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The Power of Radio
BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.
Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab.
Death by Architecture
BY ANANTH SAMPATHKUMAR
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Architect Ananth Sampathkumar takes us through the world of architectural competitions - from historical examples of the Sydney Opera House and Pompidou Center to a cultural center in Sri Lanka.
Ananth studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India before moving to New York. Here he co-founded NDNY Architecture and Design, completing projects in Srilanka, India, and the USA.
Bird, Meet Skyscraper
BY DEBRA KRIENSKY
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
Conservation biologist and bird lover Debra Kriensky discusses the importance of bird safety in architectural design in this PechaKucha presentation for NY Build.
Debra Kriensky works at NYC Audubon - where she works on conservation and research programs as a staff conservation biologist. Debra holds a BA in communications from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MA in conservation biology from Columbia University.
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Bringing Obama Home: A Presidential Center in Honolulu
BY ROBERT PERKINSON
@ VOL 18
ON AUG 16, 2013
Robert Perkinson is a professor of American Studies at UH. He’s leading the state of Hawaii’s initiative to build a Barack Obama presidential center in Honolulu.
Center for Media & Democracy
BY MARY BOTTARI
@ VOL 13
ON APR 30, 2015
Deputy director and managing editor at the Center for Media and Democracy Mary Bottari helped launch the Center for Media and Democracy’s award-winning “ALEC Exposed” investigation. She has spearheaded the center’s work on the financial crisis and the painfully slow recovery. Previously, she worked for 10 years at Public Citizen as a senior analyst on trade, financial services, and food safety. Bottari worked in Washington for US Senator Russ Feingold and in the Wisconsin State Senate for Lynn Adelman. Her favorite Wisconsin cheese is Pleasant Ridge Reserve. Here she shares ways the Center for Media and Democracy is working for American citizens.
Making a Place: The Story of 518 Northampton Street and Nurture Nature Center
BY RACHEL CARR
@ VOL 2
ON SEP 18, 2015
Rachel Hogan Carr, the director of the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, tells how the center came to be, and how serves the community.
The Story Center
BY LENA MERHEJ
Lena Merhej founded The Story Center because she believes in bringing stories to life. In her presentation, she tells us about her journey through visual storytelling and comics, and takes us through the different activities and workshops she gives at the center in order to empower those around her to share their story.
Saving Lincoln Center
BY MIGUEL JUAREZ
@ VOL 13
ON JUN 23, 2016
Miguel Juarez's presentation documents a group of community organizers' efforts to save Lincoln Center from demolition. Miguel situates the history of Lincoln Center and it's role in the community through the history of the creation of El Paso's freeways in the mid-1960s — intersecting at the Lincoln Park community in South Central El Paso.
Tourism Center "Ryba Andriі" Development of Regional Tourism
BY KHRYSTYNA SAMOILOVA
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 24, 2016
Khrystyna Samoilova toldstory about creation Tourism center "Ryba Andriі" one of the most successful tourism organizations in Dnipropetrovsk region. More than 2 years "Ryba Andriі" is organizing city, regional and country tours. Now they have an interesting experience for sharing on Pecha Kucha Night.
Kryvyi Rih as the Center of Industrial Tourism
BY LINA OVSYUK
@ VOL 4
ON DEC 17, 2016
Kryvyi Rih as the center of industrial tourism
Some time ago idea about Kryvyi Rih as a tourist center was unrealistic. But some enthusiasts became develop industrial tourism, show opencast mines, adits, and industrial landscapes as tourist attractions.
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More from the Control Center
During the night of the "PechaKucha for Haiti" event we posted a few shots of the "control center," and now here's a gallery of photos taken throughout the evening by Arvin Panwar, was also part of the tech team. Huge thanks go out to everyone who was involved, as well as to the other people who showed up later in the evening and on the next day.
Poster for PKN San Antonio Vol. 1
We have one new PechaKucha Night series launching this week, and that would be in San Antonio this Thursday (February 24) at the Center for Architecture. You'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.
Innsbruck's New Culture Center, Baskets and Pots, and Jumping in Tokyo
Presentations Konstantin Ronikier is the organizer of PKN Innsbruck and in this presentation (in German, from PKN Salzburg Vol. 12) he talks about a new cultural center in the center of Innsbruck. Konstantin was in charge of renovating the previous building into a space where people could meet, discuss, and produce events. Richard Wilshusen is an archeologist, and in this presentation (from PKN Longmont Vol. 6) he explains the material culture of baskets and pots. He explores the idea that the functionality behind the basket evolved in the design of ceramic pots. Posters and flyers Today's new poster addition to the Tumblr blog comes our way from Gisborne, with the city's Vol. 9 happening this coming Friday (June 22) -- the event will take place at the Dome Cinema. Here's a peek at the new flyer series that we're launching here in Tokyo for our PKN series -- with our next event, Vol. 93, happening on June 27. The photography is by Michael Holmes, the design by Luis Mendo, and we plan on producing more flyers that follow the same "jump" motif. Calendar There's one PKN happening tonight (June 18), and it's a Vol. 1, in the city of Launceston. Tomorrow, you can look forward to the following two events: PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 2 and PKN San Diego Vol. 15.
Aluminum Mesh People, City Center Agriculture, and Photos from Kyiv
Presentations In her presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 95), artist Yuko Hishiyama shares the striking work she's been producing, mostly in the form of sculptures made of aluminum mesh. The resulting "people" she creates have not only starred in their own shows, but have also been made to interact with other famous pieces. Ixchel Lechuga's presentation (in Spanish, from PKN Xalapa Vol. 8) is all about why the city center can and should produce agriculture products. She makes her point by highlighting some of the advantages that can be felt by both the countryside and the city. Posters We have two new additions to the Tumblr blog today, one for PKN Ornskoldsvik Vol. 2 and one for PKN Istanbul Vol. 15, pictured above. Below, more details on the Istanbul event.PechaKucha Night İstanbul Vol. 15 Special Edition will take place at The Building Information Centre (YEM) on October 17th. This PechaKucha Night will be organised within the "Dutch-Turkish Connecting Creativity" program during the opening week of the Istanbul Design Biennale titled "Imperfection." "Oh God! Please Give Me A Makeover!" As all the efforts on urban transformation/regeneration/revitalisation go on, what are we transforming into as citizens? Has new urbanism regenerated the way we are and the way we behave? Are we really getting revitalized? What is the new URBANITAS? Architects, designers and fashion designers from Turkey and the Netherlands will present their cases around the theme of "Urban Transformation." Photos The photo above is from this photo gallery [Picasa] for last July's PKN Kyiv Vol. 8. Here's also a report on the event (Google translated). Calendar The three events happening tonight are PKN Aalborg Vol. 9, PKN Norrkoping Vol. 19, and PKN Malaga Vol. 3. Tomorrow marks Szczecin's first PKN, along with PKN Bilbao Vol. 13.
Pecha Kucha Bemidji at The Sanford Center + 2013 Calendar of Events!
Big news! The Bemidji Pecha Kucha Night 2013 season will be at the George W. Neilson Convention Center (Sanford Center)! We have five events planned for 2013 and need about 45 presenters to share their stories. Will it be your turn? Plan to attend (or present!): Thursday, February 21st @ 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18th @ 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27th @ 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 15th @ 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 5th @ 6:30 p.m. PKN Bemidji is for fun—not for profit. The following businesses are working together to bring PKN to our community because we believe it's cool! Samantha Nienow: Red Zest Design Jill Bitker: Netzer's Bemidji Floral Georgette Bloom: The Sanford Center Heather Johnson: Garden of Edits Jane Marks-Hastig: Green Janie Brian and Tina Larson: Amity Graphics
New candidates education: alternative way
Educational system is not effective to train professional IT specialists, companies are constantly hacking workers, candidates are looking for a job, nobody is satisfied. Sergey Shegeda, founder of LevelUp learning center, thinks that his learning center can solve this situation by educating candidates according to the companies' requests.
Presenting at our Tokyo Designers Week edition PechaKucha Night (Vol. 107) on Wednesday, October 30 is designer Keita Suzuki (PRODUCT DESIGN CENTER). He will talk about the projects he has been developing in the areas of culture, community, and technology.PRODUCT DESIGN CENTERの鈴木啓太さんが、「今、ここでしか作れないモノ」やデザインについて10月30日のPechaKucha Night 東京でプレゼンテーションして下さいます。
SEOUL vol. 11
PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SEOUL VOL.11 7th OCT. 2011 / Gallery Yeh_ Garosugil
City Focus: Easton, PA
Our friends over in Easton, PA deserve the City Focus this week after a hosting what turned out to be a stellar PechaKucha Night, rife with some imaginative presentations! Held at the Nurture Nature Center as the opening event of Easton's amazing Riverside Festival of the Arts, we couldn't be happier to see Easton dedicated to its creative community!
“The border is a very difficult place to describe. Anything I say about it, I'll also say the exact opposite about it.” In Borders Visualized from PechaKucha Night El Paso’s 11th Volume, speaker Kerry Doyle presents the mission of the Rubin Center for Visual Arts at UTEP with a selection of work from exhibitions over the first 10 years. Borders are meant to divide. As border tensions rise, artists –both performance and visual– have been creating works to represent the relationship between the bordering cities of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez. The Rubin Center now has a decade’s worth of stories to show and tell.