Saving old buildings is cool. Freezing them in time? Maybe not so much. Can we build on the architectural resources that make up our city in a new and unexpected way - that unites the past with the future? Doug Skidmore will show a few possibilities.
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Intersecciones: Havana and Portland
BY DANIEL DUFORD
@ VOL 18
ON JAN 07, 2016
"[Havana] is a small city but it created a lot of history and expectation. The American ideas about 'Cuba frozen in time' don't play out. It's both incredibly worldly and intimately local."
In Intersecciones: Havana and Portland from PechaKucha Night Portland Vol. 18, speaker Daniel Duford tells us about being a co-curator of Intersecciones: Havana and Portland, a gallery show featuring six cuban artists at Louis & Clark College. He explains the process of curating a show featuring contemporary Cuban artists.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, May 30th, 2016.
Portland’s Archetype: Where Do You Stop the Clock?
BY HANNAH HOLMES
@ VOL 30
ON FEB 20, 2015
At age eight when Hannah Holmes and her sister wished their bedrooms were joined, her father produced a sledge hammer and ax, and opened a window through which to throw the offending wall. Later, as a world-traveling science writer, she discovered that humanity had invented far stranger ways of fending off the elements. Now a realtor, she studies firsthand the structures we erect between ourselves and Nature; and the complex relationships we nurture with those walls.
Musings on Unity
BY JOCELYN RAHM
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 12, 2017
Jocelyn Rahm will explore the concept of unity through the lens of social change, the collective impetus to evolve, and how understanding how the facets of oneself contribute to or block personal growth and ultimately from a macro lens, collective change.
Unity is Majority’s Utopian Dream
BY MARK WYNER
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 12, 2017
The internet has been a catalyst of opening up societies into a global awareness. It has truly narrowed the divide between human beings. Other new technologies have opened doors for those with visual/aural impairments, and those living with illiteracy. These unifying ecosystems are a reflection of how we value equity. Mark Wyner explores how we’re doing with this.
Welcome to Unity House
BY MAGGIE VAN EMMERIK
@ VOL 13
ON SEP 27, 2018
Maggie Van Emmerik works for the Canadian Mental Health Association as the coordinator of Unity House clubhouse. She has worked in mental health outreach and a variety of other supportive roles for over twenty years and is continually inspired by the creativity and resiliency of the individuals she meets in her professional life. This presentation was created in collaboration with Unity Clubhouse members and CMHA volunteers.