CHRISTCHURCH Search Results: “hobby”
BY ANDREW GUNN
@ VOL 20
ON AUG 28, 2014
TV screenwriter Andrew Gunn reveals to us his dirty little secret -- a love for model trains! Gunn expresses his love for model trains, that allows him to esacpe into a fantasy world. He compares his job as a script writer for children's films to these miniature train worlds and how safe both worlds feel.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 15, 2014.
The Handmade's Tale: Knitting as a Feminist Act
BY DEBBIE STOLLER
@ VOL 28
ON AUG 25, 2016
Riot Grrrl pioneer, Stitch'n'Bitch writer and BUST magazine co-founder Debbie Stoller tells of how knitting is a actually a feminist activity. It may have lost popularity with women's liberation but knitting was also a way for women to earn income, and a relaxing hobby. It was time to take back the knit. Girls are now accepted in boy's activity, but why was it not cool for boys and girls to knit?
SITEWIDE Search Results: “hobby”
The Dunsborough Hotel
Oct 09, 2011
Museum of Dreams
Sep 20, 2013
GRAHA SOLO RAYA
Oct 05, 2013
SOLO PARAGON LIFESTYLE MALL
Nov 20, 2013
Sep 23, 2014
Oct 14, 2014
Sep 02, 2015
Sep 24, 2016
May 30, 2017
New Bulgarian University
Nov 18, 2015
BY JULIA KITZSTEINER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 28, 2014
Eine Präsentation über zwei verschiedene Aktivitäten, die nicht unbedingt zusammenpassen. Julia Kitzsteiner hat die zwei spannenden Hobbies KOCHEN und BLOGGEN und verknüpft sie zu ihrem Blog Kochliebe. Sie selbst kocht interessante Rezepte, fotografiert sie und stellt die Ergebnisse ihren Interessenten zur Verfügung. In ihrer Präsentation zeigt sie Beispiele zu beiden Themenfeldern. Allein die Bilder machen schon Appetit.
I Don't do Favourites...
Musician Wes Finch says he doesn't really do favourites...but he does love crisps, moths, walking and, erm, a few other things, including running which he was a bit sneering about until recently - "what's the point if no-one's chasing you?". Hear about crips, biological parents and a few of Wes's other favourite things in this entertaining PK.
10 Years Of Miao
BY JIAN KHENG SWEE GOH
@ VOL 4
ON APR 15, 2017
This year marks Jian Kheng Swee Goh's 10th year of his Miao&WafuPafu comics, a comic started as an assignment into a hobby with a vision, and now his life. Jian tells the journey and difficulties to pursuit his passion through the decade.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Stockholm Design Lab
Where do you see an opening for change in your life? Why not take this opportunity to begin the leisurely hobby of racecar driving? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Stockholm Design Lab" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 66, designers Bjorn Kussoffky and Thomas Eriksson speak about their projects -- both personal and professional -- as well as the work of some of their colleagues; all centered around the theme "change". They discuss change in terms of climate, design, architecture, way of thought, time, and perspective.
I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive
Are you willing to be caught in the middle of making something you care about? (even if it's awful?) Matt Candler discusses what he does for fun: building electric motorcycles. In "I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive" from PKN New Orleans Vol. 13 he speaks about justifying his hobby to his wife and loved ones, learning to love the process of failing 20 times, and the inexplicable pleasure of finally getting it right.
The Poor Brewers
“Trust me when I say that sharing beer is not a bad way to spend time.” Marilee and Karl Rutherford really like beer. So much, in fact that they decided to go all in and make their hobby into a business (Rude Hippo Brewing Company). Though their pie-in-the-sky initial plans were downgraded to something more realistic, what they traded in volume, they gained in momentum. In “The Poor Brewers” from a special AIA 2014 Convention edition of PKN Chicago, hear the story of their trials and ultimate triumph.
The Adventure Bum
“[Magazines] weren’t telling the stories of that were anything like my experiences.” Photographer and adventurer Jon Heller speaks on his journey from hobby to occupation. In “The Adventure Bum” from PKN Bemidji Vol. 19, he speaks about how his obsession with nature and adventure magazines took him to new locales and exploits.
The Gentleman Honey Farmer
Pecha Kucha Volume 1 - Creating A Healthy City Urban beekeeping, along with other urban agriculture practices, has been on the rise in recent years. Drastic declines in honey bee populations over the last decade have severe economic and environmental implications. Honey bee colonies have demonstrated higher survival rates in urban settings. Many world-class cities have adopted policies that allow for reasonable beekeeping practices, while other municipalities maintain policies that are detrimental to the survival of a creature whose existence is critical to a healthy ecosystem. This presentation aims to provide a general overview of urban beekeeping practices. Come hear more from Adam Nelson is the founder of GeoBees, an early-stage software development company dedicated to apicultural research using geospatial analysis.
Honey Money - Sustainable Beekeeping in Africa
"The real solution to the problem is when charity becomes unnecessary!" In Honey Money - Sustainable Beekeeping in Africa from Brooklyn Vol. 4, Mark Gardner tells the story about honey, african bees, social enterprise and social impact . The project pulled together people from several countries and delivered a community bee center complex to support cooperative farmers, locals and empower women.
"Photography gives me a medium to escape from daily routine life by creating something beautiful" In Extreme Beauty from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 137, Fashion photographer Apple Chua shares in depth how she turned her passion into her career. She pushed the boundary of incorporating her hobby of hiking volcanoes into her commissioned works to create photos that comprised an epic and cinematic composition of colours, glamour, elegance, and whimsical feminity that is coupled with a futuristic look and inspirations from the renaissance era. That certain elusive quality became her signature style.
The Rabbit Hole of Puppet Making
"I'll talk about the surprisingly deep rabbit hole that is puppet making, and my creative tumble down it." A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Clay Achee has studied and worked in the film and television industry for over 10 years. His other hobby? Cooking? Golf? Nah, he makes puppets. We thoroughly enjoyed his presentation The Rabbit Hole of Puppet Making at PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. I.
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.
PechaKucha People: Honey Dahlia
PechaKucha Night Santander's unsung hero, Organizer Honey Dahlia steals the spotlight in this week's PechaKucha People! As a newcomer to Santander, she went against all odds in a place where she was surrounded by an unknown language and stunned the Santander community with PechaKucha Night Santander Vol. 1 and 2! With hard work and dedication, she was able to overcome adversity and show the world what the spirit of PechaKucha is all about! Keep up the amazing work!