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Weaving for the Soul
BY RENÉ BAHLOO
@ VOL 18
ON AUG 24, 2016
“I have shared my deepest essence, my creative energy, and so the world is dream into being”
In Weaving for the Soul from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18 , René Bahloo explains her special interest as an artist in the practice and philosophy of weaving, using natural plant fibres. She shares her knowledge locally through a number of weaving circles and facilitates transformational journeys to remote Indigenous Australian and African communities, for deep connection to land, culture, healing and traditional weaving. Her sculptural installation pieces have been present at a number of conferences and have also been discovered contemplating life, the universe and everything. In her presentation Rene shares her passion for connecting culture, womens' business, personal growth and environmental awareness into the weaving of her life, and into the lives of others.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on September 27th, 2016.
Digital Art: Can it Emulate the Textures of Traditional Art?
BY JASON HILL
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 15, 2017
Jason Hill asks about Digital Art: Can it Emulate the Textures of Traditional Art?A second-year university student, studying Media Design at JCU with a passion for web design and photography, he currently works in IT/marketing at a finance company (Finance One), and runs his own freelance design business.
The Last Traditional Frame Builder in Manchester
BY PETER BUTTERFIELD
@ VOL 18
ON SEP 07, 2017
Ex teacher, archaeologist, DJ, house renovator, life time cyclist and newbie frame builder, Peter Butterfield shares 20 slides. In January 2016 I bought Neil Orrell’s Cycle Shop. We changed the name to Butterfield Bicycles, but remain the last traditional bicycle frame builders in Manchester.
Weaving in the Goodness
BY BECK PARNHAM
@ VOL 32
ON SEP 26, 2017
Rebecca Parnham is one of the co-founders of Krama and Co. a company that supports the production of krama (traditional Cambodian scarves). She loves krama and everything they represent. Rebecca’s goal has always been to weave the goodness into every step of what she does. Her PechaKucha talk “Weaving in the Goodness” discusses how social work and the strengths perspective informs her.
An artists journey with traditional and digital media
BY JASON MORENO
@ VOL 2
ON SEP 18, 2018
Traditional and digital sculpting both have great benefits and weaknesses.
Here Jason Moreno shares what he loves about both.
Finding Balance With Art and Design
BY NOELLE SHARP
@ VOL 7
ON APR 05, 2019
Working as an independendent textile designer, Noelle Sharp has learned how to navigatate the world of fashion, fabric and art with creativity and determination. Her unique designs have earned Noelle high praise from the fashion world of New York, to the hand crafted world of independent artists. Her journey has been an balancing act of design, art and navigating life to follow her bliss.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Today's presentation comes to us from PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 72, and features Azby Brown talking about his new book, Just Enough: Lessons in Living Green from Traditional Japan . What is it like to live in a sustainable society? If we want to live sustainably, how should we feel about nature? About waste? About our forests and rivers? About food? What is the "traditional Japanese way of life," and what can it teach us today?
Flyer for PKN Sunshine Coast Vol. 6
PechaKucha Night in Sunshine Coast Vol. 6 is happening tomorrow night (June 14) at the Nambour Civic Centre -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. Here's more on the event from organizer Susan Davis:Following on from the global PKN Inspire Japan campaign, the Sunshine Coast (Aust) will continue with the 'Inspire' theme for their PKN #6 this Tues June 14. It's been a tough year for so many this year, beginning with torrential rain and floods in Australia to earthquakes in NZ and Japan with ongoing flow on effects. Some of our Sunshine Coast artists and creatives will share some of what inspires them and will hopefully provide some inspiration for others. Featuring Indigenous artist Jandamarra Cadd, landscape architect (and Japanese art lover) James Birrell, Empress of Weaving Rene Bahloo, sculptor and activist Greg Windsor, photographer James Ray, independent producer Kath Quigley, musician/artist Kari and Salt magazine editor Kate Johns.
Architecture in the U.A.E. and a Modern Take on the Traditional Furoshiki
Presentations Anarchitect[s] is a collaboration between Jonathan Ashmore and Tarik Al Zaharna. This concept creates a platform for a collaboration between architecture and research projects in the U.A.E. In this presentation (from PKN Dubai Vol. 11), Tarik will be sharing with us the journey in realizing architectural programs, focusing on their recent project 'DXB Store'. Kyoko and Hannah Waldron come together to present (in Japanese, with some English, from PKN Tokyo Vol. 94) some of the furoshiki designs produced under the LINK collective. We also get a glimpse at how these traditional items are made. Posters We have one new poster on the Tumblr blog today, and it's for a special edition PKN Trnava, which is set to take place on August 10 (a regular Vol. 5 is set for September). And although we already shared the poster for the recent PKN Shenzhen Vol. 11, here's a photo of it out in the wild: Videos Here's a short video look at a recent PKN in Guatemala City -- it was the first PKN to be held in that city. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYZHqV350iE Calendar We're looking at another slow summer week, and start off with no PKNs on this Monday night, but tomorrow (July 31) will see PKN Dnipropetrovsk Vol. 2.
New Karakuri Puppets
Kenichi Asano, who currently works at repairing Buddha statues, talks about his endeavors with karakuri puppets. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from the special PechaKucha x Design-Ah! exhibition) he discusses how he employs traditional Japanese statuemaking techniques with a modern twist; from sculptural representations of robots to popular video game characters.
Plastics from continents thousands of miles away wash in on countless beaches every day. Artist Jo Atherton weaves artwork from flotsam found washed up on beaches. In "Flotsam Weaving" from PKN Bedford Vol. 2, we see that their cheerful familiar forms belie a shocking truth: we get older but plastic remains. Though Jo's work isn't intended to foster a culture of blame, she does communicate through her work that we are all tied together in this global waste problem.
PechaKucha Creativity Harvest
Waterville Maine's Craft Weekend and Harvest Festival included not only traditional autumn activities such as hayrides, scarecrow making, and pumpkin carving, but also an amazing PKN at the Waterville Opera House, geared to children and families, celebrating of the city’s cultural diversity!
"This is their way of life, [doing] a form of traditional community theatre, and not many people go there anymore."In "Project Tobang" from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea, Vol. 1, Helen Marshall reflects on a recent epic collaboration she undertook in Indonesia on a traditional theatre. The resulting rich photographic portraits have been showcased at the Delhi Photo Festival,Kuala Lumpur, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool and the Horniman Museum, London.
Weaving for the Soul
“I have shared my deepest essence, my creative energy, and so the world is dream into being” In Weaving for the Soul from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18 , René Bahloo explains her special interest as an artist in the practice and philosophy of weaving, using natural plant fibres. She shares her knowledge locally through a number of weaving circles and facilitates transformational journeys to remote Indigenous Australian and African communities, for deep connection to land, culture, healing and traditional weaving. Her sculptural installation pieces have been present at a number of conferences and have also been discovered contemplating life, the universe and everything. In her presentation Rene shares her passion for connecting culture, womens' business, personal growth and environmental awareness into the weaving of her life, and into the lives of others.
Paper Making in Japan
"They gave us certificates of mastering the art of paper making but then they quickly clarified that we didn't actually master it because it takes years to do so..." In "Paper Making in Japan" from PechaKucha Night Warwick Vol. 1, Rebecca Pry shares her story of how she learned to make traditional Japanese paper, washi, while at the Awagami paper making factory in Tokushima, Japan.
City Focus: Izmir
Fly with us to Izmir in this week's City's Focus. Situated on the western edge of Turkey, Izmir draws you into a world of picturesque modernity and colorful tradition. Its' glorious traditional architecture makes one reminisce of a time where one could easily lose themselves in the beauty of the world around them. Come out and join us on November 1st for PechaKucha Night Izmir Vol. 19! See you there.