With a focus on how to solve the problem, Amy Strother and Michael Gatz will discuss the dying crafts and the effects of their disappearance on manufacturing, consumerism, and the environment.
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BY BETHANY WILCOXON
@ VOL 14
ON JUN 13, 2013
Bethany Wilcoxon is dialed in to the latest mobile applications asssiting their users in purchasing goods responsibly. She discusses her personal goals to cut down on spending, and speaks on apps like "Buycott" which encourage consumers to purchase from corporations who are socially and ethically responsible.
BY DAVID BELT
@ VOL 14
ON OCT 03, 2013
David Belt is the founder of New Lab, a company that fosters innovation in design, prototyping, and new manufacturing. He talks about the history of manufacturing in the last ten years, including the collapse of the economy and new digital trends. Creative company structures ensure that proximity breeds new ways of thinking about design, manufacturing, integration, and innovation.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 31, 2014.
Arts and Crafts of the State Fair
BY PHILIP BERGER
@ VOL 32
ON DEC 02, 2014
From butter sculpting of local beauty princesses, impressionist quilting, to the home made cakes from scratch.
Philip Berger discusses of the arts and crafts that he discovered at the Minnesota State fair. Learning that there is no clear definition of art and craft, along with the celebration of locally grown agriculture.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 15, 2015.
Guerilla Crafts – Yarnbombing, DIY and the Handmade Revolution
BY FRIDA ARNQVIST ENGSTRÖM
@ VOL 54
ON DEC 08, 2015
Journalist, blogger and writer Gerillaslöjd/Guerilla Crafts author, Frida Arnqvist Engström, runs the blog Kurbits and give talks about contemporary and future handicraft and ways of changing the world with your hands.
The Craftsmanship of the Kufiya
BY BRIAN MEGENS
@ VOL 29
ON FEB 29, 2016
"Too many times, we make judgements on people and situations without knowing anything about them... I decided to do a photography project, which is focusing on people, not the conflict, not the violence."
In The Craftsmanship of the Kufiya from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 29, photographer Brian Megens tells the story about his photography project ‘The Other Side of Palestine’. In this project he focuses on life and the people of the West Bank. He made several stories throughout the country. During his stay in Palestine, Brian got intrigued with the kufiya, known in the West as the ‘Arafat scarf’. In his presentation, ‘The Craftsmanship of the Kufiya’ Brian will tell us more about this traditional Arabic product that won his admiration.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, May 31st, 2016.
Shenzhen Princess - Girls Breaking Into The World of Chinese Manufacturing
BY CHRIS WANG
@ VOL 139
ON SEP 28, 2016
"I will print my own better quality hardback!"
In Shenzhen Princess - Girls Breaking Into The World of Chinese Manufacturing from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol.139, Chris Wang and Jacinta Plucinski shared their journey to the making of their book filed with adventure, adversity and love. In this presentation, they discussed about manufacturing in Shenzhen, why there are almost no females involved in it, experiences of a female manufacturer, and whats being done to change things.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, October 14th, 2016.
BY PETRA HOLLER
@ VOL 6
ON DEC 08, 2016
Petra Holler brought brutal honesty, beauty and humour in her poignant Pecha Kucha presentation surrounding her journey from art school drop out in Montreal to art activist in Penticton. Her raw and innovative performance used face paint, and images of her art and poetry to explain her manifesto and our shared struggle surrounding community building, health and creativity in modern society.
Simply Delightful: The Lonsdale International Food & Crafts Market
BY LÚCIA FURUKAWA COUTO
@ VOL 24
ON AUG 17, 2017
Are you ready for authentic international food? Lucia Couto will inform us of one of Knoxville’s best kept secrets, The Lonsdale International Food & Crafts Market! It takes place on the second Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., from May through October. Please join us for a delightful experience! You can practice a foreign language; however, bilingual people are available to assist you at the market. All in a family friendly setting, where children can play, bike, dance, have their faces painted, put together toy kits, or learn how to grow plants.