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This is Your Creative Wake Up Call!!!
BY NADIYA VIRANI
@ VOL 12
ON SEP 30, 2016
Fueled by pixels, pantones & peanut butter, Nadiya Virani is a creative, multidisciplinary Graphic Designer with an eye for innovation & passion for typography. She recalls her first Creative Wake Up Call and how it propelled her into a career that assists others in bringing their own creative visions to life.
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By Brightest Day, By Blackest Night: The Moral and Personal Guidance of Superheroes
Superheroes are real. They're forces of change and personal inspiration. Bill Cameron speaks about the way that superheroes can serve as a real and positive influence on people's lives, with a few famous examples and some personal anecdotes. In "By Brightest Day, By Blackest Night: The Moral and Personal Guidance of Superheroes" from PKN Markham Vol. 3 we see that, in spite of their fictitious nature, superheroes can be a real source of personal strength and morals.
Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams
Go out there. Search for your colors. Put as many on your palette as you can, mix them, and make them your own. Kairini Guay is a native of Western Sumatra who has lived in Bangor, Maine for ten years. Currently, Khairini is studying computer information systems and earning her MBA at Husson University. In "Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams" from PKN Bangor, ME Vol. 12, she presents about the colors of her life and her journey through a multicultural world. She speaks about her home in Sumatra, it's matrilinear culture, and tells us some historical myths.
A Journey into the Virtual World
“I worked very hard to make no reference to the real world at all. It took me to some amazing places.” Architect and urban planner David Denton has been working in the Virtual World for seven years. In “A Journey into the Virtual World” from PKN Knoxville Vol. 12, he speaks about the folly of wanting to re-create the real world, and about the incredible tool that virtual reality is for creating entirely new worlds.
A Little Polar Bear's Big Journey
“Creating a sense of security and safety for this little bear was absolutely imperative.” Mammal Curator for the Louisville Zoo Jane Anne Franklin tells the story of a little orphaned polar bear’s journey from Alaska to captivity. In “A Little Polar Bear’s Big Journey” from PKN Louisville Vol. 8, Jane tell us how she was thrust into the role of surrogate mother for this little polar bear, as well as how she’s struggled and triumphed in helping the bear grow.
Designing Personal Sustainability
“When I first started, I became busy so quickly but I learned busy doesn't mean happy. I had no time to do the creative work I had been hired to do, let alone any personal projects, volunteer work or on some days even eat or sleep. People told me oh you're busy that's so great! but this kind of busy was making me miserable.” In Designing Personal Sustainability from PechaKucha Night Nanaimo’s 3rd Volume Speaker Lisa Hemingway is a collaborative creative consultant with a focus on sustainable design. Join her in "designing personal sustainability" as she talks us through her journey of applying principles of sustainability into her personal life. After all, when you're your own boss, your most important employee is yourself.
A Zero-Waste Junkie's Journey to Pesto
“Three Rs! The waste hierarchy! It’s a hierarchy because reducing is more effective than reusing and reusing is more effective than recycling.” In A Zero-Waste Junkie's Journey to Pesto from PechaKucha Night Atlanta’s 28th volume Speaker Lisa Pellegrino discusses what she has learned while recovering from being a “zero-waste junky”. As part of her recovery she is ensuring that she is part of A (not THE) solution on a micro scale. Hear Lisa’s background in sustainability, where that background led her, and where she has followed that road to today… (Hint: pesto is part of it).
A Creative Journey
"Why, today, are children handed a piece of paper with Math, English and Science and nothing about who they are and why they’re unique?" In A Creative Journey from PechaKucha Night St Neots Vol. 6, Artist and creative Tracey Mowatt shares about the emotive and deeply personal community art project called Vir2oso. Mowatt has been been working on Vir2oso for a year since feeling great frustration from the UK's uncompromising education system which did not provide ample space for creativity and exploration of self.
My PechaKucha Journey
"What I learned from Karaoke is that it's not about singing perfect; it's about having FUN!" Thomas Maile is PechaKucha's charismatic organiser in the charming city of Aalen in Germany. In My PechaKucha Journey from PKN Aalen Vol. 27, he shares about the his perspective on the Global Network of all his PechaKucha friends, and what makes PechaKucha Nights so special in Aalen. Though he admits he's not a perfect English speaker, he insists that life is more fun by trying hard, forgetting about expectations, breaking the rules, and having fun!
Whimsical Creative Journey
"Y'know when you show up at a party and you're like 'Oh My God, everybody's dressed up one way!' So I thought that's my type of humor." In Whimsical Creative Journey from PechaKucha Night Sacramento Vol. 26, Susan Silvester walks us through her artistic career, highlighting places where it was unheard-of for women to work. She inspires us to follow our where our creativity takes us, regardless of society’s expectations.
A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto
"Being able to just close your eyes and listen to the wind and the leaves blow... it really changes it completely for me and made my life a lot better." In A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 152, Sagar Patel shares his captivating journey as a foreigner in Japan and how he overcame life's struggles to become a successful freelancer in Kyoto while traveling the world and exploring nature.