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BY LEO VAN DER VEEN
@ VOL 6
ON FEB 02, 2012
Leo van der Veen leads you through his way of thinking, in this case, by showing how he created a barrel organ by using an old church organ that has been rammed with an iron in order to rotate it -- and it still makes great music. Do you know how groceries sound? Your daily yoghurt? A pack of cereal? Peanut butter? Each barcode can be scanned with Leo's tool, to then reveal its own voice. (in Dutch)
Hey, Hold My Beer...I'm Going to Try Science!
BY JAMES SMAGALA
@ VOL 10
ON AUG 28, 2014
The rise of modern civilization and all advances in the biological and medical sciences are linked...to beer! The rise of agrarian society, the understanding of water chemistry, and the search for food preservation techniques for shipping will culminate in the first genomic sequence of eukaryotic cells, models for cancer and heart disease and a myriad of delicious malted beverages.
Art Barge: Trans Empire Canal Corporation
BY ERIKA ABBONDANZIERI
@ VOL 14
ON NOV 17, 2015
Erika Abbondanzieri, AIA
Watts Architecture & Engineering
Trans Empire Canal Corporation [aka TECCORP]
Erika Abbondanzieri is a member of the Trans Empire Canal Corporation [TECCORP] team, which, in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center (Buffalo, New York), has launched the “art barge” project. TECCORP aims to purpose art as a resource to examine the complex ways the Erie Canal has shaped and continues to shape our political, cultural and economic realities.
To learn more about TECCORP, visit www.teccorp.org.
To learn more about the Burchfield Penney Art Center, visit www.burchfieldpenney.org.
Things I Learned in a Barber Shop
BY CRAIG FOLTOS
@ VOL 2
ON FEB 29, 2016
Joe Foltos was a full-time barber and a part-time policeman in Batavia, Illinois. As his son, Craig Foltos, was growing up, the lessons learned in his father’s shop set the foundation for the man Craig is today. In his presentation, he describes some of the things he learned while operating Foltos’ Tonsorial Parlor for over 40 years.
Cutting Edge Barber Shop
BY DANIEL BULLIVANT
@ VOL 31
ON DEC 10, 2016
Cutting Edge Barber Shop英倫紳士髮廊 創辦人
Cutting Edge Barber Shop Founder
Daniel is from the United Kingdom, and has lived in Hualien for the past five years. He is a barber at Cutting Edge Barber Shop. Since childhood, Daniel learned the craft of being a gentleman from his father and grandfather. He believes that the first step to becoming a gentleman is to help others. Thus, Daniel helps people through barbering and hairstyling because good appearances make people feel good, and enables them to believe that they can become better people. While barbering one communicates with men of all ages. Daniel was also lucky to meet a group of partners that are committed to providing excellent services, while also cherishing tradition and harboring grand ambitions for the future.
From Barrel to Bottle
BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!
Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.
Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm
BY MARIA AIOLOVA
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
"Eating bugs is good for you, good for the planet, and good for the future!"
In "Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, architect Maria Aiolova discusses her obsession with cricket farming. Her firm, Terreform ONE, built a sustainable insect shelter on site to conduct extensive research on crickets - studying their growth, social development, and reproductive habits...before harvesting the adults and turning them into tasty treats!
Maria is an architect, educator, designer, and community builder in New York City. She is an innovator in ecological design, smart cities, sustainable urban infrastructure, water, transportation, and waste. Maria is a leader in interdisciplinary education focused on future cities.
Change in career from financial director to hairstylist
BY YADVIGA SCHTELMAN
@ VOL 2
ON JUN 07, 2017
"Влияние изменения жизненных обстоятельств на степень удовлетворенности карьерой и анализ адаптационных реакций посредством смены профессии. От главного бухгалтера к парикмахеру. Путь женщины".
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PKN Basel Vol. 1
PechaKucha Night arrived in Basel with style and to a very attentive audience, as you'll see from the photos sent in by organizer Chris Faber. We also include a few slides from the presentations. PKN Basel Vol. 2 is already scheduled for October 22 at the same venue (Unternehmen Mitte). Kai Pulfer, Filme für die Erde: Sascha Roche, Young Designers Mall: Dr. Othmar Jaeggi, iconicarchive: Timm Suess (Photography): Angelo Gallina, Boxclub Basel:
PKN Basel in the News
The launch of PechaKucha Night in Basel -- which we covered the other day -- gets some nice coverage (in German) in the Tages Anzeiger, one of Zürich's main newspaper dailies. Presentation popstars indeed!
PechaKucha x Art Basel Miami Beach
This year's Art Basel Miami Beach is set to take place December 3-6, and we're very happy to note that a special edition PechaKucha will be held during the event. "PechaKucha: Contemporary Art & Social Media = Network & Networth" will be held on December 3 from 18:00, moderated by PKN Miami organizer Carl Hildebrand. Here's a link to a PDF with the full schedule.
Flyer for PechaKucha x Art Basel Miami Beach
We mentioned last week the upcoming special edition PechaKucha event to be held during this year's Art Basel Miami Beach -- see our previous post for more details -- and now here's a look at the official invite for the event.
Continuing with our look at presentations from PechaKucha Night in London Vol. 2 -- you could say it's London week here on PechaKucha Daily -- here's one from artist and climber (how's that for a combination) Martin Barret. Artist and climber Martin Barret takes us on a high level tour of his inspirations -- and contemplates how it might be nice to die from a bespoke object!
Art Basel Miami Beach + PechaKucha
Back in December of last year, PKN Miami organizer Carl Hildebrand produced a special edition PechaKucha event in collaboration with Art Basel Miami Beach, with the topic of social media and contemporary art. A video of the event has now been put online. Presenters include Dylan Fareed, Ben Davis, Lori Faye Fischler, Leyden Rodriguez, [dNASAb], and Jody Turner.
Discovering Tokyo in a Day and Groceries that Produce Music
Presentations Jean-Paul Toonen is the organizer of PKN Maastricht, and in this presentation done in Tokyo (Vol. 94), he walks us through one of his days spent visiting our dear city, sharing funny observations about the way that Tokyo (and Japan) can appear to a foreigner. All photos were taken the day before the PKN. In this presentation (in Dutch, from PKN Amersfoort Vol. 6), Leo van der Veen walk us through his way of thinking, in this case, by showing how he created a barrel organ by using an old church organ that has been rammed with an iron in order to rotate it -- and it still makes great music. Do you know how groceries sound? Your daily yoghurt? A pack of cereal? Peanut butter? Each barcode can be scanned with Leo's tool, to then reveal its own voice. Posters Yesterday we shared a flyer image for the upcoming PKN Guatemala City Vol. 2, and today's addition to the Tumblr blog is a proper poster for the event, which is taking place on August 4. Photos PechaKucha founders Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein were being interviewed today in their office (Klein Dytham architecture) for a magazine, and here's a quick shot as they were posing for a proper photo for the article. The setup surrounding them reveals the equipment used to record the greeting videos they always prepare and send to PKN city organizers for their first event, and for the city's Vol. 20. Calendar What can you expect over the weekend? First, on Friday, we have the following four events: PKN Champaign-Urbana Vol. 10, PKN Pune Vol. 5, PKN Ekaterinburg Vol. 4, and PKN Tbilisi Vol. 2. On Saturday, we have PKN Latina Vol. 2, PKN Salt Spring Island Vol. 3, and PKN San Juan (Argentina) Vol. 7. Sunday will finish us off with PKN Shenzhen Vol. 11 and PKN Mendoza Vol. 5.
PKN Lagos Breaks Barriers
The PKN series in Lagos gets some nice press from The Guardian Nigeria -- although the mention city count certainly needs to be updated! SHARING creative contents across cultures, a Japanese initiative, Pechakucha made its fifth edition in Lagos as it keeps collapsing the barriers between art and design. In collaboration with the Goethe Institut, Lagos, the Ngozi Ochonogor-led Pechakucha Lagos, held at the former’s City Hall office offered a common space for appreciation of diverse genres of art and designs under one roof. Read the full article here.
Life on the Great Barrier Reef
Did you know: the Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest living structure! In our time of ever growing environmental awarenes to the degadation of coral reefs, David Wachefeld forgoes the controversial issues and instead focuses on the Great Barrier Reef's beauty, and his fascination with the countless species of wildlife therein. In "Life on the Great Barrier Reef" from PKN Townsville Vol. 4 David speaks on his favorite aspects of the barrier reefs: the fish, its abstract patterns and color, and his emotional connections to it.