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Allan Young, Scottish Green Party Cllr

BY ALLAN YOUNG
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Allan Young is a Green Party councillor for Govan. He is the Glasgow Greens spokesperson on the economy and workforce and sits on the City Administration Committee. Allan’s background is in campaigning, policy and research around a range of issues including human rights, refugees and antipoverty work. He lives in Ibrox with his wife Rachael and his two cats.

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Still Not Quite Studio

BY STILL NOT QUITE STUDIO
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Still Not Quite is a fictional online marketplace for objects and ideas from plausible futures. SNQ team believes that the design of the future of objects and services should be as democratic as possible and aims to open the possibility to explore the future to a larger public. To do this Still Not Quite aims to collaborate with communities, organisations and institutions and explore future issues close to their area of expertise. Their research is made public via a fictional online department store, where it is possible to browse through products from different futures they collaboratively explored.

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Sophia Grant, Skills Development Scotland

BY SOPHIA GRANT
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Over the last two years Sophia Grant has been working in the Service Design and Innovation Directorate at Skills Development Scotland to define the skills that Scotland’s people will need to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution, and to consider how these skills will be embedded in SDS’s apprenticeship qualifications. Before arriving in Scotland, Sophia worked for the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs where she applied human-centred design to transform public services relating to passports, citizenship and births, deaths and marriages.

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Brian Weaver, Impact Hub Inverness

BY BRIAN WEAVER
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Brian Weaver’s previous paid employment includes drug sales, money lender, and cowboy. In his fifties he managed the Business Starts programme for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and in his sixties he fronted HISEZ, which gives business advice to social enterprises, while managing to be a profitable, not-for-profit business in its own right. Impact Hub Inverness continues the work of HISEZ, but also provides a small co-working space with 100 partners world-wide. Brian didn’t predict the fax, the computer or the mobile phone, and doesn’t have a clue about what will come next.

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Oscar McKay

BY OSCAR MCKAY
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Oscar McKay is a recent graduate of GSA’s product design course and fascinated in speculating on what’s going to come next. In his dissertation, he explored how life will be for casual workers in the future. His Pecha Kucha will focus on the social change required for a better future relationship to un-employment.

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Shona Macnaughton

BY SHONA MACNAUGHTON
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Shona Macnaughton is an artist based in Glasgow. Her practice is rooted in performance, writing and film, and questions of technology, subjectivity and labour. She explores the political conditions around specific architectures and institutional frameworks. Alongside this she takes part in projects with the collective Eastern Surf. Forthcoming projects include We Nurture, a commission from Collective gallery, Edinburgh.

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Cleo Goodman, Citizen's Basic Income Network Scotland

BY CLEO GOODMAN
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland are a charity supporting the Basic Income movement in Scotland. We work with a network of Basic Income advocates - providing training and a platform for discussion. We lend our expertise to government and share the stories of people who would benefit from a Basic Income.

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GIGLY

BY JOHN MCHUGH
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

John McHhugh introduces and talks about his business Gigly. As well as the issues of automation in the workplace of the future and his ideas on handling them through technology.

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Scottish Artist Union

BY GORDON DICKSON
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

The Scottish Artists Union is the ONLY representative voice for visual and applied artists in Scotland. Artists tend to work alone, individually we have little influence or political ‘clout’. Together we can make policy-makers appreciate the needs and importance of artists in the Scottish cultural, social and economic scene. On top of that you get free public liability and professional indemnity insurance, access to our free learning and professional development programme and a range of benefits.

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Isabella Bunnell, Snook

BY ISABELLA BUNNELL
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Isabella Bunnell is a communications designer at design agency, Snook. She works on making their stories faster, smarter, and better looking : to new and familiar faces. Outside of this she works as a illustrator, working for clients big and small. Her visual work explores equality, humour and colour and she usually finds herself at the intersection of all three.

 

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Miami @ The Wolfsonian-FIU
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Way to perfection in František Vízner's work

BY IDA VÍZNEROVÁ
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 19, 2016

Ida Viznerova describes life and work of her father - czech glass artist František Vízner.

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Jaroslav Bejvl, ml. about his work

BY JAROSLAV BEJVL
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 19, 2016

Czech designer and artist Jaroslav Bejvl, ml. talks about his work

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The Links between Poetry and Youth Work

BY SOPHIE REA
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 25, 2016

Sophie Rea shares the Links between Poetry and Youth Work

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Work Life Balance

BY INDU MAZUMDAR
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 19, 2017

Dr. Indu Mazumdar, professor of physical education, talks on work-life balance.

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Why I March

BY BETH ORMSETH
IN SIOUX FALLS

Beth Ormseth is a lifelong resident of Sioux Falls and professionally is a SVP in banking operations.  Beth has supported many organizations in Sioux Falls, including Habitat For Humanity and the SDSO.  An advocate for the arts, she is currently serving her third term on the BOD for the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society and has been involved in the JazzFest Committee for several years.  She has been married to Michael for three years, and has two adult children, Millie is an educator in the Sioux Falls School System and Mason is in the Cosmetology industry in Minneapolis.

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How can we use data aggregators in daily life and at work?

BY ANTON ASTAKHOV
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 27, 2017

Anton Astakhov will tell about the way we can use data aggregators in daily life and at work. 

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The Way We Work

BY ADAM BRONKHORST
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 28, 2017

Photographer Adam Bronkhorst delivers his first PechaKucha and in random order too (!) as he showcases his series of people at work.

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Smash it! Disruption, Dissent & Aurat March

BY ANAM ABBAS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 30, 2019

Anam Abbas is a documentary Director, Cinematographer and Photographer. In her presentation she talks about her involvement with the Aurat March (Women’s March) the last two years. She talks about social work, activism, and feminism.

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PKN Gothenburg

For the upcoming PechaKucha Gothenburg night on Jan 29th during Gothenburg International Filmfestival, the team asked previous PechaKucha presenter Björn Svantesson to make a illustration for a PKN feature in the printed program. The result is great. Björn is only 19 years old and still in school. You can see more examples of his work here: http://bjornsvantesson.blogspot.com/ and his last PechaKucha presentation here, amazing work work indeed.

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Benjamin Work

Benjamin Work has been a graffiti artist for 11 years, and in his presentation at PechaKucha Night in Auckland Vol. 11 from late last year he talks about the evolution of his work -- the "rebellion within the rebellion," as he describes it -- from gangsta to born again Christian, and how it affected his style. You can watch the entire presentation online.

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A Work in Progress

According to the photo above, Eliot Reeves is preparing a PechaKucha presentation, and is having a bit of hard time with it (see middle square). We'll just say this: Eliot, don't give up, the best is to just find 20 great images, and get inspired by that.

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The Work of Crofton & Benjamin Architects, Electronic Artists Eternity Brothers, and a Special PKN for Ekaterinburg

Presentations Leon Conradie is an experienced architectural academic, who is doing his Masters Research on "The Work of Crofton & Benjamin Architects: 1955 -1964." Crofton & Benjamin Architects were prolific in the 50s and 60s on beachfront developments, and have designed many iconic Durban buildings, each with an Art Deco style. In his presentation (from PKN Durban Vol. 7), Leon gives us a tour of these buildings, and points out their unique quirks. Pavel Fila is an IT specialist, programmer, and also organiser of the "Šramlfest" festival. In his presentation (in Czech, from PKN Znojmo Vol. 1), he talks about Eternity Brothers, a local group of VJs and electronic artists, and shares some of their work. Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is the poster for the upcoming PKN Ekaterinburg Vol. 6 (pictured above), which will be part of the The Second Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art, an important event on the city's cultural agenda. It will also be the first time a PKN in Ekaterinburg is themed, with all presentations tied to art -- below, more details on the event:This time PechaKucha Night Ekaterinburg invites everyone to think about contemporary art during the parallel program of The Second Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary art. We wonder if there is some place for modern art in modern person`s life? You can tell there about your personal experience, projects, interests or ideas in the field of modern art. We try to find the answer if it is necessary to be an artist to make art? Do you make art? Does your art have a target? What do you what from contemporary art as a consumer? How are your projects connected with art? Photos Take a look at last week's PKN Singapore Vol. 5 courtesy of this photo gallery [Facebook]. As organizer Jon Siegel tells us, it was a fantastic event with a great turnout (close to 300) and a terrific lineup of presenters. Above, a look at part of the crowd, and presenter Jon "Yongfook" Cockle.  Calendar We kick off the week with tonight's (September 10) PKN Muscat Vol. 2, and tomorrow you can catch Toronto's Vol. 17. 

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Albany, Vol 2. Work

Work it out, whistle while you work, putting in a good days work, working on it, that works… Work is such an important aspect of our daily lives and our common interactions.  We all work in different ways; we all perceive work as something different.  The line cook that opens their knife bag at 5:00pm is working just as the contactor that straps on their steel toed boots at 5:00am. We would like to welcome residents of Albany as well as people from all around the Bay Area to ‘Pecha Kucha in Albany, Volume 2’ and as you may have already deciphered, the theme is ‘Work’.  This event is free and will take place at the Albany Community Center on October 25th at 6:30pm.  We have very interesting presenters that range from Correctional officers to Urban Framers all centered around the theme of ‘Work’. The theme of work is one that is so broad we will never be able to cover its entirety in a month much less a few short hours.  That being said, this will be an opportunity for people to see the world through a lens that isn’t always considered, an opportunity to wear different hats for 6 minutes at a time.  If you are unfamiliar with the Pecha Kucha format here is a quick explanation; a presenter uses slides that change every 20 seconds, a total of 20 slides will make up the entire presentation.  Ideally the presenter will seamlessly transition between slides and take the audience along for an informative and intriguing journey of exploration.  To work is to be; we don’t mean that everyone has to have a job but we mean to state that everyone should have something that motivates them.  This definition is not set in stone but rather malleable and ever-changing.  The evolution of tasks and dedication may not always define you but most certainly an individual must define what they consider work. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do” -Rumi

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How to Make the World Work for 11 Billion People

"The world's population will reach more than 11 billion by the end of this century." Maria Aialova is the co-founder of Terreform ONE, a think-tank which focuses on mapping population density. With 11 billion people on the Earth, and 3/4 of the population living in cities, a redistribution of energy will be absolutely paramount. In "Making the World Work for 11 Billion People" from PKN New York Vol. 14, Maria states that we must shift from competition to cooperation and from ownership to membership in order to live successfully. 

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Why it is Great to Work in the Sewers - the Reprise

You ever think about where your flushes end up, or who handles it? Sewage District worker Michael Mucha shares how wastewater is being transformed from invisible to invaluable. In “Why it is Great to Work in the Sewers - The Reprise” from PKN Madison, WI Vol. 10 he speaks about how passionate people not afraid to get their hands dirty are turning our sewage problems into priceless product.

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How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister

  "My sister reminds me every day why I do the work that I do, why these open, hard conversations are important, how we learn from them and how we help ourselves and others by having them" In How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 28, Jessica Caldas shares about the impact her little sister has on her and her art. Caldas is an aritist based in Atlanta and one whose work stems from challenging subject matter such as domestic abuse and sexual violence. Over the last year, Jessica's younger sister Shoshana has increasingly become an influence in Jessica's work through her openess, honesty, and challenging nautre. Jessica stood before strangers, some friends, and her sister to tell everyone of the special bond these two have and what the bond has meant for Jessica's art.

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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.

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PechaKucha at We Work on 15 May

Hi there! We are super excited to announce the next PechaKucha Night on 15 May 2019. We have an awesome line up of speakers coming to speak about "anything and everything!" - the breadth of topics we know you PechaKucha lovers are dead into! This time we are hosting the event at We Work Fox Court - chuck this postcode into CityMapper and you will see it is a great central location WC1X 8HN. As always beer will be flowing (FREE as the flow will be coming straight from the lovely We Work hosts!). This time around we have the following speakers lined up (more to come!) Nathan Ardaiz / Nathan runs Almost Any How (almostanyhow.com) / Nathan facilitates teams to reflect and feedback more regularly, communicate more empathically and design more collaboratively. Nathan believes that design and the things people are manifesting in the world cannot be distinct from (human) nature and the complexities of our emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual worlds. @almostanyhow_ / nathan@almostanyhow.com Anya Marco Harris / Anya Marco Harris is the UK coffee queen helping organise the much loved London Coffee Festival / She is also a burlesque dancer and felt flower designer. She recently completed her MA in cultural cosmology specialising in archeoastronomy and discovered how the Neolithic chose to place the stones in Avebury Stone Circle. She’s a blogger (who isn’t) and is going through the menopause (possibly dangerous). Karen Mannion / Nutritional therapist and mindset coach / Karen's puts in the hard yards to help busy working women take charge of their life and health through nutrition and coaching - give us some that please Karen! Scott McArthur / Speaker, writer and mentor / Scott a scientist, Hr professional, business consultant turned musical producer and founder and definitely has some stories to share / http://www.scottspeaks.me/ Lucy Pickford / Co-Director at OLGA Agency / As a new director at OLGA Agency, a Hackney-based, boutique agency, Lucy’s keen to shout about design to anyone who’ll listen. Her journey has taken her via Landscape Architecture, Ops Management in the cutting edge tech world and some hitchhiking and working in Japan all with an Art History MA thrown in. While it’s not what you’d call a standard route, it’s left her with a swiss army knife of skills and a thorough understanding of the importance of design in every aspect of life / https://www.olgaagency.com/ Louise Holstein / Founder Mike's Table, Directer Uncharted Wines / Louise founded non-profit CIC (Community Interest Company) Mike's Table in 2015 and her positive experience of the social enterprise community inspired her to bring some of these principles into her commercial company Uncharted Wines. She'll talk about her businesses are about much more than making a profit. / https://www.mikes-table.org/ / https://www.unchartedwines.com/ Nikolay Piriankov / Chief Executive Officer at Taylor and Hart / Nik is passionate about entrepreneurship, custom-design and space travel. He is going to be talking about the key to developing and great company culture / https://taylorandhart.com Michelle Levesley / Michelle is a big thinker and is going to be talking about how "hiring like dating is broken" - we are listening Michelle! Get your 'by donation' tickets here - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pknldn-20-wework-tickets-59815726448 SEE YOU THERE!