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Oct 19, 2010
Mad Art Gallery
Sep 08, 2011
Forum, Rolex Learning Center
Sep 24, 2011
AT Camp Mighty Tieton
Jun 30, 2012
'35 mm' cinema hall
Jul 03, 2010
Honolulu Museum of Art School
Dec 13, 2013
Seat of the Board of Architects of Milan
Feb 24, 2016
Our Urban Fabric
Center for Architecture
Mar 31, 2017
May 20, 2017
Cafe 68 - Cycle Heaven
Jul 12, 2018
Translating the Digital into the Physical World
BY JEFF DONALDSON
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 14, 2015
Jeff Donaldson takes us into his obsession with the glitch world - creating knits and woven fabrics generated by game consoles, websites, data backups, and viruses to create physical, and wearable items!
Jeff is an artist and designer based in Maryland. In 2001 Donaldson began preparing video hardware to intentionally short-circuit. This practice is the foundation for his textile and surface design practice.
Small Scale City Skirt
BY JULIA O'CONNELL
@ VOL 26
ON JUL 05, 2016
In Small Scale City Skirt from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 26, Textile Artist Julia O'Connell talks about taking time to look carefully at details. She collects these beautiful 'micro moments', which she views as everyday presents, and uses them to layer and stitch into her textile work. Here she talks about her commission for the City Arcadia project, where she is working up her Small Scale City Skirt as a way of making the city wearable.
A Journey in Hats
BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!
Conversation Prints: Artful Dialogues about Reproductive Rights
BY DARCY FALK
@ VOL 3
ON DEC 08, 2016
"Conversation print" is the industry term for fabric prints that re not floral or geometric. Darcy Falk talks about her project that moves beyond prints that featuring golf clubs and kitchen appliances. She is developing garments using vintage patterns and unique fabric that sparks conversations about topics that we don't usually talk about at the dinner table. The result is conversation prints that stimulate artful dialog about reproductive rights.
Spirit Fairies and Fish Skins
BY BRYNNE RINDERKNECHT
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
When a psychic tells you to take a trip to Scotland do you go? Design Principal Brynne Rinderknecht did! Find out what happens in her presentation from PK NY Vol 17..
Brynne Rinderknecht of From the Inside creates residential, commercial and hospitality interiors with a focus on connecting spirits to surroundings. Originally from ST. Louis and a graduate of SAIC in Chicago, Brynne has made New York City home: collaborating with people to make functional and sustainable concepts—conscious.
From Sketch to Store: Designing a Dress
BY NIYATI KARWAT
@ VOL 18
ON MAY 18, 2017
NIYATI KARWAT was on her way to medical school, but after studying abroad in Cypus, she decided to follow her true love. She enrolled at Parsons and now 8 years later is a designer at Tracy Reese. Hear how her travels and art inspire creating women's wear.
Costumes From Fit to Stage
BY SARAH BELL
@ VOL 4
ON APR 05, 2018
Research. Discovery. Literature. Creativity.
These are the factors that drive Sarah Bell, costume designer wth the Whitefish Theatre Company. At times, Sarah's skills need to be as various as her motivations. Costumes define characters. To discover that definition, it takes a talanted person with a creative vision, as well as someone who must often achieve feats of engineering to make that vision come to life,
The Fabric of the City
BY PATTI ISSITT
@ VOL 16
ON JUL 12, 2018
Patti Issitt discusses her art: collages and mixed media composites using print, fabric and stitches. Patti aims to explore the emotional interplay between mother and daughter, the internal city of physical embodiment, and the deeper implications of scar tissue running deep into the soul as well as the body. It’s not uncommon for women to carry deep scarring: abdominal surgeries, caesarian sections, breast surgery for example.
As the city, especially a city with walls such as York, becomes congested and immobilised by impingements to it’s circulatory system, so is the freedom of our body, both physical and mental, impinged by the scar tissue which we accumulate through our lives.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
PKN Ostrava Vol. 2
Looks like it was an amazing PechaKucha Night Vol. 2 for Ostrava, held this past Saturday, as described below by organizer Jiri Vicherek. It was completely full, about 700 people of all ages and backgrounds! The event was at club Fabric, usually a dance club, very famous, and rebuilt from the old tram depot! 12 guests presented their passion, including Adam Gebrian, architecture guru and co-organizer of PKN Prague, design studio OFICINA -- creators of the visual concept of the Prima COOL TV Channel -- and guys from the design studio Najbrt -- creators of both Ostrava's and Prague's city logo design. It was huge succes, documented by various national and local media.
Coping with Istanbul
Today's presentation, "Coping with Istanbul," was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Istanbul Vol. 13 -- part of the Global Cities Week -- and features Murat Germen covering the changes in Istanbul's architectural fabric over the years.
A Cafe Where You Fabricate Things, Everything About Aperture, and Reports on Bangkok and Dubai
Presentations With a name like FabCafe -- and with a location in Tokyo's Shibuya district -- you may think that the "Fab" stands for "fabulous," but instead it's short for "fabricate." This presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 93) by Toshimasa Kawai will reveal some of the amazing things that you can produce on a visit. Hint: It involves a laser cutter. This presentation (in German, from PKN Regensburg Vol. 2) by Johannes Paffrath could also be called: "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Aperture But Were Afraid to Ask." Posters There are no new additions to the Tumblr blog today, so instead we highlight this poster for next Tuesday's (July 24) PKN Halifax Vol. 11 -- you'll find more details and the list of presenters with links on the official event page. Links We have a couple of links to share today, that act as event reports for PKN Bangkok's recent relaunch (pictured above) and PKN Dubai Vol. 11. "PechaKucha: Unique idea sharing event brings folks back to the Nest" [Coconuts Bangkok]"PechaKucha Night Dubai: The 11th Edition - A Convention of Creative Minds" [Khaleejesque]Calendar Here's what you can expect in terms of weekend action. First, tonight (Friday, July 20), there's Tijuana's very first PKN, as well as PKN Waterville Vol. 8. On Saturday night, Taos hosts its Vol. 7. And if you'd like to plan the week ahead, on Monday you can expect PKN Fresno Vol. 16 and PKN San Jose Vol. 7.
Soft Sculpture Art
Springy, bouncy, puffy, floppy, and squishy. Erica Gray discusses her artwork focused around soft sculptures or the use of fabric and other soft, pliable materials to create sculptures. In "Soft Sculpture Art" from PKN Townsville, Vol. 4 she discusses her past soft sculpture exhibits which have featured sea anemones, pipes, and animals.
Snipping the Fabric of Time
"I'm interested in the wonder, violence, and bewilderment of modern existence..." 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. In "Snipping the Fabric of Time" from PKN Honolulu Vol. 19, we see his work is also influenced by his love of film and by his studies in biology and history.
The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke
“Just outside Hoke’s Bluff was a hole in fabric of time and space. Henry turned it into a business.” Writer and researcher Mark Thomson delves into his historical research work. In “The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke” from PKN Townsville Vol. 7, Mark uncovers the history of Australia’s greatest unknown genius inventor, Henry Hoke, who can be credited with the creation of the wooden magnet, and the clockwork car.
Fairy Tales Can Come True, They Can Happen to You
"If you want to develop your imagination and go beyond your limits, read fairly tales!"From "Fairy Tales Can Come True, They Can Happen to You" from Tokyo, Vol. 126, Tokyo-based, Brazilian artist Angelo Mokutan talks about the influence of a having a mother in oriental medicine, a sculptor for a father, and the creative seed he inherited from them taking root and inspiring a move to Japan to follow a dream. After studying fine art, and unsure of his prospects he found himself working a for an IT term. But his passion was calling and he finally abandoned the stability of his job to follow his true dream to become a successful manga artist. He believes manga can develop our imagination and help us go past the limits of our rational minds. Lastly, offering a new twist on an old classic, Mokutan gives Little Red Riding Hood an urban update, her grandmother living in Tokyo, and big bad wolves all around. If you send a him a suggestion on what she brings to grandmother's house, he'll illustrate it in a manga and credit you as co-author! Lets send him some ideas so we can ALL be manga artists!
Something from Nothing
"If I can give a voice to people who don't have one, I'm all for that."In "Something from Nothing" from PechaKucha Night Forster, Samantha Everett talks about her evolution from a fashion designer to fabric artist to an installation artist. She shares how her experience in textiles, fashion, and recovery has enhanced and rehabilitate her world. An unsuspecting and humble artist gives it here all here.
"I make art about ineffectual dreamers who try really hard to succeed at something but always fail miserably." In Fabricating History from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 16, artist and founder of the Great Moments in Western Civilization Cooperative, Caitlin Cass, focuses on the need for diverse sources in creative research, especially when you invent them yourself. She reflects on the subjectivity of history and explains how she co-opts historical authority to create comics and counterfeit historical exhibits. Walking us through her artistic process from the stage of “tadpole” to “strawberry dart frog,” Cass presents highlights of her recent comic book an counterfeit historical exhibits, such as “Folktales of American History” and “The Museum of Failure.”
Disowned Customs - Motorcycle Fabricator
"When I was younger, I never thought that I would be a motorcycle builder." In Disowned Customs - Motorcycle Fabricator from PechaKucha Night Cleveland Vol. 27, Dani Pajak shares on his life as a custom motorcycle builder. Pajak is a builder in Cleveland who got his start in his own garage. He learned how to weld from a local company – Lincoln Electric – in a work-study type program when he was trying to turn his life around after the birth of his daughter.