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Sheffield @ Wig and Pen (downstairs)
Jul 22, 2010

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Winnipeg
Sep 15, 2011

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Phoenix
Oct 19, 2011

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Sydney @ Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation
Jun 06, 2013

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Wolfville @ The Al Whittle Theatre
Sep 18, 2014

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Akron @ Akron Civic Theatre
Feb 05, 2016

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Pensacola @ First City Art Center
May 14, 2016

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Tehran @ Farabi Hall - Tehran University of Art
Sep 27, 2016

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St. Augustine @ St. Augustine Amphitheater
Dec 10, 2018

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Singapore @ Canvas Singapore
Sep 11, 2019

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Monsterthon

BY CAMERON MALPHRUS
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 07, 2013

Artist Cameron Malphrus goes into great depth on the process behind his canvas work. Each piece, each element has a unique meaning to him, and he encourages us to derive our own meaning from his work. 

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Context, Scale, Meaning, Place

BY CHARLES PIPER
@ ARCHEX PECHAKUCHA SESSION ON NOV 07, 2013

Architect Charles Piper admits that his title may seem architectural and pretentious. As well, even though he admits it's just an excuse to show us some of his favorite places, those places sure can make you acutely aware of context, scale, meaning, and place the way he unfolds them. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 24, 2014.

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Words Mean Things

BY OMAR KHAFAGY
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2014

Average humans will often converse on a daily basis exchanging at least 200 words per minute. With this many of them flying by, it's hard to sit back and think on what each word can really mean. Omar Khafagy takes us through on just a sample of what it's like to read a little deeper into what we say.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 28, 2014.

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I See, Like a Bird, I Sing

BY SARAH WALLIN
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 06, 2014

Sarah Wallin enjoys diving deep into the multitude of life's mysteries and pondering the meaningful coincidences, or "synchronicities," that occur in life. In her experience, she has found when she lets synchronicity navigate her life, it feels as if her story is unfolding with the logic of a dream. Sarah shares her journey of personal discovery.

 

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Design: Right Brain, Left Brain, or Somewhere in the Middle?

BY CHRISTOPHER GREGORY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Christopher Gregory, an industrial designer shares his thoughts on how different mindframes guide design work, and how a wholistic, balanced perspective can help create meaning in our lives. What will you create?

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A Mask for all Occasions

BY DAVID DIXON
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

IT Consultant David Dixon talks us through the hidden meaning behind masks – not just the physical masks that have appeared in popular culture for centuries, but the masks we all where every day to hide our true self and our emotions.

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Philosophy is for everyone

BY MELINA LAFIRENZE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Artist and philosophy teacher Melina Lafirenze talks to us about philosophy and why it should be accessible to everyone.

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I (Don't) Believe in God

BY BRENT SPODEK
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek uses art and artists to talk about comprehending the ineffible. 

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How asking great questions can lead you to your life’s true purpose

BY AMY KOSH
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

In her presentation, Amy Kosh asserts that reating change in our lives and stepping up to accomplish our dreams can be a formidable challenge. Being able to ask the right questions and then create action steps towards accomplishment is the key to creating anything and living fully into your life's purpose.

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The Art of Gift Giving

BY JULES AUFDEMBRINKE
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2019

This presentation is a short story about Jules Aufdembrinke's interest in the visual presentation of things.

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How Do You Pronounce That?

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7no0EG7vJ-0 PechaKucha Night debuted in Johannesburg last night, and while we'll have a report on the event soon, in the meantime here's a fun video put together by the organizers, inviting a few locals to try and pronounce "PechaKucha," and explain its meaning.

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Listening to Popcorn

The nefarious, hidden underworld of popcorn is out there; you just have to keep your ears to the ground. Is popcorn just a delicious snack to enjoy or is there some deeper meaning to be discovered? In "Listening to Popcorn" from PKN Sharjah Vol. 4, Rami Salame, an enthusiast for investigation and popcorn, cracks down on the mystery shrouded around popcorn and seeks to uncover the truth of its existence. Listen as he explains his comical deduction of popcorn's unlikely relationship to typewriters and accordions. 

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Drink Wine, Eat Chocolate

"Getting more pleasure, and enjoying [life] more, together." Good motto. Contemporary Swedish glass designer Åsa Jungnelius is interested in what is considered genuine or fake, and how value is created around an object. In "Drink Wine, Eat Chocolate" from a special Swedish Style x PechaKucha edition of PKN Tokyo (Vol. 66), we see that Åsa often uses stereotypes as a language that informs her design theory, and challenges the conventional meaning of these formulae. 

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Context, Scale, Meaning, Place

"This image has no context, and absent context it has no meaning or at best arbitrary meaning." In "Context, Scale, Meaning, Place" from the PKN Williamsburg ArchEx sessions, architect Charles Piper admits that the title of his presentation may seem engineered and pretentious. And though he makes this statement, he points out that the showy title just an excuse to take us to some of his favorite locations; locations that are sure to make you acutely aware of context, scale, meaning, and place.

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Define the Meaning of Making It

“I played in a band, and always wanted to be on stage in front of a crowd of adoring fans.” Jon Luini of Chime Interactive talks about how his definition of making it has changed over time. In “Define the Meaning of Making It” from PKN Santa Cruz, CA Vol. 8, he shares his life story and the trials, errors, and tribulations of "making it”.

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Homebeat - The Art of Making Meaningful Events

"We went into your apartment, brought a bunch of bands, and had a lovely little time for ourselves."In "Homebeat - The Art of Making Meaningful Events" from PechaKucha Night Dublin Vol. 8, Emmet Condon shares being Creative Director of a music promotion and production outfit with a particular interest in non traditional spaces. He also produces the Fading Light, Another Love Story and Hollow Sounds festivals. When not drinking tea, he can sometimes be spotted playing records to people in bars and clubs with the heartfelt aim of making them dance and smile. 

Glasgow

Planning Meeting -- tonight! 7:30 @ Chameleon

Hi All, Looking forward to this evening's PechaKucha Night planning meeting, 7:30pm @ Four Seasons (Chameleon) Jessica(for the PKN Lilongwe Team)  

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Art Lessons

  "You don't have to love art or know a lot about the artist to glean something from it." In "Art Lessons" from PechaKucha Night Dubuque Vol. 9, David Schmitz shares his favorite artists and their works to dive into their deeper meaning and what they can teach us about everyday life.

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Tiny Terrains

"Our first exploration into the realm of miniature worlds began. Old jam jars to kids toys, marbles, shells, and magnifying glasses suddenly took on a new meaning." In Tiny Terrain from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 27, Miniature & Moss showcase their magnificent worlds of tiny figures and flora.

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The Meaning Of Life

"We've got choices in life, we can decide who we are, where we are gonna go, the people were are gonna be, so just embrace that, and create your own future." In The Meaning of Life from PechaKucha Night Cambridge Vol. 12, Kent Height shares a few of the many ways one can live their lives.