Past Champaign-Urbana Event: VOL 25

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VOL 25

September 20, 2017

PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana and The Pygmalion Festival 2017 have once again joined forces to bring you a special Pygmalion edition of PKN!


Featuring eleven thought-provoking presentations from inspiring and innovative community members:


Ashley M. Davis | Everyday Leadership

Brandon Dohman | Skip The Boring

Jeff Ginger | It's not DIY. It's DIWO: Do It With Others.

Justin Michael Hendrix | Homo Is The New Homeboy Presents: Manhood for Sale

E.K.A. Hennequet | The Art of The City of Lost Animals

Cara Maurizi | The Amazing Ways in Which Families are Made

Jason Patterson | Art As A Tool: Reevaluating & Correcting the Comprehension & History of Race in The United States

Jason Rackow | Texture, Shapes, and Color

Shannon Smith | Freedom + Creativity = Freativity

Kristin Walters | Urbana First Fridays: A Love Story

Sarah Wisseman | Toxic Brews in 1920’s CU


We are excited to welcome Champaign Ladies Amateur Wrestling (CLAW) to the stage as our emcee for the night!


A special THANK YOU to our sponsors: [co][lab], CU Adventures in Time and Space, Dixon Graphics, MTD, and the University YMCA. 


Cara Maurizi
Music, Drama, Dance Teacher, Improviser, Composer, Urbana School District 116
Brandon Dohman
I eat lots of steak and bacon.
Justin Michael Hendrix
Advocate/Artist in Champaign-Urbana
Shannon Smith
in Champaign-Urbana
Ashley M Davis
Artistic Director, University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana
Kristin Walters
in Champaign-Urbana
Illustrator, Animator, Visual Artist in Champaign-Urbana
Jason Patterson
Artist in Champaign-Urbana
Jeff Ginger
Director of the CU Community Fab Lab, Illinois Informatics Institute, UIUC in Champaign-Urbana
Jason Rackow
in Champaign-Urbana
Sarah Wisseman
retired archaeologist, mystery author, painter, University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana