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Istanbul @ NME Garden
Sep 18, 2010


Dallas @ David Crockett School
May 10, 2012


Blantyre @ Casa Mia
Dec 11, 2012


Østfold @ Litteraturhuset Fredrikstad
Apr 30, 2014

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Boston Athenaeum
Mar 23, 2016

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Dena'ina Center
Sep 27, 2017


Bandar Seri Begawan @ The Collective
Sep 30, 2017


Bandar Seri Begawan @ The Post, Coworking + Community Space
Mar 03, 2018

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Furtwangen University
Jun 14, 2018

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Through the Google Glass

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 18, 2013

Earlier this year, Google chose 8000 people to test out their Google Glass before they release it to the public. Alex Cequea was one of those lucky 8000 people. In this presentation Alex talks about what Google Glass is, what its potential benefits are, what its potential downsides are, and what he thinks it will do for humanity.

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Performing Abstract Systems

@ VOL 13 ON NOV 07, 2014

Chris Kondek, born in Boston in 1962, began working as a video designer in 1990 with the New York theatre company The Wooster Group. In 1995 he worked with Laurie Anderson on her multimedia concertThe Nerve Bible and again in 1998 on her opera Songs and Stories from Moby Dick. In 1999 he moved to Berlin where he began working with the choreographer Meg Stuart and the theatre Director Stefan Pucher. He has also created videos for Armin Petras, Wanda Golonka, Hans-­Werner Kroesinger, René Pollesch, Michael Nyman, The Builders’ Assosciation, Rimini Protokoll and others, as well as for opera productions by Sebastian Baumgarten, Jossi Wieler, and Falk Richter in Bayreuth and Salzburg. In 2008, Chris Kondek received the OPUS prize for his video work as well as the FAUST Theater prize in 2012. Since 2004 Chris Kondek has been developing his own theatre works, including Loan Shark (2008), about the finance crisis, at the HAU in Berlin, and Please Kill 2011, (2012) also at HAU. Together with Christiane Kühl he has created seven other works.

Christiane Kühl, born in Kiel in 1966, studied contemporary Literature, Philosophy, and Spanish at the University of Hamburg. She was culture editor of the daily newspaper TAZ (Hamburg and Berlin), of the magazine The KulturSPIEGEL (Hamburg) and on- air editor at Radio Eins/RBB (Potsdam). She’s worked as a freelance journalist for various other outlets, including Zitty Magazine, Die Zeit, F.A.S., DU, as well as editing the magazine “Herbst. Theorie zur Praxis”, for the festival of international contemporary art, Steirischer Herbst (Austria). From 2011 to 2013 she was Assistant Artistic Director for the Berliner Festspiele. She has been invited to be a jury member for the Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin, The International Theater Festival Hamburg, Kontakt Torin (PL), the Heidelberger Stückemarkt and the Doppelpass project/Kulturstiftung des Bundes. Alongside her journalistic activities she has, since 2004, worked as an author, dramaturg and performer with Chris Kondek.

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Don't Spy On Me • OK?

@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

Mark Paternostro presents an optimistic poem with the opening line "Don't spy on me..." His poem explores the spying and monitoring of everyday people by the NSA.

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Free Your Fitness, Free Yourself

@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Does your lifestyle prevent you from qualifying for insurance discounts? Do you lack sufficient time for exercise or have limited access to sports facilities? Maybe you just want to keep your personal data private without having to pay higher insurance premiums for the privilege?

Unfit Bits provides solutions. At Unfit Bits, we are investigating DIY fitness spoofing techniques to allow you to create walking datasets without actually having to share your personal data. These techniques help produce personal data to qualify you for insurance rewards even if you can't afford a high exercise lifestyle. 

Our team of experts are undertaking an in-depth Fitbit Audit to better understand how the Fitbit and other trackers interpret data. With these simple techniques using everyday devices from your home, we show you how to spoof your walking data so that you too can qualify for the best discounts. Our new range of desktop fitness devices are also available on this site. 

Free your fitness. Free yourself. Earn Rewards.



Tega Brain is an artist and engineer. She makes eccentric engineering, reimagining everyday technologies to address their politics and envision alternatives. She is currently a resident at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, Brooklyn, has both studied and taught at the School for Poetic Computation, and is an Assistant Professor at SUNY Purchase. 

Surya Mattu is an artist and engineer based in Brooklyn. He is currently a fellow at Data&Society where he is investigating infrastructure with a focus on wireless as a way to better understand bias in technology. He is also a contributing researcher at ProPublica. Previously he has worked as an engineer at Bell Labs and is a graduate from the New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. He has a degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.

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@ VOL 15 ON OCT 06, 2015

Wat kun je nog geheim houden in het digitale tijdperk? Secret.rar is een extreme tegenreactie op de neiging je hele hebben en houden op internet te zetten. Kunstenaar Jan Huijben weet geheimen zo diep weg te stoppen, dat het makkelijk is om ze ook weer te vergeten.

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@ VOL 15 ON OCT 06, 2015

Een boek schrijven op basis van tweets van een ander zonder dat diegene er iets van weet. Kunstenares Joyce Overheul er een discussie mee op gang over privacy en social media.

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Private Views in Public Places

@ VOL 4 ON JUN 07, 2016

Craig Goodman is a skilled designer and architect with CS&P Architects in Toronto who has led a wide array of the firm's projects. With over 25 years of professional experience, Craig has worked on a variety of scales. As an LEED-accredited professional, Craig provides leadership in the sustainable design culture of the practice and incorporates sensitive environmental strategies into the conceptual framework of his projects.

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Sniff it all, Collect it all, Know it All

@ VOL 8 ON FEB 07, 2017

The age of privacy is over, or is it? Colin Ramsay walks us through recent changes to UK surveillance law, musings on the Orwellian state, Snowden revelations, the mass harvesting of our personal data and asks what have we given up (and does it matter?) by embracing the convenience of digital apps & technologies.  

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Vertical Community Building

@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

Wes Walker uses his 20x20 presentation to discuss architectural responsibility to create moments of human interaction - using Studio Gang Architect's recent projects to highlight social justice and community building by developing methods to occupy the exterior of a building.

Weston Walker is an architect and Design Principal at Studio Gang. He came to New York from Chicago in 2014 to establish the studio’s office in lower Manhattan, which has now grown to a staff of 22 with projects both locally and internationally. His current work includes a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History, a new FDNY firehouse in Brooklyn, a boutique office tower along the High Line, and a residential high-rise in Toronto.

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Երեխաների անձնական տվյալների պաշտպանությունն առցանց տիրույթում

@ VOL 27 ON OCT 28, 2018

Mkrtich shares his knowledge and experience on children's online privacy protection.

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PKN Berlin + Inspire Japan

Our good friend Uleshka -- you may recognize her name if you own a copy of the original PechaKucha book -- is organizing a smaller event in Berlin. The "private" in the flyer above only implies that it's in a small and cosy basement bar (MeyerMillerSmith), so do join in on the presentations if you can.

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PKN Brighton Vol. 12

Brighton held its PechaKucha Night Vol. 12 earlier this month -- above, the poster for the event -- and here's a great rundown of all of the presentations that took part, by Eugene McCloskey. You'll also find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.

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Speculative Design

In "Speculative Design," Jessica Charlesworth shares with us various ideas and tools to help make decisions about our future. She works for public and private sector organizations, helping them explore the eventual implications of their field. The presentation was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Chicago Vol. 19.

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PKN Tehran in Tehran Design week

The new volume of PKN will be presented in the very first "Tehran design week". these series have different perspective in design and happens for 3 days ( Vol 5 , Vol 6 ,Vol 7 ). the most significant point about these series is that the university instructors are presenting along students. continue reading for more information tehran design week's manager : Mohammadreza Masoumiazar  Poster designe by Marjan Akhbari Azad     Tehran Pecha Kucha night Organisers      

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Making Space

Yajima-san emphasizes the roof in his work, above all else. (ha!)  Architect Kazuhiro Yajima discusses (at PKN Tokyo Vol. 109) the relationship between three key constructive elements: roofs, walls, and the floor. In "Making Space" he focuses on the roof element, specifically the temporary roof we often call the umbrella. Kazuhiro tells a story of a young couple in Europe he saw kissing under an umbrella and how it inspired him to build a tool that allows its user to bring private activity to public spaces.

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Far Out & East

"...taking images rendered exclusively for the male gaze, and representing them to empower the subject of the gaze, rather than the viewer." Sarah Michelle Rupert represents Girls' Club, a non-profit private foundation and exhibition space which was created to educate the public and nurture careers of contemporary female artists. In "Far Out & East" from PKN Miami Vol. 24, she focuses on the art of Su-en Wong, who creates pieces influenced by social realism, duality, and self-identity formation. 

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Musings of a Courtroom Sketch Watercolorist

"This is a drawing of the jury passing around the murder weapon between them. It was a poignant moment of the trial."In Musings of a Courtroom Sketch Watercolorist from Jackson, MS, Vol. 7, noted artist Carol Clark Hammond shares how timed studies in watercolor nudes, scenic landscapes, and not-so-still-lifes keep her talents honed as a courtroom sketch artist. Hammond must keep very practiced to maintain the pace of the courtroom and convey the atmosphere of the moment. Here she her drawings from the historic trial of Byron Beckwith for the murder of Megar Wiley Evers, a civil rights activist in Mississippi in the early 1960s, leafed by her private works that keep her skills sharp. 

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City Focus: Asheville

This week's "City Focus" goes to Asheville, home to the largest private residence in North America, The Biltmore Estate, pictured here. Learn more about Asheville by checking out their fresh batch of PechaKucha presentations! Thanks Asheville and happy to have you in the PK family!

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The Droids You're Looking For

"You would not expect a little R2-D2 to teach you so much about philanthropy, about people, about love, about paying it forward."In The Droids You're Looking For from PechaKucha Night Bangor Vol. 9, computer geek, robot builder, licensed private pilot, and huge sci-fi movie fan, Paul Bussiere shares his big heart and strong belief in "paying it forward". Paul has built two all-aluminum R2-D2s and spends his time spreading smiles by doing pediatric visits and numerous charity visits with everybody's favorite droid!

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Design Life

  "I'm interested in the peaceful, private experience between each piece and its user." In Design Life from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 16, designer and principal of Manuel Barreto Studio, Pedro Manuel shares a poignant and personal glimpse into his inspiration and practice, from Portugal to Buffalo, exploring how design affects our lives and the relation between the user and the environment.