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PAST VOL 17

Nishinomiya @ Konan CUBE (Hirao School of Management)
Jul 20, 2013

PAST VOL 1

Wanganui @ Sarjeant On the Quay
Mar 27, 2015

PAST VOL 9

Richmond, BC @ Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond Campus
Mar 26, 2015

PAST Pecha Kucha Femcee

Juárez @ Museo de arte INBA
May 20, 2016

PAST VOL 8

Silver Spring @ Silver Spring Civic Building
May 05, 2017

PAST VOL 19

Aberdeen @ The Belmont Filmhouse
May 23, 2017

PAST VOL 31

Honolulu @ Honolulu Museum of Art School
Aug 11, 2017

PAST EU Japan Fest ECoC 2018, Powered by PechaKucha

EU-Japan Fest @ Istituto di Cultura - Tokyo
Feb 08, 2018

PAST VOL 27

Madison, WI
Aug 22, 2018

PAST VOL 9

Nara @ Cofufun
Jun 16, 2018

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Disabling Labelling

BY ANN HAWKINS
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

"By and large, most people thought it was time for change. And I was going to be part of that change."

In "Disabling Labelling" from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 3, writer, mentor, and idealist Ann Hawkins passionately talks about equal opportunity and the modern world lessons that she insists we must learn that race, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, and all the various labels that we are so accustomed to assigning each other, have very little to do with the kind of people we actually are or how effective we can be in the world. "It's time to tidy up our language" she adds referring to limitations labels give us, concluding "we owe it to the next generation."

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, October 15th, 2015. 

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Porn Nails

BY ROSEMARIE ROMERO
@ VOL 31 ON AUG 26, 2015

”I created Porn Nails as an interactive installation and performance using miami kitsch aesthetics and the flamboyance of the Miami chonga”

In Porn Nails from PechaKucha Night Miami’s 31st volume, speaker Rosemarie Romero presents a project near and dear to her heart. Rosemarie created Porn Nails as a unique performative art piece which embodies the Miami aesthetic, feminism, female drag, excess, and sisterhood.  She bonds with women while doing their nails at the same time listening to pop music, talking about sex and sharing dirty jokes.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, March 31st. 

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The United Nations of Food

BY CHARLES BIBILOS
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 04, 2015

Hear Charles Bibilos, writer of the United Nations of Food blog, talk about his quest to eat food from every country in the world (160 countries), without ever leaving New York City. Yum!

Help Charles finish his quest! Help him eat: East Timor, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Botswana, Burundi, Central African Republic, Djibouti, The Gambia, Kenya, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

If you can help, or want to go out to eat with Charles, email him at unitednationsoffood@gmail.com

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The Menstrual Revolution

BY JENNY EDBROOKE
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

Jenny Edbrooke explores personal interests and the social taboos of menstruation, and how the natural act should be a sign of female empowerment. 

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Facing Fears

BY JAMES MCEVOY
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 28, 2016

"When I was growing up, my biggest fear was my mum."

In Facing Fears from PechaKucha Night St Neots Vol. 6James McEvoy gives us a candid insight into his life long fears, and how, over the course of many years, he's learn't to overcome and face the things that scare and intimidate him. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on August, 16th, 2016. 

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Object to Subject

BY SAMMI SPARKE
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 28, 2016

Portrait photographer Sammi Sparke talks us through a personal project that looks at the objectivity of the naked form and how the emotional state can highlight or detract from the subject.

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A Journey in Hats

BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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Dance is the BEST

BY ERIK THURMOND
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Eric Thurmond is often asked what it means to be a dancer...to which he wonders if people understand what dance actually is. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he explains the four elements of dance, with some live demonstrations! 

Erik is a performer from Snellville, Georgia. He has danced all over the world and shown his work in Atlanta, New Orleans, Birmingham, Houston, Detroit and New York City. His work centers around ideas of obsession, control and desire.

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[не]жіноча справа: чи може фотограф зробити світ кращим?

BY LERA POLSKA
@ VOL 23 ON JUN 22, 2017

Лєра Польська. Жіночий фотограф.

[не]жіноча справа: чи може фотограф зробити світ кращим?

Як горіти, світити і запалювати з 17-кілограмовим рюкзаком за плечима. Як бути фотографом на трьох континентах. І при цьому залишатися жінкою.

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You are an Ultimate Woman

BY NICKY PETERS
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

When faced by apparent failure, Nicky Peters challenges you to look beyond the instant reaction to give in and take strength and comfort from all that you are by looking through some old family photographs'

 

 

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The Fear of Sharks, Learning from Villains, and the Making of a PKN in Cagliari

Presentations We all have irrational fears, and for quite a few, sharks top the list of that which is most feared. In this presentation (from PKN Louisville Vol. 3), Paul Sirek goes beyond the Jaws of Spielberg, and reveals the true nature of these creatures. And what can we learn from the most villainous villains of them all? In his presentation (in Portuguese, from PKN Sao Paulo Vol. 10), Nicolas Vargas takes a stab at listing 10 super villains, and explains the important lessons he has learned from their mistakes. Posters We end the week with a few new posters on the Tumblr blog, including the one pictured above, for a special edition PKN happening in Chicago on July 19, as well as posters for PKN Las Palmas Vol. 7, and for PKN Erlangen Vol. 3 and 5. Here's more on that special event in Chicago: WHEN LESS IS MORE... In association with the Society of Architectural Historians, PechaKucha Night Chicago heads for a summer road trip to the Louis Sullivan designed Charnley House in Chicago's Gold Coast. An intimate venue to be sure (so we wont get three hundred in there). Get tickets early and enjoy this amazing Chicago treasure - for one night only - invaded by PechaKucha Night. All ages show. Information at Facebook. The officially fantastic poster of this Volume is designed by Akemi Hong for the SAH. And watch out for another downtown extra Volume in mid August. Also in a very cool venue... Video It's been a week of videos, and so why not end it with another one, this time covering the recent PKN Cagliari Vol. 3, both the event itself and behind-the-scenes. Calendar Here's what you can expect in terms of PK action over the weekend. First, tonight (July 6), you'll find the following three events: PKN Nishinomiya Vol. 13, PKN Pisa Vol. 2, and PKN Castellon de la Plana Vol. 1. On Saturday, there's PKN Shenzhen Vol. 11, and PKN Marseille-Provence Vol. 19, which marks that city's 5th anniversary. On Sunday, you can catch PKN Christchurch Vol. 14 -- see this post for more on that event, and an update on post-earthquake Christchurch.

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Feelings from Event vol1

Empty venue Kulttuurikulma just minutes before doors opened ...   ... and show starts ...   City loop and the loose letters of Uusi Pori (New Pori)   Shows goes on and audience enjoys ...    More pictures to descibes the feeling: http://www.flickr.com/photos/95115362@N05/sets/72157633298653452/detail/   Please feel free to join us on the next Event vol2 on wednesday 17.7.2013 in Bar Soma! Welcome!

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To Feel at Home

Most of us can say with certainty that our idea of home is tied to a specific location. Can you? Roshi Givechi spent much of her youth on the move -- even now, she travels about Asia for work; never truly settling on any one place -- and in "To Feel at Home", today's Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 104) she defines the elements, experiences, rituals that as a whole form her amoebic idea of this concept we hold so dear.

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The Fear of Sharks

We all have our fears; some rational, some not so rational.  In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Fear of Sharks" from PKN Louisville Vol. 3, in a rather comedic manner Paul Sirek confesses his irrational fear of being attacked by sharks ... while in the swimming pool. Paul goes beyond Spielberg's Jaws, reveals the true nature of sharks, and confronts his fear in the ocean.

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Feeding the Achieve

How far would you push yourself to realize your dreams? Samantha Nienow and Rebecca Layman feed their inner desires to achieve as they train for the Half Ironman, a gruelling marathon that combines swimming, biking, and running. In "Feeding the Achieve" from PKN Bemidji Vol. 19, they push each other through highs and lows and offer each other support as they strive for the same goal. 

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A Yemeni Female Rapper

Emerging artists are rapping “about the struggles of women in Yemen.” In her native Arabic and English, female Yemeni rapper Amani Yahya shares the trials and triumphs of pursuing her art against all odds. In “A Yemeni Female Rapper” from PKN Sana’a Vol. 1 she speaks about the support and encouragement she’s received from her friends and community, her rap style, and how she’s challenged cultural norms to do what she loves.

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This is What Going Crazy Feels Like

After months of undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. In “This is What Going Crazy Feels Like” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 24, we see that after 2 years of hard work battling depression, Becky came through with renewed sense of self, and now has launched an online magazine dedicated to combatting the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

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A Female's Survival of Music Production

“Really I think part of surviving is communicating, reaching out, creating a dialog with men and women to increase the availability of women in different roles. I think obviously this is a microcosm in music but I think it's probably true in every field” In A Female's Survival of Music Production from PechaKucha Night Portland’s 15th Volume, Musician Natasha Kmeto discusses surviving in the contemporary music industry. From overcoming the music industry's glass ceiling to defying expectations set upon her by gendered stereotypes she admits that her actions are somewhat political. Though reflecting on her upbringing and childhood in relation to the development of her career as a musician, she explains that it did not being so.  

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Facing Fears

  "When I was growing up, my biggest fear was my mum." In Facing Fears from PechaKucha Night St Neots Vol. 6, James McEvoy gives us a candid insight into his life long fears, and how, over the course of many years, he's learn't to overcome and face the things that scare and intimidate him.

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Music Feeds My Soul

“When words fail, music speaks.” In "Music Feeds My Soul" from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 27, a Soulful Singer Letitia George shares her story and deep passion for music. Letitia rose to the spotlight after featuring on series 4 of BBC 1's The Voice UK, where she became a member of Team Ricky and soared her way through to the knockout rounds.