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Wearable Technology for All

BY JENSIN ELAINE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Jensin Wallace relates her trip to Slovenia to collaborate with a man suffering from tetraplegia to create custom smart clothing to assist him on a day to day basis - all controlled by his cell phone! Wow!

Jensin was trained as textile textile designer at the Rhode Island School of Design and experimented with how to make sound and emotions tangible. After getting some experience in the luxury fashion industry, she went back to school and received a Masters of Design focusing in fashion and technology. Currently she works as a sweater technical designer for a high end women's label in NYC.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 9th, 2015. 

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Message in a Bottle

BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ 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!

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “seeing”

PAST VOL 4

Kampala @ Katch The Sun
Aug 28, 2009

PAST VOL 5

El Paso @ GLASBOX
Feb 19, 2010

PAST VOL 2

Heraklion @ Vitouri Gate (Pili Vitouri)
Sep 09, 2011

PAST VOL 12

Hamburg @ Hamburger Botschaft
Sep 29, 2011

PAST VOL 16

Paris @ 104
Jun 22, 2011

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Paris @ 104
Jun 15, 2012

PAST VOL 2

Rye @ The School Creative Centre
Oct 15, 2013

PAST VOL 20

Des Moines @ Jasper Winery
Mar 06, 2015

PAST VOL 14

Cairns @ Tanks Arts Centre
Jun 17, 2015

PAST VOL 8

York @ The Arts Barge Riverside Marquee
Jul 29, 2015

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Emily Sue Laird

BY EMILY LAIRD
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

Emily Sue Laird is an installation artist, sculptor, and set designer living in Nashville, Tennessee, with her two cats. Here she shows her various designs and projects.

 

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What’s So Haute about Haute Couture?

BY DONALD BRENNAN
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 23, 2015

In What's So Haute about Haute Couture?Donald Brennan gives us an insight into his international business as a haute couturist working in London, Paris and Dublin and provokes us to think: what constitutes creativity? 

Presented at PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 2

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Adventures in Extreme Sewing

BY FREDRIK FÄRG
@ VOL 129 ON OCT 28, 2015

"When we told [our production methods] to some producers, they didn't believe us. This is the sewing machine we bought ourselves to figure out how to do it."

In Adventures in Extreme Sewing from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, Swedish furniture designer Fredrik Färg of the design studio FÄRG & BLANCHE wows us with his daring feats of EXTREME SEWING as he pushes the envelope of industrial production methods using experimental materials to produce uniquely expressive pieces of furniture.

家具デザイン、工業デザイン、アートなど、多岐にわたるクリエイティブフィールドにおいて実験的なアプローチで次々と作品を発表し、世界中のデザイン関係者から注目されているスウェーデンのデザインスタジオFÄRG & BLANCHE。メンバーのFredrik Färgさんが、近作のユニークな縫製家具が生まれた背景を明らかにされています!彼らの制作プロセスは必見です!

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Friday, November 20th, 2015. 

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A Journey in Hats

BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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Stop Researching and Start Failing

BY SPENCER SMITH
@ VOL 23 ON AUG 23, 2017

The internet is great, isn't it? You (and everyon else) can learn anything you want at any time for free. There's a dark side to this ever-growing and ubiquitously available resource, though. In this presentation, Spencer Smith will share his experiences in learning five disparate topics, and how the internet might have actually prevented him in executing on the successes tied to each of the five.

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Seeing & Drawing

BY JAKE SPICER
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

Draughtsman Jake Spicer shows us how to create a life drawing from start to beautiful finish.  He also invites us to take 20 seconds to really look at people around us. Inspirational notes on life and drawing!

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The Family of Jin, A Master-level Costume Presentation

BY STACE FELDMANN
@ VOL 26 ON APR 12, 2018

Stace Feldmann, owner of Strange Land Costuming and founder of the Madison Area Costuming Society, presents a breakdown of the five-month build on four complicated costumes for competition, created and worn by two other members of MACS. These award-winning costumes show the range of skills and techniques learned by this group of hobby cosplayers, as well as the challenges of bringing characters to life.

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Neuroplasticity, Compensation and Resilience

BY TIM COTTMAN-FIELDS
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Tim Cottman-Fields is a Physio, a lifelong learner and self-confessed nerd - He loves asking questions, critical thinking and seeing what the human body is capable of doing.

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PechaKucha for Haiti

We've all been seeing the terrible images coming from Haiti following the tragic earthquake that hit the nation earlier this month, and we can assure you that everyone here at team PechaKucha is readying something that we hope will help with the reconstruction efforts. The full project will be announced this Wednesday both at the scheduled PechaKucha Night in Tokyo, and by Cameron Sinclair of Architecture for Humanity at the World Economic Forum in Davos -- and you can bet that we'll be covering it here as well, so check back then for more details.

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Seeing Double at PKN Victoria

Above is an intriguing photo from the last PechaKucha Night in Victoria (Vol. 3), taken by local photographer BigTinySmalls. As requested by organizer Elisa Yon, it will soon be adorning the PechaKucha Night city loop -- that's the loop of city photos you see at the start (and sometimes during the beer break) of PKNs. Also take note that PKN Victoria Vol. 4 happens later this month (November 25) at the Victoria Event Centre -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.

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Co-working in Sevilla

Working from home in your pajamas without seeing anyone is a reality for many freelancers, and WorkInCompany wants to offer these people something different. This presentation covers the idea of sharing an office with others -- or "co-working" -- in Sevilla. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Sevilla Vol. 12, and is in Spanish.

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PKN Posters: Fresno Vol. 18

We're seeing quite a few holiday-themed PechaKucha Night posters popping up here and there, and PKN Fresno is no exception -- they're hosting their Vol. 18 evening on Monday the 17th of December. For more posters from past PechaKucha events, check out our Tumblr!

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Guadalajara's 2013 Presenters

We loved seeing the organizers of PKN Guadalajara use the profile images for all their presenters for 2013 in their year-end newsletter -- see the full newsletter with all presenters here.

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Poster for PKN Valparaiso Vol. 3

Valparaiso's next PechaKucha Night, the city's Vol. 3, is happening tomorrow (Thursday, May 15), and here's a look at the poster that was produced for the event. Why don't you try seeing what the QR code leads to?

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Poster for PKN Christchurch Vol. 20

Christchurch is coming up on its momentous 20th PechaKucha Night -- a volume number we definitely love seeing a city reach -- and here's the poster to prove it. For more details about the event, please visit the official event page.

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Rainbow Seen Round the World

“The space of the Global Rainbow is inclusive…it is reflective and meditative.” Artist Yvette Mattern speaks on “The Global Rainbow”, a large-scale ongoing public artwork. In “Rainbow Seen Round the World” from PKN Cleveland Vol. 23 Yvette tells us of the responses her work has elicited.

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vol.2 theme: People At Their Best

So excited to share our theme for PKN LLW vol.2: People At Their Best Looking forward to seeing you at the Lilonwe Wildlife Centre on August 25 (exactly 4 weeks from today!) Jessica (for the PKN LLW Team)  

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1 week + 1 day until PKN LLW vol.2

Looking forward to seeing you all 1 week + 1 day from now: Thursday, August 25 @ the LLW Wildlife Centre