She takes us through the ones on her resume: being active; growing food; people; places...

Chris T-T
words and music in Brighton
Zara Wood a.k.a Woody
Creative Director, Studio Woody in Brighton
Will Hudson
Founder of It's Nice That
Holly Budge
Adventurer & Sustainable Jewellery Designer, Self Employed in Brighton
Beth Radish
Art Shop Owner, me :) in Brighton
Philippa Stanton
artist in Brighton
Nina Emett
Director of FotoDocument & Documentary Photographer
Tora Colwill
Undertaker and Funeral Speaker, The Modern Funeral in Brighton
JJ Waller
Brighton / London UK.