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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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Improv PechaKucha

BY ALEX MILLAR
@ VOL 65 ON MAR 27, 2019

Alex Millar presents one funny improv PechaKucha. Just listen!

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Astronomy with Emily Freeland

BY EMILY FREELAND
@ VOL 66 ON JUN 12, 2019

The astronomer Emily Freeland gives her second PechaKucha and it is just as mind-blowing as the previous one!

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Dogs, Food, & Music

BY TERENCE DUDLEY
@ VOL 66 ON JUN 12, 2019

Terence Dudley presents dogs, food, and music!

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Fear, Media and the Arab spring

BY RAD ADDALA
@ VOL 66 ON JUN 12, 2019

Fear, Media and the Arab spring is Rad Addala's reflections on the Arabic Spring.

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Design, Technology, Speculation and Making

BY VIRAJ JOSHI
@ VOL 66 ON JUN 12, 2019

Viraj Joshi takes the audience on a journey of storytelling and sci-fi!

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Afropicks

BY SIMON SKINNER
@ VOL 65 ON MAR 27, 2019

These Afropick combs are inspired by people with afro hair. The picks are designed to suit various types of afro hair and hairstyles. Material: Acrylic plastic, incorporated hair, 3D-printed PLA plastic, 3D-printed steel. The Afropicks are made for those of us with afro hair and are a symbol of black pride to many people. By developing new picks (perhaps the first Swedish Afropicks in history), Simon Skinner wanted to contribute something that feels fun and also to say something important. 

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My Obsession

BY TONJE HALVORSEN
@ VOL 65 ON MAR 27, 2019

We have all heard stories about the suffering artist. The question Tonje Halvorsen asked herself was: who am I as an artist, and does art require pain? 1 collection. 21 garments, 500,000 safety pins, 1,500,000 beads and 7,000 hours later. What was her answer? Obsession. Tonje's artistry is characterised by an obsession, which in the past two years has been prioritised over her health, relationships and job. An obsession that has cost me some of my most valuable possession: time.

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How to Write

BY JONAS FREDÉN
@ VOL 62 ON MAR 07, 2018

Jonas Fredén, journalist, teaches us how to write. To summarize his PK: keep it simple!

 
 

About the City's Organizers

  • Ewa Kumlin

    Ewa Kumlin, was appointed as Managing Director of Svensk Form in December 2004. Prior to her appointment at Svensk Form, she was running her own company for cultural production since 1991. She always focused on creating meetings between people from various fields of contemporary culture, and she has an extensive network of international contacts. Through her husband's work as a diplomat, she has lived in Paris, New York, Brasilia, Athens and Tokyo. During the postings abroad she has arranged a number of cultural projects, mainly within contemporary culture, design and literature. In Tokyo, in 1999 she initiatied “Swedish Style in Tokyo”, a Swedish promotional event aimed at a young Japanese audience, featuring contemporary Swedish culture and life style, which has now become a yearly event in Tokyo, run by the Swedish Embassy. Upon her return to Sweden, Ewa arranged a continuation in "Tokyo Style in Stockholm” of contemporary Japanese Culture in August 2004 Originally Ewa Kumlin studied at the Royal College of Arts in Stockholm to become a Fine Arts Teacher, after a few years with the Foreign Ministry. She also has been writing articles for Swedish art and design magazines and published a book on her family story. In the early 90's she helped to coordinate two large literary cruises in the Baltic and the Black Sea with writers and translators from over forty countries.

  • Emma Olofsson

    Communications Manager at the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design since 2015. I adore the PechaKucha concept!