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Valeria Giraldo Restrepo

Artist in Bogot√°

Words and Images

PRESENTED ON MAR 03, 2016
IN BOGOTA @ VOL 13

Young artist Valeria Giraldo started adding words to images in an attempt to change their meaning, and lately she's become interested in the shape of the words themselves through calligraphy. She also draw our beautiful PechaKucha Night Bogota vol.13 poster.

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For the Love of Words

BY SHENIZ JANMOHAMED
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 26, 2014

Sheniz Jannohamed explores the spirit and inventiveness of words. Listen as she examines the interesting, strange, and hilarious rituals of writers and authors.

 

 

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Magic Words

BY HENGTEE LIM
@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

"Words are really powerful, and if we’re going to use them to express the people we are and the feelings that we have, let’s make them count!"

In Magic Words from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 137, Hengtee Lim looks at how words inspire new ideas, create a shared experience, and foster understanding. Lim argues that there's a power in words and the way we use them to express ourselves and tell stories.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, July 22nd, 2016. 

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Pictures & Words

BY BENJAMIN PHILLIPS
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 27, 2016

"There's this constant conflict between words and imagery and finding the right balance between them..."

In Pictures & Words at PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol.4, Benjamin Phillips presents his offbeat yet amusing drawings accompanied by self inscribed poems to express his peculiar world of art and poetry. 

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Mahatat for Contemporary Art

BY HEBA ELCHEIK
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 11, 2016

Heba ElCheik believes in democratisation of the arts, and as such has worked to decentralise and make them available to everyone through art in public spaces and community art projects. In this talk, ElCheik discusses the Mahatat for contemporary art, a social and cultural enterprise she co-founded in Cairo. 

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Between Art and the Everyday

BY CRISTINA RINAUDO
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Cristina Rinaudo explores how typographic installations elevate the ordinary - a search for the familiar in contemporary art.

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How the Words Have Defined the Image

BY DANIEL VOTH
@ VOL 33 ON FEB 22, 2018

Daniel Voth, a passionate indie game developer and advocate who has been working and volunteering in the community since 2014, takes the audience to task on how we interpret art work and get invovled. Quoting John Berger, from the Ways of Seeing, "It’s hard to find exactly how the words have defined the image, but they have."

 

 

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When words cannot express

BY KHADIJA KHAN
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Following the tragic sudden death of her husband, Khadija Khan discovered her creative spirit through painting. She shares her story of grief and recovery along with a sequence of beautiful images she is making and exhibiting.

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Why Contemporary Art Is Important, and How to Understand It

BY KAI DENNETT
IN PORTSMOUTH NH

Kai Dennett explaines how to interpret contemporary art using three questions. Very informative and amusing.

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Words into Images

BY MARK SWAN
@ VOL 33 ON JUN 26, 2019

The modest Mark Swan of Kid-ethic studio, shares his beautifully designed book and music covers, whilst trying to fool the audience that there's no hard work involved.