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.
Japanese Wood Crafts
BY YUKIKO IZUMI
@ VOL 39
ON MAR 21, 2019
In a short story across the world, Yukiko Izumi tells us how she picked up a keen interest in the japanese wood craftsmanship called "kumiko".
The audience is taken through some beautiful examples and the culture surrounding the art, before finally discussing how to keep it all alive for the next generation.
In this evening's break period, people were even lucky enough to get to try it hands-on, as Yukiko had brought some lovely samples!