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Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham

PechaKucha and Artek

PRESENTED ON OCT 31, 2013
IN TOKYO @ PECHAKUCHA X ARTEK

Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham explain what PechaKucha is, how it got started, the kinds of places where the events are held, and how popular it has become. Then they talk about their company, Klein Dytham Architecture, and the kinds of feats it has accomplished. Finally they discuss a collaborative work that Klein Dytham architecture has done with Artek to celebrate Artek's Stool 60's 80th anniversary.

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Stool 60's 80th Anniversary

BY ANNA VARTIAINEN
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARTEK ON OCT 31, 2013

Anna Vartiainen speaks on Artek's stools and collaborations with contemporary artists. The day this presentation was made was Artek Stool 60's 80th anniversary. These stools are some of the most photographed design objects in the world.

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The Ears, Trunks, and Tusks in Art

BY HIROMI NAKAMURA
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARTEK ON OCT 31, 2013

Hiromi Nakamura presents 20 artistic depictions of elephants. Some are characters in children's stories, others are from paintings by famous artists. (In Japanese)

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Welcome to Omsk, PechaKucha!

BY IRINA MALYGINA
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2013

Irina Malygina, one of the organizers for PechaKucha in Omsk, talks about the history and origins of PechaKucha and about how PechaKucha came to Omsk. (in Russian) 

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You Have Elephants Where?!

BY ANDREW STEWART
@ VOL 20 ON JAN 31, 2014

Andrew Stewart studied zoology at the University of St. Andrews and worked in the safari industry in Botswana before moving to Maine. He is now the director of Hope Elephants which is a rehabilitation center for two retired elephants focusing on their joint issues. Hope Elephants is also developing education programs using elephant biology and conservation outreach and collaborations to help wild and captive elephant populations.

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Elephant tourism: spectacular shows or silent suffering?

BY KATIE GRIMMOND
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Katie Grimmond is completing her MSci in Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She is interested in animal behavior, cognition, and welfare. Her presentation is about the welfare of elephants used in tourism in Thailand.

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Why We Love Elephants, A Convenient Truth

BY ALEXANDER LEONARD
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Elephants are magnificent creatures that capture our attention, but why? Elephant ambassador Alexander Leonard reveals personal stories and valuable information about these captivating beings and the help that they need in their environment.

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Saving India's Elephants

BY WILFRED MEJIA
@ VOL 45 ON MAR 06, 2018

Wilfred Mejia makes an empassioned plea for animal's rights.

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Humans and Elephants

BY ALEXANDER LEONARD
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 06, 2019

Alex Leonard travelled to Sri Lanka in August of 2018 to help mitigate the conflict between elephants and humans. He worked with the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society and has since been focusing on creating a documentary to highlight the grass root solutions taking place in the Wasgamuwa National Park. Alex intends to submit the documentary to film festivals in North America and sees PechaKucha as a launching pad to help raise awareness.

Alex’s presentation Humans and Elephants will showcase creative ways that the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society is dealing with managing conflict.