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Brock Jensen

Artist in Ellensburg

He's a Dirt Bag

PRESENTED ON AUG 23, 2018
IN ELLENSBURG @ VOL 14

Artist Brock Johnson shares his experience as a dirt bagger and his deep love for bouldering.

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Bag-A-Surf

BY ROB POTT
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

Rob Pott from Bag-A-Surf talks about how he is dealing with the trash problems seen in beach areas, and explains the importance of trying not to use plastic bags.

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Analog Photography 4: Playing With Dirt

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

Lulú De Panbehchi is back with round 4 of her analog photography. This time she is soaking her film in dirt and water before loading it into a toy (i.e. less expensive) camera. She then captures her part of the world in film and examines the results, reading life philosophies from the film.

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The Paper Bag Boy

BY ABDUL MUQEET
IN SHARJAH

"Say no to a plastic bag" and "Awareness is the key" are the mottos of Abdul Muqeet, a thirteen year old concerned about creatures survival and the Earth's future. He encourages a paper bag use and a conscious change starting now,realizing that we can not recycle the time.

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The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag]

BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2015

“Research has illustrated that 90% of us will do almost all of the drawings we will make in our lifetime before the age of 10. That’s the threshold we pass when someone tells us that we aren't good at art or math or science.”

In The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag] from PechaKucha Night Batavia’s first volume, Speaker Peter Exley discusses the importance of thoughtful and deliberate sketches. We all spent time in our youth expressing ourselves through drawing. At some point, many of us turned our attentions to things less creative. Peter did not. Here’s why.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. 

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Et liv bag tremmer

BY ASTRID LUND-PEDERSEN
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 12, 2016

Astrid Lund-Pedersen, MSc in Anthropology, tells the audience about her trip to the prison famously known for its dancing inmates (they danced to Thriller, amongst others). She describes many other facets of the prison - for instance the rule set that all inmates live by and punish by.

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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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The Beauty of Compost

BY ALISSA LACHANCE
@ VOL 1 ON APR 19, 2017

Alissa LaChance explores the ecology and complexity of good soil and rich compost for gardens and agriculture. This informative PK gives an in depth perspective on why we should care about good dirt and how this lead to the creation of her new business, Dirt Rich.

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Plastic Bag free towns

BY TODD MARTIN
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Todd Martin shares Sustain Mid-Maine Coalitions plan to present banning plastic bags to the voters of Waterville Maine. 

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Bury Your Clothes in the Dirt

BY STANLEY HAINSWORTH
@ VOL 26 ON JUN 18, 2018

What would it take to live a life of no regrets? Where you try everything you ever wanted to try. Who says you can’t? How can you even find out what you were destined to do and how can you learn and adjust along with your life experiences to get there.