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PechaKucha Presentation

Don't Spy On Me • OK?

PRESENTED ON MAR 03, 2015
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 33

Mark Paternostro presents an optimistic poem with the opening line "Don't spy on me..." His poem explores the spying and monitoring of everyday people by the NSA.

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Violence and Freedom of Expression

BY RICARDO GONZÁLEZ
@ VOL 32 ON NOV 05, 2013

Ricardo Gozález explains what freedom of expression consists of by giving alarming examples of the violence registered against journalists and different media.

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Eye Spy

BY DALE WEISS
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

When Dale Weiss started noticing images of single eyes showing up in his Facebook feed, he started annoying all his freinds with games of 'I Spy With My One Eye.' In this PechaKucha, he takes the game up a notch, but was clever enough to launch rolled up dollar bills into the audience as an incentive to guessers.

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HOWL, Poetry, Politics and Protest

BY ALEX LEVENE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Alex Levene spits out impassioned spoken word in support of poetry, politics and protest.

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The Politics of Cameras

BY PETE ASHTON
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 15, 2016

Pete Ashton is an artist who works with cameras, and occasionally makes photographs with them. He’s a Birmingham Open Media fellow and is current developing “What If..? Cameras”, image-capturing devices which might exist in alternative realities where the DSLR and cameraphone don’t dominate.

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Pie Spy

BY JULES MONTY
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

A hard hitting investigation by pie spy Jules Monty reveals the underground pie habit of Christchurch's industrial centre Waltham. In this PechaKucha Jules reveals his true identity, as the man behind the great pie shortage of inner east Christchurch, providing free lunch to the hard working art folks of Chrischurch Art Gallery.

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Asymmetry

BY ELLEN DICKSON
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

So, was Ellen's Dickson's father a spy?  Find out (or not) as Ellen takes you on a journey around the world.

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Momentum of Movement

BY AVRINA PRABALA-JOSLIN
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 09, 2017

In an emotional speech, Avrina Joslin makes a strong point, to why everyone should be a feminist:

What does it mean to be an anti-homosexual? What does it mean to be an anti-feminist? Can personal opinions or thoughts without activism affect the momentum of movements? But, freedom of expression you say? Well, thoughts have a way of spreading...

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Inconvenient freedom: universities in democratic reversals

BY LUTZ KREBS
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

Lutz Krebs is a strong advocate of academic freedom. As an academic researcher and education professional, he believes that freedom of research and education are essential for the future of any country. He is concerned that recent reversals of academic freedom in a number of European countries mirror events in the past — and suggests that they serve as warnings for the future.

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Local Government can be Open and Sustainable Government

BY ANDREAS PAVLOU
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 16, 2018

Andreas Pavlou from Involve looks at how the local government could become more open to the public.