Past Manila Event: VOL 5

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May 22, 2015
@ ASPACE Greenbelt

Started in Tokyo in 2003, PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where presenters show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps -- just about anything, really -- in the PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps -- just about anything, really -- in the PechaKucha 20x20 format.20x20 format.

Today, PechaKucha Nights happen in over 800 cities worldwide. We're bringing back PechaKucha Nights to Manila! Our theme is "Social and Creative Innovations and Initiatives." We've invited artists, designers, progressive thinkers, and social entrepreneurs to present their ideas and products in a fun, rapid, and awesome format.

Presenters include:

  • Brian Tenorio, international fashion and graphic designer 
  • Arnold Arre, renowned graphic novel and comic book artist and animator
  • Karen Kunawicz, poet and writer and founder of
  • Bryan McClelland, Bambike founder 
  • Matt Morrison, A Space Manila founder 
  • Kris Bay and Kitty Ureta, Parkour organizers
  • Clare Amador, Department of Budget undersecretary
  • Evan Tan, regional director and The Red Whistle administrative head
  • Birdie Salva, design manager and co-founder of Curiosity Design Research

It's P100+ only for a night of inspiration, education, and networking. Proceeds will be donated to the PechaKucha Global Fund. Plus get a free beer! See you there! 

Register here

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Office Space With a Soul

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Matt Morrison shares why he created A Space Manila, a co-working space that's not Regus, not Starbucks, and not an office without a soul.

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The Importance of Social Factors in Design Research

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Birdie Salva shares how social changes should inform product and service design.

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The Story of the Jolly Roger Rogers

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Karen Kunawicz tells the story of how a crew of pirates, Stormtroopers, and superheroes banded together to entertain hospital-confined kids. 

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The Red Whistle: Sounding the Alarm on the Rising HIV Problem

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

There is an alarming rise in HIV cases in the Philippines. Evan Tan shares what advocacy group The Red Whistle is doing to help stem the tide.

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Filipino Comics & Animation

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Arnold Arre narrates his journey and vision in elevating Filipino comics and animation to the world stage.

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Parkour for the People

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Kris Bay and Kitty Ureta shares how they use parkour to help divert street children from drugs to an active and healthy life.

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The Good in Government

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Department of Budget and Management Undersecretary Clare Amador gives the lowdown on what's really happening in government and why there's good reason to hope.

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Filipino Bicycles with a Bamboo Soul

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Social entrepreneur Bryan McClelland showcases his Bambikes - bicycles made from bamboo - to promote sustainable, environment-friendly, and high-quality Philippine-made bikes to the world.


"Presentation of the Day" on June 4, 2015.

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Love Life or Coffee

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Brian Tenorio makes the case for Filipino coffee culture.

Brian Tenorio
Designer / CEO , BRIAN TENORIO INC / Kape Coffee Co. in Marikina / New York
Karen Kunawicz
Writer in Manila
Arnold Arre
Artist , Self-employed in Quezon City
Bryan Benitez McClelland
Founder, Bambike: Revolution Cycles in Manila
Ma Mo
Founder, A SPACE MANILA in Manila
Evan Tan
Administrative Head, The Red Whistle & Regional Director for Southeast Asia, in Manila
Kristone Bayoneta
Photographer - Film Maker in Quezon
Clare Amador
Public Servant in Manila
Kitty Ureta
Fashion Designer, Freelance in Manila