EL PASO Search Results: “local culture”
EL PASO PRESENTATIONS
TIME Project in El Paso
BY RIDA ASFAHANI
@ VOL 11
ON OCT 10, 2015
“We're really trying to change the way things are done in El Paso by letting people know that density is a good thing, letting people know that investing in local talent is something that can be really nice and really beneficial for… the people around you.”
In The TIME Project in El Paso from PechaKucha Night El Paso’s 11th Volume, presenter Rida Asfahani describes Root Architect's TIME project. An urban density, mixed use, this spectacular third space brings people together in west El Paso. Using locally sourced materials, commissioning local talent, and trying to overall draw from the local culture, the project successfully managed to create a space that was unique.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday February 10th, 2016.
Bringing Designers together with AIGA
BY ALEJANDRA SOUTH
@ VOL 14
ON OCT 15, 2016
AIGA is an organization of professionals, students, and design enthusiasts with an interest in helping the design community grow. AIGA El Paso helps disseminate the national message of diversity and inclusion at the local level and works to make design accessible to everyone. AIGA wants to play a role in local government though improved design practices and providing resources that help elevate projects within the community. Alejandra South explains.
BY JESUS "CIMI" ALVARADO
@ VOL 17
ON OCT 21, 2017
“CIMI” Alvarado is an El Paso, Texas native, and began his artistic career experimenting with graffiti art. Following his studies under Gaspar Enriquez at Bowie High School, Cimi delved into public art projects, which often included educational components and community involvement. His efforts have included an intensive, ongoing mural education program in Dallas, Texas; two full-scale murals created with students from the El Paso, Texas Juvenile Detention Center; and two large murals depicting the history and culture of El Paso, Texas. Cimi’s recent public works involved community brainstorming, input, and inspiration through both community meetings and written, anonymous surveys. Cimi’s artwork has been featured in shows in Mexico City; Buenos Aires, Argentina; the El Paso Museum of Art; the University of Arkansas at Little Rock; and Cd. Juarez, Mexico - “Binational Art Exhibit” Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes.
BY LAURA TURON
@ VOL 19
ON JUN 28, 2018
Laura Turon is a mixed media Border artist from El Paso, Texas whose work presents ephemeral art installations through processes that combine different light interpretations, mark making, repetition, design, and large-scale compositions. Laura is the founder and creator of Paradox Traveling Art, a mobile art installation gallery within a converted school bus, which creates and presents mobile art installations and murals. With a special focus on delivering art to communities that have limited or no access to art, and creating opportunities for artists to encourage and promote the creative arts.
UTEP DoArt Graphic Design Department
BY MARIANA LOPEZ
@ VOL 20
ON OCT 12, 2018
UTEP Graphic Design Students Representing El Paso
UTEP Graphic Design students Ricky Covarrubias and Mariana López discuss a particular poster design project that has impacted the way they view their city. Additionally, they will also focus on highlighting the art festival Chalk the Block, one of the most important public events in the Southwest region, in which they are proud to be featured this 2018 season.
Choosing Art for Your Home
BY KARIME LUPUS
@ VOL 20
ON OCT 12, 2018
Karime Lupus is a Chicana contemporary painter within the El Paso area. Born in Chihuahua, raised in Juarez she has lived most of her life now in the U.S. while exploring visual biliteracy. Tonight she shares on how to approach an artist for the acquisition of locally sourced artwork to enrich one's home or office space. To illustrate, Karime uses local examples representing the various styles and flavors of art found in our border region.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “local culture”
The American Institute of Architects is the voice of the architectural profession in the US and the resource for its members in service to society. Through a culture of innovation, AIA empowers its members and inspires creation for a better built environment.
EU-Japan Fest supports artists and communists in culture and the arts, arranging exchanges between Europe and Japan in this fields. Most of these activities revolve around the European Capital of Culture initiative. Funding is provided through members of the business community and EU member country ambassadors to Japan.
Nov 08, 2013
Modern Times Lomaland Brewery
Mar 18, 2015
Richmond Cultural Centre
Aug 05, 2015
Nov 21, 2015
Feb 20, 2016
Figge Art Museum
Nov 19, 2015
WeWork Union Station
May 05, 2016
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Aug 03, 2018
Medicine Hat @ Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
Only in New Westminster
BY TODD BRIGHT
@ VOL 2
ON APR 26, 2013
Professional Chef Todd Bright recounts some of his favorite experiences cooking in the lower mainland area. With sustainability initiatives, cooking competitions, and other community events, the area has become one of Bright's favorite places.
Garden City 2.0
BY BAILEY PERYMAN
@ VOL 18
ON MAR 27, 2014
Bailey Peryman talks about his social enterprise GardenCity 2.0 which aims at building local systems that focuses on the production and distribution of locally grown food. He wants people to become aware that in order to be healthy you need healthy food which is hard to find in today's society.
Reactivating the NoLi Neighborhood
BY RICHARD YOUNG
@ VOL 14
ON OCT 16, 2014
Richard Young, with the North Limestone Community Development Corporation, presents on their work to transform a disinvested neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky. Showcasing the power to rehabilitate neighborhoods by asking what the neighborhood wants and needs, and then delivering.
The Conbini DJ
BY YUICHI KISHINO
@ PASSION! TO THE FUTURE: NSRI 10TH ANNIVERSARY TALK EVENT POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA
ON NOV 10, 2016
音楽家・著述家等、 多岐に渡る活動を包括する名称としてスタディスト (勉強家)を名乗る岸野雄一さん。 「自分の住んでいる町を面白くする」ために、 誰もが訪れる地元のコンビニや、形骸化してしまった町内会の盆踊りでDJイベントを行う試みを紹介されています。 地域住民と新規住民の間にある文化的な垣根を取り払うことによって、町はずっと住みやすくなる。 岸野さんのユーモアとパッション溢れるプレゼンテーションをお楽しみください！
Border City Living
BY DEIDRE RITSCHE
@ VOL 2
ON MAY 31, 2017
Deidre Ritsche is incredibly passionate about the Windsor Essex-County community and has created a blog to connect with all of her favourite local people, places and things.
She belives that in order to thrive, we need to cherish our neighbourhoods and nurture our local businesses. She encourages everyone to get out and explore!
The People's Bank of Govanhill
BY AILIE RUTHERFORD
@ VOL 31
ON APR 20, 2017
Ailie Rutherford’s collaborative practice is grounded in the places she works. Inviting people to become co-producers of works that activate local public space, she interrogates the way we form communities and connect to each other, working with people to exchange knowledge and collectively imagine alternatives to the way we live now. Her current work The People’s Bank of Govanhill evolved from a residency at Govanhill Baths, Glasgow to become a long term collaborative research project on community currency. In an area frequently described as deprived, the project takes Govanhill’s existing alternative economy as its starting point, considering the diversity and richness of the local community as a form of wealth.
La socialización de la creatividad
BY ÁNGELA FUERTES
@ VOL 2
ON JUN 08, 2017
Ángela Fuertes le gusta participar en eventos culturales y actividades en Santander. Es voluntaria en Santander Creativa y la Fundación Centro Botín,
Ángela hablaba de "La socialización de la creatividad". Las diferentes expresiones artísticas fomentan la creatividad en la población. Convertirse en una persona más creativa ayudará a tener más herramientas para la resolución de conflictos y situaciones en la vida diaria.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
PKN in Culture Magazine
PechaKucha Night gets some nice coverage in the June issue of Culture Magazine -- love that 2-page spread! The magazine can be viewed online, with the article appearing on pages 54-55 (108-109 in the viewer).
Tokyo Local Food
Jess Mantell, Chris Berthelsen, and Jared Braiterman are always on the hunt for green spaces in urban environments -- in this case, Tokyo. In this presentation, they reveal ways and offer tips on how you can get your hands on some natural local food in the megalopolis. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 89, as part of Global Cities Week.
A Local Food Project
Do you know where the ingredients in your food come from? Local chef Alex Davies uses produce foraged and sourced from only the Canterbury region. Since working with seasonal foods, his menu changes daily depending on what he has each day. In "A Local Food Project" from PKN Christchurch Vol. 18, we see that Alex develops relationships with his growers and can always tell you the story of where your food came from that day. He now operates an open kitchen at a local cafe and wine bar called Shop Eight.
Custom Character Culture for Causes
“I’ve really become interested in doing custom toy shows and donating the money to good causes.” Figure and toy expert Don Kratzer speaks on Indie Toy Custom Culture. In “Custom Character Culture for Causes” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 117, Don discusses the discrepancies and crossovers between creators, characters, and figures, as well as goes into depth on the custom figure culture.
The Local Artist
“We came up with this when we were ice fishing — the idea was to pull artists up from below the surface.” South Dakota natives Jeff Ballard, Mitch Torbert, and Hunter Murphy discuss their burgeoning zine project: The Local Artist. In “The Local Artist” from PKN Sioux Falls Vol. 11, they speak on their efforts to expose local artists to the public, and cultivate the growth of the creative industry in their home state.
Tainan's Design Culture
"This is one of the most dangerous festivals in the world! You must join!"In Tainan's Design Culture from Pechakucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Leslie Tsai talks about the wonderful culture of Taiwan. He encourages many people to visit this great country with its many different customs and art.
A Glimpse of Armenian Culture
"When God was giving out the land to people, the Armenians were partying and got there late, and all that was left was the land of stones."In A Glimpse of Armenian Culture from PechaKucha night Townsville Vol. 10, Philippa Johnson shares her great love for international folk dancing, of which she is both a student and a teacher in Townsville. She tells some tales of her latest overseas dance workshop which took her to the strikingly beautiful South Caucasus region and heritage-rich nation of Armenia.
Dynamic Styles: Change and Continuity in Pacific Visual Culture
"The visual cultures styles... are responsive to change yet they retain the thread of continuity of the past." In Dynamic Styles: Change and Continuity in Pacific Visual Culture at PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol.28, Dr. Mārata Ketekiri Tamaira introduces a selection of Pacific visual culture styles from across the region, emphasizing the way they express the dynamic relationship between change and continuity over time and space. To narrow her focus, she considers three key sites of aesthetic production, including architecture, textiles, and sculpture. Dr. Mārata Ketekiri Tamaira hails from Aotearoa New Zealand and has genealogical ties with the central North Island tribe of Ngāti Tūwharetoa. She is a Honolulu-based Māori scholar and university instructor whose research focuses on contemporary Hawaiian and Pacific art.
A Local Food Project
"Understanding what grows under your nose is liberating, exciting, and educational." In A Local Food Project from PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 18, Local chef, Alex Davies shares how he uses produce foraged and sourced from only the Canterbury region. Since working with seasonal foods, his menu changes daily depending on what he has each day. He develops relationships with his growers and can always tell you the story of where your food came from that day. He now operates an open kitchen at a local cafe and wine bar called Shop Eight.
A Fashion Vision - Bespoke, Local and Global
"I just felt like there was something else in me that needed to be expressed and released to the world." In A Fashion Vision - Bespoke, Local and Global from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol. 19, Alex Mearing talks about her vision for her work and how she has been building her brand and using social media to create and capture a market all over the world. Based on the Sunshine Coast but with a global vision, Alex is a fashion designer who handcrafts made to measure, individually designed gowns and one of a kind wedding dresses. She also has a swimwear label called Klams. While she produces these in Brisbane she sells them exclusively online through her website.