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Exhibition "Design Ah!" Channel

PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.

blake art
designer in chicago
New Town Art Gallery
in Williamsburg, Virginia
Jan Castaño Pipier ART
INGENIERO INDUSTRIAL EN FORMACION, MUSICO, ILUSTRADOR in bogota
CANAL ART
art event, canal art in Nagoya
Libby & Jo Modern Art
Artists/Designers, Modern Art in Lancaster
PAGE Public Art Genoa
Public Art in Genova
Nevena Nikolic (Nowlove Art)
Artist, NowLove Art in Mount Riverview
art art
art, art in art
Shalaysia Folk
in Philadelphia

PAST VOL 4

Miami @ Miami Beach Convention Center
Dec 03, 2009

PAST VOL 8

Chichester @ Pallant House Gallery
Jul 11, 2013

Miami @ Interactice Art Fair - Downtown Miami

PAST VOL 9

Pittsfield
Feb 20, 2014

PAST VOL 11

Memphis, TN @ Crosstown Arts
Apr 01, 2015

PAST VOL 8

Asheville @ The Grove House
Jul 31, 2015

PAST VOL 14

Memphis, TN @ Crosstown Arts
Feb 25, 2016

PAST VOL 3

Ufa @ MIRAS art gallery
May 12, 2016

PAST VOL 1

Malden @ The Gallery
Sep 21, 2018

PAST VOL 55

Brisbane @ Turbine Platform, Brisbane Powerhouse
Dec 05, 2018

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This Is Aomori

BY ADRIAN HOGAN
@ VOL 119 ON NOV 26, 2014

Illustrator Adrian Hogan and Alex Queen met while both residents in Aomori, and they kick of their presentation by introducing some the lesser known sights and culture of the prefecture. They then talk about a publishing project they have launched that involves "Tsugaru Folk Tales" translated into modern Japanese and English. You'll even get to learn a few words from the Aomori dialect.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 16, 2015.

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Sweet Tea & Magnolias

BY DAVIE BURGDORF
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 17, 2015

Vintage and contemporary folk art is alive and thriving in the American South.  Join Davie Burgdorf as he explores the background of this art and discusses some of the artists who create these fun and unique expressions of creativity with a distinctively Southern twist.

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Objects are Greater than They Appea

BY JUSTIN ENGER
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 04, 2015

Justin Enger is a avid consumer of material culture, who lives in Harrisburg SD with his long suffering husband, Travis, and their three dogs Eva, Otie and Cadet.

 

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Cutting A Long Bow

BY CHRIS T-T
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

Famed for his song-writing and music, Chris T-T is not afraid to be honest and poetic.  This PechaKucha is a true performance piece.   

Contains some explicit language.

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Holler!!!

BY PETRA HOLLER
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 08, 2016

Petra Holler brought brutal honesty, beauty and humour in her poignant Pecha Kucha presentation surrounding her journey from art school drop out in Montreal to art activist in Penticton. Her raw and innovative performance used face paint, and images of her art and poetry to explain her manifesto and our shared struggle surrounding community building, health and creativity in modern society.

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The Huichol and their Peyote

BY KEVIN SIMPSON
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 26, 2017

Art dealer Kevin Simpson talks about the Huichol, Native Americans, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states of Nayarit, Jalisco, Zacatecas, and Durango, and their use of peyote, a spineless cactus with psychoactive alkaloids, particularly mescaline.

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Way Up On Clinch Mountain

BY MATTHEW TONEY
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Matthew Toney shares about one old folk song in particular - how it was taught to him, why there are so many versions, and why he think it continues to persist today.

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My Week at Summer Camp

BY AMANDA PLUMB
@ VOL 36 ON AUG 26, 2018

Amanda Plumb describes learning to weave at the John C. Campbell Folk School.

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Ukrainian folk shirt

BY NATALIYA MATVEEVA
@ VOL 13 ON MAY 25, 2019

"Якою має бути українська сорочка і чи можливо створити її власноруч не маючи спеціальних навичок? Поділюся своїми думками і власним досвідом".

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Music of the Old North End

BY BRIAN PERKINS
@ VOL 28 ON MAY 22, 2019

Musician and music educator Brian Perkins explores the cultural history of Burlington, Vermont's Old North End neighborhood through the lens of music.

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Art in Japan After 3/11

Art is Powerful or Powerless? That's one of the questions that Tokyo Art Beat's Tomomi Sasaki and Xin Tahara try to answer in this presentation that looks at the Japanese art scene post 3/11. It was recorded at the last month's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 83.

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Taking Art Back

Many people think there is special knowledge required just to enjoy art. Are they right? Yinka! focuses on inherent inaccessibility of art to the common man and how this trend is changing. Despite advancements in and best efforts of society, governments, educators, etc., there is still a widely held perception that it is something reserved for the rich and privileged. In “Taking Art Back” from PKN Markham Vol. 3, you’ll see: change is a-coming!

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PKN at Rail River Folk School!

Pecha Kucha Bemidji is excited to be part of Sustainable Tuesday at Rail River Folk School on June 23rd! The format is the same--each speaker will have 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide for a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds--and the topics are still delightfully diverse. We have 10 presentations lined up for you as well as some fun activities for intermission. Everyone is welcome! Take a look at who will be speaking. You won't want to miss this one! Rail River Folk School is located at 303 Railroad St SW, Bemidji, MN. The doors open at 5pm and the event starts at 5:30. The suggested donation of $3 would be greatly appreciated. The PKN team would also appreciate having 4-6 volunteers to greet guests, direct parking, and take donations. If you're interested, please drop us a messsage on Facebook or email info@pknbemidji.org.

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400 Seconds of Art

“It is said that one of the biggest forms of intimidation for a painter is an empty canvas” In 400 Seconds of Art from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 10th volume, speaker Sandy Saad discusses her relationship with art. A lover of all things art – she enjoys experiencing and sharing with others the many ways art inspires her. From abstraction to mark making, she shares about how we engage with art and learn from it.

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Lessons from Contemporary Art

Mary Heathcott presents lessons contemporary art has taught her: whether it’s playful, somber or obscure, art champions experimentation, ideas, dialogue and more.

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400 Seconds of Art

  “It is said that one of the biggest forms of intimidation for a painter is an empty canvas” In 400 Seconds of Art from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 10th volume, speaker Sandy Saad discusses her relationship with art. A lover of all things art – she enjoys experiencing and sharing with others the many ways art inspires her. From abstraction to mark making, she shares about how we engage with art and learn from it.

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Barn Quilts : Art in the Community

"We want our project to be more than pretty. We want to be a positive addition to the community." Barn Quilts: Art in the Community from Accident Vol. 3, Cheryl DeBerry discusses the Barn Quilt project which started in Ohio and has spread across America. Cheryl and others brought this art movement to Garrett County, Maryland. This project spruces up barns, encourages artists, and brings the community together.

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The Fine Art of Paper Conservation

  "Our world is filled with (the) conservation, restoration, and preservation of important works on paper." In "The Fine Art of Paper Conservation" from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 7, drawing upon his experience as the president of Graphic Conservation Company in Chicago, one of the top paper-conservation laboratories in North America, Russ Maki provides a beautifully illustrated overview of the conservation of works ranging from works of art to historically significant documents.

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The Art & Science of Mixology

"Making cocktails and tending bar is a process that evolves from science into art. Doing the science beforehand enables the art during service." From "The Art & Science of Mixology" from PechaKucha Asheville Vol. 8, Asheville Organizer Jasper Adams, beverage manager at Table restaurant and The Imperial Life bar in Asheville and co-founder of Ninebar Creative, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the science and the work behind the beauty of cocktails and the craft of tending bar.

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Art En Vivo

"Beautify your own life." In "Art En Vivo" from PechaKucha Night El Paso Vol. 13, Jonathan Childress talks about Art En Vivo, a weekly live screen printing project hosted by Proper Printshop. Its aim is to promote the craft of printmaking, empower artists, and engage the community to engage with art. The project will feature 52 artists in 2016 and travel the world beginning in 2017.