BROOKLYN Search Results: “litter”

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Experiments, Restrictions, and Happy Mistakes

@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Martin Justesen loves triangles! He currently designs labels for Evil Twin Brewing, as well as many other clients. Hear his story about making and embracing mistakes, moving around the world, and loving beer!

Martin is a graphic designer born in Denmark, currently living in New York. He studied Graphic Design at London School of Communication before working in Publishing/Advertising for 10 years in Copenhagen. Martin now designs and art directs for magazines, campaigns and visual identities for sport/fitness, transport, business and fashion clients. He founded design studio Martin Justesen | New York in 2014.

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Message in a Bottle

@ 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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Podcasts in a Nutshell

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Eleanor Kagan teaches us how to start our own podcast in under 7  minutes at PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8! Stay tuned all the way to the end - exclusive audio clips of democatic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton!

Eleanor is a producer and sometimes host of podcasts, live events, and conversations with people about their hair. She has made public radio, pirate radio, and once helped build a radio station from scratch. She currently produces the podcast "Another Round" for BuzzFeed.



SITEWIDE Search Results: “litter”


Frankfurt @ VAU
Mar 22, 2013


Aleppo @ College of the Maristes Freres
Jan 09, 2014


Blue Mountains @ The Carrington
Nov 21, 2014


Sana'a @ Mandarin Catering & Services Ltd.
May 28, 2016


New Westminster @ Royal City Centre
Jul 22, 2016


Orlando @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Oct 21, 2016


New Orleans @ Dryades Public Market
Sep 22, 2016


Yeysk @ Pizzburg
Jan 28, 2017


Winnipeg @ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe
Feb 23, 2017


Chengdu @ 言几又 凯德天府店
Oct 12, 2018

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Little Architecture

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Dale Weiss' day job is making full size architecture. His passion, however, is collecting miniature versions of architecture. In this presentation we see what can happen when you have little buildings on the brain.

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Listening Post

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

WWNO's News Director Eve Troeh talks about the Listening Post, a project lead by Jesse Hardman and Kate Richardson created to gather and disseminate relevant news to the community via cell phones and radio recordings.

Click the link here to see the results from the text survey that took place during the event!


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@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Rajeev Bais talks about the death from treatable diseases in third world country due to poverty, class, gender inequality, and religion. He also gets involves with the stories and the lives of the people affected by treatable diseases in poor countries.  

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On Listening

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 31, 2015

What does it mean to listen -- physically, emotionally, spiritually? How does sound enrich our lives or distract us from it?

Multi-percussionist, composer and educator River Guerguerian took the audience at PechaKucha Night Asheville: "The Art of Science" on a sonic journey toward greater awareness of the significance of sound in our lives and of the power of listening.

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@ VOL 4 ON MAY 26, 2016

Journey through Ora Uzel's experiences with sound, from silence to traffic to a frog symphony to listening with your eyes. Listening more closely can transform your life, widen your consciousness, and bring you peace.

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How picking up a piece of litter inspired thousands

@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

The first trail clean Blake Dyason did opened his eyes to the impact we have on our environment. The passion to stop litter & using plastic was real, no more turning a blind eye, expecting others to fix it. After hosting the largest one day clean up they helped build a school & perform operations with the litter collected.

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La Voglia di Vivere a Casa Nostra

@ VOL 2 ON JUL 19, 2018

The desire to live in our home or the desire to live of "COSA nostra"?
I will tell you how a place that was previously owned by a mafioso can become useful.
Even in our much mistreated city, there is an association that protects those who want to live there have inborn: minors, with particular attention to our territory.
We protect their safety, their growth and their serenity.

La voglia di vivere a casa nostra o la voglia di vivere di "COSA nostra"?
Vi racconto come può diventare utile un luogo che era prima di proprietà di un mafioso.
Anche nella nostra tanto bistrattata città, esiste un'associazione che tutela coloro che la voglia di vivere ce l'hanno innata: i minori, con particolare attenzione al nostro territorio.
Tuteliamo la loro incolumità, la loro crescita e la loro serenità.

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Liever talent dan geld

By Martijn Kagenaar In een maakbare samenleving gelooft niemand meer. Maar dat je een beetje kunt bijdragen aan een ‘betere’ wereld, dat staat vast. Zo kun je geld geven aan een Goed Doel. Zo’n aflaat is simpel, maar ook vrijblijvend. Je goede gevoel verdampt vaak waar je bij staat. Spannender, diepgaander en ingrijpender wordt het als je je eigen talent inzet. Dat kan leiden tot schitterende producten en projecten. Neem nou dit ‘Zero rupee’-biljet waarmee 5th Pillar in India de corruptie te lijf gaat. Als een ambtenaar je om steekpenningen vraagt, breng je hem met dit biljet in grote verlegenheid. Je maakt voor alle omstanders zichtbaar dat hij de corruptie in stand houdt. En jij niet. Het biljet heeft in twee jaar al geleid tot tientallen arrestaties en berispingen. Indiërs kunnen het in al hun landstalen downloaden. Je kunt je talent ook gebruiken om bewustzijn te creëren. Dat kan leiden tot bijzondere evenementen. Zoals bureau KesselsKramer dat tijdens het WK voetbal van 2002 een wedstrijd organiseerde tussen de twee laagst geklasseerde landen. De film The Other Final is een aangrijpend bewijs voor het feit dat sport alleen verbroedert als er geen zware commerciële belangen op het spel staan. (Nummer 202, Bhutan, versloeg nummer 203, Montserrat, overigens met 4-0. Hun ranking klopte dus.) En afgelopen zaterdag vonden op de zevende verjaardag van PechaKucha Nights (PKN’s *) meer dan 130 PKN’s plaats. De creatieve presentatiekrachten werden gebundeld om de aandacht nog eens te vestigen op Haïti. En zo ging er een heuse WAVE over de wereld: vanuit Tokio verplaatste die zich via Skype westwaarts. In elke stad hield de WAVE 10 minuten halt voor een livestream-uitzending van één presentatie. Helaas lukte het niet om op tijd in te bellen bij PechaKucha Maastricht. Anders had de hele wereld kunnen genieten van de hilarische Anti-Panda Propaganda van bioloog Lemke Kraan. Met de miljoenen die nu aan de reuzenpanda worden uitgegeven kunnen we volgens haar veel nuttiger dingen doen voor een ‘betere wereld’. Voor zo’n missie kun je moeilijk geld inzamelen. Maar dankzij Lemkes presentatietalent trekt haar boodschap nu wel de hele wereld over. * In 2003 organiseerde Klein Dytham architecture (KDa) in Tokio de eerste PechaKucha Night. Zij bedachten het concept dat nu in bijna 300 steden wordt toegepast: wie een origineel idee heeft, presenteert dat met 20 dia’s van 20 seconden. Na 6 minuten en 40 seconden springt de volgende spreker op het podium. Zo zie je op een avond 12 kakelverse concepten aan je voorbij trekken. In Maastricht kwamen al 1.200 mensen naar de vijf avonden en bekeken meer dan 16.000 mensen defilmpjes.

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Little Spaces

In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo's special PechaKucha x ArchiAid event), Kumiko Inui covers the difficulties associated with the reconstruction of a junior high school (in Shichigahama, Miyagi Prefecture) severly affected by the 2011 Great Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. With dozens of faculty members as clients, her firm worked to convince the future denizens of this school of the benefits of the small structures within the campus called "Little Spaces". 

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It's a Little Bit Weird...

In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 66, during Tokyo Design Week 2009) British designer Anthony Dickens muses about the various anomalies that lead him down the path to inspiration.  Anthony has been running his London-based product and furniture design studio for nearly 15 years now. His firm's modus operandi is to re-think everyday established forms, and renew them for use within our present day lives. 

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Little Island Management

In today's Presentation of the Day, "Little Island Management" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 67, Mari Kojima haphazardly, yet hilariously, speaks in a stream-of-consciousness fashion on her photography, her past, and her artistic themes. She elaborates on the idea that the photographer learns about his/her desires through the act of viewing and shooting the world with their instrument.

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Listening to Popcorn

The nefarious, hidden underworld of popcorn is out there; you just have to keep your ears to the ground. Is popcorn just a delicious snack to enjoy or is there some deeper meaning to be discovered? In "Listening to Popcorn" from PKN Sharjah Vol. 4, Rami Salame, an enthusiast for investigation and popcorn, cracks down on the mystery shrouded around popcorn and seeks to uncover the truth of its existence. Listen as he explains his comical deduction of popcorn's unlikely relationship to typewriters and accordions. 

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Listening to Popcorn

The nefarious, hidden underworld of popcorn is out there; you just have to keep your ears to the ground. Is popcorn just a delicious snack to enjoy or is there some deeper meaning to be discovered? Rami Salame, an enthusiast for investigation and popcorn, cracks down on the mystery shrouded around popcorn and seeks to uncover the truth of its existence. In "Listening to Popcorn" from PKN Sharjah Vol. 4, he goes into depth on his comical theories of popcorn's unlikely relationship to typewriters and accordions. 

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Do you hear that? For those that can hear, it is a constant and involuntary act. Listening, on the other hand, is a choice and takes effort. We, as humans, are listening less and less to the environments in which we live. Is this because we create sonically distasteful cities that aren’t worth listening to? Or is it our waning interest in listening to blame for inadequate urban soundscape planning? Mitch Allen will explore the answers to these questions at Pecha Kucha Night Ubud 20x20x20 on August 26th. Mitch is the founder of OneTwoStudios, with over 10 years experience in music composition and 8 years in acoustics. In both fields he has been engaged by big profile clients to work on landmark projects, and commissioned for various soundscape installations. His passion lies in sound design in the context of urban environments.

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Little Maine Sculptures

"Created from driftwood collected over time, mixed with carved toys I made for my son with my grandfather’s tools, I feel like a kid having fun again.”Leith MacDonald spent six summers and a winter working on Monhegan. Years after moving off the island, Monhegan has resurfaced like a great whale in Leith’s art making practice. In "Little Maine Sculptures" from PechaKucha Night Monhegan Vol. 1, MacDonald explains how these pieces are inspired by years of memories and dreams of a place with which long ago he fell in love.

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The Teacher Who Learned to Listen

"Teaching isn’t just about bestowing substantive knowledge to students. It’s about teaching them and giving them experiences that Google can’t." It is easy to grasp the concept that communication is a two-way street but how many of us really put the theory into practice? How easily do we fall on the default of just trying to put our point across, specially if we think about education? Mark Kawakami is passionate about teaching and also describes himself as a failed comedian. In The Teacher Who Learned to Listen from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 31, he shared what conclusion he came to over the years of teaching.

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Light Lite

"It makes sense to me that we would be getting our power from the most powerful force we know of and if it gives us life and everything around us life, Why can't it give our cartoon characters life too?" In "Light Lite" From PechaKucha Night Taos Vol. 18, PechaKucha Night Taos' youngest presenter to date, Jackson Boyd, explains his experience of living off the grid and the future of solar energy.