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Caged Humans in Bali
BY INGETJE TADROS
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 28, 2014
Listen to Ingetje Tadros's stories - what she sees and feels is expressed fully through the words and her photographs. Through her photographs, Ingejte speaks about the families and people whom she met in Bali. Their stories of dealing with mental illness and forced to live in locked rooms. The experience has left her realizing that she takes her own freedom for granted.
Credit to Ingetje Tadros/Diimex
Concepts in Time and Motion
BY JONATHAN SCHIPPER
@ VOL 2
ON OCT 16, 2014
Jonathan Schipper captures a moment of time through sculpture - developing ideas of time, space, speed and motion by crashing two cars together incredibly slowly over the span of two months.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2015.
Create and Collaborate
BY KRISTEN SMITH
@ VOL 4
ON MAY 18, 2015
Fabcafe as a new place to collaborate and create set to start in the end of the summer in NYC is presented by Kristen Smith. Tech on site is helping customers with their designs and laser cutting and in the evening the Fabcafe turns into events space. The platfform is to take global connections and use them to thrive the local creative economy.
Wearable Technology for All
BY JENSIN ELAINE
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Jensin Wallace relates her trip to Slovenia to collaborate with a man suffering from tetraplegia to create custom smart clothing to assist him on a day to day basis - all controlled by his cell phone! Wow!
Jensin was trained as textile textile designer at the Rhode Island School of Design and experimented with how to make sound and emotions tangible. After getting some experience in the luxury fashion industry, she went back to school and received a Masters of Design focusing in fashion and technology. Currently she works as a sweater technical designer for a high end women's label in NYC.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 9th, 2015.
What's Your Cause?
BY ERIC FRANS
@ VOL 9
ON NOV 20, 2015
Husband, Father, Texan by birth and Canadian by choice, Eric Frans is connects people to the causes they care about. He explores how we are all meant to care about something, but too many people exist not knowing what their passion is. It's time you found out.
New York via Bike Share
BY SIOBHÁN BRETT
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
"It's a straightforward and exciting way of getting around...There's not too many drawbacks with a Citi Bike."
In New York via Bike Share at PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 16, Siobhan Brett talks about her love-hate relationship with bicycling via Citi bike, a bike-share program in New York City. Siobhan reviews the different generations of Citi-Bike, and shares stories about the social connections she's made while riding.
Siobhan is a reporter/writer and editor, living and working in New York City. She was born in Alabama, and grew up in Connecticut and the west of Ireland.
Manitoba Mutts Rescue Presents: Life Lessons
BY COLLEEN HOLLOWAY
@ VOL 30
ON MAY 11, 2017
Manitoba Mutts Rescue Volunteer Colleen Holloway Presents: Life Lessons from the most resilient and loveable creatures in Manitoba. From learning to love the couch and trust others to the gut wrenching misery behind those that just never make it to their foster homes. If this presentation doesn't tug at your heart strings - you my friend are made of ice.
A Car-Free Solution in a Transportation Crisis
BY CRICKET DAY
@ VOL 18
ON MAY 18, 2017
Friends Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, and Becca Groban have a solution to the looming transportation crisis hitting New York City in 2019! Listen to their logical solution in this PechaKucha presentation in celebration of NYCxDesign.
Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, Becca Groban, and Kellen Parker are four friends who love to argue about their adopted home, NYC. With backgrounds in landscape architecture, journalism, city planning, and financial risk, the group won Transportation Alternatives’ L-ternative Visions: Reimagining 14th Street and Beyond in March.
The Case for Transit
BY DOUGLAS FUNKE
@ VOL 19
ON MAR 14, 2018
"It was a streetcar network that reached into all the nooks and crannies of Buffalo."
In The Case for Transit from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 19, President of Citizens for Regional Transit (CRT) in Buffalo, NY, Doug Funke, recalls the days of efficient streetcar transportation in Buffalo, New York and advocates for improving the current public transportation challenges in the Buffalo Niagara region. The 1950's and 1960's saw a decline in public transport and a car-focused lifestyle with pockets of transit isolation. Funke and the CRT advocate for a return to a more climate-friendly and sustainable approach to public transportation.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Poster for PKN Cape Town Vol. 6
It may break a few rules in terms of how the PechaKucha Night logo should be used, but we couldn't help but share this beautiful poster for PKN Cape Town Vol. 6, held earlier this week. It's good to hear that, as organizer Priscilla Daniel explains, even though "at first people didn't quite understand PKN," that has quickly led to a feeling of "sincere excitement and interest."
Poster for PKN Cape Town Vol. 14
PechaKucha Night in Cape Town Vol. 14 is set for tomorrow (August 2) at The Assembly. The beautiful poster design is by Pulling Rabbits.
Flyer for PKN Cape Town Vol. 15
Cape Town will be hosting PechaKucha Night Vol. 15 next month (on October 4) at The Assembly -- expect the presenters to be announced in the weeks to come.
Flyer for PKN Cape Town Vol. 18
PechaKucha Night in Cape Town Vol. 18 is set for May 8 at The Assembly, and you'll find more details soon on the official event page. The flyer was designed by Pulling Rabbits, with photography by Carmen Davila.
Causes and Effects
In today's "Presentation of the Day" -- "Causes and Effects" -- designer Robert L. Peters uses various examples of design used to pass on a message or critique a particular world problem, using it as a call to arms, inviting everyone to choose their cause and do something about it. It was recorded at PKN Winnipeg Vol. 7.
Poster for PKN Knoxville Vol. 9
Beth Meadows is a talented local artist who is well known for her creative abstractions of found objects, architectural spaces, and historic structures. She volunteered her time to design the poster for Knoxville's 9th Pecha Kucha and for that we are grateful! She choose this painting for the poster for the architectural qualities and proportion of the space - perfect for the integration of PKN into Architecture Week! The couple [and their cats] are taking time from thier busy schedules to sit quietly and listen. Sometimes PKN can get a little rowdy but the reason we all attend is to listen to a passionate community member share thier craft with us. It is an inspiring evening of reflection and gratitde. Beth Meadows graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BFA in Studio Art in 2007. She has lived and worked in Knoxville since then and currently manages The Salvage Room for the non-profit Knox Heritage, receiving and selling historic building materials. She is also the Director, as well as an artist, of 17th Street Studios, a work space for thirteen artists near downtown Knoxville. To view more of her work visit her site http://withbearhands.com/
iPads and Innovations
One of the speakers at the last event was Alexander Ryzhkov — head of the «November» and the project «Vyhodnoj», which highlights the fresh and up to date information about events and places in Dnipropetrovsk. He talked about owners of different cafes or restaurants that face with problems connected with POS terminals, because they are quite expensive and inconvenient. Alexander and his team offer a great solution — POS terminal based on the iPad. Intuitive, user-friendly and with very affordable price, it simplifies the work of the waiters, which saves both their time and the time of visitors.
PechaKucha Cape Town
"Cape Town is a place that attracts and gives birth to interesting people..." A resident of Cape Town for the past 10 years, Andrew Cole reveals what makes Africa's southern most city an exceptional place to work, live & visit. Consistently voted as one of the world's top travel destinations, the Mother City is also a "cauldron of creativity".
PKN Poster Spotlight: Cape Town
Do you know what an ouroboros is? Well this week’s PKN Poster Spotlight checks out Cape Town's idea of it. It is the symbol of infinity or wholeness depicted by a snake eating it’s own tail, however they drew it with more twists and turns for PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.52. Let's cheer on for Cape Town to keep hosting great PechaKucha nights for eternity! Good luck down there Cape Town. For more awesome posters check out our Tumblr and Instagram!
PKN Poster Spotlight: Cape Town
Holy Gondolas! Poster PowerhousePechaKucha Night Cape Town lifts itself to the peak of creativity in this week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight. Both whimsical and graphically stunning - their most recent addition from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol. 55 has yet again shown that they are in cahoots with creative masterminds of Cape Town. Shout out to creator Celine Da Camara for the awesome design work! Hungry for more poster creativity? Check out our Instagram and Tumblr for more posters!