Past Honolulu Event: VOL 26

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Moku Hanga Printing at Events

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

“What is that? Oh it’s just a stamp…no, it’s a woodblock print, wait, really!?!?”  That’s what artist, Chad Watanabe, experienced routinely in promotion and sale of his artwork.  So how do you fix that? Get interactive, get innovative....demonstrate and educate! Join us as he discusses his experiences, doing interactive printing events throughout Honolulu's greater community trying to spread awareness and gain appreciation for Moku Hanga. 

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Alder St. Workshops

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

David Randall works primarily in printmaking and sculpture using dark themes tied to social and economic status. He is currently a teaching artist at the Honolulu Museum of Art and a teaching assistant at the University of Hawaii at Manoa printmaking studio. David's talk will touch on The Honolulu Printmakers and the Hale Hilina’i aka Alder St. Facility, collaborated to create a printmaking workshop for at risk youth. 

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Printing in Rural India

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

Denise Karabinus will share several innovative collaborative projects generated during this first ever community art residency in rural India. Gram - means - Village. and the Art Residency aimed to promote cross-cultural exchanges by providing a meeting point for artists in diverse fields to work side by side with artisans, children and residents in rural India with the purpose of creating small lasting changes in the community.

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.5 ppi Project

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

"The system is based on modular wood blocks, and it's intended for anyone to be able to access it. So people of all ages and all backgrounds can be quickly instructed in how to make a print like this."

In .5 ppi Project from PechaKucha Night Honolulu - Vol. 26Duncan Dempster introduced .5 ppi Project. .5ppi is an ongoing endeavor that generates collaboratively produced prints and installations revolving around the performative, reproductive, and repetitive aspects of printing and print culture. .5ppi means one half pixel per inch, which refers to the image resolution of the first .5ppi project. Duncan Dempster is a Honolulu-based artist and educator and is the executive director of Honolulu Printmakers.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, June 9th, 2016.

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Music Release as Art Object

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

Gary Liu is a lecturer in the Department of Art and Art History at UH Manoa, and a performer with the Drowning Dreamers Band. As the band released its debut album, he hoped to combine those worlds by enlisting the collaboration of student, faculty, and community artists, graphic designers and printmakers, to create a unique, tangible object that is rare in today's musical landscape.

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Design Talk Hawaii

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

Design Talk Hawaii (DTH) is a local radio talk show with the simple goal of providing a new forum for thoughtful, informed conversations about diverse, creative, design-oriented topics relating to art, music, film, architecture, and “all things creative” going on in our Hawaii communities. Each week Host Matt Gilbertson, President & Director of Design for MGA Architecture  welcomes a featured guest (or two) to discuss their creative world.

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1,000 x

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

Gareth Wynn-Williams was born in London, educated at Cambridge University, and was a Professor of Astronomy at University of Hawaii from 1978 until he retired in 2012. His presentation explores what we can learn by viewing our surroundings on progressively larger and smaller scales.

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Laughter Multiplied

@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

Anthony Poponi shows what would our world look like if we added more laughter and subtracted stress from our daily equation. The benefits of laughter are incredible and they benefits multiply - because the more you laugh, the more you laugh - it's true. You are also 30x more likely to laugh when around other people. This quick intro to understanding your inner caveman and how to trigger more laughter will have exponential benefits.   

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