Kuva Zakheim grew up with and was trained in art conservation and eastern spirituality in the heart of Hollywood. His conservation achievements range from relocating Banksy murals from buildings about to be demolished using revolutionary techniques, to conserving through reviving the traditional hand-block printed namawalli in India. Kuva immigrated to New Zealand three years ago after living in India as a ‘first-world refugee’ due to the 2008 US economic collapse. Hear his story as he relives his discovery of the opulence of simplicity in Indian villages and the joy of reviving a traditional Indian art form which expresses his passion for conscious living and love for sustainable handmade village textiles.
VIEW SIMILAR PRESENTATIONS
BY CHERYL KIRBY-STOKES
@ VOL 5
ON OCT 27, 2014
Cheryl Kirby-Stokes works in a double wide trailer for the Office of Scholar Development, reading, reviewing, and editing essays for students' nationally competitive scholarship applications. She also travels semi-regularly with her husband to assist with his study abroad trips to South Africa. Cheryl discusses conservation and it's viability.
Cultural difference: American point of view on Ukraine
BY BYRON JOHNSON
@ VOL 2
ON AUG 27, 2016
Byron Johnson is living in Ukraine. During some years he observed Ukrainian culture and made some findings. Different traditions of greetings, communications with neighbors, hospitality, transportation, food etc. He talks about his own experience and discoveries of Ukrainian life style.
The Fine Art of Paper Conservation
"Our world is filled with (the) conservation, restoration, and preservation of important works on paper."
In "The Fine Art of Paper Conservation" from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 7, drawing upon his experience as the president of Graphic Conservation Company in Chicago, one of the top paper-conservation laboratories in North America, Russ Maki provides a beautifully illustrated overview of the conservation of works ranging from works of art to historically significant documents.
Our Role in Conservation
BY VICKI SEARLES
@ VOL 28
ON JUN 24, 2016
Vicki Searles is the Director of Conservation Education at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Her two passions are spending time with her family and serving our community by connecting people with nature and wildlife. She has worked at The Columbus Zoo, Zoo Atlanta the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and has been lucky enough to be involved in community based conservation in Asia, South America, Central America, and North America.
Conversation about conservation-engaging the public to act
BY AMY JOHNSTON-BRAY
@ VOL 37
ON SEP 19, 2018
Amy Johnston-Bray started down the road of becoming a research scientist but discovered she liked talking about science much more. Over the last 18 years she has created a multitude of science exhibitions, shows and public programmes in Australia and New Zealand. In this talk she takes on the thorny issue of engaging the public in conservation issues in an era of competing narratives also known as 'fake news'.
Moving Traditions Forward
BY JONATHAN FORET
@ VOL 10
ON NOV 13, 2018
In Southern Louisiana, we live at a very unique intersection between environment and culture where one is dependent on the other. Our environmental heritage comes with the responsibility of ensuring that generations to come will be able to enjoy what this land and water have given to us for decades. Join Jonathan Foret in learning how we begin the conversation of moving our traditions forward in a time of environmental uncertainty.