SITEWIDE Search Results: “Love”
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Feb 12, 2015
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Dec 01, 2015
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Feb 19, 2016
Richmond Nature Park
Feb 11, 2016
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Challengers and Icons
BY HAMISH CAMPBELL
@ VOL 4
ON MAY 18, 2015
Hamish Campbell introduces his independent design business, Pearlfisher. In this presentation, Hamish presents about design history's pioneers, heroes, innovators, explorers, challengers, and icons, focusing on the challengers and iconic principles of the design field.
Dogs Dogs Dogs
BY STEVEN PETERMAN
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 14, 2015
Steven Peterman loves dogs! He takes us through some of his most memorable foster dog experiences, the good, the bad, the gross!
Steven is the founder and director of the world famous Sketchbook Project. He currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife of five years, Sara, and their very tolerant cat, Thrifty.
If interested in fostering dogs in the NYC area, check out the following website. Steven insists it will change your life:
The Spirit of Magic
BY JUSTIN SIGHT
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Justin Sight is a unique magician known for performing on the streets and subways of NYC. He was diagnosed legally blind at age 10. Justin has been featured on television and online news outlets such as The NY Post and Gothamist. He talks about Magic from a spiritual perspective drawn from his involvement with the worlds mystery schools and scientific research that point to the essence of what we Truly Are.
.GIFs: an Emotive Vocabulary
Sha Hwang takes us through the history of .gifs, and their use in society, as an emotive vocabulary for current events, sports, and every day life.
Sha is an information designer and technologist based mostly in Brooklyn. A failed architect and an accidental entrepreneur, Sha has designed and built work for clients such as the New York Times, MTV, Flickr, and Adobe. Previously, Sha worked at Stamen Design and later cofounded the company Movity, which was acquired by Trulia. Sha spends his nights trawling Tumblr and printing gifs as Gifpop and his days working with Nava to improve healthcare.gov and other parts of government.
An Open Source Life
BY ROMKE DE HAAN
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 04, 2015
Romke de Haan is a graduate of the program called homeboyz, a non-profit that takes kids in gangs and teaches them technology. Romke will walk you though his journey and his pursuit of happiness.
Participate in Romke's life; he'd be happy to get coffee/lunch/cocktails with you. You can add his calendar by searching Romked@gmail.com on iCal, Google Calendar,
Spatial Memory Mapping
BY LYLA CATELLIER
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
Lyla Catellier gives good directions! At PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8, Lyla put her 7 siblings to the test - a test of spatial memory mapping. With 5/7 siblings worth of maps of her hometown, Lyla explores the wonders of the hippocampus.
Lyla is a lady living in Chelsea NYC. She currently directs public programs and events at Columbia University GSAPP and was once called a swiss army knife. She is a logistics maverick, and has always wanted someone to refer to her as a maverick, and at PK Brooklyn Volume 8, we did!
Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley
BY LAUREN MAPLES
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
"Teaching kids about food is a way to teach them about everything."
In Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley at PechaKucha Night New York Vol.16, Lauren Maples walks us through the importance and strength of a sustainable, natural, and health-conscious education. While teaching yoga and dance in public schools, she developed the Bija approach - which strives to create a fulfilling and engaging educational experience.
Lauren has danced with internationally acclaimed ballet companies including San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet, and holds a BA from New School.
Not The Only Loner
BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 25
ON OCT 12, 2016
Artist, curator, lecturer and PechaKucha Brighton producer, Zara Wood (better known as Woody) confesses she's a "bit of loner. But a loner who enjoys bringing people together." An honest reflection on togetherness in today's world.
A Printmaking Dreamatorium
BY MARY ALICE MILLER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Mary Allice Miller is an editor, writer, and story-telling enthusiast! As a kid, she spent most of her time at her family’s letterpress shop—an ancient dusty dreamatorium where an imagination can wild. She is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine and is hard at word on a short film.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 1
The first PechaKucha Night in Lodz was held just over a week ago, and even though it's all over now, we still wanted to share this great poster that was produced to promote the event. Remember: 20 slajdow x 20 sekund!
Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 2
PechaKucha Night in Lodz Vol. 2 is just a few days away, set for December 17 at the MS Cafe, with a start time of 20:20. The list of presenters should pop up shortly on the official event page.
Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 5
PechaKucha Night in Lodz Vol. 5 is set to happen at the end of the month (July 29) at Letnisko Ksiezy Mlyn. The event isn't yet listed on the PK site, but we still wanted to share the great poster that was produced to publicize it.
Moritz Waldemeyer is all about light-emiting diodes and light amplication by stimulated emission of radiation. What's all that nonsense? Oh right, LEDs and LASERs. And who can blame him? In the latest issue of "Presentation of the Day" (from PKN London Vol. 1), Waldemeyer demonstrates the various fashion, design, and performance-related uses he's devised for these glowing, electronic beauties. In his presentation you'll see luminous coffee-tables, shining stereos and shoewear, glimmering leather jackets worn by U2's Bono, even a crown adorned with red radiant beams!
Flap-jacks, johnny cakes, crepes, hotcakes, or whatever your region calls them, we all love them. Really, who doesn't enjoy a good pancake every once in awhile? In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Des Moines, Vol. 12) Brian Sauer tells us of the origins of this saucer-shaped, flour-based meal. He also goes into detail on the emergence of delectable pancake toppings, the companionship between syrup and hotcakes, and the influence of race on marketing pancake-related products in the past. So warm up the frying pan, cook up a few griddlecakes, drizzle on some syrup and butter, and check this one out.
Love in Orlando
The next PechaKucha Night in Orlando -- the city's Vol. 12 -- is happening a week before Valentine's Day (on February 7) and so the theme is appropriate: "Showing Orlando Some Love." Below is the list of presenters and the titles of their presentations, to whet your appetite: - Carolyn Moor: A Modern Love Story [this is her story of being widowed at a young age]- Max Jackson: Love and the Human Brain [neuroscience]- Kristen Walmsley-Manieri: A Yearning Curve [Kristen's unofficial title is "why husbands need to get laid more"]- Joe Tankersley: Data Love [our over-reliance on data]- Thomas Thorspecken: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Orlando [local artist sketches Orlando arts events]- Susan Rienzo: Color Sings to Me [art quilting]- Emily Empel: The Futurist’s Paradise- Mike Van den Abbeel: Would You Please Sign this Petition? [for medical marijuana]- David Alecock: Being Present for Love
For the Love of Astronomy
Why do the stars thrill us so? Neil Ghosh shares his love for astronomy, and takes us on a tour that covers different aspects of the science, tying it to his own personal learning of it. In "For the Love of Astronomy" from PKN Hyderabad Vol. 9, Neil gives us a small tour of the stars, and speaks on how the study of the heavens started -- with absolutely no scientific background.
“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).
The Love Drug
"When you are able to harness the love that comes from within you and surrounds you, you are able to heal, help and transform others." In The Love Drug at PechaKucha Atlanta Vol. 30, Michelle Khouri shares her thoughts and scientific findings on what the emotion of "love" really is. By delving into the chemistry of the human brain and personal experiences, she discovers a surprising yet simple answer to this timeless question.