فارس العصيمي, فنان
يتحدث عن سفره الذي قاده لِـ الفن و كيف تغيرت أفكاره لتنمي ذاته الفنيه
A Painter's Portrait is a multimedia show combining aspects of theatre and dance with digital video and projection. In this presentation, Rowena Ho Ying Ng shares the story of A Painter's Portrait, along with behind the scenes details and explanations.
Mimi Wilson takes us on a journey from pulp family portraits to self portraits via the selfie. She found that self portraits could help one rediscover one's identity, especially when years after being "Mom" tends to take precedent over individuality.
"We are different, but we have something to share, like all of you ... I think the concept of love or empathy is not based on race or color or gender or religion. We all share this amazing feeling."
In response to the ongoing refugee crisis from Syria and parts of the Middle East. Kyoto-based researcher, and Syrian national, Rodi Alkader, has been drawing his thoughts on paper for years, but as the crisis continues to unfold, his drawings became a profound way for him to deal with his emotions. In this very personal presentation, "Drawing Tells a Better Story", from PechaKucha Night Kyoto Vol 19, Rodi shares his family's situation and adds a unique voice to the conversation. This presentation was part of the special PechaKucha Night Huddle held in Kyoto in October 2015.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on May 20th, 2017.
Leonard Siaw shares his personal story on his growth as an artist despite the ridicule of people around him on his childhood ambition. With pure love for the arts, he continues to develop his skills in portrait drawings and painting and shows some of his notable 3D artworks in the city.
Aarhus-based designer and artist Iris Bakker talks about her own identity crisis, and how she found self-reflection in giving self-reflection to others.
And maybe we should not ask "What do you want to be (when you grow up)?" but rather: "Who are you? Who do you want to be in this world?"
Ben Frisch has been an artist since the age of 2. He sold his first drawing to a classmate in grade 6 and he was hooked. Art as a career can be a challenging path to take especially as a portrait artist and that pursuit dominated his 20’s. Although Ben had many ups and downs, that dream never came to fruition. His passion for portraiture was put on a shelf and now at 36, he has not made art for a long time. It’s sad to think that dream may have died but in hindsight, Ben now sees the paradox that plagued him. This is the story of Ben's career as a portrait artist and why he was doomed to fail.