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Death by Architecture

BY ANANTH SAMPATHKUMAR
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Architect Ananth Sampathkumar takes us through the world of architectural competitions - from historical examples of the Sydney Opera House and Pompidou Center to a cultural center in Sri Lanka. 

Ananth studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India before moving to New York. Here he co-founded NDNY Architecture and Design, completing projects in Srilanka, India, and the USA.

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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.

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Vertical Community Building

BY WESTON WALKER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

Wes Walker uses his 20x20 presentation to discuss architectural responsibility to create moments of human interaction - using Studio Gang Architect's recent projects to highlight social justice and community building by developing methods to occupy the exterior of a building.

Weston Walker is an architect and Design Principal at Studio Gang. He came to New York from Chicago in 2014 to establish the studio’s office in lower Manhattan, which has now grown to a staff of 22 with projects both locally and internationally. His current work includes a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History, a new FDNY firehouse in Brooklyn, a boutique office tower along the High Line, and a residential high-rise in Toronto.

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “college”

PAST VOL 15

Dunedin @ Otago Polytechnic School of Art
Sep 07, 2012

PAST VOL 12

Waterville @ Colby College Museum of Art
Jul 26, 2013

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Ekaterinburg @ Уральский филиал ГЦСИ\UNCCA
Jul 04, 2013

PAST VOL 16

Waterville @ Colby College Museum of Art
Jul 10, 2014

PAST VOL 17

Waterville @ Colby College Museum of Art
Jul 09, 2015

PAST VOL 1

Batavia @ Riverview Banquets Batavia
Oct 01, 2015

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Bryan @ Grand Stafford Theater
Sep 29, 2015

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Dayton @ Roesch Library, University of Dayton
Aug 17, 2017

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Yogyakarta @ SILAMO CREATIVE HUB
Sep 18, 2018

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Snipping the Fabric of Time

BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Justin Davies is an educator and artist. He likes to work in a range of media which he uses to integrate historical, scientific and aesthetic perspectives. His work is also influenced by his love of film and by his studies in biology and history.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 23, 2014.

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F**k Football, I'll Be A...

BY SARA FERRAIOLI
@ VOL 3 ON APR 25, 2014

The Italian-Swedish team of laughter monsters (Sara Ferraioli + Carl Ydergård) tell their rhythmic story of how Daniele -- who happened to be the guitarist at the same evening -- made his career doing something other than playing football.

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Comics of the Commuter Artist

BY NOBUFUMI "ZAJIROGH" TAKAHASHI
@ VOL 125 ON MAY 28, 2015

「地下鉄の座二郎」がおくる, サラリーマンを続けながら漫画家になる方法。 コラージュと通勤時間をつかって作品をつくる生活を紹介します。

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Fund Education NOW

BY JAMES COOPER
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 06, 2015

OKC teacher, James Cooper, discusses the intersection between public transportation, public education, and jobs. For five years after graduate school, Cooper taught as an adjunct college professor, where he discovered a world of adjuncts teaching across multiple campuses and living on low wages, carrying considerable student loan debt and working with no health or retirement benefits. Today, he teaches as a middle school teacher and serves as a trustee on OKC's Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority.

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Reimagining The People (Through Traveling)

BY ANNA PANUTSA
IN TOKYO

Anna is a college student, who embarked on a wonderful journey one year ago - to explore the world. It has been truly lifechanging. She did two study abroad programs and two internships, volunteered, learned to speak Croatian and changed my future career plans. In this presentaiton, she discussed some main points that living abroad and moving all the time has taught her - from Croatia to Japan.

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Resiliencia: Una herramienta de éxito

BY VICTOR NAVARRO
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 04, 2016

Nacido en La Vega, Caracas, Victor Navarro, nos cuenta sobre sus sueños. La auto-superación en su vida ha sido la clave del éxito, buscando siempre ser mejor, saber más y así alcanzar sus metas. Viniendo de una comunidad como lo es La Vega, Victor ha logrado estudiar en una universidad excelente, viajar a nuevos países y representar a su país en el Modelo de las Naciones Unidas. Embajadores Comunitarios es la organización que ha cambiado su vida, y lo ha ayudado a cambiar las vidas de otros. 

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Paper Paint Clay & the Isle of Man

BY VICI BLACKBURN
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 16, 2018

Artist Teacher Vici Blackburn takes us through the inspiration for her work and the how this unusual mix of paint, paper and clay are worked together.  Vici has been very busy recently with exhibitions, comissions and participation at drawing events.  So exciting to see a UCM BA Hons Fine Art graduate continue to be excited about making work and sharing this with her students at QEII High School.

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20 images (almost) 20 years

BY DEBORAH BOWNESS
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

Chronicling 20 highlights and a vast amount of learning from a 19-year career, Deborah Bowness reflects on influences and inspirations. For ‘Paper Trail’ Deborah takes her hand printed, hand painted, trompe l’oeil wallpapers onto the streets to create staged sets, still lives, unexpected encounters and 'a game for the soul', infusing towns and cities with poetry and wonder.

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Between Grotesque and Beautiful

BY HARUE SUZUKI
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Fish market worker Harue Suzuki introduces an offbeat world of collage art, using fish intestines ...yes, you read that correctly, fish intestines. “The fresh ones are so colorful and beautiful”, Suzuki san notes. These curious artworks will surely leave us with a sense of wonder. We can’t wait!

魚屋で働く鈴木晴恵は、魚の内臓を用いた新しい芸術作品を紹介します。新鮮な内臓はとても色鮮やかで美しいのです。作品を見た人々は、不思議な感覚を抱く事でしょう。

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PKN Christchurch Poster Collection

We were big fans of the latest round of PechaKucha Night posters from Christchurch, and it's great to see that organizers have put together a Flickr photoset with all posters from past events, a lot of them we didn't get to feature here at PechaKucha Daily. Pictured above is the one for Vol. 2, designed by Chris Boulden.

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The Retrash Collective, Washing Your Thoughts, and the IntervenE Exhibition

Presentations Nathan Devine is a graphic designer, and in his presentation (from PKN Blue Mountains Vol. 1) he talks about "Retrash," an international collective that is rethinking waste. According to Nathan, by being passionate about turning waste into something useful, we can reduce landfills. Metto il pensiero in lavatrice (Put Your Thoughts in the Washing Machine) is Valentina Di Fatta's second book, and in it she gives advice on how to wash away "dirty thoughts" and how to chose the best "washing program," depending on the season. Her presentation (in Italian) is from PKN Pisa Vol. 1. Posters There are two new posters on the Tumblr blog today, one for PKN Vladimir Vol. 6 (pictured above) and one for PKN Geneva Vol. 7, both happening tommorrow night. Event info St. Albert will soon be hosting its very first PKN, and here's a piece from the St. Albert Leader on what to expect from the launch. Also, PKN Leeds organizer Stuart Hide is producing a one-off PK event in London as part of the "IntervenE" exhibition on July 16, and he sends us the following details on the event (and that's the poster for the event that you see above).PKN Leeds has come together once again with Interior Educators (IE) to hold an independent Pechakucha event at their forth annual IE Free Range graduate show entitled ‘IntervenE’ to be held at the Old Truman Brewery, Brick lane, London on Monday 16th July. The IE Free range IntervenE show is the largest national exhibition to view the best work from 2011 graduates from leading undergraduate courses in Interior Architecture and Interior Design within the UK. This year will see over 450 graduates exhibiting at the show from across 28 institutes. In celebration of the students achievements, IE are putting on a number of special events over the course of the show. The launch of the show on Thursday 14th July (6-10pm) will no doubt be a momentous occasion with the initial opportunity to view the show accompanied with beverages and music. Friday 13th (10am-4pm) will see the celebrations continue with a specialist school and college day, where a numerous graduates will be will be at hand to discuss their work and courses they have been studying on. Over the Saturday, Sunday and the Monday the exhibition will continue for all to enjoy. On Monday afternoon, 16th July will see a number of high profile judges reviewing all the work of the graduates in readiness for the prize giving in the evening at the PechaKucha event. On the evening, kicking off at 7pm and acting as a book end to the show and a crescendo to the whole event, PKN Leeds in association with IE have organised a specialist PechaKucha Night around the theme of ‘IntervenE’. This is billed as the largest interiors based pechakucha held this year. With some of the leading UK practioners, academics and thinkers the discipline has to offer. The event is free to all so please join us for an evening of thinking and drinking!Calendar Today, here at the Tokyo mothership, we prepare for our Vol. 93, and you can also look forward to the following two events: PKN Kingston Vol. 3 and PKN Providence Vol. 39. Tomorrow, it's another big Thursday of events with a lot of 7s: PKN Mallorca Vol. 1, PKN Bordeaux Vol. 7, PKN Genève Vol. 7, PKN London Vol. 7, and PKN Vladimir Vol. 6.

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Everglades Restoration, an Accessories Collection for Sendai, and Tokyo's Vol. 94

Presentations Don DeAngelis is from the U.S. Geological Survey, and in this presentation (from PKN Miami Vol. 15) he covers the organization's project that targets wading birds in the Everglades. In this presentation from Sendai (in Japanese, recorded at the city's Vol. 2) -- one of the hardest hit areas of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake -- Shuichi Suzuki talks about the "Sabbath Project," a collection of accessories to commemorate the tragedy. Posters The only new addition to the Tumblr blog today is the image you see above, which is the front side for a PKN Guatemala City poster, for the upcoming Vol. 2 (which hasn't been dated yet).  Photos Last night was our PKN Tokyo Vol. 94, and we already have a few photos to share. From the top, the night's regular presenters, the "PechaKucha Mix" presenters, Yukinari Hisayama and his group of students who presented together, and then finally a PK family shot featuring from left PKN Guimaraes co-organizer Joao Rosmaninho, PechaKucha founders Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein, yours truly, PK coordinator Yuki Takai, and PKN Guimaraes co-organizer Jose Martins. Calendar Here's what you can expect tonight (July 26): PKN Milwaukee Vol. 11, PKN Portland, Maine Vol. 20, PKN Detroit Vol. 12, and PKN Los Angeles Vol. 31. Tomorrow, look for the following four events: PKN Champaign-Urbana Vol. 10, PKN Pune Vol. 5, PKN Ekaterinburg Vol. 4, and PKN Tbilisi Vol. 2.

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A collectively presented Pecha Kucha

At our March 2013 event, PKN Coventry Vol 12, we tried a new twist on the improvised Pecha Kucha presentation. To fit with our theme of "The 10 things I would do to make Coventry a better place", I prepared 20 slides - images of aspects of Coventry. In the interval, cards showing one of these images were randomly handed out to people in the audience, with the request that they come up with one (20 second) 'thing' inspired by that image to add into the presentation. Here is an short version of the list of the things the audience came up with: 1. (image of the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum) Open for longer and later. Still free entry and expand the programme of groups using the space. 2. (image of the Cathedrals) Open up the recently discovered 14th Century crypts and let people see the bodies! 3. (image of the Ellen Terry Building) Bring back the cinema for the public! 4. (image of alleyway by Druckers off Hertford Street) Make sure the lights always work and it's safe to use. 5. (image of ring road flyovers by sports centre) Get the chicken knitters (as mentioned in Richard Tomlinson's PK earlier) to knit some socks for the ring road legs...(yarnbombing!) 6. (image of the river at the back of Palmer Lane) Open up the river. 7. (image of back of sports centre) I'm amazed that these used to be steps up to a restaurant! 8. (image of the side of St Mary's Guild Hall) Keep the heritage weekend. 9. (image of County Hall) More independent, and less w*nk bars! 10. (image of timbered former tourist info building next to Holy Trinity) Should be Tourist Info and a tourist destination. 11. (gate near Bishop St) This is near the Refugee Centre. The Refugee Centre has been welcoming refugees for more than 10 years, but it had to remain hidden for a long time. The refugees that have settled here over the last 10 years are now making a huge impact in the city. Reinvention, positivity and social value. 12. (image of the precinct) We should all be 'Poogilantes' to prevent people from stepping in undesirable poo on pavements, always carry a chalk to circle, label and help others avoid! 13. (image of stairs near Coventry Market) Step into Coventry Market - Coventry is full of interesting buildings, spaces, nooks and crannies. Go and explore - and champion - them. 14. (image of the circular cafe in the Lower Precinct) Create a public painting - or guerilla weaving workshop here. Cover it in colour. 15. (image of Cullen ceramic mural in the Lower Precinct) Give more jobs to glass blowers, artists and other people who put the colour in. 16. (image of public artwork in Shelton Square) Make a hidden art trail - so people can find these. 17. (image of former Evening Telegraph building) Offer this building to artists and craftsmen... 18. (image of Whitefriars Monastery from the subway) Crowdsource some citizen photos of Coventry - what its people see as beautiful - and use these as the images on official council and other establishments websites. An ever-changing selection which showcases current events and developments and maybe even engenders civic pride! 19. (image of graffitti) A paint amnesty. 20 (image of the cross on the ground of the Priory Place visitor centre garden) Coventry obviously needs more pirates - there's buried treasure here that needs digging up....!

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Collective Experiences

“There’s a million and one different experiences out there and we want to help bring these to you.” Shinny Chia, half of the creative duo that make up The Collective, explains what her company does by sharing the experiences they have had around the world. In “Collective Experiences” from PKN Bandar Seri Begawan Vol. 1, Shinny shows us that she aims to transform the space where an event takes place and also the people who come through that experience.

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PechaKucha Gets Collegiate!

We're always delighted to see PechaKucha in the classroom as a tool for learning. Our "mechakucha" friend and PechaKucha Maastricht Organizer, Sueli Kyomi Brodin recently brought the 20x20 format to a class of a 150 international business students at Zuyd University where students learned the value of PK and the art of concise presentations!  

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The Creative Evolution of the Coloring Book Lady

"If anybody would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up I would say 'I want to go to the Royal College of Art in Kensington Gore.' I had no idea where Kensington Gore was. I didn't care where it was, I just wanted to go there. I had a book about from the Royal College of Art and I loved the people in it, and I wanted to be one of those people." In The Creative Evolution of the Coloring Book Lady from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 1, Mel Elliott takes us on a journey from her childhood dream to attend The Royal College of Art, to an early project for an advertising agency, to self publishing a Kate Moss colouring books and beyond. She continues to grow her business "I Love Mel" and practice, developing a range of products including temporary tattoos, t-shirts and card games.

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Collage City

"An architect, it seems, has to be an optimist and idealist. That by building we're somehow making the world a better place. But before you need buildings, you need people." In Collage City from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 17, artist, designer, realtor and retired paramedic, Jean-Michel Reed, shares stories and perceptions of Buffalo, New York as an intimate outsider. Reed moved to Buffalo in 1992, working first as a paramedic, and later transitioning to both a designer and a realtor as the city attempted an about face. Cites are made first of people, and then within those individual people, of experiences. It is this combination of convergent and divergent experiences that construct the sociological makeup of place and city, which, in turn manufactures the physical landscape.

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Collecting Presenters

We're collecting some exciting presenters for our third Lilongwe PKN and looking forward to sharing their bios with you soon. Jessicafor the PKN LLW Team

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My Intangible Collection

"They are permanent records of somebody's big mistake." In My Intangible Collection at PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 20, Holly Briggs shares how her keen interest in other's unfortunate mishaps on the road have led her to pursue a hobby of photographing these colorful mistakes.