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Death by Architecture

@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Architect Ananth Sampathkumar takes us through the world of architectural competitions - from historical examples of the Sydney Opera House and Pompidou Center to a cultural center in Sri Lanka. 

Ananth studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India before moving to New York. Here he co-founded NDNY Architecture and Design, completing projects in Srilanka, India, and the USA.


SITEWIDE Search Results: “auditorium”


Jul 12, 2007


Saint-Etienne @ Cité du design
Jun 30, 2010


Taos @ The Harwood Museum of Art
Jan 13, 2011


Knoxville @ Knoxville Museum of Art
Jun 23, 2011


Dunedin @ Fortune Theatre
Mar 19, 2012


Ostrava @ Multifunctional auditorium Gong (former Gas container)
Dec 15, 2012


Waterville @ Colby College Museum of Art
Jul 26, 2013


Toledo, Ohio @ 5/3 Building at One Seagate
Jun 14, 2013


Batavia @ Ramsey Auditorium (at Wilson Hall, Fermilab)
Feb 15, 2018


Burlington, VT @ BCA / Contois Auditorium
Jan 25, 2018

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The Beauty of Light

@ VOL 11 ON NOV 19, 2013

Colombian architect Daniel Bermudez shares his ideas on light, beauty, and the social role of the architect, while showing some of his most impressive works, including the very auditorium where PechaKucha was held. (in Spanish)

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Auditoria Ciudadana

@ VOL 10 ON AUG 28, 2015

Auditoría ciudadana como propuesta para controlar el desempeño de las autoridades y contener casos de corrupción.

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Auditorium: Architectural Lettering to Moderne Type Family

@ VOL 21 ON MAR 03, 2017

Marisa Ten Brink is a freelance graphic designer living near Astoria, South Dakota. She received her undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University in 2012 and is currently pursuing an MFA in graphic design at Vermont College of Fine Arts. You can see more of Marisa's work here

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Madison in the Sixties

@ VOL 28 ON NOV 29, 2018

20 slides that tell the essential stories of the 1960's in Madison---the escalation of civil rights activism and sntiwar protest from pickets to firebombs; transformation of the ethnic Greenbush neighborhood into the Triangle Urban Renewal Area; the impact of university expansion, and the failed efforts to build Frank Lloyd Wright's auditorium and civic center at Monona Terrace; and som sex, drugs and rock and roll.

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PKN Huancayo Vol. 2 Tonight

PechaKucha Night in Huancayo Vol. 2 happens tonight (March 24) at the Universidad Continental's auditorium on Real street. The event will also see the launch of the 5th edition of WhyNot magazine -- PKN Huancayo organizers are also part of the magazine's editorial team.

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Poster for PKN Portland, ME Vol. 15

Portland, Maine is hosting its PechaKucha Night Vol. 15 tonight (May 19) at the Portland Rines Auditorium. Please note that all proceeds from the event will be donated to our Inspire Japan efforts.

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PKN Huancayo Vol. 8

Here's a look at the recent PechaKucha Night in Huancayo Vol. 8, with a few photos and a report sent to us by organizer Robhert Pimental.PechaKucha Night Huancayo Volume 8 took place in the Casa de la Cultura’s Auditorium of Huancayo (our city). It started at 7.30 p.m., with the participation of Pablo Saldarriaga in animation and direction. Eight exhibitors, quite entertaining topics: design, architecture, photography, literature, art and web design. We had about eighty attendees, many of them supporting “fans” of the event. For this volume we had one more sponsor more, and as usual, it was organized by the Whynot magazine team, with support from the Centro Cultural de la Universidad Continental And as always, Pablo Saldarriaga, national actor and musician, accompanied us in the animation and presentation of exhibitors.

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Our first 10th volume! / El número diez por primera vez

In one day and 18 hours we'll have our 10th PechaKucha Night Bogota and we can hardly hide our excitement! Since that first volume so long ago, more than a hundred presenters have shared their work and experiences with the audience, offering everyone the precious gift of inspiration. We can only hope for more PechaKucha Nights to come, for we know there're lots of amazing people out there making our city a better place to live in.  Below we'll give some advice in Spanish for our local readers to not to miss this volume, by getting there early to find a parking spot and a free chair, to avoid fainting by having something to eat before, and to find the entrance to the Auditorium by reading carefully our instructions.  See you on Thursday! / En dos días celebraremos el décimo volumen de PechaKucha Night Bogotá y no podemos ocultar nuestra emoción: desde aquel lejano primer volumen en el año 2006 han pasado ya más de 100 presentadores que han compartido su lucha con el público bogotano. ¡Esperamos que sean muchos más! No se pierda nuestro décimo volumen que, como siempre, estará lleno de inspiración. * Recomendamos llegar temprano para parquear cerca (si viene en carro) y coger buen puesto (si viene cansada/o)* Aconsejamos almorzar con abundancia o tomar onces generosas para que no sufra un asalto de hambre en medio de una presentación* El auditorio queda en costado Sur del edificio ML, que es donde quedan la Biliblioteca y el punto de encuentro de las banderas. * No hay necesidad de inscribirse previamente y la entrada es gratuita. ¡Nos vemos en PechaKucha!


PKN Charleston in the News

There's a great piece in the Charleston Regional Business Journal about how that city's PechaKucha Night series is fueling ideas to the community: Charleston needs its own music festival. This was one idea floated at Pecha Kucha’s 19th event, held Tuesday at Memminger Auditorium in downtown Charleston. Creative types, entrepreneurs, residents and businesspeople gathered to hear seven presentations of stories, ideas, passions and inspirations. Speaker Charles Carmody said the Spoleto Festival serves the city’s art and music scene well, but that local musicians and artists should work together to bring a festival dedicated solely to music to Charleston. Carmody, the manager of the Charleston Music Hall, noted that many other artistic cities, such as Savannah and Knoxville, Tenn., have their own music festivals — and some cities have multiple. “There’s no reason why we shouldn’t have one here,” Carmody said. “We need to be working together. We don’t need to be competing. We can feed off of each other.” Read the full article here.

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Huffington Post Looks at PechaKucha

Another round of great press coverage for PechaKucha, this time coming by way of The Huffington Post, with a piece that focuses on the PechaKucha Night series in Honolulu, while also touching on the overall global phenomenon that is PechaKucha. Ideas can be sexy, especially on a warm night in Hawai'i with the winds gently gusting after a soft rain. In the lee of the majestic Honolulu Museum of Art School, an outdoor auditorium had been created with an inflatable screen. Over a hundred thinkers had gathered to ponder new thoughts and images in the PechaKucha way. Read the full article here.

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Call for Pecha Kucha Night Roma vol 14 Maker Faire Edition

Call for Pecha Kucha Night Roma vol 14 Maker Faire Edition Sono aperte le candidature per la 14a edizione della Pecha Kucha Night Roma che si terrà il 4 ottobre 2014 nello splendido scenario dei giardini pensili dell'Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma in occasione della seconda edizione della Maker Faire Europe. Chiunque abbia voglia di raccontare la sua storia, il suo lavoro o le sue passioni potrà farlo attraverso il famoso format delle 20 slide in 6 minuti e 40 secondi. Candidature aperte fino al 19 settembre 2014 entro le ore 12 inviando una mail con portfolio e breve sinossi della presentazione a Informazioni utiliDeadline candidature Pecha Kucha Night Roma 2014 Venerdi 19 Settembre 2014 ore 12 Serata Pecha Kucha Night 2014Sabato 4 Ottobre 2014 Web

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Art & Technology - PechaKucha Night Aalborg #18

It's been a while since our last blog post - but that doesn't mean there hasn't been a lot of PechaKucha in Aalborg - just been busy making things happen - and we still are! :-) Last years international PechaKucha at IMAGES Festival in Karolinelunden had an audience of 150 in the tent and held the amazing synergy, when PechaKucha Nights are the best and it was followed by a small PechaKucha at a local Sustainability Festival on the international PechaKucha Night only 14 days after. We connected to Tokyo in the midst of technical cacaphonia of voices from everywhere and we managed to say a short hello Tokyo and we had a cosey event at KUL Nordkraft. In october we returned to our base at HUSET and went Twin Peaks themish in "The owls are not what they seem..." and had great presenters finishing the night off poetically with Frederik Bøgh Andersens . In february 2014 we finished a great event with a small concert all for free of course. In june we took the PechaKucha Night Aalborg #17 to a reconstructed ferry and made it a floating cultural event at Plagen – om:form and beautifully the idea of reconstructing the ferry to a culturalvenue was presented at a PechaKucha Night February 2013. Amazing to be able to follow a great idea to be reality through amazing work of two architects and volunteers. And now to the essense of present: last tuesday we returned to the harbour and went ashore in the fabulous new Aalborg University building for art & technology and architecture and design made by Henning Larsen Architects just next to Musikkens Hus. Almost 200 people found their way through the buildingsite and rain to the new auditorium. This PechaKucha was organized as a close collarboration between the art & technology faculty and the culturalhouse HUSET - and its been great fun to work with Julia Spicina - who also created the beautiful poster and Jacob Borrits Sabra. The programme was opened by Stahl Stenslie artist, professor and head of the faculty – with an amazing presentation of “Haptic art”. Stahl works with installations that involve interactive art-suits that can give an extra dimension through creating touch from the suits. Lance Putnam is also a professor at art and technology and he presented us to “Harmonic pattern function” both from nature, how we perceive and react to it as humans and how to create it with computers and expand our consciousness of perception of the world – quite a mindblowing presentation! Lars Bonde is an artist and owns a small gallery for conceptual art called VÆG (WALL). Lars is in the middle of a fantastic muralproject in Aalborg where 10 artists from all over the world have been invited to make artworks on walls in the city picked out together with the cityarchitect. Signe Højmark is projectmanager of a new landartart project and festival called LANDSHAPE here in Nordjylland and she presented the ideas of both inviting artists to make great works and to invite the public in to create landart. Morten Poulsen is educated musician from the conservatory here in Aalborg and is very passionate about music – especially drumming! He was here to present a new music instrument he’s created to go with a playstation and he both presented and played for us! In our PechaKucha break the audience could enjoy posters from all over the world exhibited in the hall and of course buy a beer, coffee and cake in the studentsbar. And graphic designer Adam Hansel had placed free posters to grab on the tables. First presenter after the break was Elizabeth Jochum is an Assistant Professor of Art and Technology at Aalborg University.  She has a BA from Wellesley College and an MA/PhD from the University of Colorado Boulder. Elizabeth is the co-founder of the Robot Culture and Aesthetics research group at the University of Copenhagen.  Her research focuses on how to design robots that are as fascinating as people. But as she started out saying: our best machines are made of sunshine J She gave us examples as to how the interaction between robots and actors and dancers can expand artistic experiences of theatre. Andreas Mathew has his own small company make both artistic projects and this project he called “Survivalskills”! Survivalskills is an interactive game the uses augmented reality - made for pupils in elementary school to create awareness and information about craftsmen educations.  Adam Hansel went slapstick presenting his desire of sharing the power of the poster with everyone and two students Allan Yde Enevoldsen and Grith Sandberg shared their thought and dreams regarding being educated in art and technology. Last came two other students Alf Andersen and Jean Francois Robin  talking about “Visual symphony”. Alf and Jean Francois had cooperated with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra to make visuals to a concert with Stravinskijs Firebird. We finished off with a small DJ concert in the hall and a lot of chit-chat and cosey happy people. Angd guess what: the rain had stopped outside J See ya at HUSET for a PechaKucha Night Aalborg #19 on December 9. 20.20 Thank you from Annette Scheibel cityorganizer of PechaKucha Night in Aalborg  


#PKNADL16/SALA Festival - "Artists Voice" - Forum Weekend

We have a very special weekend upon us! - Invited to collaborate as part of the South Australian Living Artist (SALA) Festival's "Artist’s Voice" - Forum Weekend. South Australia's top practicing artists are leading a full weekend of discussion and debate about the state of visual arts in South Australia now and in the future, with Twelve (12) local South Australian artists and artists living abroad presenting in the trademarked 20x20 PechaKucha Night style!_____________________ OPENING: Hon Jack Snelling, Minister for the Arts DATES: Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd August TIME/s: 10:30am - 4:30pm VENUE: Art Gallery of South Australia [Radford Auditorium] FREE, gold coin donation welcomed RESERVATIONS: MORE DETAILS: FACEBOOK: ____________________ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT - Adelaide - Presentation times SATURDAY AUGUST 22nd #PKNADL16 - Session #1 TIME: 1.25pm 1. Bridget Currie 2. Sue Kneebone 3. Will Nolan #PKNADL16 - Session #2 TIME: 3.25pm 4. Johnnie Dady 5. Christian Lock 6. Julia Robinson SUNDAY AUGUST 23rd #PKNADL16 - Session #3TIME: 10.45am 7. Meg Wilson 8. Emmaline Zanelli 9. Roy Ananda #PKNADL16 - Session #4TIME: 12.30pm 10. Jenna Pippett 11. Julie Henderson 12. Henry Jock Walker and Amanda Radomi_____________________ SALA Festival - Panel Discussion times SATURDAY 22nd August Session #1. TOPIC: Feminism and Art Time: 11:05am Interlocutor: Brigid Noone Panel: Kate Power, Jude Adams, Sasha Grbich Session #2. TOPIC: Critical Writing in Australia TIME: 1:50pm, Interlocutor: Fulvia Mantelli Panel: Eve Sullivan, Rayleen Forester, John Neylon SUNDAY 23rd August Session #3. TOPIC: Art Research – the role of research in art practice TIME: 11:15am Interlocutor: Nicholas Folland Panel: Simon Biggs, Kay Lawrence, Matthew Bradley Session #4. TOPIC: Art in Public TIME: 3:00pm Interlocutor: Trish Hansen Panel: James Dodd, Marg Edgecombe, Greg Healey_______________________ Come join SALA Festival and PechaKucha Night - Adelaide for a fabulous weekend with some of South Australia's leading artists and art industry leaders! RESERVE YOUR SPOT: For more details on the artists stay tuned at, or head to the Global PK site at and search "Adelaide" Volume 16 "Artists Voice" - We do hope to see some of you there over the weekend! PechaKucha Nights™ - Devised and shared by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham Architects, Tokyo.

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Reflecting on Why We Walk

On a snowy night in mid-January, the auditorium at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) filled with Yellowknife residents clad in mukluks and goose-down parkas. The 80-odd people were gathered for Why We Walk: A PechaKucha Night devoted to exploring some of the many motivations behind the human proclivity for putting one foot in front of the other. The Yellowknife PechaKucha Night was inspired by Walk to Tuk, a winter walking challenge hosted by the NWT Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA). During the months of January and February, registered teams of NWT residents work together to conceptually walk the distance of the Deh Cho (Mackenzie River), 1,658 km from Fort Providence at the outlet of Great Slave Lake to Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean. As those in attendance hunted for a seat (much to the organizers’ delight, more chairs had to be added!) and got caught up with neighbours, they were treated to songs from Jonathan Churcher’s recently released album, Rock Walker Blues. Shortly after 7pm, the MC for the night, the affable Minister of Education, Culture, and Employment, Alfred Moses, took the stage to introduce the eclectic group of presenters. There were nine presentations exploring walking from a variety of different angles. Tour guide Rosie Strong introduced the audience to the Old Town Soundwalk, an audio tour app that shares the stories, music, and colourful history of Yellowknife’s oldest neighbourhoods. In a presentation titled “The Art of Walking,” chiropractor Michael Bokor explored what is happening in our feet, legs, and knees when we go out for a ramble. Inveterate adventurers Leanne Robinson and Dwayne Wohlgemuth explored the risks and rewards of two month-long walks they have undertaken in the NWT, the first along the Arctic Coast and the second through the Mackenzie Mountains. Traditional artist Gerri Sharpe took the audience behind the scenes of the Yellowknife stop of Walking with Our Sisters, a commemorative art installation that honours the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Historian and NWTRPA staff member Jess Dunkin brought to life the six-day walking competitions that drew large crowds to places like Madison Square Garden in New York City in the late nineteenth century. Colinda Blondin, a youth officer from Behchokǫ̀, and Allice Legat, a Yellowknife author and anthropologist, explored how walking ties people to place from Scotland to Denendeh in a presentation titled, “Know Where You’re From, Know Where You Live.” Photographer Jennifer Broadbridge spoke about the joys and challenges of living without a car since 2009. Elaine Stewart, Karen Wilford, Lorne Gushue, and Peter Chynoweth of Yellowknife United Church introduced audience members to labyrinth walking, a form of prayer/meditation that originated in pre-Christian times. The evening ended with biologist-turned-author Jamie Bastedo reading an excerpt from his novel Tracking Triple Seven that follows a collared bear as she travels across the barrenlands with her cubs. For all of the evening’s variety (as one audience member noted, there really was something for everyone), there were also common themes. Perhaps the most recurrent was that of connection. Walking, the different presenters made clear, connects us to our bodies; to the places we walk, both urban and wild; to others, from family and friends to neighbours and strangers; and to the Creator. Following on this, walking is: a way to tend to our physical and mental wellbeing; a vehicle for strengthening relationships and building community; an ethical choice; a way to know the past and present of the places where we are from or where we find ourselves; and a spiritual practice. It was not just the presenters who told stories about walking, the audience was also asked to share their motivations for walking on a large wooden display board. Here are a few of their responses: I walk to get where I need to go. I walk to make life decisions. I walk to get to high places. I walk so my dog won’t poop indoors. I walk for the environment. You can read more walking motivations and contribute your own on Twitter using the hashtag #whywewalk. Thank you to the presenters for your thoughtful, engaging, and entertaining contributions to the evening’s conversation about walking and to the audience members for your interest, enthusiasm, and graciousness. If you were unable to attend the PechaKucha, you can watch the presentations here. A big thank you to Rajiv Rawat at the Museum for his technical expertise. This post is also available on the NWT Recreation and Parks Association website.