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Most Successful Fraud in History: William Shakespeare

BY BARBARA HOBENS
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 27, 2014

Everyone knows who William Shakespeare is, but are the facts about him true? Barbara Hobens does not think so and in fact denounces him as the true writer of all the infamous classic plays and writings. Rather she gives convincing evidence on how Edward de Vere is likely the Shakespeare we all thought we knew. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 11, 2014.

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Heaven is a Garden

BY JAN JOHNSEN
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 28, 2014

In "Heaven is a Garden" From PechaKucha Night Garrison Vol. 7, Jan Johnsen tells us all about her love for beautiful gardens. She states that being in nature enhances our well-being, and encourages everyone to transform their yards into places of serenity. Jan emphasizes the importance of finding one’s niche within these delightful, natural spaces. 

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Educating our Children for the Future

BY LYNN ROGOFF
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 28, 2014

Lynn Rogoff discusses the oncoming 6th major extinction on the planet. She states that plant and animal species are becoming extinct at a catastrophic rate, and that it is entirely thanks to the growing human population. She speaks about the necessity for biodiversity, and how her organisation Amerikids is teaching children about the planet’s needs.

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “plants”

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Castellón de la Plana @ Moloko
Jul 06, 2012

PAST VOL 2

Castellón de la Plana @ Mystic
Oct 26, 2012

PAST VOL 3

Castellón de la Plana @ Up & Down
Feb 22, 2013

PAST VOL 4

Castellón de la Plana @ Opal
Jul 05, 2013

PAST VOL 4

Richmond, BC @ Richmond Cultural Centre
Nov 29, 2013

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Castellón de la Plana @ Up & Down
Feb 07, 2014

PAST VOL 9

Poitiers @ Plan B
Jan 15, 2015

PAST VOL 7

Castellón de la Plana @ Anfiteatro Pepe Falomir
Jul 03, 2015

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Castellón de la Plana @ Sala Mambo
Mar 18, 2016

PAST VOL 4

Santander @ Cafe Opera
Nov 28, 2017

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My Life with Herbs

BY HANNAH SYLVESTER SYLVESTER
IN LINCOLN, UK

Hannah Sylvester, one of the 40 medical qualified herbalists in the country, tells us all about her life with herbs in a nourishing and organic presentation. She reflects on the importance of listening and observing nature to flourish with it. After all there's no better design than nature itself.

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food." ― Hippocrates

http://www.thedistrictherbalist.co.uk/

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Foraging and Picking

BY BRIAN CARTER
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"Architects are hunters and gatherers." 

In "Foraging and Picking" from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 17, professor of architecture Brian Carter provides a retrospective of twenty postcards from his many travels, highlighting what each image signifies in the mind of an architect. Carter reminds us that architecture can be an international language. It prompts travel, causing us walk into buildings, to meet people, and to listen, sense and smell the places that we go. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 21st, 2016. 

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A Brief Memoir of Architectural Space

BY JOANNA GILLESPIE
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"This is my 6-minute memoir. A mediation on impermanence."

In A Brief Memoir of Architecural Space from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, independent arts consultant and co-organizer of PechaKucha Buffalo, Joanna Gillespie, delivers a meditation on twenty of the fifty places she has lived since birth. From Victorian-era structures in Buffalo, NY and San Francisco, CA, to the wilds of the 1970's California coast, to modern and efficient rural Japan, to a Postmodern art utopia in Maine, and beyond, Gillespie recounts a particular memory from each space. Through all of the temporal landscapes we find ourselves in, Gillespie concludes, "We forge on, either clumsily or assuredly. We keep on keeping on." Even if we move fifty times.

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A Printmaking Dreamatorium

BY MARY ALICE MILLER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mary Allice Miller is an editor, writer, and story-telling enthusiast! As a kid, she spent most of her time at her family’s letterpress shop—an ancient dusty dreamatorium where an imagination can wild. She is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine and is hard at word on a short film.

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Keiki Club

BY AVIVA ROWLEY
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Aviva Rowley and friends founded Keiki Club - an open social community for friends and flora fanatics to come together and grow plants, share knowledge, and trade collections. Attend a Keiki Club meeting in NY or California - more info here.

Aviva is a ceramicist / artist / florist from Brooklyn, New York.  She graduated from Cooper Union in 2011 with a BFA.  She has been finding nature in Brooklyn her whole life and stubbornly refuses to leave NY - thus forcing her to create an indoor jungle.  

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Pavilions of Dreams

BY JESSICA SHERIDAN
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

Architect Jessica Sheridan talks about the annual Figment Pavilion design competition on New York City's Governors Island. 

Jessica Sheridan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a Senior Associate at Mancini Duffy. She manages accounts for international financial and technology firms. Jessica is a NY Regional Representative on the AIA Strategic Council. She is passionate about Resilience and Placemaking.

 

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Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm

BY MARIA AIOLOVA
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

"Eating bugs is good for you, good for the planet, and good for the future!"

In "Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, architect Maria Aiolova discusses her obsession with cricket farming. Her firm, Terreform ONE, built a sustainable insect shelter on site to conduct extensive research on crickets - studying their growth, social development, and reproductive habits...before harvesting the adults and turning them into tasty treats!

Maria is an architect, educator, designer, and community builder in New York City. She is an innovator in ecological design, smart cities, sustainable urban infrastructure, water, transportation, and waste. Maria is a leader in interdisciplinary education focused on future cities.

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SAVE “THE WALL”

BY JAVIER DÍAZ GARCÍA
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 28, 2017

Javier Díaz, en teoría un físico teórico, y en la práctica profesor de Formación Profesional. Le gusta estudiar física y matemáticas.

El título hace alusión al album y la canción de Pink Floyd “The Wall”. Que habla sobre educación.
El hablará sobre la educación para salvar el mundo basándome en la máxima de Pitágoras “Educa a los niños y no tendrás que castigar a los hombres”. tenemos de salvar nuestra existencia en este planeta es que nos hagamos conscientes de nosotros mismos, y para ello es imprescindible que comprendamos el mundo y por tanto, nos eduquemos.

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La huella del carbono empresarial y personal

BY INGRID MATEO-MANTECÓN
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 28, 2017

Ingrid Mateo Mantecón, Doctora en Economía, experta en transporte y comercio internacional. Ella es una Profesora e Investigadora en la Universidad de Cantabria. Y Ella se ha especializado en economía del medio ambiente y en economía del transporte.

Ingrid hablará sobre la huella del carbono empresarial y también de la huella de carbono que cada uno de nosotros deja en el Planeta.
Cada día la sociedad demanda actuaciones más responsables a las empresas, teniendo especial relevancia cuestiones sociales y medioambientales. Dentro de las actuaciones medioambientales, el cumplimiento de los acuerdos internacionales, en cuanto a emisiones de CO2, es una cuestión que se tiene en consideración. 

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A Growing Passion

BY STEVE OWENS
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 01, 2018

Steve Owens is a Nurseryman, Plant Hunter and Gardener. He holds BS and MS degrees in Horticulture from OSU and is a former Host, writer and producer of the popular TV program, Oklahoma Gardening. Steve is the author of ‘Best Garden Plants for Oklahoma’ and frequently lectures at gardening venues throughout Oklahoma and surrounding states. He and his wife Ruth are the owners of Bustani Plant Farm, a specialty nursery in Stillwater that grows and offers unique out-of-the-ordinary plants.

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PKN Barcelona Planting Trees

PechaKucha Night in Barcelona recently teamed up for a new eco project with Tree-Nation in which they are planting one tree for each of its presenters. PKN Barcelona organizer Petz Scholtus explains: Pecha Kucha Barcelona is planting trees: it’s fun, and the trees fight poverty, desertification, deforestation, and climate change. For Vol. 5, we partnered up with Tree-Nation, and from now on every speaker will be given a tree that is planted in the growing heart-shaped forest in the Nigerian desert. The trees are virtually planted over the internet, where you can see it grow, water it, add photos, and connect to other trees and their people while a real tree grows in Tree-Nation’s plantation. Here is a direct link to Pecha Kucha Barcelona’s forest. Check out and join Tree-Nation, the biggest free Internet social network with the objective of planting trees.

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PKN Kite in Mar del Plata

We've been raving about those PechaKucha Night-branded kites seen in the imagery of the Mar del Plata's flyer, and co-organizer Sebastian (pictured right) sends in this photographic evidence of an actual physical version of the kite. That's it, we want one! And don't forget that the inaugural PKN in Mar del Plata happens on Thursday of this week (January 14).

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Planning for PKN Chennai

Chennai is one of the most recent cities to receive stewardship of PechaKucha Night, and it's a nice to see this post in which the new organizers start chronicling how they are going about preparing for the upcoming launch (which is set for May 15).

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Fukushima New Clear Plant

We end the week with an extra presentation, this time by Russian student Evgeny Latypov, who offers his take on the aftermath of the Fukushima meltdown, in comparison to Chernobyl. For more on PechaKucha's reconstruction efforts, please visit the Inspire Japan site. The presentation was recorded at last month's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 84.

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Dolls and Plants

Linda Spåman shares her passion for art and contemporary gardening, and as you'll see in her presentation (in Swedish, from PKN Varberg Vol. 2), she finds a way to combine both.

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A Trip from Byron Bay to Lake Eyre

For this "Presentation of the Day," Tim Exley takes us on an amazing trip from the coast of Byron Bay to Lake Eyre, all across the surprisingly colorful outback of Australia by motor glider.

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Keita Akiyama

What if there was a world in which you could find acoustic plants? What would they look like? What sound would they make? That's what Keita Akiyama explores in his "Sound Flora" series.Details on next week's "Powered by PechaKucha" event at the Heineken Star Lounge in Harajuku can be found here.   もし植物が音を奏でるとしたらどのようになるだろうか。電化美術に所属されていらっしゃる秋山慶太さんデザインの「音響植物」がPechaKuchaイベントに登場します。

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Fear of a Black Planet

"Who stole the soul?" In today's Presentation of the Day, "Fear of a Black Planet" from PKN Winnipeg Vol. 9, DJ, producer, and promoter Tim Hoover raps (quite literally) on his greatest passion: hip-hop music. He shows us how the Public Enemy album Fear of a Black Planet changed his life, led him to tour the world, and grew into a career in audio engineering.

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Transport and Urban Planning for People

Cars take up a lot of space and cost a lot of money, we need better ways to get people around cities. As Julie Anne Genter — a Green Party member of New Zealand parliament — says, "People need to get around the city, but there aren’t many choices." Cars take up a lot of space, create congestion, cost a lot of money, and make cities more dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists. In "Transport and Urban Planning for People" from a special urban edition of PKN Auckland, we see that Julie is working to implement people-oriented infrastructure, and remove outdated planning rules to make Auckland more efficient, liveable for its citizens.

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Planes and Hard to Reach Places

Some of the most unique travel destinations can be reached by two flights or less. Seek them out! Cynthia Drescher, travel editor for Condé Nast's Jaunted and pilot in training talks about small planes, remote destinations, and speed limits. In “Planes and Hard to Reach Places” from PKN Brooklyn Vol. 1, Cynthia goes into depth on discovering the rarest places you likely haven’t heard of that are just a quick flight away.