TOKYO Search Results: “concepts”
Real Japanese Gardens
BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97
ON NOV 28, 2012
We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.
Noh: The Sculpture of Time
BY JOHN OGLEVEE
@ VOL 103
ON MAY 29, 2013
Finding the "now" in the "then." Noh evokes the contemporary through its use of space, materials and lines resulting in a sculpture of time. Listen to John Oglevee explain all of these concepts, as part of the noh performances he performs himself for English-speaking audiences.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 6, 2013.
The House of Nebuta
BY FRANK LA RIVIERE
@ VOL 105
ON JUL 31, 2013
Frank la Rivière introduces us to the Nebuta Festival as well as a successful collaborative effort to create The Nebuta House Museum in Aomori city, Japan. He breaks down the collaboration step by step from general planning to the architectural concepts that created a magical space in which the Nebuta can dwell. (In Japanese)
The Inflatable Concert Hall
BY YUSUKE KOMATA
@ VOL 107
ON OCT 30, 2013
Yusuke Komata and his team designed a mobile concert hall. It is a giant balloon that can fit inside of and run from a single truck. Here he outlines how it was designed, how it works, what things it can do, and how it has been used so far. (in Japanese with Engish subtitles)
"Presentation of the Day" on December 4, 2013.
Taking Architecture Beyond
BY MARCELLO GALIOTTO
@ VOL 125
ON MAY 28, 2015
"Architecture has no scale. It can go from a backpack to a city."
Student of "future master" Sou Fujimoto, fellow architect Marcello Galiotto talks about the process of not only interpreting an abstract concept architecturally, but pushing it beyond its architectural limitations. In this highly sophisticated presentation, Galiotto shares his insights in combining imaginative references of architecture, nature, and structure into real living spaces.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 12, 2015.
Vilnius of Tomorrow
BY SERGEJ GRIGORJEV
@ VOL 130
ON NOV 25, 2015
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, December 11th, 2015.
The Omo Project , A Magnificent of Asian Aesthetic
BY FANI ATMANTI
@ VOL 154
ON JAN 31, 2018
Fani Atmanti is currently investigating structural concepts and exploring the adaptive reuse of a traditional wooden house in Bawomataluo village, Nias Island Indonesia. Her other creative pursuit involves a collaboration with a local carpenter and Singaporean designer Karyn Lim to create a bag she has named “OMO” which dons v-pattern cuts in its outer wooden skin, allowing it to transform from a flat surface into a three-dimensional volume.
Fani Atmantiは、インドネシア、二アス島Bawomataluo村の伝統的な木製家屋の、最適な再利用方法と、ストラクチャーコンセプトのリサーチをしています。また、彼女のクリエイティビティへの探究心は、地元の職人とのコラボレーションや、シンガポールデザインナーKaryn Limとの、木の皮をv-パターンにカットした素材を利用した、2Dから3Dへ変形可能な“OMO”というバックの共同制作にまで及んでいます。
SITEWIDE Search Results: “concepts”
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Apr 25, 2013
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De Rode Hoed
Nov 16, 2015
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Nov 14, 2015
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Sparks! An Inspirational Night of Boat Design Concepts, Powered by PechaKucha
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Oct 01, 2018
Capturing the Moment
BY ANIL SHARMA
@ VOL 5
ON FEB 20, 2014
Photographer Anil Sharma describes his journey in concert photography beginning with his first show, when he had to sneak his camera into the show. Since then he has photographed many performers, including U2, Radiohead, and Taylor Swift, and has been published in Rolling Stone Magazine. He mentions some of his photography tips and tricks, and discusses the legitimization of print in our digital age.
"Presentation of the Day" on July 22, 2014.
Der Tontopf - eine Plattform für Vorarlberg
BY KATHARINA FELDER
@ VOL 8
ON OCT 15, 2015
Der Tontopf ist eine Plattform für klassische Musik in Vorarlberg. Es geht darum, klassische Musik einem breiteren Publikum nahe zu bringen. Menschen, die noch nie Kontakt mit klassischer Musik hatten, oder sich Konzerte nicht leisten können, sollen auch in den Genuss klassischer Musik kommen. Professionelle MusikerInnen aus allen Sparten sind Teil der Plattform. Diese können in verschiedenen Formationen für private oder offizielle Anlässe gebucht werden. Dadurch werden dann im Gegenzug "soziale Konzerte", etwa in Krankenhäusern, Gefänginssen etc. finanziert. Musik hautnah erleben!
A Day Behind the Music
BY SARAH GARCIA
@ VOL 4
ON AUG 11, 2016
Sarah Garcia consistently heard the comment, “You have the coolest job in the world!” so she decided to show people “A Day Behind the Music” and let them judge the coolness of her job in the music industry for themselves. From the early rise at 5:00 a.m. to the construction and deconstruction of a stage in less than 16 hours, and the catering, the security, the union labor, the heavy equipment, and the pyrotechnics, and finally from the settlement of the contract to the late departure, exhausted at 2:00 a.m. the following morning, Sarah Garcia shows us the real reasons she loves her job.
Building Artistic Community... From The Living Room
BY LUKE BROGDEN
@ VOL 23
ON MAY 11, 2017
Luke Brogden spent parts of his first decade of adulthood working for national concert promoter AC Entertainment, playing in local bands like Southern Cities, writing about music for publications like Blank Newspaper and throwing together house party shows. The house party shows proved the most fun and artistically rewarding, and he started his own series called From the Living Room. Finding new artists, locations and other series to collaborate with has given him the opportunity to be a part of Knoxville’s part of a national house concert movement.
BY STEEN MIKKELSEN
@ VOL 40
ON MAY 22, 2019
Steen Mikkelsen is Project Manager of Swinging Europe, which is an international organization that works to nurture and grow talent and traditions within music. Among other things, they brought 3 Danish bands to a large concert event in Milan, where they got a chance to showcase their country.
We were also fortunate enough to get a quick rundown of the coming events hosted by Swinging Europe and NIMPE.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
PKN Concepcion in August
Organizers in Concepcion are readying their next PechaKucha Night, this time following a theme of "architecture" (the last one had "design concepts" as a theme), and set to happen August 20 at the Universidad Santo Tomas.
A Concept Store in Dubai and What's Going on at SuperDeluxe
Tima Ouzeden is a fashion designer and cultural producer based in Dubai. In her presentation (from PKN Dubai Vol. 11), Tima shares 20 facts about the hugely successful concept DXB Store, a not-for-profit space that Tima has been involved in since its inception. It's a concept that is very close to her heart. At each PKN in Tokyo, Kono-san goes over some of the recent events that were held at the SuperDeluxe event space -- where PKN was born -- and announces upcoming events. He also likes to start off with a few personal experiences he's had. This presentation, in Japanese, is from PKN Tokyo Vol. 94.
Charting Sioux Falls Development, Creation Concepts of a Painter, and PKN Charleston Goes Outdoors
Presentations TJ Olson uses his presentation (from PKN Sioux Falls Vol. 1) to take us on a tour of the development of Sioux Falls, by way of Google Earth. This presentation (in Czech, from PKN Znojmo Vol. 1) by Paulina Ebringer covers various concepts used by the artist when preparing and painting portraits. Posters Today's additions to the Tumblr blog includes posters for PKN Charleston Vol. 15 (pictured above), PKN Las Palmas Vol. 8, and PKN Glasgow Vol. 11. That Charleston event was held last night, and we quickly started seeing photos all over Instagram of the outdoor PKN, with two examples pictured below (see larger versions here and here). Calendar Tonight (October 10) you can catch PKN Hawkes Bay Vol. 4 and PKN Auckland Vol. 31, while tomorrow takes the form of yet another big Thursday: PKN Salzburg Vol. 14, PKN Regensburg Vol. 10, PKN Augsburg Vol. 2, PKN Kosice Vol. 24, PKN Norrkoping Vol. 20, PKN Utrecht Vol. 5, PKN Omaha Vol. 16, and PKN Kyiv Vol. 9.
Can your happiness be measured? Can it stack up against the joys of others? Probably not, but your success sure can. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Hong Kong, Vol. 11) Larry Feign puts intangible concepts to statistics. If you've ever wanted to know the "simple" Formula for Success, Larry has your number.
Samuraidea: How to Use Identity for Collaboration
In this edtion of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo, Vol. 102) Akira Uchimura questions the importance of nationality to our individual identity. As a person born in Costa Rica to a Japanese father and a Chilean mother, Akira spent much of his youth attempting to pin-point his being, his place on this planet. To hear him go into detail on the concepts of blood and nation, give his presentation a listen.
Noh: The Sculpture of Time
The traditional Japanese musical and dramatic art of Noh evokes the contemporary through its use of space, materials, and lines resulting in a "sculpture of time". In this edition of Presentation of the Day, listen to John Oglevee expound (at PKN Tokyo Vol. 103) upon these concepts, as part of the noh performances he performs himself for English-speaking audiences.
The Inflatable Concert Hall
Quite a bit can be done with an enormous balloon and a little bit of ingenuity! In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Inflatable Concert Hall" from a special Tokyo Designers Week 2013 edition of PKN Tokyo Vol. 107, architect Yusuke Komata speaks on what it takes to design, assemble, and produce a very unique mobile concert. In collaboration with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, he and a team of designers, sculptors, engineers, and architects worked to bring music to the disaster-ridden region of Tohoku, Japan.
From Concept to Completion
"People are a lot like spaghetti -- there are parts that you can see, and there are other parts that kind of dip and twist beneath." Josh Alves is a children's book illustrator and cartoonist from Glenburn, Maine. He's illustrated chapter books, picture books, and has created graphics and animations for interactive books and mobile games. In "From Concept to Completion" from PKN Bangor, ME Vol. 11 He shares his experience of self-producing his first children's book, "Lilly Bristol, Dinosaur Wrangler".
Concepts in Time and Motion
“We are here in space at this moment…this is specific to human beings. The fly doesn’t live at our frame rate…to us [a movie] is motion, to them it’s a series of stills.” Artist Jonathon Schipper captures a moment in time through sculpture. In “Concepts in Time and Motion” from PKN Brooklyn Vol. 2, he goes into depth on the perception humans and other beings have of time, space, speed, and motion, and displays his work: two cars crashed together incredibly slowly over the course of two months.
PechaKucha People: Thorsten Bösch
Thorsten Bösch is one of the colorful cast of characters behind PechaKucha Nights in Chicago. When not busy designing visualizations for architects and other creatives via visualized concepts, he's focussed on building the most up to date and complete digital model of the entire city of Chicago! We love ya, Thorsten!