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Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti - THANK YOU

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 70 ON FEB 24, 2010

Thank you all for making Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti a huge success. Over 117 events took place during the 24hr PechaKucha Presentation WAVE - and we almost spoke to everyone, ahem! Fantastically over $42,000 has been raised to date - thats almost to our first target of $50,000 which buys a school.

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PechaKucha Night Guimarães

BY JOSÉ MARTINS AND JOÃO ROSMANINHO
IN TOKYO

For 2012, the historical city of Guimaraes (Portugal) has become the European Capital of Culture. During this time, the city is full of hope, energy, creativity, and it is also full of brand new 6'40'' narratives to share. Active since October 2011, the PKNG experience has had so many stories, and in this presentation, the city's organizers, José Martins and João Rosmaninho, will introduce and chat about some of the Country, the City, and its PechaKucha Night. (in English)

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Roppongi Art Night 2013

BY KATSUHIKO HIBINO
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

The Art Director of Roppongi Art Night 2013, Katsuhiko Hibino, talks about a few projects featured in this very special evening of art, as well as the project "HEARTMARK VIEWING," that aims to support the people of the Tohoku area through art. (in Japanese)

六本木アートナイト2013のアーティスティックディレクター 日比野克彦さんが、東北地方の復興支援プロジェクト「HEART MARK VIEWING」を筆頭にサートを通じて行われているサポートプロジェクトを発表してくださいました。

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Your Castle for a Night

BY HITOMI WAKAMATSU
@ VOL 107 ON OCT 30, 2013

Hitomi Wakamatsu, from Airbnb Japan, goes into depth on the global housing/rental/hotel phenomenon that took the world by storm starting in 2008. She gives examples of how people have used Airbnb to finance their mortgages, travel the world for cheap, and spend the night in villas, castles, and even treehouses.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 3, 2013.

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Carve Out a Niche

BY NORIKO KŌSAKA
@ VOL 129 ON OCT 28, 2015

Ever heard of artisanal fruit carving? The talented carving-artist Noriko Kōsaka will speak on her beautifully-carved creations at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special on the 28th — see you then!!

フルーツカービングをご存知ですか?フルーツカービングはナイフで果物や野菜を飾り切るタイの伝統彫刻技術で、豪華なパーティーシーンなどで見かけたことがあるかもしれません。日本のフルーツカービング界の第一人者で、本場タイとも深い交流があるカービングアーティストの高阪範子さんが、フルーツカービングの魅力をたっぷり紹介してくださいます!

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Going Beyond Kansai Stereotypes

BY TOMOHIRO NAKAYAMA
@ VOL 134 ON MAR 18, 2016

「大阪といえば?」と聞かれて、イメージするものはなんでしょうか。PechaKucha Night Osakaオーガナイザーの中山智裕さんが、真っ先に思い浮かべるコテコテな「大阪」ではなく、ちょっとニッチで、関西人はつい合いの手を入れたくなる大阪の一部をお見せします。個性的なプレゼンターが揃う、PKN Osakaの紹介もお見逃しなく!

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Blooming Brilliantly and Flutteringly in the Night

BY DAISUKE SUGAWARA
@ VOL 142 ON DEC 14, 2016

建築家の菅原大輔さんとライティングアーティストの島田正道さん。 PechaKucha Nightで出会ったお二人が、 冬の夜長と気温そして自然の雄大さに着目し、 モノ・コト・ヒトが漫然一体となった新しい牧場体験ついて、たっぷり紹介してくださいます! 幻想的な光のインスタレーションの制作工程に思わず唸ってしまいます!

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It's Time to Start PechaKucha Night Nikko!

BY NAOMI WATANABE
@ VOL 145 ON MAR 24, 2017

PechaKucha Night Nikkoが2017年、間もなくスタートします! オーガナイザーの渡辺直美さんがお伝えする、実はこんなに凄いぞ、日光の溢れる魅力たち!!

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Color of Night

BY ANDREW CURRY
@ VOL 154 ON JAN 31, 2018

Photographer Andrew Curry talks about his ongoing personal photography project, Fade to Night. This project explores how the city of Tokyo undergoes a beautiful metamorphosis of color and light as it fades from day into night.  

写真家のAndrew Curryは、「Fade to Night」という東京の街並みが昼から夜へと移り変わる美しさを捉えたプロジェクトについて話してくれます。

 

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Fireworks as an Art Form

BY TAKESHI KANETAKE
@ VOL 154 ON JAN 31, 2018

「花火」と聞くと「夏」とイメージする人が多いと思いのではないでしょうか?日本では春夏冬、花火が見れます。300年以上伝承されている技と最先端の技術で、日本の花火は世界に誇れる芸術作品とも呼べるでしょう。日本の花火の美しさについて金武 武さんに話していただきます。

Fireworks bring up the imagery of summer. However, in Japan, fireworks can be seen throughout the year across the seasons. With skills dating beyond 300 years, passed down from generations to generations, in combination with state-of-the-art technology, Japanese fireworks are noteworthy artworks unrivaled in the world. Come this PechaKucha night, Kanetake Takeshi will proudly share with us this fantastical part of Japanese culture.

 

 

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PAST VOL 1

Abuja @ SHERATON ABUJA
Sep 20, 2013

PAST VOL 9

Bozeman @ The Ellen Theatre
Nov 12, 2013

PAST Swiss PechaKucha Night

Tokyo @ SuperDeluxe
Feb 07, 2014

PAST PechaKucha Night Futurenauts

Wellington @ Hannah Playhouse
May 18, 2014

PAST WAF PechaKucha Night

Singapore @ Marina Bay Sands
Sep 30, 2014

PAST VOL 5

Katrineholm
Feb 20, 2015

PAST VOL 61

Stockholm @ Goto10
Jan 23, 2018

PAST The University of Tennessee, Mic/Nite, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Mic/Nite, Relix Variety Theatre
Nov 08, 2018

PAST VOL 32

Sacramento @ Crocker Art Museum
Oct 18, 2018

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A Night Out At Night It Up

BY ANITA KO
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2014

Anita Ko talks about her orangization's abilities. Having been a part of an event that hosts over 120 000 people each year, Anita shows us what her company, Power Unit Youth Organization, is capable of when it comes to inspiring many generations.

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#Google ist nicht böse!?

BY ANDREAS SCHULZ
IN ERFURT

Ingenieur Andreas Schulz  erklärt einiger der positiven Eigenschaften Googles im Bezug auf Smarthomes, selbstfahrenden KFZs und viel mehr.  (German)

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The Aesthetic of the Nice

BY ROGER FARR
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 25, 2015

Acclaimed author Roger Farr waxes poetic on the aesthetic of the nice and how it adversely affects our urban landscapes.

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A Niche in Hops

BY TOM BRITZ
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Tom Britz started Glacier Hops Ranch on somewhat of a lark and ended up finding a need where he didn't know one existed. Tom's experience in business and entreprenuership has helped him to navigate the tricky business of competing against the big guys and finding a niche in the competitive hops industry.

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Sei Pipi, nicht Annika

BY GERBURG MARIA MÜLLER
@ VOL 33 ON MAR 08, 2018

All girls want to be pee longstocking, cheeky and strong. Gerburg Maria Müller allowed to play this role in the theater. Therefore, she explains with her beautiful talk what is so special about this red-haired girl.  

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Work Hard & Be Nice to People

BY CINDY THOMPSON
@ VOL 25 ON MAR 27, 2018

Creating unique happenings is the motivating force behind Cindy Thompson Event Productions. From the initial planning stages to the execution, every event produced is developed with its own creative and unique style, driven by the client’s marketing goals and intentions.

For more than two decades, Cindy Thompson has been producing some of the most innovative events in Portland, Oregon. Her experience in producing large-scale community events began in the 1980s when she produced the city’s largest one-day event, the groundbreaking Neighborfair, which led the way for other large festivals and events in Portland.

In 1987, Thompson left KGW Radio and formed one of the city’s first special event firms. Since that time, she has worked with a variety of corporate clients, civic and non-profit organizations to create innovative and successful events.

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Nine PKN Beginner Mistakes

Struggling while putting together your PechaKucha Night presentation? Software developer Hamlet D'Arcy presented at the inaugural PKN Minneapolis back in April, and shares this list of what he considers to be "9 Beginner Mistakes."

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Ohhh what a night..

To all our speakers, all our sponsors and all who came out last night - A heartfelt Thank You!  I think we've found our niche and groove, let's take this energy into our next event. Anyone interested in presenting at any of our events please feel free to contact me.  - DC

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PechaKucha Night

PechaKucha Night en Chihuahua Vol. 1 será el próximo 11 de abril en la Quinta Gameros. Entre los presentadores hay fotografos, cheffs, arquitectos, directores de cine, editores, diseñadores industriales y todos están muy entusiamados por contar sus historias. Habrá también comida y bebidas ¿Ya apartaste la fecha? 

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Last Night's Event

A big, big thanks to everyone who came out to last night's "Powered by PechaKucha" event at the Heineken Star Lounge! We'll be sharing the event photos within the next few days, and will start sharing last night's presentations on the PechaKucha website later today.And don't forget, in 2 weeks (on May 29) you can join us again for our next regular PechaKucha Night -- our Vol. 103 -- back at SuperDeluxe! Heineken Star LoungeにてのPechaKuchaにお越しいただき大変ありがとうございました。当日のプレゼンテーションをPechaKucha Nightの公式ウェブサイトにて掲載していきますのでぜひご覧下さい。5月29日(水曜日)のPechaKucha Night 東京103もお忘れなく!

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Hermosillo Night #2

Hermosillo, Sonora, México. October 10, 2013. With double the assistance and double the fun, Hermosillo presented its second PechaKucha Night at the mecca of indie/local music "Backroom". Mexican sculptor Enrique Aviléz was the first presenter on stage and took us around his life-long journey of working with stone, copper, several types of clay, glass, wood and any other material that will help in the execution of his multiple ideas influenced entirely by the local culture. Enrique shared with us an interesting point of view: he believes the name of the streets in a city shapes its identity, just like certain features define us as a human being. Find more about Enrique here. Graphic designer and photographer Alejo Gastélum invited us to witness his collection of Art Toys, inspired by a well-known toy brand. He showed a passion for geometric shapes and optical illusions and his experience and thoughts about working with logotypes and branding for local businesses. Find more about Alejo here. Following the format and taking advantage of it, Desierto Indie gave us a packed-full of ideas presentation. Their project consists of documenting local gigs and cultural events with videos and photographs but the core idea behind it is allowing the future generations consult this sort of "gig/event library" to let them know how cool Hermosillo's music scene "was" in 2013. Their motivation also consists on expanding the art variety in the city and creating a historic archive of the current art movement. Surf Desierto Indie's library here. Next to Desierto Indie, David Norzagaray captivated the crowd with such interesting project which consists on producing music to use as therapy for disabled people. All of this, fusioned with his passion for Mexico and most of all, the northern Mexico's chords of the Sonoran desert. David's most recent execution includes a music album for kids with lyrics completely inspired by universal literature. Find more about David's work here. Speaking of captivating, Daniel Ríos showed us the massive influence on todays creative processes and its results from a speedy technology development perspective. How different the art-creating life was back then where videos were literally 'cut' and 'glued' back together and how simple it is today by just tapping a few times on a super-clear display and upload it anywhere within minutes. Find more about Daniel here. Miguel Franco's presentation was as brilliant as his cinematography career. His experience has given him plenty of emotions and character including probably the most important: perseverance and stepping out of the comfort zone. Miguel told us how film has been his dream since he was a kid and all the trouble and happiness this has brought to him including a few career-threatening accidents. Find more about Miguel here. Mexican fashion designer Isa Valdéz shared with us her creative process inside the fashion/textile business and the different ways she chooses to come up with a method to execute an idea and the mysterious places she can get into, obtaining as a result always three ideas at once. She compares it to solving a puzzle. Her main goal is creating an emotion in her and the spectator at once. This way, Isa feels she connects with the world, being her little daughter a fundamental part of her motor. Find more about Isa here. Carlos Iván was one of those extra-interesting presenters. He photographs abandoned houses, cars, towns and all sort of situations that tell a story to his camera lens. Carlos perspective certainly showed us through his pictures the beauty of isolated objects, almost as if they were beautiful sculptures in the middle of nowhere narrating a charming tale. Find more about Carlos here. After a successful beer break, Miriam Salado was kind enough to explain from top to bottom, the meticulous process of building an art exhibition. Her paintings, part of "Muerte y Gloria (Death and Glory)" show the heavy influence of mexican-american cultures in clothing, habits and the new ways of living and gave Miriam a second place in the 8th Visual Art Biennale of Sonora. Find more about Miriam here. "Sin Llorar (No crying)" consists of a determined couple of local artists who came to revolutionize the custom tattoo industry in the community with their high-quality custom art. They shared with us the complexity of the process and the hard work it requires to usually compress a lot of feelings onto one little graphic on the customer's skin. Be brave and make an appointment here. Fernando Valles a local TV host, gave us an insight on rustic to modern video-making, the television life and the long ride he has experienced with "Video Track", a tv show aimed at young visual art enthusiasts. Find more about Fernando and Video Track here. Our next presenter was the shocking moment of the night. Mexican radio/voice-creative César Parra amazed us with his broad experience with radio, jingles and advertising. He has provided professional voice services for Pepsi and other famous brands. We all cheered and squeaked in happiness the very moment he started performing the voice of several Thundercats characters (cartoon) on stage as he worked in the project back then. We were so astonished by his presentation that none of us remembered to snap a pic. :( Find more about Cesar here. Our next presenter Keops took the stage and taught us about the importance of co-working and the amazing results it produces. His presentation included a well resumed list of benefits from working along with other creative people and how far and big a project can turn with just the right combination of people, all started with just a simple idea. Find more about Keops here. Sergio Durón was one of our last presenters but managed to keep our already tipsy heads with his clever work. His broad graphic design experience involves several local communities, being the most famous "Bikes & Beers" where the Hermosillo bike enthusiasts gather at a certain landmark, travel for a few kilometers and finish at a bar having a couple of beers and sharing the fandom. Find more about Sergio here. Our last presenter Javier Quiñonez gave us a tour around the geology of the city. Being the "Cerro de la Campana (Bell Hill)" one of the most important landmarks in the city, he taught us about the resonancy of the rocks surrounding said landmark, therefore the name of the famous hill that can be seen almost from every point in Hermosillo on a clear day. Find more of Javier here.  Thanks again to PechaKucha in Tokyo for letting us hold the event in Hermosillo and being part of the Global Night that we enjoyed so much. We would also like to thank Backroom for letting us host the event in this venue. -Elizabeth Torres         Photos by: Carolina Fierros and E. Torres.  

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Nick Bruscia

Not only is Nick Bruscia our PechaKucha Night organizer in Buffalo, he's also presented in Tokyo in the past, and at Wednesday's PechaKucha Night Vol. 115 (June 25) he'll once again share some of his research/architectural journeys. Watch Nick's previous presentation.バッファローのペチャクチャナイトのオーガナイザーNick Brusciaは以前も東京でプレゼンテーションしてくれましたが、今回6月25日Vol.115にまた帰ってきます。前回のように彼のリサーチや建築の旅について話してくれます。Nickの前回のプレゼンテーション。

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PKN Kyoto Podcast#4 - Nike Dattani

Click here for podcast Take a listen to our Podcast#4 with Vol.15 speaker Nike Dattani, computational scientist who was at Kyoto University for a work stint. From genetic mapping to Einstein's theory of relativity, we tried to ask the hard questions. After a few drinks, the conversation truly became interesting! Hosted by Ash Ryan and Eric Luonghttps://soundcloud.com/pecha-kucha-night-kyoto/pecha-kucha-night-kyoto-podcast-vol-4-nike-dattani

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Words and Light on a Dark Night

The lights in town were out. The core of Downtown Long Beach and its neighboring hood, the East Village Arts District, had been without electricty for over twenty-four hours.  The second installment of PechaKucha Night Long Beach at ArtExchange should have been cancelled but Long Beach's art community made it happen. The electrical outage lasted more than 72-hours and it was a great time to reflect on how our daily needs and tasks are so interconnected with this massive - yet seemingly invisible - power structure. Having to travel out of the comfort of the East Village Arts District for WiFi to download the presentation, run-of-show and other compiled notes saved in the cloud felt like a feat from a Grecian tale. Rewriting the run-of-show because it wasn't download during said trip presented no major challenge to a nearly eidetic memory. Being reminded that printers can't print without power humbled the experience of the evening.  Calculating the battery life of lights left the team wishing they had paid closer attention in math class.  While pre-show t-shirt block printing and drawing sessions went smoothly, it would be a lie to say the rest evening went off without issue. We needed power, lights and safety prepartions for a night of art in the dark. Magically, it all came together. Jordan Christian, one of the three abstract artists currently showing in the main gallery, had a gasoline powered generator. With generators a limited commodity in the area, we feared someone might take the one we were borrowing from Jordan. We put out a call for security. Local paparazzo Richard Shimizu answered and was even able to snag a couple of great pics of the night. A few other issues came up but were quickly resolved by our great community. Thanks to Amy for troubleshooting the generator (slash opening its carborator). Thanks to Damian for navigating us through our VGA to HDMI projector setup. And thanks to El Imagenero for catching some great shots of PKNLB at ArtExchange. Despite the issues with the electrical grid, all of our presenters arrived on-time and ready with their best. In the comotion technical problems, something got messed up with the audio recorder for the event. Unfortunately, we'll only have a few recording from speakers to upload. But we're happy to chalk PKNLB#2 to a more experiencial volume. You had to be there to see and feel the magic. Regardless, the audience enjoyed every moment. For the night, ArtExchange had become this pocket of light and life in the beautifully dark and quite ocean skyline. Proof that the power of art wins. 

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PechaKucha Night Food Design

  PechaKucha Concepción anuncia su volumen 11 con la temática Food Design, serán 8 los expositores ligados a la comida y el diseño, entre ellos arquitectos, fotografos, diseñadores de espacios, quienes contarán su experiencia en torno al desarrollo de productos y servicios gastronómicos. La cita es el dia 02 de Octubre en Club 5, una co-producción junto a la Facultad de Diseño de la UDD, y que este año además incorporó un concurso de afiches, desde donde nace la imagen que reprsenta a este volumen, diseñada por Gino Pampaloni, estudiante de diseño de Concepción. La entrada es gratuita previa inscripción que se anunciará por las redes y medios de prensa.      

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This Friday Night!

This Friday! A Design Week PechaKucha Night you won't want to miss! View this email in your browser PechaKucha Night is tomorrow! First, if you've already bought tickets, thank you! We're excited to see you tomorrow. Second, if you haven't bought tickets, today is your last full day of cheaper tickets. Friday, Oct. 16th starting at 7pm doors open.Grab an early dinner next door at Frida Bistro, then head to our venue next door for light food from Beehive Cheese, Laziz, and 3 Cups, and drinks from 5 Wives, Squatters, and Wasatch. Presenters start around 8pm. You don't want to miss this incredible line-up! Tyson Call - Writer/PhotographerAaron Nelson - Industrial DesignerAmy Caron - uber-multidisciplinary artistKortney Greer - Designer/illustratorDavid Brooks - Transdisciplinary Project DirectorPierre Langue - ArchitectD.J. Baxter - RDA Salt Lake City, DirectorGarret Martin + Phil Smallwood - GumcoPatrick Crowley - ChapulAlice Toler + Bobby Gittins - Artist & WriterNick Franchi - Digital Art DirectorJill Canales - Senior VP Design @ 3form Buy Now Pierre Langue is an Architect and principal of Axis Architects. After studying and working in France, Pierre moved to the US to work and later establish Axis Architects in 2005. He has designed prominent, unique, and award winning projects throughout Utah. D.J. Baxter is the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City. The RDA is currently leading the efforts to develop a 2,500 seat theater for touring Broadway shows, constructing two modern streecar lines, and facilitate transit-oriented developments, among a number of other projects.   Copyright © 2015 PechaKucha Night - Salt Lake City, All rights reserved.