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Human Spirit

PRESENTED ON AUG 15, 2018
IN BRIGHTON @ VOL 31

Ben Clench shares a heart touching story about his traumatic brain injury and how he utilized strong will and positivity to recover. 

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Unfamous Pirates

BY KARLA DAVIS AND JAMES ABERCROMBIE
@ VOL 20 ON OCT 04, 2013

Karla Davis and James Abercrombie have a daughter who loves books and pirates. So they did the only logical thing, they made a book about pirates. In this presentation they talk about how they got their inspiration for the content of the book and then share a few of the poems they made for it.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 29, 2014.

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Curious Human

BY ALEX RITCHESON
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 28, 2015

Alex Ritcheson shares an eclectic blend of things that galvanise creativity and inspiration in every day life, further illustrating that between the interstices, everything is visible.

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Provocation & Inspiration

BY ADAM DAVIS
@ VOL 16 ON MAY 27, 2015

Adam Davis reflects on the provocation and Inspiration. How does our human nature affect desionsons, actions, daily life. At the end of the day, how do we become who we want to be in the world.

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Triumph of Human Adaptability

BY HARRY KNIGHT
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 16, 2016

"We obviously can’t give citizens the role to do everything. It’s just about recognizing their part in the process."

In Triumph of Human Adaptability from PechaKucha Night London Vol. 11Harry Knight details his unique experiences over the past few years and how they were shaped by the events of 22 February 2011 when a major earthquake struck his hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand. Knight talks about the triumph of human adaptability as well as the power of community spirit!

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on WEdnesday, October 5th, 2016. 

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The Spirit of the Border seen through Collective Weddings

BY JOSE MIRALES REYES
@ VOL 15 ON FEB 17, 2017

Juarez based phtotographer Jose Mirales Reyes presents a touching photographic project in which he aims to capture the spirit of the border through portraits of couples who get married in collective weddings.

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Facing Recovery

BY JOANNE ARNOLD
@ VOL 38 ON MAY 25, 2017

Joanne Arnold shares how one woman and a minivan mobilized the recovery community and drove them to work.
 
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Dear Philomena

BY MUGABI BYENKYA
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

“Mama how much trauma can I contain?”  - Mugabi Byenkya

A stroke survivor who was once facing his own mortality shares his journey of searching, surviving, and coping. 

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Books as Acts of Overcoming

BY KAREN LONG
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

Karen Long was the book editor of The Plain Dealer. Now she manages the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards – the only juried prize for the best books each year that confront racism and celebrate diversity. Karen works at the Cleveland Foundation and is a literary critic. In this presentation, she make the case that books themselves can be acts of overcoming.

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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.