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We haven't scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there's one you can attend!

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Featured Presentation

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Samya Arif

Illustrator/Designer/DJ in Islamabad

Fast Girls

PRESENTED ON MAR 30, 2019
IN ISLAMABAD @ VOL 6

Samya Arif is an internationally featured artist, illustrator and graphic designer who works in a variety of media. In her presentation she talks not just about her work and achievements, but her inspirations, as well as how she sees and portrays women in our society.

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Culture, Alt, Delete

BY SANA NASIR
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

Sana Nasir’s presentation showcases her work and how she has been trying to find, and define, “Pakistani Contemporary Design”. She shares her designs and shows how she incorporates Pakistani elements into all of them.

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Accidently in Design

BY DAANISH QURESHI
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

In his presentation, Daanish Qureshi shares how he stumbled into becoming a graphic designer rather than a “games designer” as he always wanted. He shares the ups and downs and how he’s now closer than ever to achieving his goal of designing games.

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Understanding Reality

BY ABBAS SALEEM KHAN
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

Abbas Saleem Khan's presentation outlines his work and how he has been able to “build” reality and the multiple products he has made by using Transformational Thought

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From Visual Artist to Visual Designer

BY MAHAM MASOOD
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

Maham Masood talks about her work as an artist and her transition into becoming a graphic designer. She showcases her major works and how they have been influential in her journey to becoming the graphic designer she is today.

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Interdisciplinary Fashion: a multi-faceted approach

BY ANUJE FARHUNG
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

Anuje Farhung’s presentation explores the world of fashion design and how new concepts and ideas are affecting it. She talks about the innovative and avant-garde designs that are being introduced and how it is changing fashion, and in turn how it is influencing culture.

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Megacities & Urbanization

BY MARVI MAZHAR
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

Marvi Mazhar’s presentation focuses on the metropolitan city of Karachi to talk about urbanization, archiving its culture, and working with the users and policy makers.

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Design Process

BY ARSALAN AHMED KHAN
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

Arsalan Ahmed Khan talks about the process behind his designs. Where the ideas come from, where he finds inspiration, and how that helps mold his final product.

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“What Next?”

BY EIBNE SAJJAD
@ VOL 7 ON APR 27, 2019

Eibne Sajjad’s presentation is about his journey to becoming an architect and a tinkerer. How his inquisitive nature has always lead him to experiment with everything and find new and interesting solutions for each problem.

 

ISLAMABAD Blog

Invitation to Volume 6 - Who Run The World?

Girl Power!
We already know there isn’t a thing they can’t do, whether it is running the world or running on the field. This March, PechaKucha Islamabad celebrates women by showcasing their stories. From sportswomen to businesswomen, from architects to bakers, from artists to activists, they are everywhere, excelling at what they do. This night promises to be entertaining filled with presentations, performances and tea so don’t miss out.
For Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/359231728007384/

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About the City's Organizers

  • Michelle Tania Butt

    Michelle Tania Butt is the CEO of Kuch Khaas - The Centre for Arts, Culture and Dialogue. She has worked for over 20 years in education, social and development sectors, both locally and internationally. She has many creative and socially conscious projects to her credit her favourite being organising art workshops for thousands of street children each year. Creating any kind of beauty, with a purpose and for a cause is what makes her get up every morning!

  • Mustafa Ali Khan

    An accountant by qualification, a Program Manager by profession, an actor at heart. Has performed in 7 theatrical plays in Islamabad and a feature film. Currently working at Kuch Khaas initiating, coordinating, and managing events/programs. Also likes reading, photography and long walks on the beach.

  • Farrukh Ahmed

    Standup comedian and Qawwali enthusiast certified by CIMA as a management accountant. Graduated from the University of Huddersfield in Accounting & Finance, currently spending his days organizing events, managing talent, writing blogs and opening events for performers from across the globe. As one of the team leads of the largest public mural created in Islamabad I have learned that Wile E Coyote was a great artist for his brilliant paintings of tunnels on walls.