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Christchurch as an Artist's Canvas
BY CLAIRE BAKER
@ VOL 23
ON MAY 04, 2015
Manager of CoCA, Center for Contemporary Arts in Chirstchurch New Zealand, Claire Baker shares her insights on how all good decisions are informed decisions based on history.
Contemporary art is no different.
CoCA is no different.
BY CANDICE EAGLE
@ VOL 15
ON MAY 07, 2015
People from diverse backgrounds are drawn to the adventure sport of caving for a myriad of reasons. They come to Tennessee from all over the world to cave in this very special region where some of the longest caves, deepest pits, largest chambers, most fantastic formations, and widest variety of cavelife in the world are found. This is an introduction to caving and the mysterious, awe-inspiring, underground Tennessee landscape that few have seen!
Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas
BY MARK MCFARLANE
@ VOL 128
ON SEP 30, 2015
"One of the things I really wanted to make Canvas for was because I wanted to see and know about more stuff that was happening in Tokyo."
In "Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 128, Tacchi Studio's director Mark McFarlane discusses the motivation behind wanting to make Canvas, a directory and community for Tokyo creatives to gather on and offline.
It’s All a Blank Canvas
BY CHRIS MCADOO
@ VOL 18
ON FEB 11, 2016
"How do I keep the creative fires burning as a grown-ass man, with taxes due and a bum knee."
In "It’s All a Blank Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18, Chris McAdoo shares his creative journey to today, both personally and professionally…and what keeps the creative fires burning as age, responsibilities, and (at least to an extent) maturity, sneak up on a "grown-ass man."
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, June 6th 2016.
New York via Bike Share
BY SIOBHÁN BRETT
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
"It's a straightforward and exciting way of getting around...There's not too many drawbacks with a Citi Bike."
In New York via Bike Share at PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 16, Siobhan Brett talks about her love-hate relationship with bicycling via Citi bike, a bike-share program in New York City. Siobhan reviews the different generations of Citi-Bike, and shares stories about the social connections she's made while riding.
Siobhan is a reporter/writer and editor, living and working in New York City. She was born in Alabama, and grew up in Connecticut and the west of Ireland.
BY NEDELCHO ANDREEV
@ VOL 4
ON JAN 21, 2017
Неделчо Андреев ще ни разкаже за своето приключение, започнало преди 6 месеца - пещерно спускане. Въпреки страхът му от височини и тесни пространства, той е решил да започне да се занимава с този спорт. Той разказва колко интересно е било за него това предизвикателство, за емоциите, които е преживял и за новите приятели, които е намерил.
Интересната история ще ни научи как се подготвиш за пещерното спускане и какво точно представлява практикуването му.
Painting the Town: Reflections on Christchurch's Relationship with Urban Art...
BY REUBEN WOODS
@ VOL 35
ON JUN 01, 2018
Dr. Reuben Woods is an art historian and writer. He wrote his doctoral dissertation on street art and graffiti in post-earthquake Christchurch. Reuben believes that graffiti and street art have played a central role in the city's recovery and renewal. As a post-graduate in the Art History and Theory Department, he seeks to engage a wider audience with the city's intriguing and evolving relationship with urban art by exploring the various narratives and personalities that form these diverse cultures. Reuben also contributes to the website Watch This Space and hosts guided tours of the city's urban art.
In this talk, Reuben reflects on Christchurch’s relationship with street art that has emerged following devastating earthquakes. He tells us how street art can have a significant impact on the built environment and how Christchurch is a space for artists to respond and react.
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If you've ever wanted to see the inside of an artist's mind, this is a great way to do it. Bob Richardson shares his unique mode of painting using a grid-system, and in "Systemic Painting" from PKN Midcoast, Maine Vol. 19 explains how his art style has changed over the years. He uses a variety of mediums, including canvas, silk screen, and watercolor paper. After retirement, Bob revisited his systemic painting method and experimented with new compositions and brush widths to create effective pieces of art.
"It didn't matter what I had... because when there was inspiration, there was always a way to do it."In Unrevealed Canvases, from PechaKucha Night Beirut, Vol. 22, Salam Shokor takes us through the personal and passionate journey behind some of his amazing paintings, sharing the experience and daily challenges of being a young artist nowadays.
Let the chit chat begin! Pecha Kucha nights, Birmingham edition
Rocio Carvajal Cortés writes about her experience talking at the 12th Birmingham Pecha Kucha! Taking part on a multicultural, interdisciplinary and international conversation, meeting new people, new ideas and be surprised by the infinite resources of human creativity is what PechaKucha is all about. As long-time fan, host and speaker I was excited to see the open invitation to participate in the 12th edition of PK nights in Birmingham, UK. It had been a long time since I last experienced one and it was in another continent, another latitude and I was involved in projects around urbanism and regeneration. Here you can see a sample of the works I presented years ago for a PK in Oaxaca, Mexico. After a friendly and quick exchange of emails with Ben Waddington and Pete Ashton I was signed up to share my new projects on gastronomic heritage and colonial bread from Mexico. The impeccable organisation was only compared with the rather sophisticated venue, the brand new and dare I say already emblematic Curzon Building of Birmingham City University was a glamorous canvas for a night full of thought-provoking projects and interesting people. It was a great experience and I’m ever so thankful to the PK-Brum team for having us all on the 12th edition. I invite you to believe in the power of open and limitless imagination; make things happen and share. Rocio Watch her talk: The Language of Food: Bread Stamping in Colonial Mexico.
400 Seconds of Art
“It is said that one of the biggest forms of intimidation for a painter is an empty canvas” In 400 Seconds of Art from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 10th volume, speaker Sandy Saad discusses her relationship with art. A lover of all things art – she enjoys experiencing and sharing with others the many ways art inspires her. From abstraction to mark making, she shares about how we engage with art and learn from it.
It’s All a Blank Canvas
"How do I keep the creative fires burning as a grown-ass man, with taxes due and a bum knee."In "It’s All a Blank Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18, Chris McAdoo shares his creative journey to today, both personally and professionally…and what keeps the creative fires burning as age, responsibilities, and (at least to an extent) maturity, sneak up on a "grown-ass man."