Past Anchorage Event: VOL 6

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March 07, 2019
@ Anchorage Museum Auditorium

Special Event! The founders of PechaKucha are visiting us from Tokyo! Read more about how Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham devised this great format into a global phenomenon here: And come hear from them in person as they make their own PechaKucha presentation along with our other presenters!

PechaKucha is a Japanese word for chit-chat. PechaKucha Night is a lively, rapid-fire presentation format that celebrates a wide variety of local creative work. Architects, artists, industrial designers, photographers and other creatives present and discuss 20 images, with each image shown for just 20 seconds. 

Presented by Alaska Design Forum with program support from the Anchorage Museum. Free, but donations appreciated. Cash bar opens 6 p.m. Presentations start at 7p.m.

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Finding identity through Alaska and Mexico

@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2019

Indra Arriaga shares how her past, present and future are tied together by her background in Mexico and her current residence in Alaska.

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Cultural Identity as an Inupiaq Mother in Nome, Alaska

@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2019

Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone shares her life in Nome, Alaska, that includes gathering food, being a tattoo artist, caring for the community and staying proud of cultural identity.  

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Working with Wood

@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2019

Sara Tabbert is an artist from Fairbanks who works with wood in a number of different ways. She makes work out of compulsion, curiosity, and a deep love of process and materials.  

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Natural and Manmade Landscapes

@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2019

Sheryl Maree Reily was raised in New Zealand and immigrated to Alaska to work in healthcare - where she raised a family and established herself as a contemporary artist working in all media. The primary impetus for her artwork is to advocate for human and environmental well-being.

Mark Dytham
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
Astrid Klein
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo