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Barcelona @ Fira Barcelona, Plaza España - entrance: Palau 8
Jun 16, 2010

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Mallorca @ Teatre de Lloseta
Jun 28, 2012

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Singapore @ Home Club
Jan 17, 2013

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Williamsburg @ New Town Art Gallery
Mar 09, 2013

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Ubud @ Betel Nut
Jun 18, 2013

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Nishinomiya
Jul 08, 2016

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Taos @ TCA - Taos Center for the Arts
Sep 24, 2017

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Singapore @ FabCafe
Nov 21, 2017

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Zaporizhzhya @ Zaporizʹkyy Khudozhniy Muzey
Sep 29, 2018

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The Art of Keven Montembeault

BY KEVEN MONTEMBEAULT
@ VOL 1 ON APR 12, 2013

Keven Montembeault is an interdisciplinary artist that came to our event to talk about his work. His presentation is a tour through his inspiration into his creation, as he makes illustrations, photography, frame to frame animations and sculptures. (in French)

 
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Geodesic Dome Sculptures

BY NICK SAYERS
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 21, 2013

Sculptor Nick Sayers show us some of his works, from very small sculptures to structures large enough sit in. This series eventually culminated in a new project, a 120 sided geodesic dome with a support structure large enough for people to stand in, constructed from signs. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 30, 2013.

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Steel Sculptures

BY GEORGE SCHROEDER
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 28, 2013

George Schroeder, works in steel, aluminum, and many other metallic elements to produce sculpture oftentimes based in expressing sound forms. His work is often large in scale, and here he discusses his numerous public installations. 

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Soft Sculpture Art

BY ERICA GRAY
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 07, 2013

Erica Gray discusses her artwork focused around soft sculptures or the use of fabric and other soft, pliable materials to create sculptures. Listen as she discusses her past exhibits of soft sculptures which have featured sea anemones, pipes, and animals. 

"Presentation of the Day" on March 10, 2014. 

 

 

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Soft Verges

BY IAN HINGLEY
@ DESIGN FRINGE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 03, 2015

Ian Hingley takes us through the streets of France, Italy, Portugal, Holland and UK, and talks about the advantages and joy of a green verges in a street environment compare to all systematically paved over verges. Ecology, biodiversity, water management, oxygen production in verges should be in London and gives an example of community gorilla action happening in Hackney.

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Little Maine Sculptures

BY LEITH MACDONALD
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2015

"Created from driftwood collected over time, mixed with carved toys I made for my son with my grandfather’s tools, I feel like a kid having fun again.”

Leith MacDonald
 spent six summers and a winter working on Monhegan. Years after moving off the island, Monhegan has resurfaced like a great whale in Leith’s art making practice. In "Little Maine Sculptures" from PechaKucha Night Monhegan Vol. 1, MacDonald explains how these pieces are inspired by years of memories and dreams of a place with which long ago he fell in love.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, November 12th, 2015. 

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El hard power y el soft power de China

BY JOSE ROBERTO JARAMILLO
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 20, 2015

José Roberto Jaramillo, expone desde su perpectiva el interés que tiene China en difundir el “Soft power” de tal manera que la haga consolidarse internacionalmente como una nación con poder.

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Sofubi: Soft Vinyl

BY DON KRATZER
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL @ AUTODESK POP-UP ON NOV 08, 2015

"When I say factory, it's often a 60 or 70-year old guy who has a shed out by the side of his house. He's pouring the the plastisol, and running it through the process, pulling out the pieces by hand, one by one."

In Sofubi: Soft Vinyl from PechaKucha Night Special @ Autodesk Pop-Up in TokyoDon Kratzer discusses soft vinyl as a medium, and particularly soft vinyl toys made in Japan. Versatile and vibrant, it has been used for generations as a medium for making toys and figurines that is proven to last. With advancements in digital technology, new opportunities are presented to those who design sofubi figures and collectibles.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, January 23rd, 2016. 

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Soft Interaction for Connectedness and Well-being

BY JINSIL (HWARYOUNG) SEO
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Jinsil (Hwaryoung) Seo presents some of her interactive art research using soft/organic materials for children with autism and older adults. Her research focuses on promoting social/intergenerational connectedness and wellbeing.

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What is Soft Skills and How to Develop Them: Case Studies

BY INNA BOYKO
@ VOL 7 ON OCT 30, 2017

Sociological studies for decades prove that for employers important not only professional skills, but also additional knowledge and skills. They are not given in schools and universities: critical thinking, responsibility, the ability to communicate and many others. They are called "soft skills". Emotional and communicative characteristics of the student determine the life success no less than academic achievement. The presentation will be about: what skills can be attributed to soft skills and how to develop them in children and adults. Inna Boyko explains.

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Mesh People

For this weekend's "Presentation of the Day," we focus on this presentation by artist Yuko Hishiyama, in which she 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.

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Geodesic Dome Sculptures

Sculptor Nick Sayers began very small. He was fascinated with the sphere, and began creating spheres from objects not ordinarily associated with this three-dimensional shape -- like measuring tape. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Geodesic Dome Sculptures" from PKN Brighton Vol. 18, Nick shows us some of his works, from very small spheres to geodesic domes large enough sit in. His work culminates into a new, grander project: a 120-sided geodesic dome large enough for people to stand in -- all constructed from real estate signs. 

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Soft Sculpture Art

Springy, bouncy, puffy, floppy, and squishy. Erica Gray discusses her artwork focused around soft sculptures or the use of fabric and other soft, pliable materials to create sculptures. In "Soft Sculpture Art" from PKN Townsville, Vol. 4 she discusses her past soft sculpture exhibits which have featured sea anemones, pipes, and animals. 

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Thin/Second/Onion/Fish

How many of you can say you feel comfortable in the skin you're in? Jo Rowley talks about her various series of sculptures and how it expresses themes of identity, conformity, joy and peeking behind the curtain in reference to society. In "Thin/Second/Onion/Fish" from PKN Honolulu Vol. 17 she delves in to alter egos, and how her second self has allowed her to traverse in and out of differing states of being.

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Huffington Post Looks at PechaKucha

Another round of great press coverage for PechaKucha, this time coming by way of The Huffington Post, with a piece that focuses on the PechaKucha Night series in Honolulu, while also touching on the overall global phenomenon that is PechaKucha. Ideas can be sexy, especially on a warm night in Hawai'i with the winds gently gusting after a soft rain. In the lee of the majestic Honolulu Museum of Art School, an outdoor auditorium had been created with an inflatable screen. Over a hundred thinkers had gathered to ponder new thoughts and images in the PechaKucha way. Read the full article here.

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Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture

Ever ridden a crocodile bike? We thought not -- these two sculptors build them: Raymond Rawls and Lorraine Duerden explore the potential for using abandoned, recycled bicycles as the foundation to create large-scale ambulatory kinetic sculpture. In "Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture" from PKN Gainesville, Vol. 10, they speak about the creation process of these animal-themed rideable sculptures, and the community parades where they put them on display.

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Little Maine Sculptures

"Created from driftwood collected over time, mixed with carved toys I made for my son with my grandfather’s tools, I feel like a kid having fun again.”Leith MacDonald spent six summers and a winter working on Monhegan. Years after moving off the island, Monhegan has resurfaced like a great whale in Leith’s art making practice. In "Little Maine Sculptures" from PechaKucha Night Monhegan Vol. 1, MacDonald explains how these pieces are inspired by years of memories and dreams of a place with which long ago he fell in love.

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Sofubi: Soft Vinyl

"When I say factory, it's often a 60 or 70-year old guy who has a shed out by the side of his house. He's pouring the the plastisol, and running it through the process, pulling out the pieces by hand, one by one."In Sofubi: Soft Vinyl from PechaKucha Night Special @ Autodesk Pop-Up in Tokyo, Don Kratzer discusses soft vinyl as a medium, and particularly soft vinyl toys made in Japan. Versatile and vibrant, it has been used for generations as a medium for making toys and figurines that is proven to last. With advancements in digital technology, new opportunities are presented to those who design sofubi figures and collectibles.

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Bringing it Down to Size

"I'll be concentrating on one aspect of my art making, practice, which is small-scale sculpture, models, miniature landscape." In Bringing it Down to Size from Pechakucha Night Beacon Vol.5, Brian Higbee talks about his series of sculptures that use scale models to provide wry political commentary on the larger world.

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Introduction of Luke Wilson

Hi Wanaka and whole Pecha Kucha audience! Here is another special PKN presenter! Luke Wilson will share his passion with us on coming Friday at Rippon Hall. Luke Wilson is super unique with his metal creations and things that he is creating out of recycled materials. Luke has taken out the overall prize at the Wanaka Arts Society Labour Weekend Exibition for his sculpture titled Cutlery Kea. This one will be just rad. Stoked?PKN crew