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Past Richmond, BC Event: VOL 2

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VOL 2

July 12, 2013
@ Richmond Cultural Centre

The 2nd volume of PechaKucha Night Richmond is being presented in partnership with the Richmond Art Gallery, Cinevolution’s Your Kontinent Media Arts & Fim Festival and Richmond Public Art.

The theme for the evening is IDENTITY, with these featured artist presenters:

Diyan Achjadi (printmaking/animation/fine arts)

Laura Bucci (collage/fine arts)

Sammy Chien (multi-media)

YaYoi Hirano (theatre arts)

Toni Latour (interdisciplinary/fine arts)

Vjeko Sager (interdisciplinary/fine arts)

Jeff Chiba Stearns (film/animation)

Rick Tae (actor/screenwriter)

Nan Capogna (RAG Curator sharing Esra Ersen’s works)

Greg Masuda (documentary producer/director)

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Between Two Worlds

BY DIYAN ACHJADI
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Diyan Achjadi questions notions of who we are supposed to be, where is home, and what it means to belong to a certain group. She utilizes her own art work to futher dive into concepts and tenets commonly found in nationalism.

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Future Full of Promise

BY GREG MASUDA
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Greg Masuda takes us on a journey of his family history as well as his own personal history. He does so in an effort to try to encourage us to rexamine our views of "self" and to live our lives on our own terms.

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The Language Of Art

BY LAURA BUCCI
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

What is language? What is home? Laura Bucci explores her surroundings and her culture to ultimately understand herself, her language, her culture, and to inspire her art.

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Landed

BY NAN COPOGNA
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Nan Copogna introduces us to Ezra Ersen's Landed exhbition at the Richmond Art Gallery. In this exhibition, Ersen examines what a simple school uniform could mean to society at large, and what it means to the schoolchildren wearing the uniforms.

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Directing Myself

BY RICK TAE
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Rick Tae introduces us to his world of acting, directing, and writing. He gives us a behind-the-scenes look at his fascinating background, his process, and his performances.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 20, 2013.

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Becoming Chimerik

BY SAMMY CHIEN
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Sammy Chien highlights his journey into creating art and defining himself. He also details his journey as he tries more and more to connect with and act as a messenger for the spiritual world.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 22, 2013.

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From Thorns To Stars

BY VJEKO SAGER
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Vjeko Sager explains what goes into his art. From inspirations, to his perceptions of reality. He pushes himself to be a critic and uses his art as a means of not being understood. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 19, 2013.

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Explorations in Noh and Kabuki

BY YAYOI HIRANO
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Yayoi Hirano discusses her artistic productions, many of which are born out of Japanese Noh theater. She highlights her career experiences and explores the development of her performance art.

Vjeko Sager
Art Instructor, Emily Carr University of Art + Design in North Vancouver
Sammy Chien
Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director, Chimerik Collective in Vancouver