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BY ANDREA AND ANDRIANA
@ VOL 149
ON JUL 26, 2017
"We would like to talk to you about our interest in the future of technology and how we can improve it by adjusting technology to humans rather than adjusting humans to technology."
In "Humane Technology" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 149, Andrea & Andriana, design students from the Royal College of Art, London, have taken a cross cultural journey to Kyoto, Japan, exploring the unchartered territory between the realms of design and meditation. In collaboration with Shunkoin temple in Kyoto, using various creative techniques to amplify and augment breathing, they will attempt to enter and influence the subconscious state of being. Om ...
ロンドンのロイヤル・カレッジ・オブ・アート（Royal College of Art）でデザインを学ぶAndrea＆Andrianaさんは、デザインと瞑想の間で潜む未知の領域を探索するために、京都へのクロスカルチャーの旅を始めました。 京都の数かる中の寺院のひとつ、春光院と共同で、様々な創造的手法を駆使して呼吸を増強することで、潜在意識状態に与える影響を試みています。 オーム...
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Trip to Old Genoa
BY JACOPO BACCANI
@ VOL 3
ON JUL 01, 2012
Faced with a contemporary situation characterized by daily complaints on the immobility of Genoa and of the Genoese, it arouses astonishment to rediscover in the dawn of the last century, an astonishing concentration of technological experimentation, avant-garde architecture, and urban visions. (in Italian)
From the Countryside to the Digital Arts
BY PRISCILLA VAILLANCOURT
@ ARTS NUMÉRIQUES
ON MAR 20, 2014
Priscilla Vaillancourt entered the digital arts program because it was the only concentration with places available- she had never used a computer for anything other than sending an email. It has not been an easy path, but she is proud of her achievements.
BY ROBBIE NORVAL
@ VOL 26
ON NOV 26, 2015
Learning a second language at any stage of life not only increases concentration, communication and perception skills but also recent studies have also shown that speaking a second language can also postpone the effects of dementia by up to five years. Therefore, those at Lingo Flamingo provide tailored foreign language workshops delivered by students and refugees to vulnerable citizens, to help battle against dementia and brain ageing.
Traditionally, language teaching is quite regimented and the majority of language teaching takes place in language schools. Robbie Norval presents on the idea of having community outreach workshops, which are tailored to meet the needs of our customers. Furthermore as part of their wider ethos, Lingo Flamingos provides training, practical experience and the living wage to international students and refugees, providing them with practical work experience in the UK to assist with future employability.
Nurdle in the Rough
BY KATHLEEN CRABILL
@ VOL 27
ON JUN 10, 2016
“I compose each piece of marine debris into an interesting and ambiguous object.”
In Nurdle in the Rough from PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol. 27, Kathleen Crabill shares how she started transforming ocean plastic into conversation starting gems. Crabill is an ocean lover who grew up on the Big Island. She went on to receive a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University with a concentration in metalsmithing. Bringing her skills and desire for healthy oceans back to Hawaii, she started a business called Nurdle in the Rough Jewelry.
Mahalo to Edgar Espero the permission to use his recording of this presentation.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016.
We are The Green Hijab Movement
BY GITTE SÆTRE SÆTRE
@ VOL 9
ON SEP 15, 2017
We are The Green Hijab Movement
NOTHING IN THIS WORLD IS INDIFFERENT TO US
Green Hijab Movement is a movement emerging from the ecological waste of our planet.
The wastelands of water shortages, bad crops, and era-di-cation of species.
The wastelands of increased concentration of greenhouse gases.
Photography as Art
BY NICOLINA HOLT
@ VOL 16
ON MAR 28, 2019
Nicolina Holt, an award winning photographer, earned her B.F.A. in Studio Art with a concentration in photography and graphic design. She has worked as a photojournalist, art teacher and photography instructor. She continues her fine art photography and is the Volunteer Coordinator at Krasl Art Center and the Community Relations Director at Holt Bosse. She works and resides in St. Joseph, Mich. with her family.
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An Artspace in Dallas, Rediscovering Old Genoa, and PK Goes to Frederikshavn
Presentations Zad Roumaya uses his presentation (from PKN Dallas Vol. 10) to introduce Artspace, a platform with the goal of supporting artists and their work, and more specifically covers the recently opened Dallas location. Faced with a contemporary situation characterized by daily complaints on the immobility of Genoa and of the Genoese, it arouses astonishment to rediscover in the dawn of the last century, an astonishing concentration of technological experimentation, avant-garde architecture, and urban visions. Discover this "Old Genoa" in Jacopo Baccani's presentation (in Italian, from PKN Genoa Vol. 3). Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is the poster for Salt Lake City's upcoming Vol. 8 (on October 22), designed by Dan Christofferson, a presenter from a previous PKN. The event itself will be part of Salt Lake Design Week. Event Report PKN Aalborg organizer Annette Scheibel has been spreading the PK word by organizing one-off PechaKucha events in nearby towns -- one of those one-off events has already resulted in the start of a regular series -- and here's a report she's shared with us on the recent "Powered by PechaKucha" event that was held in Frederikshavn.We had an absolutely awsome one-time-try-out-PechaKucha event in Frederikshavn last night, at Maskinhallen. A full house with an enthusiastic audience and a forceful and inspiring lineup of local participants extremely well hosted by the local Jens Ole Amstrup. As an arm up, he had organized a dinner completely made of local grocery and crops -- inspired and challenged by the first participant Frank Stjerne Størup, who is a local cook with a restaurant specialising in making seafood and vegetable dinners from food grown in the area. A local jazz musician and music school headmaster talked about improvisation, creativity, and openness. Tove Varmløse shared a new way of shopping through the internet AND donating to a charity of your own choice at the same time -- a team of volounteers organizing the whole thing. A local laughter-coach demonstrated to the audience and talked about the healthy effects of laughing -- a good appetizer before the break. Local architect Finn Rasmussen is a very eager bicyclist, and he talked about the health effects of using legs for transport instead of cars -- and creating a new business through tourism at the same time. Graphic designer Anders Budolf Andersen took us through his play-with-it and evolve-design of carton boxes, and created a new philosophy on innovation -- finding out what had already been done before, and getting back to creativity! 18 year old talented artist Nanna Guldbæk talked about how she finds inspiration for her work from life experiences. We finished off by showing street artist Smelt Migs' PechaKucha video in 20X20 about why he makes art in the streets of his city, Frederikshavn. Wow, what an evening!!!Calendar Here's what to expect tonight (October 11): PKN Salzburg Vol. 14, PKN Regensburg Vol. 10, PKN Augsburg Vol. 2, PKN Norrkoping Vol. 20, PKN Utrecht Vol. 5, PKN Omaha Vol. 16, PKN Kyiv Vol. 9, and PKN Katowice Vol. 8. Tomorrow, we have the following four events: PKN Bogota Vol. 9, PKN Longmont Vol. 8, PKN Pune Vol. 6, and PKN Seattle Vol. 39.
PechaKucha Night – Adelaide Volume #8. ‘Hidden Heroes’ Friday September 20th #PKN8Global PechaKucha Night - 20X20 Format: speakers show 20 images, which show for 20 seconds each - Images advance automatically, giving a total of 6 minutes 40 seconds before the next presenter is up. It's fast, its fun and as some have said, PK Nights "combine business meeting and poetry slam to transform orporate cliche into surprisingly compelling beat-the-clock performance art: (Daniel H Pink, Wired). It's like clubbing for thinkers... …inspiration for the creative class… ...a business social that's more a night out... ...it'll get your heart skipping and your mind racing! Come and shoot the breeze with some of Adelaide's finest and emerging creative talent, for a relaxed, funny and always thought provoking feast of ideas! The Adelaide Pecha crew are designers, architects, artists, scientists, body artists, fashion designers, anthropologists, sociologists, glass blowers, magicians, photographers, musicians, and creative entrepreneurs from all industries and all walks of life! EVENT DETAILS TICKET NUMBERS: 120 Only - Please pre-purchase your tickets now and spread the word to save disappointment http://pkn8global.eventbrite.com.au/EVENTBRITE TICKETS: $8DOOR TICKETS: $10DATE: Friday, 20th September 2013TIME: Doors open 6:30 for a 7:00 startMC: Matthew Wright-Simon from EcocreativeCATERING: Beer, Wine, Soft + Nibblies (Best to eat prior if you're really hungry)AUCTIONS: Brother MFC J430W printer and God's Hill WinesSPECIAL EVENT: God's Hill Wine TastingAUCTION ITEMS#1. Thanks to RDS Site Management Group for their generous donation of a brand new, in box Brother MFC J430W printer #2. Charlie Scalzi from God's Hill Wines, for his donation of a bottle of the Menzel Shiraz 2008 #3. A duo of God's Hill Wines that include;III Rows Unwooded Chardonnay 2011 A well rounded Chardonnay with dominant citrus characters on both the nose and palate. No oak treatment was given to this wine, allowing the dominant fruit flavours of the variety to shine through. A very full bodied Chardonnay with a lingering finish. Classic varietal wine! God's Hill Shiraz 2011 A wine with plenty of richness and concentration on the palate , with loads of fresh berry fruit, with chocolaty ripe tannins and lingering finish .Beautiful rich and elegant wine which will continue to grow.So, get your Auction blood pumping as we put these generous donations up at #PKN8Global on Friday night. #PKN8Global LINE-UP (In no particular order)Wayne Lewis // Rising Sun PicturesPeter Coombs // It Started With a PenTrudi Pavlovsky // Dreams Do Come TrueClare Andrew // Meatcuts, Mystery and the CinemaTravis Ranson // A Subculture of Hero TrainingKimberley Marshall // Shoe Boxes of LoveCharlie Scalzi // A Little Slice of Italy in the BarossaZoom Strange // Title: Rat or Survival: Zen and the Art of the Pig PechaKucha Nights are TOTALLY not-for profit local events held in more than 700+ cities across the world, forming a global network of like-minded designers and creatives from all disciplines. PechaKucha Night‘s are all about ‘uncovering the unexpected’, networking and having fun! For more about PechaKucha Night - Adelaide, head to the websites; ADELAIDE: www.facebook.com/Pecha.Kucha.Adelaide GLOBAL: www.pechakucha.org and sign up for the Adelaide newsletter to be notified of upcoming events. SPONSORS + VOLUNTEERSThanks to venue sponsor Hub Adelaide, Steve Hall of and team from Dreamstreamstv, who Livestream and film our events. Thanks also to Event Photographer, Jason Vandepeer from SMI.nted Inc, regular techie volunteer Hing-Wah Kwok, MC Matthew Wright-Simon from Ecocreative and bar and door volunteers from AIESEC.We'd also like to thank RDS Site management Group for their generous donation of a brand new, in box Brother MFC J430W printer and Charlie Scalzi from God's Hill Wines, for donating a bottle of the Menzel Shiraz 2008 and a duo of God Hill Wines, which include III Rows Unwooded Chardonnay 2011 and God's Hill Shiraz 2011. Get your AUction blood pumping as we put generous donations up #PKN8Global on Friday night.Ticket sales cover the costs of equipment only – Raffle and auctions are held at the events to raise money for PechaKucha Global to cover costs associated with runnning PechaKucha Nights accross the world. Pecha is Non-profit in the old-school way - Volunteers and speakers are not permitted to receive payment for their time and work - Pecha events come together from the passion and generosity of volunteers and speakers who give their time to share their ideas. *Please note that it does not take a huge sum of money to put on a PK Events in Adelaide but it does take some (to date each event has cost around $800). No one makes a nickel; we are local volunteers that are passionate about providing a public platform for sharing creative ideas and processes.Stay connected on the Pecha Adelaide Facebook page or the groups on Facebook and Linkedin if you’d like to present and for details about collaborative projects that happen as a result of our networking and upcoming events!
Nurdle in the Rough
“I compose each piece of marine debris into an interesting and ambiguous object.” In Nurdle in the Rough from PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol. 27, Kathleen Crabill shares how she started transforming ocean plastic into conversation starting gems. Crabill is an ocean lover who grew up on the Big Island. She went on to receive a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University with a concentration in metalsmithing. Bringing her skills and desire for healthy oceans back to Hawaii, she started a business called Nurdle in the Rough Jewelry.