ST JOSEPH Search Results: “Makers Movement”

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This Visual Utopia: Limitless Art in the Twin Cities

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Tami Miller, curator at the Krasl Art Center, explores the potential visual utopia that is possible in the small lakeside town of St. Joseph, Michigan. What is possible if the world's great urban art makers enlivened our public spaces and architecture?

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Woodlawn Cemetary: Motown's Final Resting Place

@ VOL 2 ON AUG 20, 2015

John Milroy is from the Detroit area and Motown is one of his favorite subjects. In this talk he tours the Motor City's rich history via Woodlawn Cemetary - the final resting place of many famous music legends who resided nearby.

"If the grey stones of these fences could talk, or more accurately, sing, they would tell the story of Detroit through the rise and fall of the civil rights movement, through the halcyon days of Motown."

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Touch & GO

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 19, 2017

Andrea Oleniczak talks about her role as the Fab Lab Manager in this PK titled Touch & GO.

Born & raised in Grand Rapids, MI, Andrea has a BFA in Glass from College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. She is currently the Fab Lab Manager @ the LMC Fab Lab. She’s previously held all sorts of positions including Production Glassblower, Studio Technician, Design Consultant, Facilities Coordinator, Product Designer and Teacher. Her addictions? Coffee and podcasts. Her daydreams? To see local manufacturing that incorporates historical craft and reintroduces apprenticeship models.


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FIRST Robotics Competition: Building the Next Generation of Thinkers, Tinkers, and Leaders One Robot at a Time

@ VOL 10 ON SEP 16, 2017

Madeline Dale, a Lakeshore High School junior, shares how the FIRST Robotics community is helping to build future technology leaders by using her own team and personal experience as an example. Madeline is entering her third year of participation on Team Lance-A-Bot, FRC Team 4237. FIRST Robotics is taking the world by storm with programs for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Find out what students are up to in southwest Michigan and beyond.


SITEWIDE Search Results: “Makers Movement”

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Powered by PechaKucha Channel

"Powered by PechaKucha" events are one-off events that are separate from regular city-based PechaKucha Nights, and that are usually held as part of festivals and conferences, but can also act as standalone events. These events include presentations that use the PechaKucha 20 images x 20 seconds format.


Puebla @ IDIT
Jan 28, 2015


Wellington @ City Gallery Wellington
Aug 27, 2015


Curitiba @ MON - Museu Oscar Niemeyer
Nov 06, 2015


Nashville @ Conexión Américas
Nov 06, 2015


Harrisburg @ International House, Legacy Lounge
Feb 17, 2016


Seattle @ Seattle University Pigott Auditorium
Nov 02, 2015


Delhi @ Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation
Jul 01, 2014

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Chasopys
May 31, 2016


Coventry @ The Tin Music & Arts, Canal Basin Vaults
Oct 03, 2017


Sunshine Coast @ The Imperial Hotel, Eumundi
Apr 05, 2017

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The Maker Addict Movement

@ VOL 25 ON MAR 05, 2013

Liz Neely is a maker addict. She creates things that have no purpose; only to see if she could make something out of her own imagination. She does not believe in the impossible and therefore challenges others to thing freely and create because no matter the lack of experience you may have nor how impossioble it may seem, it can be made. 



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The Double Life of Captain Planet

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, activist, environmentalist, programmer, tinkerer, and teacher, and graduate of Pomona College with a physics degree and a minor in Environmental Analysis, Jenna deBoisblanc share her passion for making and what her two very different personas like to do for fun.

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FabLab Puebla

@ VOL 4 ON JAN 28, 2015

Aristarco Cortes, coordinador de Proyectos en el Instituto de Diseño e Innovación Tecnológica platica acerca del primer makerspace de Puebla.

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Craftsman Chin

@ VOL 4 ON JAN 28, 2015

Zhen Ching value the importance of design in a more holistic sense, dealing with ideas of economics, philosophy, culture, the environment, politics and social impacts. To consider design more than just a process of creating objects, rather as a tool to navigate and understand the world.

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@ VOL 4 ON JAN 28, 2015

Empresa poblana que ofrece desarrollos tecnológicos innovadores enfocados en la seguridad vial, publicidad y comercialización de productos.

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A Space for Youth to Explore and Create

@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

“There’s ridiculous things that teenagers can come up with.”

Long Beach's Patricia Tsoiasue shares about Makersville's work supporting the discovery and creative process of young makers.

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Instigating a Community

@ VOL 8 ON SEP 25, 2015

"We love that warm fuzzy feeling of being together."

In Instigating a Community  from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 8RJ Juneau, a scout Leader, founder of Maxxian, and instigator of y-lab maker group discusses how despite the claim from many that the internet obviates the need people to get together, in reality it allows us to build new communities faster than ever before.

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Makers and MakerFaire

@ VOL 13 ON JUN 23, 2016

Cathy Chen and Gustavo Arriga discuss the maker movement, how they got involved in it during their time living in Tokyo and what led them to bring this passion back to El Paso with the creation of El Paso's first FabLab. They describe the benefits of MakerFaire and enlist the support of the PechaKucha crowd in bringing a Mini-MakerFaire to our city.

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The Art and Build of Burning Man

@ VOL 18 ON MAR 10, 2018

Beau Turner and 70,000 of his closest friends build a city every year in the desert. His local group was also responsible for bringing the first exhibition of the Art of Burning Man outside of the festival to our area. Conversations lead to conversations that lead to next endeavers to design and construct the Mega Cake, to celebrate everyone's birthday at the next Burning Man.

As a side note, there is now going to be an Art of Burning Man exhibit at the Renwick on the Mall in Washington DC. Well done.

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Photos of PKN Ottawa Vol. 7

PKN Ottawa held their Vol. 7 event on December 4 and saw the likes of artists, stylists, software developers, film makers, entrepreneurs, rappers, and more discuss their passions. Photographer Ming Wu has a photo-set of the evening, and the organizers have posted a profile of each presenter here.

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Because I Said I Would

"You can pretend to care, but you can't pretend to show up." In today's Presentation of the Day, "Because I Said I Would" from PKN Cleveland Vol. 18, founder of social movement "Because I Said I Would" Alex Sheen is focused on the importance of keeping promises. He has used his movement -- which has people write their promise on a card -- as a means to help people stick to their affirmations and, just like the George L. Bell quote above, follow through with action.

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The Future of Music is Wearable

DJs are the new composers.  In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Future of Music is Wearable" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 108, Gee Daigo Kawai speaks on his time working with wearable technology firm MACHINA to bring the future of DJing to fruition. He discusses the futuristic sensors, fabrics, and gestures that make up the jacket that will allow music-makers the ability to control flow, beats, and switch tracks at will. 

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Photohoku 2.0

Creating new photo albums for families who lost theirs in natural disasters; this is Photohoku.  Brian Scott Peterson and Yuko Yoshikawa go into depth on Photohoku: a photographic movement founded in response to the giant earthquake that shook Japan in 2011. In "Photohoku 2.0" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 116 we see it's now a movement whereby photographers take photos of families affected by disasters, and give the photo albums back to the families themselves. It has grown into a global photo-giving, fundraising movement and has spread to the US, the Philippines, Australia, Korea, and many more. 

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Out with the Old, In with the Art

See how London’s old industrial districts are transforming into live/work centers for artists and makers. Executive Director at Pollards Thomas Edwards architects Andrew Beharrel speaks about the history of London’s industrial districts, and how they are slowly becoming cheap places to work and live. In “Out with the Old, in with the Art” from a special “Made in London” PechaKucha event held during London Design Week 2014, Andrew tells us how his firm is working to renew these historic buildings, and cultivate local arts communities.

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PechaKucha at Bellevue Arts Museum

PechaKucha Night Seattle is teaming up this week with Bellevue Arts Museum for an evening in their distinctive new building, designed by noted architect Steven Holl. The evening will include a conversation surrounding the exhibition The New Frontier: Young Designer-Makers in the Pacific Northwest. 

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TO BE RESCHEDULED - The Urban Food Movement

Please note due to Harrisburg's travel ban and the condition of the roads Pecha Kucha will not be taking place Monday 01/25. Please stay tuned for a rescheduled date.    

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New date for the Pecha Kucha Harrisburg Event - The Urban Food Movement  

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  "The story [we're] telling you tonight is about the first global art movement which started right there, 100 years ago, in the old town of Zurich, in a place called 'The Cabaret Voltaire.'"Just over 100 years ago, the Dadaists used poetry, prose, parody, and provocation to confront and question the WWI society that brought so much destruction. This "nonsensical" art movement was perhaps the most decisive single influence on the development of twentieth-century art, and its innovations are a continuing source of inspiration to artists today -- Hear from Swiss Embassy Public Affairs head Miguel Perez-LaPlante and curator Yukiko Shikata speak on this radical movement in DADA from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol 137.

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Simple as ABC, Art for Behavioural Change!

“Somehow as we grow up, art disappears out of our lives. This is the story of how art reentered mine.” In "Simple as ABC, Art for Behavioural Change!", from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 31, Prof. Shyama Ramani addressed the major problems of Indian villages - open defecation and littering of public spaces. Policy makers are helplessly wondering how to bring about behavioural change. Shyama proposed that communal art forms can be used as an instrument of behavioural change. How? Listen to this talk to find out. Prof. Shyama Ramani of UNU-MERIT has been voted one of the #100 Women Achievers of India in the category of ‘Hygiene and Sanitation’.