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Des Moines @ Des Moines Social Club
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Des Moines @ Science Center of Iowa
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Des Moines @ Jasper Winery
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Islamabad @ PNCA Amphitheatre
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For the Love of Astronomy

BY NEIL GHOSH
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 30, 2012

Neil Ghosh shares his love for astronomy, and takes us on a tour that covers different aspects of the science, tying it to his own personal learning of it. (in English)

We have visited and moon and come back, sent space crafts beyond the edge of solar system which are still sending us signals. We have seen beyond our galaxy through telescopes and even discovered earth like planets in alien solar systems. Human being's quest for celestial outreach has began thousands of years ago and increased dramaically ever since.

This is a small tour of how it typically started with absolutely no scientific background and why does the space thrills people every time we talk about it. The nature has always surprised us beyond our wildest imagination. The scale of numbers and units are literally astronomical.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 15, 2014.

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Golden Moon

BY KRISTOF CROLLA
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2013

Kristof Crolla discusses his work on "Golden Moon", an installation at 2012 Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Wonderland in Hong Kong. From initial design to building and execution, Crolla leads the audience through the process of creating the moon, capping the presentation with stunning photos of the finished product. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 18, 2013.

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Lightyears in the Past

BY ANDY CHAPMAN
@ VOL 8 ON APR 29, 2013

Andy Chapman looks in the history of the universe everytime he looks into the night sky. Astrophotography is a hobby for him that combines several of his passions. In this presentation he shares a couple of glimpes into the history of space.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 26, 2013.

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The Awe of Awesome

BY JILL SHARGAA
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 20, 2013

Jill Shargaa argues that the word 'awesome' is being used incorrectly. It is being used to describe things that are not awesome. The word is losing its value. Here she gives us some examples of things that are awesome and some things that are not awesome.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 16, 2013.

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Illuminating Mahina

BY SONIA CHIYOMI FABRIGAS
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Sonia Chiyomi Fabrigas talks about Illuminating Mahina, which is a project supporting a multitude of Hawaii’s local multicultural, science, spiritual, women and educational organizations relating to the moon that also promotes living sustainably and from a place of aloha. Sonia shares stories about these people.

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Concepts in Time and Motion

BY JONATHAN SCHIPPER
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Jonathan Schipper captures a moment of time through sculpture - developing ideas of time, space, speed and motion by crashing two cars together incredibly slowly over the span of two months. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2015.

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Cloud Busting

BY FRANCOIS COTE
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 11, 2015

Francois Cote tells the story of his connection to the experience of travel in Mayan lands and how this has inspired a life that is in continuous motion.

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Woodlawn Cemetary: Motown's Final Resting Place

BY JOHN MILROY
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 20, 2015

John Milroy is from the Detroit area and Motown is one of his favorite subjects. In this talk he tours the Motor City's rich history via Woodlawn Cemetary - the final resting place of many famous music legends who resided nearby.

"If the grey stones of these fences could talk, or more accurately, sing, they would tell the story of Detroit through the rise and fall of the civil rights movement, through the halcyon days of Motown."

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The Moon is my Scholar Rock

BY MATTHEW CUMMINGS
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 11, 2016

"I was really interested in the challenge of replicating these textures, patterns, and forms of meteorites."

For Matthew Cummings, artwork has always been personal journey for escape and meditation in both the making process and viewing.  "The Moon is my Scholar Rock" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18 is a look at the work from his last solo exhibition, 'The Moon is my Gongshi'.  This group of work examined the moon as an object of meditation, the tradition of Chinese Scholar Rocks or Gongshi, and the inspiring career of his grandfather-in-law, Charles Bradshaw, who ran the computations department for NASA during the development of Rocket Technology. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016. 

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BEwitched

BY ALICE RICHARDSON
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 08, 2018

Alice Richardson is concerned with the way the word "witch" is often used to vilify women with agency, and thinks it is a word that deserves reclaiming.

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PKN Launches in Des Moines Tonight

PechaKucha Night makes its debut in Des Moines tonight (September 9), and you can find out more about what to expect -- and how it came together -- in this piece from the Des Moines Register. Pictured above, PKN Des Moines organizers Sarah Noll Wilson and Matt McQuillen.

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PechaKucha in Stop-Motion

How's this for a fun video, produced to help promote a PechaKucha Night in Trnava. It still amazes us how creative all of our city organizers can be.

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Runs Within - A Motif Project

Karyna Wallace tells a story by way of poetry; it revolves around the prints she developed under the theme "Vampires," as assigned by her professor. In her presentation (at PKN Tokyo Vol. 97) she offers up new interpretations: instead of drawing bats and bloody black cats, she analyses a vampire's needs and wants, and compares them to our human desires. She notices that the needs and wants that run within us take us through several stages of emotions throughout our lives. It is through this process that we grow spiritually and physically. We all experience these sensations, but the real question is: Can we reach our ultimate goal?

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Tips for Stop Motion That Also Apply to Everyday Life

We kick off a new week of "Presentations of the Day" with a fresh presentation from last week's PKN Tokyo Vol. 102. Abi Laurel loves producing stop motion animation, and in her presentation she uses the things she's learned through that work as the basis for tips that are useful for both stop motion and everyday life.

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Golden Moon

Kristof Crolla goes into detail (at PKN Hong Kong Vol. 15) on his work on "Golden Moon", an installation at the 2012 Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Wonderland in Hong Kong. From initial design to building and execution, Crolla leads the audience through the process of creating the moon and tops the presentation off with stunning photos of the finished product. 

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PechaKucha Guatemala Vol. 04

          PECHAKUCHA GUATEMALA VOLUMEN 4 Este año evolucionamos internamente, como un escaparate que reincide en sus números originales: 12 conferencistas representantes de la gráfica contemporánea. PechaKucha Volumen 4 será una noche llena de expectativas. El espacio donde se conjugarán creativos, se crearan convivencias, se formarán criterios, se intercambiarán conocimientos, se conocerán nuevos talentos, técnicas, procesos y se unirán una diversidad de pensamientos abriendo nuevas perspectivas al diseño. Este volumen se trata de explorar nuevas áreas, experimentar nuevos recursos, adherir dimensiones; será maleable y dúctil como su elemento base, el oro. PECHAKUCHA GUATEMALA Exponemos una plataforma alternativa en la que diversos diseñadores pueden dar a conocer su trabajo y tener la oportunidad de crear nuevas relaciones profesionales. Esta noche se convierte en una revista en vivo en la que 12 speakers exponen su trabajo a través de 20 imágenes temáticas expuestas durante 20 segundos cada una. La audiencia podrá absorber el desborde de talento y creatividad de sus exponentes al mismo tiempo que convive con empresarios, compañeros de trabajo, amigos y familiares. PechaKucha Guatemala modifica su concepto, diseño y temática en cada edición. Con el desarrollo del Colectivo En Voz Alta (E.V.A), colocando al evento en el estándar más alto de producción gráfica y audiovisual.   Visit Us: www.pechakucha.gt   Follow US:  facebook  | twitter  | instagram | pinterest  

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Cycling Through Life: A Unicorn in Motion

"As you all know, biking is a powerful tool -- a magical tool -- and we use it here within the Black community to create change." Zahra Alabanza describes herself as a magical being: a unicorn. In "Cycling Through Life: A Unicorn in Motion" from PKN Atlanta Vol. 22 1/2 She goes into depth on what exactly this means, how she has recruited her nephews into being unicorns, and how being a unicorn has helped to bring bicycling to her family, friends, and community.  

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Loco-motives

"When I see that little locomotive, I smell the engine oil, it takes me back — I’m a kid again." TV screenwriter Andrew Gunn reveals to us his dirty little secret -- his love for model trains! In “Loco-motives” from PKN Christchurch Vol. 20, Gunn expresses his love for model trains, and how they allow him to escape into a fantasy world. He compares his job as a script writer for children's films to these miniature train worlds and says that he enjoys the feeling of safety and wonder these worlds provide. 

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Concepts in Time and Motion

“We are here in space at this moment…this is specific to human beings. The fly doesn’t live at our frame rate…to us [a movie] is motion, to them it’s a series of stills.” Artist Jonathon Schipper captures a moment in time through sculpture. In “Concepts in Time and Motion” from PKN Brooklyn Vol. 2, he goes into depth on the perception humans and other beings have of time, space, speed, and motion, and displays his work: two cars crashed together incredibly slowly over the course of two months.

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The Moon is my Scholar Rock

"I was really interested in the challenge of replicating these textrues, patterns, and forms of meteorites."For Matthew Cummings, artwork has always been personal journey for escape and meditation in both the making process and viewing.  "The Moon is my Scholar Rock" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18 is a look at the work from his last solo exhibition, 'The Moon is my Gongshi'.  This group of work examined the moon as an object of meditation, the tradition of Chinese Scholar Rocks or Gongshi, and the inspiring career of his grandfather-in-law, Charles Bradshaw, who ran the computations department for NASA during the development of Rocket Technology.