Past Portland OR Event: VOL 21

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VOL 21

December 06, 2016
@ Holocene

PechaKucha Night Portland Vol. 21 is getting hands on in the exploration of the night's theme: Analog. 

Enjoy an evening of PechaKucha (20x20) presentations, at Holocene, reminiscing about the days before smartphones and Twitter and exploring the role of analog technologies in today’s and tomorrow’s world. Our selection of speakers embody the appreciation for the hand-crafted process and uniqueness of the final product. This December, we invite some of Portland’s most inspiring thinkers, designers, collectors and makers to the stage to share the nuances of their crafts. Join us for an evening that’s bound to inspire you to dig out your film camera and leather bound notebook… or perhaps buy one for the first time!

Come support the evening's PechaKucha speakers while enjoying craft cocktails, wine, and beer.

$5 In Advance (+ service fee) 
$10 Door (Limited) 



Doors: 6:30pm
Show: 7.30pm

All proceeds directly support PechaKucha Night Portland – a nonprofit organization and PechaKucha Night Global – a nonprofit organization.

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Digital Don't Surf

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Now that our daily lives are increasingly tied to the digital world, our IRL experiences are more valuable than ever. As a lifelong surfer and appreciator of all things “analog” Lyndsey Lee Faulkner explores the value of surfing in the digital age, and how the pursuit of analog endeavors makes for betterhumans.

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A to B UnInterrupted

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Ezra Cimino-Hurt explains Analog as a metaphor for life, time and the uninterrupted thread that is our experience.

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Getting Out There

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

For the last 7 years Ken Tomita and his team been internally focused on their work with little more than a digital relationship with their customers. This year, They embarked on a yourney to find out who their customers were and encountered a few surprises along the way...

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A Well-Played Summer

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Ginny Figlar shares what happened when a perfect storm of slow workload, bored kids and sudden gumption hit her backyard this summer.

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@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Jamey Hampton attempts the Analog MASH. Just his musings on the many facets of analog.

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Moment of Indecision

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Daniel Kaven gives an exploration of the space between present and future.

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November Mechanicals

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Jake Shivery lives and breathes analog in both his personal and his professional life. He will be presenting defenses, observations and anecdotes. One might expect a good-natured rant...

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Chugability, Commodity Fetishism, and Other Analogs in Your Pint of Beer

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Ben Edmunds gives a freewheeling overview of the way that pleasure, labor and politics go into every pint of your favorite craft beer.

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The Idea of the Book

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Fredrik Averin explains the concepts, narratives, aesthetics, language, and obessions which question the format and purpose of the book.

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Food, Humans & The Written Word

@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Emily Crumpacker is a connector, a business evangelist, reader, writer and storyteller who lives somewhere between optimism and bliss. Curiosity and adventure drive her and she never forgets a face! It is food, however, that has propelled her into work and a life so full it is hard to comprehend — her years in France as a chef’s assistant in a French culinary school, cooking along side Simone Beck and Julia Child -writing a couple of books, being a spokesperson, working as private chef for Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese and a stint selling Christmas trees—along with many other experiences—have all shaped her inquisitive enthusiasm and pure zest for life.

Emily Crumpacker
in Portland
Daniel Kaven
Partner, William Kaven Architecture in Portland
Ginny Figlar
Copywriter, Figmeant in Portland
Ben Edmunds
in Portland, OR
Fredrik Averin
Proprietor, The Idea of the Book in Portland, OR
Jake Shivery
Blue Moon Camera and Machine in Portland, OR
Lyndsey Lee Faulkner
Co-founder, Leeward Surf in Portland, OR
Ezra Cimino-Hurt
BoomBoxoligist , Case of Bass in Portland, OR
Jamey Hampton
Artistic Director & Co-Founder, BodyVox in Portland, Oregon
Ken Tomita
CEO & Co-Founder, Grovemade in Portland, Oregon