PechaKucha Presentation

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Yoshiharu Nakayama

Doctor and CEO, Y'S READING INC. in Kumamoto

PechaKucha in Kumamoto

CREATED ON APRIL 28, 2017
IN KUMAMOTO

Pechakucha Night Kumamoto organizer, Yoshiharu Nakayama, shares all about the comminity that has been cultivated around their creative series there and how PechaKucha had made an impact for those affected by the earthquakes of 2016. 

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Tremors from Kumamoto

BY MARI NASAKI
@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

"As we attempted to escape our crumbling buildings, the electricity cut out, and we were left scrambling in the dark."

In Tremors from Kumamoto, from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, PechaKucha Night Kumamoto team member Mari Nasaki recounts the days and weeks following Kumamoto's largest earthquake in centuries. She speaks of destruction, lack of sustenance and supplies, but also of hope. 

The was "PechaKucha of the Day" Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016.

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Unconventional Volunteer(ing)

BY JAMIE EL-BANNA
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 04, 2016

Jamie El-Banna shares his stories of volunteering that don't quite fit the norm. According to El-Banna, the standard image of a volunteer is that of hippy-minded slacker who can't find a "real job". El-Banna is the founder of NPO It's Not Just Mud that has provided disaster relief in Tohoku and Kumamoto. Jamie proves that volunteers come in all shapes, colors and sizes.

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Brewing a Creative Community

BY MAXIME PECSTEEN
@ VOL 142 ON DEC 14, 2016

"What we create is a 360 degree experience for the taster."

In Brewing a Creative Community from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 142, Beer Lover Maxime Pecsteen goes into depth on his craft beer project and the possibility to create an alternative brewery based on the principle of community and co-creativity. The Brussels Beer Project was founded in 2013 in a garage and now aims at shaking up the Tokyo craft beer scene!

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Dog is My Co-Pilot

BY KIYOTO MASUNAGA
ON APR 28, 2017

Kiyoto Masunaga shares about dog ownership while living in temporary housing in earthquake-hit Kumamoto, Japan. 

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Home is Where the Heart is

BY RIMIKO YANAI
ON APR 28, 2017

Rimiko Yanai shares gives an facinating and highly informative glimpse into life in the modular temporary housing provided for residents in Kumamoto who lost their homes to the 2016 earthquakes. Her creative inginuity of using available materials and goods in unlikely ways shows how she has transformed a temporary house, into a temporary home

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Home for All Pride

BY YUTAKA HAYASHIDA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

 林田豊さんは、震災後の「写真で伝えたい熊本の現状」を紹介いただきました。

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A Story from Mashikimachi

BY HITOMI MORIMORO
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

森本ひとみさんは、熊本地震後の写真を記録として、次の世代に残したいという思いを話していただきました。

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Fantasy Art x Devastated Place

BY SHO_ MAA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

ショーマーさんは、熊本とファッションとアートを融合させたファンタジーなアート作品を通じて被災地を応援する活動を話していただきました。

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Kids Learn Photography Like Piano

BY KODOMO NAKAMURA
@ PECHAKUCHA KUMAMOTO HOME-FOR-ALL PHOTO EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT ON DEC 02, 2017

中村こどもさんは、こどもがピアノを弾けるように、一眼レフもきちんと教えれば何歳からでも写真が撮れるということを教えてくれました。