Past Brighton Event: VOL 26

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VOL 26

January 25, 2017
@ The Nightingale Room

The Brighton PechaKucha team return in January with another night of quick-fire creative talks from a whole host of talented Brighton folk. In the first month of 2017, we talk regeneration, reinvention, restoration and recycling...Ooo and we've also added some rebellion and revolution for good measure!  

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.  Ticket Holders Only (no tickets on the door).  

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Save Our Seas

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Human beings' addiction to plastic is polluting our seas like never before. Claire Potter shows us the harsh facts and some inspiring ways of how to clean up our act! 

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@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Photographer and carpenter, George Coles is also a jolly nice chap to have a interesting chat with.  In this, his first PechaKucha, he invites us to journey around the world talking revolution! Or it it merely rebellion?  Watch to find out the difference...

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From Teacher to Illustrator

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

"I'll be talking about re-invention and about how I got to where I am now"

In From Teacher to Illustrator from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 26Anthony Atkinson is a published illustrator and author but illustration was not his first vocation.  In this honest and beautifully illustrated PechaKucha presentation, he shares his tale of reinvention and how he embraced his imaginative side.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 22nd, 2017. 

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A Head for Hats

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

From maths to milinery. Joanna Zara shares her inspirational story of how she took the plunge and followed her design dreams of becoming a hat designer and maker.

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Gardening Together

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Lyndsey Haskell is an enthusiastic amateur gardener who became involved with a garden project at Emmaus Brighton when it launched in 2012. Her first PechaKucha explains more about the project and shows how it helped her reinvent her career as a photographer.

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Drag Kings

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

"I wanted to show the explicit but romantic way drag kings transform into men and how its an art form that takes precision, time, and practice. They take their work very seriously."
In Drag Kings from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 26, Lucy Le Brocq takes us behind the scenes of a Drag King night. From the dressing room to the stage, this is an intimate portrayal of reinventing gender from the inside out...
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 1st, 2017. 
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Redrawing The Line

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Will Scobie is an Brighton-based artist whose work delights in retraced lines and zings with movement.  You could say that he's reinventing the drawn line.  

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Revelations & Reinventions

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

"Can we transform in to different versions of ourselves, perhaps better ones, even on a weekly basis?"  Brighton PechaKucha Organiser Zara Wood a.k.a Woody explores how mini-reinventions and simple habit changes make a big deal to ourselves, our community and the environment.

Claire Potter
circular economy designer of spaces and stuff, claire potter design in Brighton
Zara Wood a.k.a Woody
Creative Director, Studio Woody in Brighton
George Coles
Carpenter, joiner and part time idiot, Luckily nobody would have me, so self employed in Brighton
Will Scobie
Illustrator in Brighton
Lyndsey Haskell
Photographer in Brighton
Anthony Atkinson
Illustrator and designer in Brighton
Lucy Le Brocq
Fine Art Photographer in Brighton
Joanna Zara
Milliner and Finance Lecturer in Brighton
Dr David Greenfield
Manging Director, Social, Environmental & Economic Solutions (SOENECS) Ltd in Brighton