SITEWIDE Search Results: “Personality”


Hamptons @ Parrish Art Museum
Sep 20, 2012


Eindhoven @ Temporary Art Centre (TAC)
Apr 18, 2013


Austin @ Livestrong Foundation
Nov 21, 2013


Portland OR @ 52 Limited
Jan 16, 2014


Winnipeg @ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe
Dec 04, 2014


Austin @ Seaholm 211 Walter Seaholm
Oct 21, 2015


Gwalior @ Deo Bagh
Jun 24, 2017


Islamabad @ London Book Company
Jan 27, 2018


Durban @ DUT City Campus
Nov 10, 2017


New Orleans @ Modern Market
Mar 20, 2019

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Capturing Custom Car Show Character

@ VOL 18 ON NOV 21, 2013

Photographer George Brainard was asked by The Kontinentals to photograph the the Lone Star Roundup a couple years back, and while he originally focused on the event itself, he was drawn to all the unique people who attended this annual hot rod and custom car show. George recalls here his photographs, experiences, and the subjects that inspired so many stories. 

"Presentation of the Day" on December 26, 2013.

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6 Most Terrifying Minutes of My Life

@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Isuri Dayaratne talks of being an introvert and how to embrace it. She speaks about the differences between introverts and extroverts and also clears up about some introverted stereotypes.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 10, 2014.

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Personality Type

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

A light-hearted look at the human element and relationship to typography. Robert Brickell asks, "What typeface are you?"

"Presentation of the Day" on April 16, 2015.

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Modern Day Renaissance Man

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

Bruce Bigford really IS a modern day renaissance man. He is a Benton Harbor, Michigan resident, artist, painter, craftsman, musician and more which we will hear about in his PK, Modern Day Renaissance Man 

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What Can Astrology Tell You about Your Personality

@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

Astrology is a widely misused and misunderstood field of knowledge. Astrology can neither be used to predict future events, nor to assess your degree of morality or intelligence, nor to indicate whom you might become friends or lovers with. The zodiac has nothing to do with star constellations. Your solar sign and rising sign might be completely irrelevant to your personality features. Astrology can give a very detailed view over what are personality features, and which environmental stimulations you give high or low priorities to.

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May I see your I.D. please?

@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

How do we identify ourselves and how much of our explanation about who we are is voluntary? Renee Chatelain's presentation explores some of the ways we have been made to identify ourselves, the repercussions of those descriptions, and some ideas on how we can change the conversation about our uniqueness.

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Aquellos primeros 7 años de vida

@ VOL 3 ON SEP 21, 2017

Estefanía Gabassa es una estudiante. Su pasión son los números, y está enamorada del Sol y del Mar.

Ella hablaba de cómo influyen esos primeros años de existencia en la creación de nuestra personalidad.
Cómo ser conscientes de desaprender lo aprendido y crear nuestra propia vida, nuestros propios pensamientos, la creación de los actos propios.
Cómo la influencia de mamá y papá está vigente hasta que la decisión de cambiar patrones encauza nuestro propio desarrollo y nuestra propia historia.

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Winning is a habit

@ VOL 8 ON SEP 30, 2017

Meenakshi Mathur argues that winning is nothing but a habit that can be inculcated.

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The Gifts of Mental Health Illness

@ VOL 49 ON JUL 03, 2018

Having lived her life with chronic mental health illnesses (MHI), Andrea wants to de-stigmatise and sensitise people to the life of someone with MHI's. By presenting her story and highlighting the gifts it has brought her, she also wants to flip everything we believe about mental illness. Having been diagnosed with binge eating disorder, borderline personality disorder, OCD, ADD and being bipolar, she is now happily married and leads one of the most progressive projects working with people who inject themselves with drugs.

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Elevate the Golden Rule

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 06, 2019

Karen Minty has always been fascinated by people's stories and behaviour and the psychology behind them. She is the host of a weekly TV talk show, freelance writer, speaker and a corporate trainer certified in the DISC Model of Human Behaviour. With her witty sense of humour, alternative perspectives and thought-provoking insights into daily life, the best compliment you can give her is, "I never thought about it like that before! 

Turn the Golden Rule to Platinum is the title of Karen’s PK Presentation | Elevate the golden rule to the platinum rule. Implement. Observe. Enjoy the transformation of all your relationships.


Bella Rune

We end this week of presentation highlights with Swedish artist Bella Rune, who walks us through the creation of an amazing outdoor "installation." Bella's magnetic personality and work drew people to a deserted airfield in Sweden for a day of filming. She describes her work as a "physical manifestation of human dreams and aspirations and the sad and touching consequences of when these fail to deliver." Bella is currently Artist in Residence at Tokyo WonderSite.

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Brianna Stuppy has a passion for baking, and a love for cakes. In this presentation, she talks about how she gifts them to her friends on special occasions, revealing that person's identity or personality in the process. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Dunsborough Vol. 1.

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Purikura and Light Trails

“I’m going to tell you about the latest in wearable technology — this is a mobile purikura photo booth.” LED maniac and all-around tech fanatic Joseph Tame is always the brightest personality in the room — both literally and figuratively. In “Purikura and Light Trails” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 120, he shows off a few of the new gadgets he’s whipped up with the help of arduino, light sensors, and open-source cameras developed by MIT.

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Personality Type

What typeface are you? Robert Brickell shares his love for typography. In “Personality Type” from PKN New Westminster Vol. 3 he draws connections between the feel and design of a font to the very human emotions that they convey.

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Architectural Portraiture

"Each building is all about the detail and my personal approach to it." In Architectural Portraiture from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 131, Architectural illustrator Thibead Hémen shares a highly sophisticated collection of his work, intricate illustrations of buildings with painstaking attention to detail. His incredible drawings allow the unique personality of each subject to shine forth and be fully appreciated.

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Harnessing Wild Horses

“My mom raised me and I quickly because an independent little person with a lot of personality.” In Harnessing Wild Horses from PechaKucha Night New Orleans Volume 18 Musa Alves is a DJ, photographer, international fun haver, cheeseburger enthusiast, Brazilian redneck. In this presentation Musa goes chronologically through her life because reckless youth has been a constant theme. She is the product of a Mississippi Delta Debutant and a Brazilian bassist.  In her life, she has fallen off the horse a few times, but has always managed to get back up. Whether reckless youth has led to ambition or ambition has led reckless youth, Musa has always carved her own path by harnessing the wild horses that drives you to do the things that scare you, and challenge you, and make you vulnerable.

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Jay Ducote Dishes on Food Network Star

  "I learned how to cook by throwing LSU tailgate parties."  In Jay Ducote Dishes on Food Network Star from PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 1, Jay Ducote shares the story of when he was on the TV show Food Network Star. Ducote is a food and beverage writer, radio host, culinary personality, professional chef, and self-proclaimed "hugger." He could talk about his numerous television appearances, the fact that he was named one of the top 100 amateur chefs in America by FOX’s MasterChef, his award-winning radio show, his product line, the fact that he has been invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City this July, or that he'll be opening his first restaurant, Gov't Taco, in 2017. But we only gave him 400 seconds.

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Our Corpses, Ourselves

"We run a funeral home, and our main mission is to get you spend more time with the corpse." In "Our Corpses, Ourselves" from PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 28, Caitlin Doughty, a progressive death positive mortician, challenges the way we look at death. Here she shares some little known facts about death and corpses and celebrates her favourite 13 graves, who knew so much personality could be found in a headstone!

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PechaKucha People: Andrew Cole

PechaKucha Night Cape Town Organizer Andrew Cole graces this week's PechaKucha People spotlight! With his dynamic and friendly personality, Andrew brings laughter and joy to PechaKucha audiences from Tokyo to Cape Town! Thank you for your dedication to making PechaKucha Cape Town great and hope to see more wonderful creativity at PK Cape Town Vol. 44!

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PK People: Justin Ladia

Graphic designer extraordinaire and PechaKucha Night Winnipeg organizer Justin Ladia steals this week's PechaKucha People spotlight. With his infectious smile and lovable personality, Justin has been a great new addition to the team, bringing a new, blooming energy to PKN Winnipeg. Their latest event, PKN Winnipeg Vol. 34, proved to be a big hit, and they have kept the ball rolling, having both Vol. 35 and 36 already set and ready to go! Keep killin' it Justin and team, PechaKucha HQ is proud and keeping an eye on you!