Past New Orleans Event: VOL 11

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The Language of New Orleans

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

Mom, writer, and blogger Eve Peyton shares the joys and struggles of living in post-Katrina New Orleans, including the unique problems and delights of raising a child in such a diverse and challenging city.

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Becoming a Nomad

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

Clinical psychologist Dougoukolo Alpha Oumar Konaré, PhD, stopped in New Orleans in his travels through the U.S. to share with us his physical and spiritual journey to find an identity and sense of belonging. 


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Without Artists this World Would be a Boring Place

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

Mentor, award-winning filmmaker, artist, and innovator Brandan “Bmike” Odums discusses his journey to return to his love of visual art. Brandan shares "Project Be," an installation set up in the New Orleans 9th Ward Florida Housing Projects that were abandoned post-Hurricane Katrina.

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Food Is the Gift

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

New Orleans Chef Neal Swidler of Juan's Flying Burrito and Lucky Rooster opens the doors and welcomes us into his "home," while sharing with us the gift of food, people, and comfortable atmosphere that his restauraunts encompass. Neal believes that home isn't a place -- it's a flavor. 

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Listening Post

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

WWNO's News Director Eve Troeh talks about the Listening Post, a project lead by Jesse Hardman and Kate Richardson created to gather and disseminate relevant news to the community via cell phones and radio recordings.

Click the link here to see the results from the text survey that took place during the event!


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Time, Space, and Playing Fields

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

“Only those who have been excluded, singled out, and pushed out of society, have the credentials to speak truth about it.”

In Time, Space, and Playing Fields from PechaKucha Night New Orleans Vol. 11, artist Abdi Farah talks about his work in relation to his journey from studying art in college to being named the winner of the inaugural season of Bravo’s "A Work of Art." He continues his passion for art in New Orleans seeking kindred spirits through an exploration of metaphysical and imaginary worlds and sports. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 25, 2015 and again on December 24th as part of our Star Wars themed newsletter -

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Analyzing the New Orleans Topology

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

 Architect Byron Mouton discusses design and architecture in New Orleans, which has a deep history and strong architectural heritage. Byron navigates between traditional architecture and new innovative design by utilizing the reciprocal relationship of practice and teaching prior to and post-Hurricane Katrina. 



Abdi Farah
in New Orleans
Brandan Bmike Odums
artist / filmmaker in New Orleans
Eve Peyton
in New Orleans
Kate Richardson
in New Orleans
Dougoukolo Alpha Oumar Konaré
Psychologist in Paris
Neal Swidler
Chef in New Orleans
Byron Mouton
Architect in New Orleans
Eve Troeh
News Director, WWNO in New Orleans