PechaKucha Presentation
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The Intervention on the Ring of Fire

PRESENTED ON FEB 22, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 144

Artist-activist Irwan Ahmett with collaborator Tita Salina have been working on the one-decade long project in the Ring of Fire (Pacific Rim) region through interventions and activism art practice reflecting the geopolitic turmoil and the complexity of globalisation.

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Fire from the Breathless Muck

BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 22 ON DEC 12, 2014

Former science teacher and practicing artist Justin Davies delves into the mythical “will-o’-the-wisp” atmospheric ghost lights seen at night over bogs and swamps. Justin gives us a scientific history of methane, oxygen, and carbons.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 6, 2015.

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Agni: Fire of the Soul

BY SOORIYA KUMAR
@ VOL 22 ON DEC 12, 2014

Sooriya’s name is the Tamil version of the Sanskrit Surya which stands for the Sun and Fire. The images to be shown in Pecha Kucha  - Fire will reveal the often unseen role fire plays in Sooriya’s life.

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Born in Fire

BY KU‘UALOHA HO‘OMANAWANUI
@ VOL 22 ON DEC 12, 2014

ku‘ualoha is an Associate Professor of English at UH Mānoa, and the Chief Editor of ‘Ōiwi, a Native Hawaiian Journal. She is also author of “Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele”

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A Saga of Fire and Ice

BY POLLY SCOTLAND
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Polly Scotland's presentation is about her travels to Iceland—a magical place that goes beyond fire and ice.

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Fashion Under Fire

BY JOHN KNIGHT
IN LINCOLN, UK

In Fashion Under Fire, presented at at PechaKucha Night Lincoln Vol. 1, Vintage2Versace's John Knight, an authority on fashion through the ages, gives us an insight to 1940's Fashion like never seen before.

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20 Things I'd Grab if the Library Caught Fire

BY TIM JONES
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Art gallery librarian Tim Jones catalogues 20 items he would grab if the library caght fire. A documentation of Christchurch's art history and other important collections worth holding on to. 

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Trial by Fire

BY DANNY WICKE
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Architect Danny Wicke built a VW Beetle. Here, he tells the story of his car from the beginning when he got his hands dirty in rural Alabama.

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NEW FIRE Festival

BY GERRY WILLIAMS
@ VOL 1 ON DEC 01, 2017

Gerry Williams, Founder of the dynamic, warm, inclusive and transformational, NEW FIRE festival, which takes place annually in Trinidad, talks about his passions and drive to contribute to ecological, social and economical sustainability which all served as his inspiration behind creating the festival.     

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Empathy on Fire

BY MEGAN O'NEIL
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

In Empathy on Fire, Megan O'Neil talks about understanding empathy as a volunteer in the 2017 BC wildfires.