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Maria Borowik

Paralegal , Bike Law Georgia in Decatur

The Balloon Lady

PRESENTED ON MAY 19, 2019
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 40

Maria Borowik tells us how her curiosity led her to become the Balloon lady of Peachtree City, and how a passion combined with smart budgeting and savings led to great opportunities over time.

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Hot Air Ballooning

BY MARTIN HOFER
@ VOL 12 ON NOV 16, 2012

Martin Hofer controls hot air balloons, and his presentation he shares stories that relate to his airborn adventures. (in German) 

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Daisy Balloon

BY RIE HOSOKAI
@ PECHAKUCHA X DESIGN-AH EXHIBITION ON MAR 23, 2013

Artist Rie Hosokai, who, along with designer Takashi Kawada is Daisy Balloon, showcases some of her group's recent projects. (in Japanese, with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on April 23, 2013.

世界を舞台に活躍するバルーン・アーティスト細貝里枝さんと、アートディレクター、グラフィックデザイナーの河田孝志さんからなるバルーンユニット、Daisy Balloonの作品をぜひ!

 

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The 'Bucket List' Balloon Trip

BY MARIE JARDINE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 12, 2014

Marie Jardine shares her story of finally completing one of her bucket list dreams- riding in a hot air balloon. Kim Barlow backs her up with her banjo.

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I AM a Bag Lady

BY LESLEY SAGER
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 01, 2016

"One of the things we want to do is bring people together."

In I AM a Bag Lady  at PechaKucha Night Madison Vol. 20Lesley Sager shares the stories of the Kenyan women whom have inspired her while volunteering in Africa. They are smart, creative, and hardworking but what they do not know is that they are artisans. With their beautiful hand crafted bags, they have woven their ways into Lesley's heart and have uplifted their community with their creativity and passion for education. 

Lesley is a Faculty Associate and Interior Designer for the University of Wisconsin, Madison and also owns a NPGO called MGS. 

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Balloon Couture

BY EMI JINGU
@ VOL 155 ON FEB 28, 2018

神宮エミさんは役者として活動をする中、5年前にバルーンに出会い魅了され、バルーンを素材にしたファッションをクリエイトしています。その後国内外問わず数多くのバルーンのコンテストで受賞し、今年1月にはラスベガスで行われたバルーンの全米大会で優勝を果たされました。2/28はキュートでポップなバルーンファッションの虜になること間違いなしです!

Actress Emi Jingu became fascinated by balloons about 5 years ago. Since then she has been creating fashion with balloons as the material for her designs and now she has received many awards at international and domestic balloon contests. This January, she won the first prize at the national competition of balloons held in Las Vegas. 

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Balloon Animals

BY MASAYOSHI MATSUMOTO
@ VOL 161 ON DEC 12, 2018

Balloon Artist, Masayoshi Matsumoto, presents his over-the-top imaginative work designing and making animals, plants, and insects, and more by balloons. So far he has produced about 100 different types of works.

バルーンアーティストの松本壮由は、Balloon animals というタイトルで、自身の制作した作品についてプレゼンテーションを行います。彼はバルーンを用いて動植物・昆虫を作っており、これまでに約100種類の作品を制作しています。

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Moonlighting Underground

BY JEFFREY MORRISON
@ VOL 40 ON MAY 19, 2019

Jeff Morrison tells us about his passion for the subterranean architecture of Atlanta and that passion has taken him places he did not expect. 

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Moonlighting as Captain Planet

BY JIMMY MITCHELL
@ VOL 40 ON MAY 19, 2019

Jimmy Mitchell tells us about his passion for reducing waste and how small steps towards his passion early on his career have turned to big opportunities and impact with time and effort. 

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Finding My Way by Moonlight

BY AMANDA PLUMB
@ VOL 40 ON MAY 19, 2019

Amanda Plumb tells us how her passion side projects and interests have illuminated a clearer path over time than the structure of any linear path.