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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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@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

Growing up in Borneo, Alena was surrounded by a rich natural environment and the different indigenous cultures of the island. She is part Kelabit - one of the smallest ethnic groups on the island.

Alena is one of the first and few females to perform the sape', as well as an advocate for cultural heritage in contemporary contexts.

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@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

With over 30 years of landscape design experience, Lim In Chong (Inch) is reputed for his extensive tropical plant knowledge, innovative ideas and intuitive understanding of space relations and cultural art forms. Inch’s interests lie in renewable energy and sustainability, and his design works strive to reintroduce flora and fauna to once lost habitats. He is the founder and managing director of Inchscape, former chairman of the Malayan Nature Society (Johore Branch), and Landscape Advisor to Mandai Park Development Pte Ltd and the Penang Government.

He believes landscapes that speak to one’s feelings allow the person to connect physically, mentally and spiritually, creating long-lasting impressions and memories.

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The Joy of Painting

@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

June was only 5 when she held her first paint brush. Encouraged by her father, artist Raphael Scott Ahbeng, she was free to paint anything she wanted from his leftover colours. Colours have the simple ability to evoke feelings of happiness, an idea that she loves. With an illustrative and narrative quality, her paintings are simultaneously comforting and intriguing.

June draws her inspiration and ideas from her travels abroad. But she also hopes to see more budding artists in Kuching as inspiration and subjects are plentiful here. From nature, street life, coastal areas, kampungs to the plants in our backyards, our daily lives can be enriched with colour.

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Happy Place, Happier People

@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

Seph Haini is the founder of a local social enterprise called SPATIVATE (Space + Activate) that activates vacant, dull and underused public spaces through lean placemaking strategies. He will be sharing about how community DIY projects turn ordinary spaces into desirable places while making people happier. From backyards and neighbourhoods to cities, people and places are empowered be sustainable. His personal quote is, "You don't have to know everything in order achieve something. Be smart. Be resourceful. Be bold."

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Sarawak SPCA and The Battle Against Rabies

@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

As the President of the Sarawak Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA), Dona Drury Wee will be sharing the facts about Rabies in Sarawak, and what all the stake holders are doing to battle this disease that affects all of us in some way.

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Going Bald, Changed My Life

@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

Jodie will be sharing about life lessons she has learned working with children with cancer. She will talk about how they have impacted and changed her outlook on life and death, and how they have given her the courage to truly live.

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The Life of Pet Owners

@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

Dog behaviourist Mikhael is capable of fixing most, if not all behavioural problems that dog lovers deal with on a constant basis. He’s the person to talk to if you’re a first time pet owner, if you decide to bring a puppy home or if you need a pet sitter while vacationing. Beyond that, Mikhael can work to modify disobedience or aggressive tendencies.  

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The Art of Drawing in Architecture

@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

Ar William Khoo is the director of Design Network Architects Sdn Bhd (DNA).DNA has been privileged to be involved in a variety of building projects over the years, both in Kuching and abroad with an emphasis on design. 

William believes that critical to that process of design are the tools of drawing being utilized.He will be sharing about the value of hand drawing and sketches in the development of the firms' work.



Idea Manifestation - A Poster A Day

"Design is not just a commercial tool, it carries social and cultural values and influences."
In Idea Manifestation - A Poster A Day from PechaKucha Night Kuching Vol. 3John Huang discusses how his ideas come about. He illustrates his process of generating ideas and concepts. Along the way, he showcases some of the work he has created based on this method over the past year. We all have that creative juice in us; how to utilise it is the essential key.

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