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Message in a Bottle
BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts.
Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!
Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!
My Journey From Actress to Filmmaker
BY ANNIE GRIFFIN
@ VOL 33
ON APR 22, 2016
Annie Griffin is an Edinburgh based filmmaker. Originally from the US, she moved to the UK as a student. She began her career as an actress in fringe theatre, frequently performing at the Edinburgh Festival. She formed her own production company in the 90s, and moved to Scotland. Her work includes The Book Group for Channel 4 and the feature film Festival. In 1992 she was fortunate to see Prince in concert at Earls Court on the Diamonds and Pearls tour.
Handicapped Accessible in Our Mind
BY YUKAKO FUKUSHIMA
@ VOL 140
ON OCT 26, 2016
人工ボディ技師という職業をご存知ですか？ 福島有佳子さんは幼少期から絵をスタートに物作りに目覚め、 病気やけがで身体の一部がない人達の出逢いから、 特殊メイクを融合させた「人工ボディ」を独自開発し、 多くの方の体を再生されています。 また、離脱支援として元暴力団の小指を作り彼らの社会復帰支援も続けてこられ、 福島さんの功績は数々の受賞歴でも讃えられています。 私たちの心の奥底に気づきをもたらす、福島さんの素晴らしい技術と様々なエピソードをじっくりとお聞きください。
Making Across the Map
BY JORDAN THORNTON
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 01, 2017
Jordan Thornton draws a lot of plants, sometimes for other people, sometimes for herself. She does her creating both at home and when traveling. She also works as an artist-in-residence for the South Dakota Arts Council, which sends her to schools throughout the state to teach and create, and to Sanford Arts in Sioux Falls to work with patients. Outside of her printmaking and illustration career, Jordan spends her time learning to fly on silks at Cirque Dakota, riding bike, and reading a lot of science fiction and fantasy novels. Her work can be found here: https://www.youngandgreenart.com/
Jewelry Design across across countries and continents
BY AMINA RIZWAN
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 11, 2017
A recipient of Fulbright Scholarship and TEDx fellow, Amina Rizwan is a graduate of MFA in Metalsmithing from Cranbrook Academy of Arts in Michigan, USA. Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Jewellery Design and Gemological Sciences at Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore, Amina’s practices have extended to teaching, making, research and speaking about critical and reflective investigations pertaining to crafts, jewelry and objects within contemporary and historical contexts. She is also a writer for Art Jewelry Forum, a scholarly magazine and foremost authority on establishing critical discourse on contemporary jewelry and objects across countries and continents.
14 Days across the Himalayas
BY ANDRE DE WET
@ VOL 48
ON MAY 08, 2018
Andre de Wet recently spent 14 days riding a classic Royal Enfield motorcycle across part of the Himalayas, through Kashmir and high up near the Pakistan & Chinese borders. He covered nearly 2000 kilometers and rode passes as high as 5300 meters, nearly as high as Mount Kilimanjaro.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Scootering Across the Continent
Many talk of back-packing across Europe, but Bob Dennis did it in style: on a motor scooter. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Townsville, Vol. 2) Bob recounts his adventures in the 1960s from Austria, Istanbul, the Middle-East, and Australia.
Game Making Across the Spectrum
In today's Presentation of the Day, "Game Making Across the Spectrum" from PKN Dundee Vol. 2, game developer Danny Parker speaks of his experiences making his own games since he was a child. Danny has produced and exhibited his interactive creativity on numerous platforms, from PC to consoles and more recently on mobile devices.
Watch PechaKucha Vol. 29 - Film Edition presentations!
PechaKucha Vol. 29, Film Edition was an inspiring evening focused on the hidden heroes of the film industry here in Vancouver. In case you missed it, we’ve posted each talk on our vimeo page. Speakers Gwenael Lewis - Director New Document, Videographer BocciA filmmaker, storyteller, and design entrepreneur based in Vancouver, BC. Gwenael's growing obsession for visual story telling came to the forefront while working at Chanel. He has since collaborated with several international designers including Omer Arbel, Marcel Wanders and Maarten Baas. Watch Presentation Carl Bessai - Director Raven West Films Carl Bessai is one of Canada’s leading directors of independent film. Based in Vancouver and Los Angeles, he has directed 14 feature films to date, all of which have garnered numerous national and international awards. Watch Presentation Edo Van Breemen - Film Score Composer / Producer A classically trained composer, songwriter, and electronic music producer. Edo's stylistic versatility and ability to musically interpret narratives in an emotionally compelling manner have made him a go-to composer for a rapidly growing pool of renowned film directors and commercial production houses worldwide. Watch Presentation Andrea Chlebak - Digital Colorist, Digital Film Central Andrea Chlebak is the Senior Colorist and Director of Creative Services at Central, a boutique post-production facility in Vancouver, BC. Andrea most recently completed the final colour for Neill Blomkamp's feature film, Elysium. Watch Presentation Adrien Van Viersen - Illustrator/Filmmaker, Smashmedia Production Adrien's career as a storyboard artist began with Romeo Must Die, and continued with Dreamcatcher, X-men2, I-Robot, Incredible Hulk, Mission Impossible 4, and TV pilots Smallville, Supernatural, The Arrow, and Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles. Watch Presentation Simon Barry - Creator/Show-Runner of Continuum Simon has sold Film and TV projects to Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Universal, Columbia, Working Title, CBS, FOX, FX, TNT, USA, and many independent companies. Feature Film credits include the Warner Bros. action thriller The Art of War and the micro budgeted independent Hamlet. Watch Presentation Kristin Lehman - Actress, Editor of This Fair Land Kristin's television credits include leading series regular roles on The Killing, Judging Amy, Felicity, Century City, Drive, Tilt and Strange World to name a few. Kristin can be seen playing Detective Angie Flynn on CTV’s primetime drama, Motive, or running her recently launched online magazine, This Fair Land. Watch Presentation Wayne Bennett - Film Producer, Organizer of Save BC Film Wayne has been a member of the Film and Television community for 23 years. In 2013, he became actively involved with "Save BC Film" in an effort to educate the public and our Government of the benefits of having an active and thriving Film and Television industry in BC. Watch Presentation Jesse James Miller - Writer/Director, Profile Films Jesse James Miller is a multi-award winning writer and director who's latest critically acclaimed feature film The Good Son: The life of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini was described by the LA TIMES as "a powerful story of triumph & tragedy". Watch Presentation Damien Gillis - Co-Director Fractured Land A Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker with a focus on environmental and social justice issues – especially relating to water, energy and saving Canada’s wild salmon – working with many environmental organizations in BC and around the world. Watch Presentation Maureen Webb - Co-Founder Project Limelight Society Co-Owner of East Of Main Cafe Maureen Webb co-founded (with her sister, Donalda Weaver) Project Limelight Society, a free performing arts program for young people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. They also launched East of Main Cafe, in Chinatown, which donates 100% of its profits to Project Limelight. Watch Presentation Kevin Eastwood - Producer/Director of Optic Nerve Films The producer on two of BC's most successful homegrown feature films (the cult favourite Fido, and the Canadian box office hit, The Delicate Art of Parking). Currently directing The Emergency Room - a new series from Lark Productions that takes an unprecedented look inside the emergency room at VGH. Watch Presentation
How To Make Printmaking Accessible To All
"Our goal is to teach people how to run the presses and then allow you guys to come in here and use them for your own purposes."In How To Make Printmaking Accessible To All from Knoxville, Vol. 14, Bryan Baker shares his collaborative printmaking project and garage-turned-studio-workspace-gallery-space, Striped Light. Team headquarters for a trio of creative minds, they will be publishing, collaborating, and exploring tangents of their own volition as works are developed for the Striped Light catalog and portfolio, at the same time opening their printshop to the public for learning workshops. The team of experienced printers will also be available for hire, offering limited-edition custom letterpress design and printing for events, business ephemera, and artistic ventures.
Art and Virtual Reality: Staging the Real with Accessible Technology
"How do you log off in the real life? How do I separate from my digital self? I think you have to be unconscious." In Art and Virtual Reality: Staging the Real with Accessible Technology from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 11, Ronnie Clarke is an artist focusing in media and performance, whose current work addresses the body, the self and social relationships in physical and digital spaces. Her talk brings art and accessible technology together to question what it means to be present and to really interact with one another.
“They are not just a box or a kiosk, they are a brilliantly designed building.” In PhoneBox Love from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 23, Philippa Stanton shared with us her love for the world-renowned symbol of Great Britain - telephone boxes. Her love grew to be a fantastic photo project overtime, which we also get a chance to observe in the video. Philippa is a synaesthetic artist, actress and an Instagram Starlet (she has 500k followers).
Host/organizer: David L. Stanley- teacher/science guy, author, voice-over artist, and a quiet rabble-rouser. Roster: Willie Buford – Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest director Gary Fiedler – Director of Greater Flint Arts Council Greg Flowers – Founder of Boneheadx Snowboard, Director of USASA Snowboard series, and breakthrough design/engineering guy Joel Rash – Red Ink and community booster par excellence Joel may be out of town, if so, then see no. 5 Jon Hardman and Mike Wright, Founders of Factory Two, Flint’s Maker Space Chene Koppitz – Communications director, FIA Luke Lloyd – Flint basketball legend, Women’s BB coach at SVSU, and inventor of the Dribblestick Linda Samarah – Community activist and Muslim thought leader Wes Stoody – Powers graduate, EMU X-C star, and co-founder of Article One Eyewear Lee Thompson – Flint’s Indie film maker and author Ted Valley – Founder of Vertigo Theatrics, Flint Comix, and all the great stuff at Masonic Temple Deanna Ziots – actress, singer, alternative health care expert
First Pecha Kucha in Strakonice
First Strakonice Pecha Kucha Night has ended and we have to say it was wonderful evening full of interesting people from our region and the whole CR + one Czech-Geran director. Thanks to nearly 200 visitors, 11 presenters and 16 head team, it was such a pleasant time to spend. David Zabransky, writer, talked about his works and his favourites. Rene Nekuda, writer and creative writing lector presented his book-project, Hakuna Matata, Michaela Heckova, cultural manager an coordinator presented her new book O městech a lidech (Of cities and people), Jindra Bromova told us a story of ressurection of synagogue in Čkyně, young architect, Alzbeta Blahova showed her interesting projects of mobile theatre or reusage of solar panels and another young architect, Tomas Petermann talked about the former cinema Hraničář and its contemporary function - multicultural centre in Usti nad Labem. The third presenting architect, Jan Zakostelecky amused us with his graphic jokes. Photographer and curator Jan Freiberg presented gallery "Na shledanou" in Volyne cemetery. Stepan Kovar, teacher and orientalist, introduced new alternative school "Volynka". Supersladak, the superhero, talked about hard job of a superhero in interactive gallery Sladovna in Písek. Rena Dumont, Czech emigrant living in Germany talked about her job of actress and director. Thanks to all visitors, coworkers and presenters! Looking forward to next Strakonice Pecha Kucha in June! :)