PechaKucha Presentation

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Zorya Arrow

Independant Dance Artist in Winnipeg

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PRESENTED ON SEP 14, 2016
IN WINNIPEG @ VOL 27

Zorya Arrow was told her whole life that she looks just like her Father.  Wanting to explore this connection she took her passion for art and performance and created a dance piece alongside a wall of boxes with portraits of both her Father and her draw on their surfaces.  With a great deal of emotional investment and hours of observing their connection became an intensive study of family and meaning.  

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Read Like A Writer and Write Like One

BY LAWRENCE SPANN
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 30, 2014

Lawrence Spann has a keen interest in literature and writing. Drawing from life experience and an advanced degree in Creative Writing and the Medical Humanities, he approaches the process of writing through the lives and works of poets, writers, song writers, artists and historical figures. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 17, 2014.

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Create Like an Artist, Improve Like An Engineer

BY SAMANTHA CHAN
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 26, 2014

Some of the greatest innovations happens when artists and engineers collide, and that's when life creates exciting opportunities. Samantha Chan discusses the topics of art and science, and that both are just as equally important to help create, and bring the world together. 

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Dear Santa: I Would Like a Platform for Performances

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks discusses Coventry's Shoot Festival: a new platform where emerging performers can shoot from. He discusses the motivations behind the festival, and the needs it fills. 

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Kyiv like an apartment - Denis Zhdanov & Anastasia Kondratieva

BY MARISHA ARUTYUNOVA
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 11, 2015

Denis Zhdanov & Anastasia Kondratieva talks about a project to give housing to guest and tourist in Ukraine. They describe the housing and apartments in great detail.

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Earth Charter: My Journey of Connecting Ecology and Visual Art

BY LES LUXEMBURGER
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 05, 2015

Les Luxemburger is a visual artist, art educator and creative director. He discusses his projects where he uses visual and eco-art to educate people about environmental issues like habitat loss and climate change.

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You Can't Draw, But Nobody Can Draw Like You

BY KARAN SINGH
@ VOL 136 ON JUN 02, 2016

"I found out that it was so much more interesting in doing everything wrong and developing a style and aesthetic that way, rather than getting things right the first time."
 
Karan Singh is an Australian artist, illustrator, and animator and living in Tokyo. In his presentation "You Can't Draw, But Nobody Can Draw Like You" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 136, he shares some of this vibrant and impactful works, representing a modern interpretation of optical art, conveying pattern and depth through minimal palettes. Despite having a decade of work under his belt, he confesses that he doesn't know how to draw. Have a look, and join us in begging to differ on that point.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, July 24th, 2016. 
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Virtual Artifacts/Internet Art Culture

BY STEPHANIE WU
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 30, 2016

Stephanie Wu is a new media artist examining the role of escapism in today’s society and creates imaginary spaces using digital animations and installations. Digital arts have shifted our ideals of what art looks like and how it should be experienced. Her talk questions if the Internet can be an art medium. 

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Dance is the BEST

BY ERIK THURMOND
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Eric Thurmond is often asked what it means to be a dancer...to which he wonders if people understand what dance actually is. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he explains the four elements of dance, with some live demonstrations! 

Erik is a performer from Snellville, Georgia. He has danced all over the world and shown his work in Atlanta, New Orleans, Birmingham, Houston, Detroit and New York City. His work centers around ideas of obsession, control and desire.

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Life is Like a Weather Walked in

BY KRIS REGENTIN
@ VOL 22 ON APR 11, 2017

Kris Regentin befriended an army veteran with a collection of nearly 3,000 Vietnam War photographs. Their lives have both dramatically changed since they both met. 

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Kris is a creative hustler with a voracious appetite for productivity. He has a passion for old motorcycles, visual communication, dramatic imagery, and slower/hands-on processes in our world of instant gratification.