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PechaKucha Presentation

Minor Urban Disasters

PRESENTED ON JUN 30, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 74

Ariel Schlesigner presents a collection of photographs documenting what he calls “minor urban disasters.” The photos were taken in different cities around the world, and show off what can happen when reality goes wrong for an instant. You'll find more in Ariel's Flickr photopool, and his sculptures and installations can be seen at Gregor Podnar Galerija, Berlin.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 23, 2013.

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Urban Beekeeping

BY CARRIE VANWINKLE
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 08, 2011

Carrie VanWinkle presents the art and craft of beekeeping. She teaches the importance of urban beekeeping in today's current world. 

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Impact of Industrial Disasters

BY DARIN ACOSTA
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Darin Acosta & Breonne DeDecker have been working together on various art, media and research projects in the Gulf south since they were teenagers.   In this presentation, they begin to define and discuss the impact of industrial disasters in terms of flash point, short term effects and the long term slow moving disasters and its impact to re-shape, re-configure and re-invent our physical environment.

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Impact of Industrial Disasters

BY BREONNE DEDECKER
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Darin Acosta & Breonne DeDecker have been working together on various art, media and research projects in the Gulf south since they were teenagers.   In this presentation, they begin to define and discuss the impact of industrial disasters in terms of flash point, short term effects and the long term slow moving disasters and its impact to re-shape, re-configure and re-invent our physical environment.

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Urban Sketching Memories

BY PEGGY WONG
@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Peggy Wong shows us her travelogues and how the passion for sketching to document each experience brings interesting memories.

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Urban Sketchers Lebanon

BY JUDY ABI ROUSTOM
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 12, 2016

Founder of Urban Sketchers Lebanon, Judy J. Abi Roustom is an Architect and sketch addict. Through the collective act of sketching, USK members regularly meet to reclaim spaces around the city and the country, and to show them in a different light. Through her activities, Judy aims to make art more accessible, for a community of passionate, like-minded individuals. 

 

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It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping

BY NINA CHASE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

"We're showing citizens what they're buying before they write the final check."

In It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping from PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 25, Landscape architect and urban designer Nina Chase talks about temporary fun, public space, and urban transformation. She shares the power of prototyping and the impact design have in the communication between public spaces, the city council and the community. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 18th, 2017. 

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Urban Sketching

BY YASEMIN GYFORD
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 07, 2017

What is USK, its origins, its manifesto and what Cambridge urban sketchers do. Yasemin Gyford explores the magic of sketching on location with others and talks about sharing with the world online.

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INTER|URBAN

BY JOE LANZILOTTA
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

"Most importantly, The Rapid is the future of Cleveland Transit to me."

In " INTER|URBAN" from PechaKucha Cleveland Vol. 29, Joe Lanzilotta is a Cleveland-based artist and designer who spends his 9 to 5 as a project manager for LAND studio working on projects like the INTER|URBAN. He is passionate about how art can transform experiences and has any amazing story about the rapid transit line in Cleveland and its transformation into a veritable art gallery.

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How Urban Farming Can Change The World

BY JON WALSH
@ VOL 155 ON FEB 28, 2018

Urban farming/sustainability consultant Jon Walsh outlines how urban farming is increasingly being used as a tool to improve personal health, create more sustainable families, communities and cities, maximize urban self-sufficiency, increase disaster preparedness, and fight climate change – simultaneously. Jon will also delve into vertical and rooftop farming, and outline the exciting future of urban farming.