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Gaelic Nova Scotia
BY MARLENE IVEY
@ VOL 21
ON SEP 24, 2016
Nurtured in the kinship systems and culture of Cape Breton Island, by the waves North Eastern Atlantic, never far from water’s ways, art and design has taken me briefly to the compasses arts, always returning to the shore to address environmental and now, ethno-sphere concerns – the renewal of a hidden minority culture, Gaelic Nova Scotia.
Spirit Fairies and Fish Skins
BY BRYNNE RINDERKNECHT
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
When a psychic tells you to take a trip to Scotland do you go? Design Principal Brynne Rinderknecht did! Find out what happens in her presentation from PK NY Vol 17..
Brynne Rinderknecht of From the Inside creates residential, commercial and hospitality interiors with a focus on connecting spirits to surroundings. Originally from ST. Louis and a graduate of SAIC in Chicago, Brynne has made New York City home: collaborating with people to make functional and sustainable concepts—conscious.
From Barrel to Bottle
BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!
Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.
Sir William MacGregor: doctor, governor, explorer and collector
BY NEIL CURTIS
@ VOL 18
ON APR 18, 2017
Neil Curtis is Head of Museums in the University of Aberdeen, with a background in archaeology and anthropology, and directs the Museum Studies Masters programme. His presentation is about Sir William MacGregor, one of the most important donors of ethnographic material to the University (from Fiji, New Guinea, Nigeria, Newfoundland and Australia). For Neil, he is particularly interesting because he did not simply plunder, but collected items for many different reasons, including: for scientific research; to create a records of disappearing cultures; and to inspire the people of Aberdeenshire to work elsewhere in the world.
Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project
BY LUIS LORIA
@ VOL 19
ON MAY 23, 2017
Luis Loria is interested in green transport. He has spent the last few years researching the Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project – Europe’s largest hydrogen bus fleet. He believes this project has lots to teach us about the use of Low Emission Buses and he shares some of those lessons with us.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Flyer for PKN Dundee Vol. 1
One of our newest cities is Dundee in Scotland, and the first PechaKucha Night is set for November 8 at Chamber East -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.
PKN Posters: Bemidji Vol. 17
Bemidji, Minnesota will hold their Vol. 17 this coming Thursday, April 18 at the George W. Neilson Convention Center. Here's a full list of PKN Bemidji's presenters: 1. Caroline Eggers2. Ron Erickson: Cuba3. Paul Ericsson: e-Resources4. Ann Hayes: Thriving with MS5. John Lueth6. Jenny Lust: Chimney Swifts7. Kimberle Nagle8. Polly Scotland: Kayaking9. Kevin Zepper: Prose Poetry Also, check out PKN Bemidji's useful write-up titled What is PKN anyway? To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.
Culinary artist, painter, crocheter, and all-around Renaissance woman Mhairi Wild speaks (at PKN Dundee, Scotland Vol. 5) about the process -- though perhaps more specifically -- the art of making cakes. In this edition of Presentation of the Day, she goes into depth on some of her recipes and cake-constructing secrets: the importance of balance between flavors, the consistency of the cake and icing, and the design elements of the cake’s decoration. A delectable treat of a presentation indeed!
What I Learned from Doctor Who
Now an instructor at Cambridge University, Jonathan Baldwin talks about growing up in the 1970s, and the formative impact a certain Doctor had on his young life. In this edition of Presentation of the Day, (from PKN Dundee, Scotland Vol. 5) Jonathan relates to us some of the life lessons he learned while watching Doctor Who. One among these words of wisdom was the idea that one must nurture his/her imagination, ingenuity, and creativity -- it was this notion and many others that led him to become the man he is today.
The Sun Rising on Dundee
Dundee, Scotland has some sunsets that can challenge Hawaii’s. Graphic designer and PKN Dundee co-organiser Lyall Bruce shows us a thing or two about his beloved city, and what you ought to see when you visit. In “The Sun Rising on Dundee” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 123, he tells us all about Dundee’s architecture, culture, gaming scene, and naturally, its gorgeous sunrises and sunsets.
PechaKucha People: Lyall Bruce
This week's PechaKucha People spotlight shines on designer, illustrator, and organizer of our PKN series in Dundee, Scotland, the outrageously talented and all-around champ, Lyall Bruce. This lover of vectors is a founder of Sooper Double D, Creative Dundee, and Fleet Collective, three absolute shredders of design.
City Focus: Galashiels
This week's City Focus heads to Scotland to the Borders region main hub, Galashiels, whose Pechakucha Nights are off to a running start with two smashing PKNs behind them and one coming up at the end of August. Check out some of the inspiring creativity coming out of PKN Galashiels!
Presenter Bio: Ursula
Announcing one of our presenters, Ursula: Ursula is a relatively new arrival to Lilongwe but not Pechachuka. She has enjoyed attending and participating in PechaKucha formats in San Francisco, California where she has lived for most of her adult life. A native of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Ursula studied architecture in Scotland and has practiced as an architect for 25 years. She is currently employed at UNICEF as a UN Volunteer. Will be great to hear Ursula's presention on People at Their Best!
City Focus: Dundee
Scotland's charming coastal city Dundee lands under this week's City Focus spotlight. As Scotland's fourth largest city, Dundee has been gaining traction not only locally but also worldwide as a hotspot for travel and entertainment. We hope to see more amazing content from them soon and wish them the best at PechaKucha Night Dundee Vol. 21! For more about PechaKucha Night Dundee, check out the latest article by The Courier.co.uk talking about Design Dundee Month here.
City Focus: Edinburgh
This week's City Focus lands on Scotland's largest financial center and second most populous city, Edinburgh. As the historical and cultural attraction of Scotland, the city is full some of Scotland's most renowned music theatres, museums, and art galleries. Edinburgh will be hosting its 39th installment of PechaKucha Night on June 15th. We are all looking forward to more amazing content from Edinburgh. Hope to see you all there!