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A Delicate Line

BY JAYOUNG YOON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Jayoung Yoon discusses her artistic practice of incorporating her own hair into her delicate and ephemeral, yet striking, sculptures and installations.

 

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The Hague @ Filmhuis room 7
Sep 25, 2010

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The Hague @ Filmhuis room 7
Dec 08, 2010

PAST VOL 8

The Hague
Jun 01, 2011

PAST VOL 20

The Hague @ Theater aan het Spui
Jun 04, 2016

PAST VOL 2

Harare @ Sorella's Pizzeria and Cafe
Sep 08, 2016

PAST VOL 3

Harare @ Sorella's Pizzeria and Cafe
Oct 06, 2016

PAST VOL 4

Harare @ Sorella's Pizzeria and Cafe
Nov 10, 2016

PAST VOL 5

Harare @ Sorella's Pizzeria and Cafe
Jan 19, 2017

PAST VOL 7

Harare @ Sorella's Pizzeria and Cafe
Jun 08, 2017

PAST VOL 9

Harare @ Sorella's Pizzeria and Cafe
Feb 15, 2018

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Redesign a School

BY PASCALE SABLAN
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Architect Pascale Sablan is sharing her experience promoting diversity and including children in the design process of redesigning a school in Haiti after the earthquake. Following the international building code in the design she is also quantifying the sustainability of the product and encouraging the audience to share their passion and knowledge with children.

 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 15, 2015.

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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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I Believe In You - Your Magic Is Real

BY DEVIN PERSON
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Devin Person believes in you - your magic is real!

Devin Person is a wizard. His first book, Mysteries of the Deep, is being released on March 13th as a Kickstarter spell to raise $420. Learn more here.

Blending mystical insights with irreverent wit, Person transforms occult techniques into accessible, modern ideas that his clients and readers can use to create powerful changes in their own subjective experiences.

When not writing bios, Devin Person enjoys worshipping a Gnome god of humor and fending off attacks from his cat, Loki

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Making History in the World of Hats

BY RACHEL FROST
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Rachel Frost talks about how her discovery of the heritage industry and the actors involved steered her down a new career path in making hats.

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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!

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Art of the Pencils

BY CAROLINE WEAVER
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

“Pencil is a small thing that can make a big difference in the lives of people who use them.”

In "Art of the Pencil" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol.16 , Caroline Weaver, amateur pencil collector but lifelong pencil lover, founded CW Pencil Enterprise in November 2014. With her pencil experts, Caroline digs up the stories and origins of these objects and make them accessible to those who appreciate them for their functionality, beauty and history. As simple as it may be, the pencil is something which despite advances in technology will never become obsolete.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

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Hats Hats Hats

BY HEIDI LEE
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

"I'm into the idea of being a Manhattan Mad Hatter."

In Hats Hats Hats from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, Heidi Lee takes us through her vibrant and creative 3D printed hat collection.

A RISD graduate and recipient of the 2012 MET Museum Costume Institute Accessory Design Award, HEIDI LEE is a NYC-based artist and designer whose hats have featured in VOGUE, V, W, Visionaire, Dazed & Confused, MTV, SHOWstudio, NYT, New York Magazine, The Creators Project, etc. Exhibitions include MOSI Museum’s “3D Printing the Future” and MAD Museum’s “MAD Biennial: 100 Makers that manifest the cultural capital of NYC." Her clientele include Anne Hathaway, Madonna, G-Dragon, Lady Gaga, Missy Elliott and Lauryn Hill.

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Hacking the Office

BY WES ROZEN
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

Wes Rozen is one of the founding partners of SITU Studio, where he leads some of the company's more experimental projects - including interdisciplinary collaborations with artists, filmmakers, and environmental organizations.  Wes takes us through the new Google Creative Lab offices in NY.

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Desolate Beauty: A Contemplation of the Desert

BY DAVID MORRISON
@ VOL 16 ON JUN 29, 2017

Contemplative writer David Morrison and Monk Drums (El Paso vol.11) creator Jacob Neria takes us on a journey of of sound, image, and spoken word celebrates a vision of desert spirituality.

As David explains, there is a beauty that can be experienced in the scarcity of desert if we come to it with contemplative eyes. The word, “contemplation,” in Latin, means to “gaze intently upon.” It’s possible to walk in desert landscapes and witness its emptiness until a stunning beauty arises. And further, this beauty begins to gaze into the beholder, and one is transformed forever. In the Irish language, “to contemplate,” means to place oneself at the “edge of waiting.” The desert is a liminal space on the edge of what’s familiar, and it draws and enchants those who dare to walk in its kenotic embrace.

The images are not professionally shot nature photos, but rather the simple snapshots of a lifelong desert walker. The haikus are not literary as much as they are experiential. Mary Oliver sums it up perfectly: "Every day I walk out into the world / to be dazzled, then to be reflective."

David Morrison and Jacob Neria are members of Desert Rain Community, a contemporary community of Christian contemplative monks located outside El Paso in Chaparral, NM.

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Mane Street

BY RAYVEN HOLMES
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2018

This is an artistic stroll through black kink. Rayven Holmes shares an enlightening presentation about the styles and the underlying culture of contemporary Black hair styles.

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PKN in The Hague

PechaKucha Night debuted in The Hague just last night (September 30), and although we don't have event photos or a report yet, here's a look at a sign that advertised the event.

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It's All in the Hair

We've seen a lot of great posters and flyers for PechaKucha Nights worldwide over the years -- we even created a one-time loop of them for last night's special pre-Tokyo Design Week edition of PKN in Tokyo -- but this latest one for tonight's (October 29) PKN Oaxaca Vol. 4 may be my favorite so far. Some are "dos," some are "don'ts," but which "do" are you?

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The Pictures in the Hall

In today's presentation, "The Pictures in the Hall," Doug Smith shares a fantastic collection of portraits of various musicians. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 3.

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No Tents Please... We're Swedish!

Our weekend "Presentation of the Day" is a special one, recorded as part of our reconstruction efforts in Haiti -- see more in our Haiti Reconstruction Channel -- Johan Karlsson explains why we shouldn't send tents to disaster areas.

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Hands Hands Hands

Niky Roehreke is a freelance illustrator fascinated with the human hand. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo, Vol. 78) Niky displays her collaborative work with musician Shinichi Osawa, and the fashion brand John Lawrence Sullivan, as well as a handful of personal works involving this recurring motif. She discusses the message and language that hands give away, as well as the analogue pleasures of touching and holding. 

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Growth hacking

Talented team made incredible service with beautiful design that nobody wants to buy? Common story! Growth hacking tips from Alexander Kholodov, Yalantis CEO, on PKN vol.6 IT: how to find, get and keep users.

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The Pictures in the Hall

"Whenever I answer the door, some people become distracted by what's behind me ... they're obviously looking at the pictures in the hall." In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Pictures in the Hall" from PKN Derby Vol. 3, we hear from photographer Doug Smith who, as a photography student over 40 years ago, took shots of some of history's most famous rockers just as they were coming into their own. From Bowie to Eno to Dury, Doug's hallways are now graced with stunning photos of 1970s British musical legends.   

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Kinoko Hajime

At tomorrow's PechaKucha Night Vol. 115 (Wednesday, June 25) we are very happy to welcome rope artist Kinoko Hajime, who will talk about his work, which covers photography as well as live performances. ペチャクチャナイトVol.115(6月25日(水))にてロープアーティストのKinoko Hajimeが彼がカバーした写真ついて、ライブパフォーマンスのように話してくれます。

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Big Hair Don't Care

“While all my friend’s… hair would sway in the wind, my hair even defied the laws of physics. It would just stay absolutely still.” In Big Hair Don't Care from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 9th Volume, curly hair ambassador, chocolate-maker, and biathlon competitor Sandy Saad discusses what it's like to grow up with natural hair. Drawing from memories of her embarrassing hair phases, she tells the tale of how she came to accept her natural beauty.

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Hands with Hope

“There are stories after stories of young children who are already missing permanent teeth because their moms had pulled them because the excruciating pain was too much to bear. ” Restless in her day-to-day profession of dental hygienist, Annie Nardone found a way to create more meaningful work for herself while still using her expertise in dentistry. In PechaKucha Night Batavia’s 1st volume, she discusses how she created Hands with Hope, a not-for-profit foundation, to deliver training, dental treatment, equipment, and supplies to impoverished communities in Central America. Currently, Hands with Hope maintains and supports three fully functioning dental clinics in Honduras and Guatemala, which are run and operated by locally trained individuals eager to serve their communities.