Past Christchurch Event: VOL 27

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VOL 27

May 26, 2016
@ Christchurch Art Gallery

Tickets are on sale now!

We are delighted to welcome Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu home, and what better way than to work with them to bring you PKN CHCH 27, in the grand glass shrouded foyer of the Gallery building. 

Thursday 26 May- Doors open 7.30pm, PechaKuchas begin at 8.20pm.
Tickets available from Eventbrite for $12+bf. Hurry these will sell out!

10 Speakers craft their topics into succinct bite sized treats for your mind.

# Andrea Brewster// Trade Aid trustee// on making fair trade personal

# Lorna Davies and KeiShana Coursey// Co-directors of Opti-mum and Midwives//on Mind-Body Connection in the Childbirth Continuum

# Jaya Mangalam Gibson// Creative Marketing Strategist & Founder of Quad Cowork // on being an undercover journalist in the Himalayas

# Tim Jones// Librarian// on the 20 things I'd grab if the library caught fire


# Hugo Baggins// Song and Dance Man// on once upon a time

# Adam Hayward// Arts Producer etc.// on failing to succeed

# Gracie Hall and Phillip Bain // Dinner Archivists // on hat our dinner taught us

#Jules Monty// Special Ops// Pie Spy

Cash bar and food trucks available: We have the good folks at Mamacitas and The Dukes of Sandwich parked up outside, as well as the Gallery cash bar serving fine Yealands wine and cool Three Boys Beer.

Make sure to tell your friends and whanau to stay tune via our mailing list, facebook or twitter for further announcements and updates.

PechaKucha Nights are devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture.
Thanks to Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu for their generous support.

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Making Fair Trade Personal

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Chair of Trade Aid Andrea Brewster shares her personal connction to one of New Zealand's first social enterprises, brining ethically made products to New Zealand. Her story spans 3 geenrations of her family and map a journey of connecting kiwis to fair trade crafts

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What Our Dinner Taught Us

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Grace Hall  and Philip Bain like dinner. They like to eat dinner, share dinner with friends, and now docuemnt it. A Year of Plates is a visual adventure into every dinner they eat in 2016, building off a blog documenting their dinners in a literary body, the project has expanded to drawings of their meals, no matter how embarassing they are (sneak peek: wine for dinner only once, sausages 25 times).

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Mind-Body Connection in the Child-birth Continuum

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Midwives Lorna Davies and KeiShana Coursey confront sterotypes of fears of pregnancy, by introducing a new mindfulness approach to pregnancy and child birth. They invite you to take your own mindfulness journey and paradigm shift of he way we look at pregnancy 

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An Undercover Journalist in the Himalayas

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Designer come human rights activist Jaya Mangalam Gibson goes undercover and reveals atrocities happening to dissidents of the Chinese government. His story is a snapshot of the illegal organ harvesting epidemic that cannot continue to be ignored. 

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20 Things I'd Grab if the Library Caught Fire

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Art gallery librarian Tim Jones catalogues 20 items he would grab if the library caght fire. A documentation of Christchurch's art history and other important collections worth holding on to. 

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Failing to Succeed

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Adam Hayward fails to succeed. Or does he succeed to fail?

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Monographs and Epitaphs

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Sook Nook. An interpretation of the PechaKucha format, like no other. Hauntingly beautiful and tense.

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Pie Spy

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

A hard hitting investigation by pie spy Jules Monty reveals the underground pie habit of Christchurch's industrial centre Waltham. In this PechaKucha Jules reveals his true identity, as the man behind the great pie shortage of inner east Christchurch, providing free lunch to the hard working art folks of Chrischurch Art Gallery.

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