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PechaKucha Presentation

The Big O

PRESENTED ON MAY 23, 2015
IN WILLIAMSBURG @ VOL 12

This presentation completes a trilogy for Tirza Shelton. In her first PK she empowered us to take it off and reveal our true selves in The Naked Truth. The we conquered our fears in The F Word. Now that we are naked and fearless we can accomplish the ultimate human experience in The Big O.

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What, if Anything, Is Big Bird?

BY MIKE DICKISON
@ VOL 8 ON MAY 20, 2010

Zoologist Mike Dickison talks about the PhD research he's been doing on a flightless bird -- the "Big Bird" of the title.

"What, if Anything, Is Big Bird?" is the presentation that has garnered the most views on our site since we started sharing PK presentations online.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 28, 2013.

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The Town That Jell-O Built

BY DEDE TAYLOR
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 25, 2012

Who doesn't love Jell-O? The little dessert that could has a fascinating history, and you'll be guided through it in this presentation by Dede Taylor, whose family has links to the gelatine treat. (in English)

"Presentation of the Day" on January 14, 2013.

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The Great Big Beaver Dam in the Sky

BY DOUG SHEARER
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 29, 2013

Doug Shearer and Nathan Lee have been at the helm of numerous quirky, whimsicla installations projects throughout the greater Vancouver area, and this time they're keen to profess their love for an iconic member of Canada's wildlife: the beaver. Doug and Nathan discuss their plans to construct a giant beaver dam. 

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Sexuality in Medieval Art

BY HUIB ISERIEF
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 25, 2014

Sex in the Middle Ages is a difficult subject: after all the church wanted to save everyone from mortal sins. Licit and illicit sex (as Huib would call it) are beautifully integrated into the medieval art. Researcher Huib Iserief (Amsterdam University) will bring his art historical sex theory to light!

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Coming Out as a Freak

BY JASON RELPH
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 28, 2014

Jason Relph has found a lot of things through going to Burning Man, including finding his voice as an artist and living the life he wants to live. Going through life, pretending to be "normal", but faced with a life moment that you can either stay, or be free. Jason embraced his inner "freak", and climbed a up hill battle of life, love, and champane. 

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Evolution of Love and Sexuality in Games

BY HANNAH BEUGER
@ VOL 13 ON FEB 24, 2015

Hannah Beuger is student game design en deed onderzoek naar de ontwikkeling van sexualiteit in games. Ze laat zien hoe dit vanaf 1979 tot nu ontwikkelde.

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My Big Adventure

BY JO TWISELTON
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 06, 2018

Jo Twiselton's story is about her big adventure and the life-long lessons going to live in another country taught her.

Don't underestimate the power of adventure. 

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Lucie Krejčová o lidské sexualitě a orgasmu

BY LUCIE KREJČOVÁ
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 17, 2018

Lucie Krejčová je vědeckou pracovnicí Národního ústavu pro duševní zdraví, a svůj výzkum zaměřila na studium lidské sexuality, studium konzumace sexuálního a pornografického obsahu a výzkumu lidského orgasmu. O toto téma se především z hlediska ženského pohledu vzhledem k tématu večera Pecha Kucha Night Žďár nad Sázavou podělila s diváky.  

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Go Big!

BY KATHLEEN JAYME
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Kathleen Jayme started making films when she was a little girl, and she has grown that passion into a career. Recently she finished her iconic film "Finding Big Country" that took her on the search for prolific Vancouver Grizzlies player Bryant "Big Country" Reeves. When the NBA team left Vancouver so did Reeves, and Kathleen was determined to find him.