Lively PechaKucha Night Penang organizer Bee Eu Tan shares her passion and excitement for the beautiful and vivacious city of Penang, Malaysia. With the delicious cuisine and colorful multi-cultural architectural sights of Penang, you'll surely want to visit after listening to her exciting talk!
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Digital Kaleidoscopic Images
Jim Dugan is a commercial photographer based in Rockland who photographs a variety of subjects, from food and real estate to sailing and kayaking. In 1991, he received an artist’s residency on Monhegan Island. He has also worked as a kayak guide and he teaches photography every summer aboard the schooner Mary Day. His latest work is digital kaleidoscopic images of Maine scenes.
Garden City 2.0
BY BAILEY PERYMAN
@ VOL 18
ON MAR 27, 2014
Bailey Peryman talks about his social enterprise GardenCity 2.0 which aims at building local systems that focuses on the production and distribution of locally grown food. He wants people to become aware that in order to be healthy you need healthy food which is hard to find in today's society.
Stories of Food and Culture
BY TRENT MCBRIDE
@ VOL 8
ON FEB 28, 2015
Trent McBride shares some interesting facts regarding the food we eat and how it relates to the environment and culture, before introducing Tadaku, a service that puts in contact people of various cultures around a table of typical dishes.
When Food Brings Cultures Together
"People were interested not about only the food that it was made, but also the backgroud from where did it come from."
In "When Food Brings Cultures Together" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31, Sonia Kar is an independent entrepreneur who tells us the idea about her online platform, where different cultures meet through their menus. We human beings are very different, each and every one of us have some principles and values in us which have been influenced by our family, culture, upbringing and country. We all are effectively ambassadors or representatives of our families, cultural backgrounds and countries. But how often do we share our culture or are aware about the culture of others and can this be done through our food?
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016.
How We Perceive (and Misperceive) Different Cultures
Uwe Bratz is a master carpenter who grew up in Germany before living in Ethiopia and now Canada. Living as a local in different places has sharpened his awareness of the perception – and misperception – people have of different cultures.