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@ VOL 10 ON MAR 02, 2012

Franziska lived and worked for 4 years in Japan, and in her presentation, she tells us why she still loves Japan and the city of Tokyo, talking about the people, the food, and the nature that surrounded her. (in German)


SITEWIDE Search Results: “living”

Jeremy Deedes
Life and financial coach, Project Sophia Ltd in York


Beijing @ PKBJ VENUE 28 Liang Shi Art Cafe (next to UCCA)
Mar 26, 2014


Seattle @ Nordic Heritage Museum
Jun 05, 2014


Adelaide @ Signatures Cafe, Marion Cultural Centre
May 06, 2015


Železný Brod @ KC Kino - Železný Brod
Dec 11, 2015


Venice @ Palazzo Michiel del Brusà
Mar 11, 2017


Manila @ ASPACE Greenbelt
Mar 15, 2017


Gwalior @ Jiwaji Club
Sep 30, 2017


Niigata @ Common Living
Dec 02, 2017


Yerevan @ BŪRO
Sep 28, 2018


Gwalior @ Jiwaji Club
Feb 10, 2019

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The City of Tallinn

@ VOL 3 ON FEB 22, 2012

Liisa welcomes everyone to Tallinn and especially to the Fish House (Kalamaja) area, known for its wooden architecture and special atmosphere. When old houses meet new ones with high building standards, it raises many questions about the value of living, space, transport, etc. (in English)

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Würdevoll leben bis Zuletzt

@ VOL 5 ON JUN 27, 2014

Jeder Mensch hat ein Recht auf würdevolles Leben. Und ebenso auf ein würdevolles Sterben. Nur wird das gern verschwiegen. Denn Sterben und Tod sind unangenehme Themen, mit denen sich keiner so Recht auseinander setzen möchte, selbst wenn ein naher Angehöriger im Sterben liegt.

Mit Ihrem Vortrag macht Gisela Textor, Leiterin des Koblenzer Hospiz, deshalb auf diesen Umstand aufmerksam. Und Sie zeigt, was die Mitarbeiter des Hospiz täglich leisten, um ihren Patienten und deren Angehörigen die letzten Tage so angenehm und würdevoll wie möglich zu gestalten.


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Apparently I'm a Freakshow

@ VOL 5 ON OCT 28, 2014

Adam Morely, boat captain and business owner, shares with us about living in a shipping container and a few other things that make him a little freakier than the average guy. Working with recycled materials, it is possible to build a home in a shipping container. It is also possible to live a life smarter, than bigger, to take steps in the right direction of keep plastics out of the enviroment. 

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Learning to Fail

@ VOL 35 ON SEP 01, 2015

Claire Montana Jencks begins her presentation with the story of her step-father who died after being struck by a lightning bolt. What follows is her perspective on learning to fail, and living life with gusto and passion.

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tatamu(v) - New Prototype of Tatami

@ VOL 133 ON FEB 24, 2016

有川愛彩さんは、 早稲田大学大学院で建築を学ぶ大学院生。 所属する渡辺仁史研究室は「未来の暮しをデザインする」ことをテーマに、 建築という1つの分野にとらわれず幅広い視点から研究を行い、問題解決・問題提起を行ってきました。昨年は、日本人の暮しに欠かせないながら現代の住宅から姿を消しつつある「畳」を題材に、未来のくらしに繋がる新たな畳のプロトタイプを製作・発表しました。TOKYO DESIGN WEEK 2015で高評価を得た本プロジェクトの、真髄に迫ります。

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Living Differently

@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

A number of societal and architectural changes force us to radically rethink the way we plan, build and experience our city centres. The SphinxTuin initiative, a building project for the inner city of Maastricht, is an attempt to incorporate these innovations and present a new way of living for a variety of target groups: entrepreneurs, knowledge workers, culture and art lovers.

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New York: A City of the Living and the Dead

@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Allison C. Meier is a Brooklyn-based writer focusing on the arts and overlooked history. Currently, she is staff writer atHyperallergic, and moonlights as a cemetery tour guide at New York burial grounds. These tours are focused on cemeteries as places of history, art, and architecture, as well as concerned in keeping our memorial sites visible for preservation and remembrance. At PechaKucha Night NYC Vol 16, Allison discusses these often abandoned and forgotten spaces right in the middle of our bustling city - reminding us the importance of slowing down.

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An Active Life, Is a Life Well Lived

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

Faced with the ultimate end, Lindsay Somers discusses how her Mother's lust for life even in her final months inspired her to chase her dream. Her work embodies her Mother's spirit and allows it to live on every day.  She bares her heart and soul in this beautiful ode to her Mother, the Thursday before Mother's Day.  

Take a moment to stop and smell the roses, watch the clouds roll across the summer sky, and take a deep breath in the middle of all the bustling about. 


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Lessons in Living Through Death

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Our presenter, Colin Easton, walks us through his journey to appreciation for life through death. 

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A Creative Community for Designers in Sydney, Living with Schizophrenia, and a PKN in Brighton

Presentations In this presentation (from PKN Sydney Vol. 21) by Anna Lise de Lorenzo you'll find out all about &company, a project that gives emerging designers the opportunity to build their design experience within a creative community. They provide mentoring, facilitate production with local craftspeople and manufacturers, and take care of the marketing and distribution of the design. &company is on a mission to give designers a leg-up as they develop into capable and confident professionals. Not just for designers, the new Pop-Up premises in The Rocks invites anyone in to come and make something in the workshop, learn new skills in a class, or check out the work by their designers in the gallery and store. Poet and rapper Pablo Xavier suffers from schizophrenia, but he feels much better now. Through poetry and images, he explains how hard it has been. A very personal and touching presentation (in French, from PKN Lausanne Vol. 9). Posters We have two new posters on the Tumblr blog today, first for PKN London Vol. 7 (pictured above), and then for PKN Gainesville Vol. 4, which are happening on June 28 and 29 respectively. Photos We have one set of photos to share with you today, taken at last week's PKN Brighton Vol. 11 -- you're seeing one of those photos above. Of course, you can always find plenty of other event photos on our PechaKucha Night Flickr account. Calendar Back from the weekend, you can start your week with tonight's PKN Rotterdam Vol. 30. Tomorrow (June 26), you can look for the following two events: PKN Amersfoort Vol. 7 and PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 25. 

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Comparing the US to the UK and Projects for Alternative Living

For this presentation (from PKN Pittsfield Vol. 1), let David Hyde take you on a tongue-in-cheek comparative tour of the US and the UK -- expect stereotypes galore, and a good laugh. Redesigna is a collaboration of different projects in Augsburg -- each of these projects focuses on alternative living. This presentation (in German, from PKN Augsburg Vol. 1) shows a variety of recycled and upcycled projects created by Doris Leitner.

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Collaborative Living

Lon Wong is a member of a new start-up that advocates collaborative consumption, and in his presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 16) he explains why a lifestyle of consumption is both killing us and pushing us towards better ways of living.

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PKN Miami in the Miami Herald

This Wednesday's PechaKucha Night in Miami (Vol. 24) gets a mention in the Miami Herald. Here's the full listing: PechaKucha Night hosts an exhibit at Miami Beach Urban Studios, 420 Lincoln Rd., from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday that explores feminism and queer themes in contemporary Chinese art. Presenters are Alpesh Kantilal Patel, curator; Neil De La Flor, Reading Queer; and Emery Grant, Stonewall National Museum and Archives. RSVPs are requested to You'll also find more info on the official event page.

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Living in Sublimity

"I like the way the markings imply an effort to impose some sort of order on infinity." Dozier Bell, an artist in Rockland, Maine, elaborates on her drawings that encompass natural and conscious elements of the world. In "Living in Sublimity" from PKN Midcoast, Maine Vol. 19 we see her artwork, in its simplicity, lessens our human understanding of these natural forces and gives us a greater sense of sublimity to our surroundings. 


PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Vol #15 - "Sustainability: A Living Expression" #PKNADL15

It's that time again!PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Vol #15 - "Sustainability: A Living Expression" #PKNADL15 Venue: Signatures Cafe, Marion Multicultural Centre Address: 287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046 Phone: (08) 8375 6855 Date: Wednesday, May 6th 2015 Time: 6:45pm - 9:00PM Cost: Gold Coin Donation Prizes, drinks and snacks available for purchase at Signatures Cafe. Organised by participants of the City of Marion's Community Leadership Program, PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Vol. #15 is on the topic of sustainability as a living expression. Matthew Wright-Simon Ecocreative (MC) SPEAKERS Keitha Haycock Seed Freedom Food Festival Phil Donaldson CRC for Low Carbon Living Sharon Ede Ecocity Design  Fiona Cross Bodhi Tree Wines Samantha Lorton Abundant Health Josie McLean The Partnership Pty Ltd Please share with your friends to register for free tickets. More Information -> and stay in touch at, Share the event on Facebook and Twitter, get a group together and make hump-day on May 6th, just that bit more interesting! We hope you can make it! Cheers, PechaKucha Night - Adelaide

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The Living in Brooklyn

Founder of the The Living in Brooklyn, an Autodesk design studio, David Benjamin will be in presenting in Brooklyn this week as part of NYCxDesign, 2015. Pscyh yourself up for his talk by watching his previous PKN presentation, Prototyping Architecture, from NYC, Vol. 14. 

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Summertime PechaKucha ...and the Livin' is Easy

Summer is upon PechaKucha (well, at least in the northern hemisphere), and what a better excuse to get your local Pechakucha City Organizer to host an outdoor summer series like PKN San Antonio did this week at the Arneson River Theatre in cooperation with Slab Cinema. Don't mess with Texas! (Photo by Scott Ball.)      

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Living in idk [I Don't Know]

“You're walking down a long corridor and at times it’s lit; you can see your steps and you know where you're going and everything makes sense. And then boom! The lights go off and you don’t know where you are or what you're doing. ” In Living in idk [I Don't Know] from PechaKucha Night Chicago’s 35th Volume, Presenter  Lissette Martinez discusses living life in limbo. As an aspiring museum educator, Lissette is a grad student in the Master’s of Art Education program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is also a talented stick-figure artist.

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7(ish?) Lessons in Handmade Living

“I’m that annoying friend that can’t just sit and watch a movie, I knit and watch a movie. But I also make really awesome homemade gifts for everybody so you know– they can only get so mad about it.” When you hear the word “homestead” what do you think of? I think of the old west in the US of A’s past, of folk heading out into the unknown with just their wits and wares and know-how. In 7(ish?) Lessons in Handmade Living from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Volume 28, speaker Kimberly Coburn would do just fine out there on her own given that she is helping revive the hand-me-down knowledge that was once passed from generation to generation but has somehow stopped now. Sewing, smithy work, growing food, glass making, and more! Tune in to hear Kimberly make the case for bringing back the “old knowledge”!