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PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.
Miami Beach Convention Center
Dec 03, 2009
Sep 03, 2014
The Belmont Filmhouse
Dec 02, 2014
Sep 30, 2015
Feb 25, 2016
Figge Art Museum
Nov 19, 2015
The Whisky Bond
Nov 02, 2017
Museum of Culture and Environment at CWU
Jan 18, 2018
London Book Company
Jan 27, 2018
400 Seconds of Art
BY SANDY SAAD
@ VOL 10
ON JAN 22, 2016
“It is said that one of the biggest forms of intimidation for a painter is an empty canvas”
In 400 Seconds of Art from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 10th volume, speaker Sandy Saad discusses her relationship with art. A lover of all things art – she enjoys experiencing and sharing with others the many ways art inspires her. From abstraction to mark making, she shares about how we engage with art and learn from it.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 9th, 2017.
Site-Based Performance: Development of a Process
BY DAN SHANAHAN
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 15, 2016
“We devised a few rules: Start with the architecture. Consider its history. Draw from its mythology.”
In "Site-Based Performance: Development of a Process" from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 17, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Torn Space Theatre in Buffalo, NY, Dan Shanahan, reveals Torn Space's process of developing site-based performance. Drawing from over 10 years of experience and eight original pieces for non-traditional performance venues, Shanahan addresses the influences, aesthetics, and rules for Torn Space's site-based performances.
Virtual Artifacts/Internet Art Culture
BY STEPHANIE WU
@ VOL 12
ON SEP 30, 2016
Stephanie Wu is a new media artist examining the role of escapism in today’s society and creates imaginary spaces using digital animations and installations. Digital arts have shifted our ideals of what art looks like and how it should be experienced. Her talk questions if the Internet can be an art medium.
BY PETRA HOLLER
@ VOL 6
ON DEC 08, 2016
Petra Holler brought brutal honesty, beauty and humour in her poignant Pecha Kucha presentation surrounding her journey from art school drop out in Montreal to art activist in Penticton. Her raw and innovative performance used face paint, and images of her art and poetry to explain her manifesto and our shared struggle surrounding community building, health and creativity in modern society.
The Art of Biology
BY MEHDI DOUMI
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Mehdi Doumi is from Algeria and England, studied biomedical engineering, and is a technical leader in Research and Innovation at L’Oreal USA - researching human perception of cosmetic products. He has been part of NPO Ligo Project, promoting science in U.S. culture through humor and videography. He also enjoys carpentry, improv, and drawing satirical cartoons. Over the last 4 years he has committed himself to creating abstract artwork to any K-12 educator across the USA. He hopes that each art piece stimulates student curiosity about math and science topics, especially in a challenging teaching environment.
BY RAAFIA JESSA
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 09, 2017
"There are forty-five symbols which are made... to combine four different ways of speaking into one. No matter which language you speak...you should be able to read them."
In "Loqui" from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 15, Artist and graphic designer, Raafia Jessa, talks about Loqui (pronounced Lowki), a fictitious language she created which was inspired by the phonetic qualities of language - the sounds we make when speaking aloud.
Madison as an Up-and-Coming Music Scene
BY BUZZ KEMPER
@ VOL 24
ON NOV 09, 2017
In Buzz Kemper's work with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, choral groups, jazz ensembles, rock bands and solo artists in the Madison area for over 30 years, he has seen the rise of the music scene as well as the rise of the level of support for musicians (recording facilities, live sound companies and sound/light designers), as well as audience interest in the arts.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Street Art in Sao Paulo
In our first presentation today, "Street Art in Sao Paulo," Mundano talks about his graffiti street art, all based on criticism towards the politics of Brazil using ironic humor. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Sao Paulo Vol. 5, and is in Portuguese.
PKN Posters in Visual News
As you're likely aware -- since you're reading this post -- we at PechaKucha often feature superbly-designed posters from all over the world on our Tumblr, and of course here on the Daily. Design and data blog Visual News recently picked a few of our most-choice posters and now has them featured on their blog. There are few even we haven't seen for awhile, so check it out!
Who wins when chess pieces made of ice melt? Justin Charles Hoover is a Chinese-Russian-American working on time-based art. In “Time-Based Art” from PKN Santa Cruz, CA Vol. 8 he speaks about how he always wanted to be a stunt-double but settled for Kung Fu master. He shares a few of his fascinating projects and talks about why he loves performance art.
Art Bound by Response
"That ephemeral response in the conversations [about one's own art] has become an integral part of the work."In Art Bound by Response from Blue Mountains, Vol. 11, Visual artist Fiona Davis presents the creation of Visual Bind website promoting the work of artists and giving a tribune to their critical writing in response to their own projects/practice and their peers's art, a barter system where each artist writes essay and gets written about once a year in perpetual motion starting from around 60 artists. Visual Bind will publish an online quarterly journal to which interested artist may subscribe.Check it out!
400 Seconds of Art
“It is said that one of the biggest forms of intimidation for a painter is an empty canvas” In 400 Seconds of Art from PechaKucha Night Markham’s 10th volume, speaker Sandy Saad discusses her relationship with art. A lover of all things art – she enjoys experiencing and sharing with others the many ways art inspires her. From abstraction to mark making, she shares about how we engage with art and learn from it.
Calling all Visual Artists!
This PechaKucha Islamabad event is geared towards throwing the spotlight on visual artists from the Capital. Islamabad is home to several art galleries including the National Art Gallery, which has a Sadeqain Gallery, among other great pieces of art. This city by the Margallahs has its own distinct flavour of visual arts and its time to experience it! If you are a budding or blooming artist from Islamabad, young or established, with your own art studio, then this event is for you. If you are interested in talking about your art and studio space with us and network with other likeminded artists, respond to this open call. Get in touch with the team at Kuch Khaas with a few images of your work and/or studio along with your bio on firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you soon! PechaKucha is a fun format and our team will fill you in on the details, so hurry up and get in touch! Friday 19th January is the last date for responding to this call. For details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/394529527683686
Invitation to Islamabad - Volume 1
Dear art enthusiasts! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet some of the Capital’s stellar artists at Making Art in the Capital: An Intimate Look at Islamabad's Finest Artists and their Studios. From Dr. Shahida Mansoor’s one of a kind, Japanese wood block prints to Sana Arjumand’s large scale paintings to Amna Hashmi’s mind-blowingly detailed anime miniatures. We have Nazia Akram’s mixed media painting, Seyhr Qayyum’s colourful canvases and Alia Bilgrami’s contemporary miniatures with a splash of analogue photography. Come and experience the works of Islamabad’s diverse range of artists firsthand. Some of them have amazing studio spaces like Ilona Yusuf’s atelier where she makes handmade artist’s books and solar plate etchings and Zaira Zaka’s fully decked out printmaking studio where she hosts a yearly international artist’s in residence program. Come and hear these important artists share intimate details about their art practise and studio spaces. Don’t miss the chance to experience their creative energy firsthand. We hope to see you all there! Join the event on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/394529527683686
PechaKucha Nights Islamabad
Here's what you can expect from a PechaKucha Night. PechaKucha is Japanese for the sound made when people are chit chatting. PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically every 20 seconds and the speaker talks alongside them. This brilliant method of presentation, devised by Architects Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, keeps presentations short, simple and interesting. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people come together and share their work in the PechaKucha 20x20 format. Islamabad has a lot to offer in terms of creative ideas and people. We are very excited to give this opportunity to the citizens of the city by providing a platform for local artists and creative thinkers to express their ideas, showcase their work and meet likeminded people. It’s also an opportunity for the local community to know all the amazing work being done here and the wonderful people behind it. Islamabad is now one of over 1000 official PechaKucha cities worldwide and Kuch Khaas hopes to host regular events to highlight the creativity of our city. So bring plenty of visiting cards and drop in for a cup of tea. Be part of an international community and who knows, you could be one of the next presenters. Interested in presenting at the next PechaKucha? Email us on email@example.com.