PechaKucha Presentation

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Hunter Braithwaite

The Miami Rail

PRESENTED ON JUL 30, 2013
IN MIAMI @ VOL 22

Hunter Braithwaite introduces The Miami Rail, an art newspaper inspired by The Brooklyn Rail. The Brooklyn Rail is a newspaper that New Yorkers can read while on their daily train commute. It is passed between riders as they board and disembark the train. The Miami Rail has brought this unique idea to Miami.

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Making Our Community

BY ADAM AND IAN COLE
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 28, 2012

The Coles -- father and son team -- walk us through a few father-son projects you've probably only dreamed of producing. We think you'll agree, science sure can be fun. (in English)

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Avant Furniture Design

BY THAIS FONTENELLE
IN MIAMI

INVENTORY is an ongoing design exhibition focused on showcasing limited edition/short run objects that coinsides with Art Basel Miami Beach.  Not to be missed...

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Deauville Beach Resort

BY NATALIE MERUELO
@ VOL 31 ON AUG 26, 2015

Natalie Meruelo shares about the colorful past, present, and future of Miami Beach's Deauville Hotel.  Since 1926 the 500 room hotel has undergone several design and branding changes, but always been a destination for entertainers and celebrities around the world.

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Porn Nails

BY ROSEMARIE ROMERO
@ VOL 31 ON AUG 26, 2015

”I created Porn Nails as an interactive installation and performance using miami kitsch aesthetics and the flamboyance of the Miami chonga”

In Porn Nails from PechaKucha Night Miami’s 31st volume, speaker Rosemarie Romero presents a project near and dear to her heart. Rosemarie created Porn Nails as a unique performative art piece which embodies the Miami aesthetic, feminism, female drag, excess, and sisterhood.  She bonds with women while doing their nails at the same time listening to pop music, talking about sex and sharing dirty jokes.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, March 31st. 

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Getting into Character with David Rohn

BY DAVID ROHN
@ VOL 32 ON JAN 13, 2016

Miami-based visual and performance artist David Rohn talks about his portrait series in which he embodies the society's sterotypes.  He likes to bring attention to those who make society "work" yet are invisable.

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Miami - The Yes City

BY CARL HILDEBRAND
@ VOL 134 ON MAR 18, 2016

“There’s life before PechaKucha, and after PechaKucha”

In PechaKucha Tokyo​’s 134th volume, PechaKucha Miami​ organizer Carl Hildebrand discusses the city he loves. A vibrant metropolis, Miami has so much to offer. From the neon views of Miami beach to the Ichimura gardens, there is always something to see. But as fast paced as Miami is, PechaKucha is one place people can take a break and connect. All about the people, PechaKucha has helped up-incoming and veteran talent alike share their work and find an audience.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, April 19th 2016.

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Life, Death, and Beauty in Photography

BY CLAUDIA AMMIRATA
@ VOL 34 ON APR 20, 2017

Claudia Ammirata opens up about how she found a new life through photography after the loss of her husband.  Photography became a form of art therapy that lead to publishing her own book, "Ephemeral Beauty," that uses flowers as the vehicle to interpret the metaphor of life.

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Multifaceted Art Originator

BY JORGE RAFAEL CALDERON
@ VOL 34 ON APR 20, 2017

Jorge Rafael Calderon talks about life as a Multifaceted Art Originator.  Through obstacles and opportunities, Jorge has made interesting contributions in art, design, film, sculpture, architecture, and even children's books.  

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Purpose, Passion and Painting

BY MONIQUE LASSOOIJ
@ VOL 34 ON APR 20, 2017

Monique Lassooij worked her way up, down, and around the corporate ladder in Holland before she found her fit as a painter in Miami.  She is a portrait painter that explores the juxtaposition between modern and classic, light and dark, and serious and sarcasms.