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PechaKucha Presentation

In this presentation  'A Grave Story', Bob Clayton will tell us how a chance encounter at Goold Island led to rediscovery of a little history.

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Little Island Management

BY MARI KOJIMA
@ VOL 67 ON DEC 02, 2009

Mari Kojima talks about her life and her little island -- Japan -- as seen through the viewfinder of her camera. Find more of Mari's brilliant and elegant photography and art on her blog.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 25, 2013.

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Design Museum Japan

BY TAKU SATOH
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Known for his award-winning art direction and branding projects, Taku Satoh is the founder of Taku Satoh Design Office, and has been wowing design lovers with his innovative and often mesmerizing visual sense. Here, he also talks about the new "Design Museum Japan" initiative. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese)

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Real Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.

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An Island of Beauty and Opportunity

BY CLAIRE & CARLY WEINBERG
@ VOL 19 ON NOV 15, 2013

Claire and Carly Weinberg, sisters and founders of Dulse & Rugosa, share their story of how they transformed the island they grew up on into a natural skin care business based on the botanicals grown on the island. Like most businesses, theirs was hard to start and they faced particular challenges with living on a remote island. The risk was worth taking since it meant they could recreate the unique island community.  

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History Happens Here

BY DAN HOEFLER
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 25, 2017

Join Dan Hoefler & Tony Winter of the Batavia Historical Society on a tour of the Batavia Depot Museum, which is housed in the oldest surviving Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad depot in the United States. Discover how the depot was transformed from an abandoned building to a nationally known museum, take a tour of the museum, and learn the details of a planned expansion project.

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Setouchi - Island-hopping Treasure Hunt

BY MARGOT DOUGLAS
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Margot Douglas, a practicing artist of 25 years describes herself as a sometime artists, full-time travel aspirant looking for new adventures. As a Designer/maker silversmith, she shares some of her second life as mixed media artist & photographer and her time Island-hopping in Japan's Setouchi Island art world. 

 

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Re-Writing Our Story of  The Tulelake Internment Camp

BY EMILY BOARDMAN
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 18, 2017

A story, most unlikely, of a Japanese American man and Emily Boardman discovering their common history at an WW II interment Camp.

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Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima: Art Islands of Japan

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

Michael Pope returns from exploring Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima Islands of Japanese to tell a story of renewal by art. They illustrate how the visual arts can transform communities, and reinvigorate economies.

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Exploring a New Lifestyle from Omishima Island

BY KIKUMI FURUKAWA
@ VOL 161 ON DEC 12, 2018

大三島は瀬戸内海に浮かぶ、美しい島です。2011年に建築家の伊東豊雄のミュージアムができたことをきっかけに、伊東建築塾は空き家の改修やワイナリーなど、様々な新しい活動を始めました。今回は、島に移住した人びとの多様なライフスタイルをご紹介します。

Omishima is a beautiful island in the Seto Island Sea. Since the establishment of the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari in 2011, Ito Juku has initiated different projects to renovate vacant houses and winemaking. In this presentation, Kikumi Furukawa will introduce us to new ways of life of the migrants who have relocated to the island.