SITEWIDE Search Results: “Little Treasures”
The Moores Building
Jul 28, 2011
Sep 26, 2012
College of the Maristes Freres
Jan 09, 2014
Nov 21, 2014
Royal City Centre
Jul 22, 2016
Dryades Public Market
Sep 22, 2016
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Cerro Santa Lucía
Mar 23, 2018
CUC Wine Bar
Mar 20, 2019
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Centro cultural Gabriela Mistral (GAM)
Apr 02, 2019
Shop Front Theatre
Jul 20, 2019
Little Miracles of Portugal
BY TOMOKO YASUMORI
@ VOL 104
ON JUN 26, 2013
Graphic designer Tomoko Yasumori has spent a considerable amount of time in Portugual seeking unique spaces and experiences. She spent 8 years collecting, and finally published her book of little secrets in spring 2013. Check out her books here. (in Japanese)
The Missions: San Antonio’s Global Treasures
BY SUSAN SNOW
@ VOL 19
ON AUG 25, 2015
Susan Snow takes us on a tour of the historic San Antonio missions, which were first established to help make "good Spanish citizens" who could govern their own community while taking advantage of the life-giving river. Today, the missions are a UNESCO World Heritage site, a designation given to select places around the world exhibiting outstanding universal value. The path to earning this coveted designation required experts from diverse backgrounds to build an iron clad case of support. Since winning that nomination, Susan Snow and her team now work to improve conservation methods, to educate the community, and to preserve and promote these global treasures for the entire world.
My Little Discovery
BY VANNAPHONE SITTHIRATH
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 31, 2016
Vannaphone, known as "Kino" to most, is a Lao journalist and documentary filmmaker with a mission to develop socially responsible coverage of life in her country and region. In her presentation ‘My Little Discovery’ Kino will share some experiences and stories from her early days as a journalist.
A Little Bird Told Me
BY DENIS KANIA
@ VOL 6
ON FEB 16, 2017
Little birds have shaped the life of Denis Kania in so many ways. Lessons he learned as he searched the world for his avian friends changed the way he looks at people, the world, and its future. He found that the choices we make at home can have a profound impact on the environment halfway around the world.
Discovering Lost Treasures
BY CARL WILLIAMS
@ VOL 20
ON APR 19, 2017
Carl Williams lives in tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. Here he tells the incredible tale of his experience as a salvage diver in 1984. Carl and his crew uncover the wreck of a Dutch East Indian vessel, sunk in 1752. The treasure they uncover creates an international frenzy amongst collectors and historians.
Assembling the Past
BY TOM FREIER
@ VOL 11
ON DEC 07, 2017
Tom Freier's work could be described as 'Antique Assembled Sculptures'. Tom is known for his ability to upcycle discarded treasures. This ability to turn trash into (sometimes functional) treasures has gained him popularity in the art world. Tom has always had a passion for the “old school” way of doing things. He has spent most of this adult life in film photography, woodworking, and any medium that requires use of antique tools and machinery.
Little Liberia -- Digital History Project
BY BRANDON TAYLOR
@ VOL 4
ON MAR 21, 2019
Little Liberia was a thriving community made up of Native Americans, African Americans and escaped slaves during the 1850's in Bridgeport, CT. Today the Mary and Eliza Freeman houses remain as evidence of Little Liberia. The National Trust for Historic Preservation has listed the buildings as one of “America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.” College student, Brandon Taylor, tells the story of his involvement in helping to save this community through his skills as a computer science student.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo's special PechaKucha x ArchiAid event), Kumiko Inui covers the difficulties associated with the reconstruction of a junior high school (in Shichigahama, Miyagi Prefecture) severly affected by the 2011 Great Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. With dozens of faculty members as clients, her firm worked to convince the future denizens of this school of the benefits of the small structures within the campus called "Little Spaces".
It's a Little Bit Weird...
In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 66, during Tokyo Design Week 2009) British designer Anthony Dickens muses about the various anomalies that lead him down the path to inspiration. Anthony has been running his London-based product and furniture design studio for nearly 15 years now. His firm's modus operandi is to re-think everyday established forms, and renew them for use within our present day lives.
Little Cree Books
Canada is home to numerous indigenous peoples, and Cree is among the most prominent languages within the Algonquin culture. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Edmonton, Vol. 15) Caylie Gnyra describes her "Little Cree Books" project, which invites volunteers to contribute their artistic and authorial skills to help create a series of leveled e-books for early Cree readers. Caylie has written and illustrated two books already, and with the help of volunteers, more will soon follow. The e-books are available for free at littlecreebooks.com.
Little Island Management
In today's Presentation of the Day, "Little Island Management" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 67, Mari Kojima haphazardly, yet hilariously, speaks in a stream-of-consciousness fashion on her photography, her past, and her artistic themes. She elaborates on the idea that the photographer learns about his/her desires through the act of viewing and shooting the world with their instrument.
A while ago, someone told Ahmed Hassan that he needed therapy, so he bought a motorcycle. Now his therapy sessions consist of drives through the countryside where he discovers the beauty and art in rusted treasures. Lucky for us, he carries a camera. In "Garage Art" from a special Archex Session edition of PKN Williamsburg, Ahmed delves into the world as seen through his lens, as well as the on-the-road culture of freedom it embodies.
A Little Polar Bear's Big Journey
“Creating a sense of security and safety for this little bear was absolutely imperative.” Mammal Curator for the Louisville Zoo Jane Anne Franklin tells the story of a little orphaned polar bear’s journey from Alaska to captivity. In “A Little Polar Bear’s Big Journey” from PKN Louisville Vol. 8, Jane tell us how she was thrust into the role of surrogate mother for this little polar bear, as well as how she’s struggled and triumphed in helping the bear grow.
Little Maine Sculptures
"Created from driftwood collected over time, mixed with carved toys I made for my son with my grandfather’s tools, I feel like a kid having fun again.”Leith MacDonald spent six summers and a winter working on Monhegan. Years after moving off the island, Monhegan has resurfaced like a great whale in Leith’s art making practice. In "Little Maine Sculptures" from PechaKucha Night Monhegan Vol. 1, MacDonald explains how these pieces are inspired by years of memories and dreams of a place with which long ago he fell in love.
Laos, Coffee and The Little House
"To start a day with a cup of coffee, knowing where it's comes from and recalling the people in each process is very rewarding." In Laos, Coffee and The Little House from PechaKucha Night Vientiane - Vol. 2, Yoko Matsushima, who has lived in Laos for 16 years and is the owner of The Little House café in Ban Simuang, Vientiane, talks about her work as a cafe owner, the relationships she has built with the farmers who produce the coffee beans, her staff who keep the cafe going, and her customers. She hopes for a future where people can continue to drink good Lao coffee.
How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister
"My sister reminds me every day why I do the work that I do, why these open, hard conversations are important, how we learn from them and how we help ourselves and others by having them" In How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 28, Jessica Caldas shares about the impact her little sister has on her and her art. Caldas is an aritist based in Atlanta and one whose work stems from challenging subject matter such as domestic abuse and sexual violence. Over the last year, Jessica's younger sister Shoshana has increasingly become an influence in Jessica's work through her openess, honesty, and challenging nautre. Jessica stood before strangers, some friends, and her sister to tell everyone of the special bond these two have and what the bond has meant for Jessica's art.
Poster for PKN Vientiane Vol. 4
Good Grief! Mad props to PechaKucha Night Vientiane whose rad poster for their upcoming Vol. 4 is totally giving us 20x20 vision! Head over to our Official PechaKucha Poster tumblr for a bottomless trove of mesmerizing treasures that get created every day for PechaKucha Nights all around the globe!