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Create and Collaborate

BY KRISTEN SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Fabcafe as a new place to collaborate and create set to start in the end of the summer in NYC is presented by Kristen Smith. Tech on site is helping customers with their designs and laser cutting and in the evening the Fabcafe turns into events space. The platfform is to take global connections and use them to thrive the local creative economy.

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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, 

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Message in a Bottle

BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. 

Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!

Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!

 

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Zoetermeer @ de Unie
Sep 24, 2013

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Harrisburg @ Midtown Cinema
Apr 14, 2015

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Sunshine Coast @ Noosa Regional Gallery
Aug 24, 2016

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Chihuahua @ Bar Morelos Botanero /Manolo´s
Oct 13, 2017

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Winnipeg @ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe
Feb 22, 2018

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Caracas @ Teatro Chacao
Feb 22, 2018

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Appleton @ Fox Valley Technical College
Oct 30, 2018

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Montevideo @ Auditorio Nacional del Sodre
Jul 17, 2018

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Sacramento @ Crocker Art Museum
Oct 18, 2018

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Barquisimeto @ Humo's Cafe
Nov 14, 2018

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Little Cree Books

BY CAYLIE GNYRA
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Caylie Gnyra describes the Little Cree Books project, which invites volunteers to contribute their artistic and authorial skills to help create a series of leveled e-books for early Cree readers. Cree is one of Canada's indigenous languages. Gnyra has written and illustrated two books already, and with the help of volunteers, more will soon follow. The ebooks are available for free here

"Presentation of the Day" on April 10, 2013.

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On Creating Space

BY ROB LALIBERTE
@ VOL 12 ON AUG 19, 2014

On Creating Space focuses on the possibilities of creating a community space that fosters collaboration and meets the needs of professional artists, craftspeople, and small businesses. In his presentation, Rob Laliberte, explores the benefits of working as part of a cooperative and how crowdsourcing, business partnerships, and acquisition of federal grants can help establish such spaces. 

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Creating Luminosity

BY PAIGE BERG RIZVI
@ VOL 1 ON APR 22, 2013

Paige Berg Rizvi, a professional artist, shares her studio practice and shows us how she creates luminosity in her work through the use of layers of paint and glaze.

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Ver para Crear

BY ANITA REYNA
@ VOL 2 ON APR 28, 2016

Proviene de una zaga artística encabezada por su padre, Fredy Reyna, reconocido músico venezolano quien destacó por sus talentos de hombre renacentista en el siglo XX: fue músico compositor, profesor de historia del arte, pintor, coleccionista de jugetes antiguos e instrumentos musicales, ejecutante del cuatro -instrumento nacional de Venezuela-. Además fue un diseñador gráfico cuyas cualidades fueron desplegadas en la creación de un sistema de íconos para el aprendizaje de instrumentos de cuerdas en el que reveló el dominio de las formas visuales.

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Seeking the Sarmatian Sea

BY STANISLAV ZAITSEV
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 24, 2016

Stanislav Zaitsev is one o the organizers of ethnic expedition “Seeking the Sarmatian sea”. His story is about trip under sail from city Dnepr to Ochakov. Zaitsev’s crew used to visit places of all of theZaporozhians Sich, 4 Turkish fortresses and has a plan to organize new expedition and ethno-festival

 

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Creating Paradise

BY KIM JENUWINE
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 19, 2017

"Maybe the paradise that I thought I was trying to create is in the act of creating..."

In "Creating Paradise" from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 9, Kim Jenuwine shares her 20-year long journey to create a little slice of heaven in her own backyard. Kim's personal vision of paradise has shifted and changed shape along the way so her enchanting abode is in constant reconstruction. From bowling balls to flowers, Kim never stops redesigning her paradise.

Kim is a Color Engineer for Whirlpool Corp, an artist, and has an obvious obsession of gardening. 

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Growing up with Crack Addiction

BY C.J. PYLE
@ VOL 8 ON MAY 05, 2017

Some presentations are overwhelmingly personal. Cynthia Pyle shares one of those presentations. Growing up, her mother was addicted to crack, and she shares her story of how that shaped her life.

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Timpson Creek Farm

BY DARBY WEAVER
@ VOL 36 ON AUG 26, 2018

Through study, design, and implementation, we are capable of setting up food systems that mimic nature's flow, are easy to manage, work on nature's renewable engine, and house closed fertility loops that increase overall sustainability. "Making" these places where nature and production meet offer many rewards both felt on an individual/spiritual growth curve and on the greater community that have access to fresh food and experiences within nature's matrix. Darby Weaver shares with us about these fascinating systems in her presentation.

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Creating Community Glue

The last presentation of the week, "Creating Community Glue" by Lee Ann Johnson, comes to us from PechaKucha Night in Gibsons Vol. 1.Town Councillor, Lee Ann Johnson, talks about innovation and imagination in Gibsons, BC. Creativity is the incredible glue that holds the community together.

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Ice Cream Bells Are Ringing

Just last week in Chicago (at PKN Chicago Vol. 25), Michael and Diane Jackson gave a presentation on their 20 years of marriage. Little did Diane know that Michael had an extraordinary surprise in store for her: After waiting 20 years, Michael was finally able to give me my surprise wedding gift. In 1993 he had secretly booked and paid for a Mr. Whippy ice-cream van to be our getaway vehicle to take us to our honeymoon suite. We stood with our assembled guests outside Stanley House and waited. Sadly Mr. Whippy did not show. Michael has been harboring a sense of loss and regret ever since. Last night, following our PechaKucha presentation about the saga of our 20 years together, I hear that familiar sickly sound of ice-cream bells. Parked outside Martyrs was the vehicle of my dreams, complete with the customary beer cans (Boddingtons of course) tied behind. Please note Chicago had a major snow storm yesterday which makes this act of love even more unbelievable. We served ice-creams to everyone who attended PK and then set off into the night, bells ringing, cans clanking to our home in Rogers Park. I still can't believe my crazy husband. What's more, the owners keep the vehicles in storage over the winter and so the ice-cream van is now on my insurance. I am the luckiest girl in the world. Truth be told, upon the arrival of this little ice-cream truck, there wasn't a dry eye in the house. Take a look at Chicago's Vol. 25 event page for more photos of this memorable event. 

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Little Cree Books

Canada is home to numerous indigenous peoples, and Cree is among the most prominent languages within the Algonquin culture. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Edmonton, Vol. 15) Caylie Gnyra describes her "Little Cree Books" project, which invites volunteers to contribute their artistic and authorial skills to help create a series of leveled e-books for early Cree readers. Caylie has written and illustrated two books already, and with the help of volunteers, more will soon follow. The e-books are available for free at littlecreebooks.com.

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Creating Legends

In today's Presentation of Day, "Creating Legends" from PKN Bangor, Maine Vol. 8, fiction writer Brad Beauregard discusses the way stories, legends, and tall tales help us revive the experience of the past, even if the past itself is lost in the process. By illustrating the details of some of the personal history that went into his fiction novel he explains just how history gets lost in the maturation of legends and the like.

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Creating a Sustainable Farm

Juicy mushrooms, honey-filled bee hives, and golden eggs. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Creating a Sustainable Farm" from PKN Fairfield Vol. 1, agriculturalist Faith Reeves goes into depth on the techniques and practices necessary to run a successful, fruitful farm. Faith has taken what was once conventionally-farmed land and transformed it into a vivacious habitat for animal and plant life. Among her passions are interrupting waste streams, creating places for wildlife to thrive, and of course encouraging the diverse production of food for the Sky Factory Farm staff.

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Creating Enduring Art

Why is it that structures like the Pyramids of Giza remain thousands of years later, yet our skyscrapers go up and down in less than a century? Artist representative Ryan Roth talks (at PKN Tokyo Vol. 109) about how undervalued art and architecture is in many of today's cities. Buildings are often built in standard ways with art as only an afterthought. They are torn down again within a few years whereas buildings that are built in artistic ways are left standing for hundreds of years. Check out the full scoop in "Creating Enduring Art."

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Creating Worlds of Limitless Possibility

Aliens, ghosts, vampires, zombies, assassins, never a dull moment in the world of comics. Comic artist Durwin Talon has worked on several series and anthologies, including DC's "Batman," "Skinwalker," "Bonds," and "Beautiful Scars." In "Creating Worlds of Limitless Possibility" from PKN Richmond, BC Vol. 3, he discusses the creative process that goes into his art, and truly believes that with the power of a pencil, paper, and the ability to share your ideas, the world will be a much better place. 

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How to Create Slides

  When you make a presentation, you don’t always have the opportunity to hire a designer — after this, you won’t need one. Ellen Finkelstein wants to help us create our own powerful, vibrant presentations. In “How to Create Slides” from PKN Fairfield Vol. 1, she speaks to those who feel that making slides for a presentation can be a real challenge, and breaks down her methods of creating simple, communicative presentations.

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Creating a presentation: UPDATE

Each PechaKucha presentation consists of 20 images shown for 20 seconds each - they will auto-advance as a slideshow, so there is no going back, pausing, or skipping around. Please use PowerPoint - if you don't have it, skip to the next section. Create 20 slides of one (or more) images each Slides can also be text, but text is best kept to a minimum so it doesn't distract from your talk. Try an intro and/or closing slide with your name and contact info (these count toward your 20 slides). After your slides are created and organized, make sure your slideshow is set to auto-advance after 20 seconds - no mouse-click needed. (In PowerPoint, this is under the "transitions" tab. Make sure you click Apply to All so each slide gets the same timing.) TEST your slideshow several times. PRACTICE the presentation if you want what you're saying to line up with certain images. Once the slideshow is set the way you want it, share with us via Dropbox.com or similar file-sharing method. OR - if the above has you scratching your head, never fear. choose 20 images make sure the file names indicate their order, ie "01 Sheehan.jpg" "02 Sheehan.jpg" etc. Share them with us via a folder on Dropbox (www.dropbox.com) or your favorite file-sharing method. I'll make the PowerPoint (no frills or fanciness, but I'll include your name) and upload the video for you. Questions? pechakuchanjpa@gmail.com Need ideas, inspiration, guidance? https://www.pechakucha.org/watch      

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Performing, Creating and Collaborating

"The great thing about collaboration is that it is driven by structure." In "Performing, Creating and Collaborating" from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18, Christopher Allery has had a 20 year creative career that has focused on the art of collaboration. This began with an art show during his second year of his Bachelor of Arts (Visual Art). Staged at the Majestic Theatre in Pomona, Chris worked with fellow friends and fellow undergrads to create an immersive installation and performance incorporating found objects, artificial light, and original music which was performed on the Majestic’s grand piano. In this presentation, Chris shares collaborative relationships that he has explored have been fruitful but also stretched him sometimes painfully, but also professionally, and creatively.