Past Tokyo Event: VOL 135

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Huh? Who's Ale?

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

イタリア生まれのイラストレーター、 アレッサンドロ・ビオレッティさんは、 子供の頃に祖父が持っていた70年代に出版された日本の写真集に衝撃を受けて以来、まさに日本にどハマりしています。2015年12月に小学館より絵本「みつけてアレくん!せかいのたび」を出版。幼少の頃から影響を受けた日本文化と独自の視点が融合して生まれる、豊かな世界観をプレゼンテーションされています!

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Different Rhythm of Life

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

"With a global trend towards simple life style, there is an undeniable need to just slow down and rethink our priorities and regain our connection with nature."

In Different Rhythm of Life from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, entrepreneur Asako Hibi shares about Tabica, a collaborative consumption service that enables farmers and artisans in rural areas of Japan to connect with those looking for off-the-guidebook experiences. Tabica advocates simple, sustainable lifestyle and wants to support the repopulation and development of local communities throughout Japan.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, May 27th, 2016. 

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Two Color World

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

In "Two Color World" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, Illustrator Chiyun Yeh explains the counterintuitive artistic freedom of restricting her work tools to just 2 color simple ballpoint pens to draw the beautiful people and places and share the imaginative stories inside her immediate world. 

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Earthquake at the Equator

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

Ecuador: A country that held each other tight enough that it never shook again. 

"This sums up the Ecuadorian fraternity and solidarity during difficult times. [They] unite and continue to inspire each other to help rebuild their country and overcome this tragedy."

In Earthquake at the Equator from PKN Tokyo Vol 135, and as part of PechaKucha's Inspire Initiative, steaming live from Ecuado, PechaKucha Night organizer in Quito, Ecudaor, Francisco X. Mejía and Glo Fren presented about their country, the current situation in response to the recent devastating earthquake at the coast, and solidarity and resolve of the Ecuadorians in this time of crisis. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, 29th, 2016.

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Modular Sustainable Living Systems

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

In Modular Sustainable Living Systems from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, Architectural designer and agricultural specialist Jacob Reiner discusses how developments in high-tech farming and prefab building systems are combining to create a new paradigm for sustainable living in the 21st century.

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Floating Underworld

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

In Floating Underworld from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, Taiwanese master’s student of Japanese modern architecture at Musashino Art University, Jesse Liu shares a creative proposal to implement an exciting 24-hour community installation in an unsuspecting and under-utilized corner of Tokyo's trendy Shibuya distict.

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Bartkira - The Ultimate Mash Up

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

In "Bartkira - The Ultimate Mash Up" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, curator James Stacey talks about the the Bartkira collective, a worldwide project involving 500+ artists redrawing,in entirety, Otomo Katsuhiro's manga opus 'Akira' using the characters and settings from Matt Groening's, 'The Simpsons'. For no particular reason then, why not ?

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New Life and Society Cultivated by Japanese Herb

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

「薬草」を使ったことはありますか? 日本の在来種の植物をハーブティ として楽しむという暮らしが、 あなたのからだを慈しみ、土地と人を結ぶ素敵なつながりを生みます!足下にあった素敵な植物に目を向けてみませんか?

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Tremors from Kumamoto

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

"As we attempted to escape our crumbling buildings, the electricity cut out, and we were left scrambling in the dark."

In Tremors from Kumamoto, from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, PechaKucha Night Kumamoto team member Mari Nasaki recounts the days and weeks following Kumamoto's largest earthquake in centuries. She speaks of destruction, lack of sustenance and supplies, but also of hope. 

The was "PechaKucha of the Day" Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016.

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Welcome to Fascinating Suribachi Town, Roppongi!

@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

六本木の裏通りには、 名もなき「スリバチ」が潜んでいるという。 凹凸地形が奏でる東京・六本木の魅力をスリバチ流に紹介します! 東京スリバチ学会会長の皆川典久さんがお送りする、地形とまちづくりの歴史がクロスオーバーする、感動のプレゼンテーションです!

Francisco X. Mejía
Arquitecto in Quito
Chiyun Yeh
Illusrator, Visual Designer in Tokyo
James Stacey
The Bartkira Committee in Tokyo
Jacob Reiner
Architectural Design & Living Systems, Earth Embassy in Tokyo
Asako Hibi
Entrepreneur, Gaiax in Tokyo
Lyie Nitta
食卓研究家, 伝統茶{tabel} in Yokohama
Norihisa Minagawa
Architect, 東京スリバチ学会 Tokyo Suribachi Gakkai in Tokyo
Jesse Liu
Architecture Student, Graduate School of Musashino Art University in Tokyo
Alessandro Bioletti
Illustrator in Tokyo
Mari Nasaki
in Kumamoto