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Matt Dutton

Artist in Whanganui

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PRESENTED ON MAR 27, 2015
IN WANGANUI @ VOL 1

Matt Dutton is an artist based in Whanganui, New Zealand, in this presentation he shares his personal selection of artworks associated with the city.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 27, 2015.

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Empowering Street Artists, Activating Citizens

BY MARIO RUEDA
@ PECHAKUCHA URBAN INNOVATION MONTH ON APR 01, 2014

"Shouldn't we all pay more attention to the space around us?"

In Empowering Street Artists, Activating Citizens from PechaKucha Urban Innovation Month Lisbon, Mario Rueda presents the importance of street artists within our local communities.

Many think of vandalism and graffiti when they hear the words "street art", but people like Mario see the city in a very different light. Public spaces are taken over by advertisements and corporations, but the artists, performers, and musicians who share their creativity and seek to delight fellow citizens are treated like criminals.

Book a Street Artist is a platform which seeks to empower artists and give back the city to citizens. 

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I Am An Artist, We Are Artists

BY AMANDA LAPLACA
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 08, 2014

New Orleans based graphic artist and teacher, Amanda LaPlaca, discusses her process of making art. She teaches her students that we are all artists and each artist has a different form of making. However, something that all artists make are mistakes and Amanda emphasizes the importance of resilience.

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Cascade Artist Studio

BY JACQUELINE SPEDDING
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

"The work in the studio is very varied and I think that reflects the different artists."

In Cascade Artist Studio from PechaKucha Night Blue Mountain Vol. 9, Artist Jacqueline Spedding introduces the warehouse she and a friend recently transformed into a working studio space in 2012. Cascade Studio in Blue Mountains hosts a range of talented artists- the most recent visiting artist came from South Korea. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 30th, 2017. 

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Nothing Really Interests Me

BY JOHN STEPHENS
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Artist John Stephens is fascinated by nothing in particular, and he tells us just what he means by that. For the past few years John has been exploring spaces that have no particular significance to them, and photographing the results to great effect.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 16, 2014.

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Something from Nothing

BY SAMANTHA EVERETT
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

"If I can give a voice to people who don't have one, I'm all for that."

From "Something from Nothing' from PechaKucha Night Forster, Samantha Everett talks about her evolution from a fashion designer to fabric artist to an installation artist. She shares how her experience in textiles, fashion, and recovery has enhanced and rehabilitate her world. An unsuspecting and humble artist gives it here all here. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. 

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Let's see what we've got here...

BY TITIA JETTEN
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 30, 2016

Join speaker and celebrated artist Titia Jetten during an exploration of art and photography during her presentation, "Let's see what we've got here..."

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How I got Here

BY TOM BANKS
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 09, 2016

Tom Banks takes us on an autobiographical journey. From historic painters as mentors, to job relocation and nuclear protests. This personal reflection gives an insight on one artists life in Hastings. 

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Hvordan vi lavede alt muligt andet end et artist residency

BY KONRAD HØNGAARD NIELSEN
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 17, 2017

In a presentation full of twists and turns, Konrad Høngaard Nielsen shares the story of CuriousPlace Curators - a project that was meant to be an artist residency, but turned into almost everything but exactly that.

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Imagine a Puerto Vallarta Artist Co-Op

BY KIMBERLY MCDANIEL
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 23, 2017

Store owner and jewelry designer Kimberly McDaniel shares her vision of an artist cooperative in Puerto Vallarta, where a number of community-related activities are possible.