Heather Dailey-Mezzacappa has always had a passion for creating whimsical works of art, and she shares the story of bringing a collection of sculptures and illustrated stories to life! The project culminated in an amazing book of curious creatures and fairy tales!
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Tales Therapy and Dreams
BY KATERINA EGORUSHKINA
@ VOL 9
ON OCT 11, 2012
A presentation that deals with how our childhood tales relate to our dreams. We also learn about tales therapy, and the ways in which through therapeutic tales and creative visualization one can turn their (not borrowed!) dreams into reality. Katerina Egorushkіna shares her personal and professional experiences relating to these issues. (in Ukrainian)
Tales of Topoi
BY ANDRÉS VILLAVECES
@ VOL 11
ON NOV 19, 2013
Inspired by Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama's "Tales of Tono," two mathematicians (Roman Kossak and Andrés Villaveces) and two artists (Wanda Siedlecka and María Clara Cortés) embark on a photographic dialogue in search for ways to find common grounds for both mathematics and art. Andrés Villaveces, one of the mathematicians, discusses this ongoing project. (In Spanish)
Fairy Tales Can Come True, They Can Happen to You
BY ANGELO MOKUTAN
@ VOL 126
ON JUN 24, 2015
"If you want to develop your imagination and go beyond your limits, read fairly tales!"
Tokyo-based, Brazilian artist Angelo Mokutan talks about the influence of a having a mother in oriental medicine, a sculptor for a father, and the creative seed he inherited from them taking root and inspiring a move to Japan to follow a dream. After studying fine art, and unsure of his prospects he found himself working a for an IT term. But his passion was calling and he finally abandoned the stability of his job to follow his true dream to become a successful manga artist.
He believes manga can develop our imagination and help us go past the limits of our rational minds.
Lastly, offering a new twist on an old classic, Mokutan gives Little Red Riding Hood an urban update, her grandmother living in Tokyo, and big bad wolves all around. If you send a him a suggestion on what she brings to grandmother's house, he'll illustrate it in a manga and credit you as co-author! Lets send him some ideas so we can ALL be manga artists!
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 31st, 2015.
A Printmaking Dreamatorium
BY MARY ALICE MILLER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Mary Allice Miller is an editor, writer, and story-telling enthusiast! As a kid, she spent most of her time at her family’s letterpress shop—an ancient dusty dreamatorium where an imagination can wild. She is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine and is hard at word on a short film.
The creatures of the Geffrye Museum
BY SONIA SOLICARI
@ VOL 13
ON APR 27, 2017
The Geffrye Museum has been offering up its space to PechaKucha London since last year, so it was only fitting that the new Cheif Exectuive Sonia Solicari of The Geffrye Museum gave a talk at Vol 13!
In this PechaKucha Sonia uncovers all of the delightful creatures that are hidden and tucked away in the Geffrye Museum, such as rats, thrushes and other uncovered gems.
Tales from the Tea Trail
BY ELIZABETH KNIGHT
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 10, 2018
Learn about multi-cultural tea traditions old and new from tea sommelier, Elizabeth Knight. Tea more than a drink, is revered as a sacred plant, a medicine, a beverage, a meal, an expression of hospitality, and an essential component of celebrations around the world.