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Kathryn Blume

The Power of the Arts

PRESENTED ON FEB 07, 2012
IN MONTPELIER VT @ VOL 3

Kathryn Blume talks about the power of the arts in building powerful movements for addressing climate change and communicating a potent, creative vision for a world without oil. This presentation is in English.

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Who Runs the Arts in Scotland?

BY CLIVE GILLMAN
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 06, 2012

Clive Gillman works as Director of Dundee Contemporary Arts and has a background in making art using different kinds of technology. In his presentation, Clive has a thought provoking chat about who runs the arts in Scotland.

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Get Boosted for the Arts

BY SIMON BOWDEN AND BRYNA O'BRIEN
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Simon Bowden and Bryna O'Brien discuss their plans for Boosted, a new crowdfunding website for the arts in New Zealand. They talk about how they got the funding for boosted, what the arts foundation in New Zealand does, and projects that were on the website when Boosted launched in March 2013.

 

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Locate Arts

BY BRIAN JOBE
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

A look at locating contemporary art in Tennessee

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Power (Pavilion) to the people

BY ANDREW JUST
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2016

Architect Andrew Just introduces his Power Pavilion, a structure that repurposes glass isolators from old power lines, that would otherwise be destined for landfill. To be erected on a ste of an old power company, now designated for public space, this pavilion will provide a venue for community events and place-making activation. 

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It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping

BY NINA CHASE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

"We're showing citizens what they're buying before they write the final check."

In It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping from PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 25, Landscape architect and urban designer Nina Chase talks about temporary fun, public space, and urban transformation. She shares the power of prototyping and the impact design have in the communication between public spaces, the city council and the community. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 18th, 2017. 

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OZ Arts

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 21, 2017

Ron Yearwood shares what happens at OZ Arts in Nashville.

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The Transformative Power Of Glass

BY PEARL DICK
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

"People of color are largely underrepresented in the glass art world so, I sought to change that ratio."

In The Transformative Power Of Glass from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 40, Artist and Educator Pearl Dick uses glassblowing to empower at risk youth in Chicago.

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Where Arts, Education, & Community Harmonize

BY MIKE GUARINO
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 12, 2018

Mike Guarino shares the story of the Snow Pond Arts Academy. 

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The Power of Community Mural Arts in East Los Angeles

BY ASTUKO NIITSU
@ VOL 163 ON MAR 26, 2019

Researcher Atsuko Niitsu will share a presentation on the power of community mural artworks, spotlighting her findings through photos of Chicano murals which play site-specific historical roles in East Los Angeles.

研究者の新津厚子はコミュニティ壁画の可能性についてプレゼンテーションを行います。今回は、彼女のフィールドであるイーストロサンゼルスにおいて独自の歴史的な役割を果たしているチカーノ壁画の写真をいくつか紹介します。