PECHAKUCHA DAILY BLOG Posts
JANUARY 19, 2018
JANUARY 17, 2018
"You can see how there is an emotional tie to the land and for a lot of people the idea of having a much more solid border going through their landscape was quite a horrific thought."
In The Debatable Lands from PechaKucha Night Galashiels Vol. 5, Zoe Childerley discusses The Debatable Lands of the Anglo-Scots border through photography and mapping based on her artist-in-residency at VARC in Northumberland in 2016.
JANUARY 16, 2018
Why Storytelling Makes Us Human
JANUARY 15, 2018
"Every week there are new items, objects, things, stuff that people abandon that people put out, leave out, the flotsam and jetsam of the modern age. It's just back there, new stuff all the time.
In The View Behind the Cafe from PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 32, James Luckett observes the parking lot behind his workplace. His photos transform the invisible into new compositions, from abandoned dolls to shadows on concrete.
JANUARY 14, 2018
"Being able to just close your eyes and listen to the wind and the leaves blow... it really changes it completely for me and made my life a lot better."
In A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 152, Sagar Patel shares his captivating journey as a foreigner in Japan and how he overcame life's struggles to become a successful freelancer in Kyoto while traveling the world and exploring nature.
JANUARY 13, 2018
"We are not just spectators in the universe.... we actually have a special place within it."
In How We Know, What We Know About the Universe from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 29, Reuben Gazer takes us on a journey connecting our childhood discoveries of patterns and shapes in our surroundings to scientific revelations about the formation of the universe, showing us where to look to find parallels between earthly and interstellar forms.
JANUARY 12, 2018
"I like photos that have curious sort of perspective or make you pause and wonder what you are looking at..."
In In Pictures from PechaKucha Night Huntsville Vol. 4, Stephen Locke shares his passion for photography and the world around him through a number of his favorite photos he has taken. His process is as opportunistic as his photographs are stunning.
JANUARY 09, 2018
"Generally I paint cars ...with cars ...because that makes sense."
In Painting with Radio Control Cars from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 34, Ian Cook presents his long and highly entertaining career in painting artwork with actual radio-controlled cars for some of the world's most known brands. Be sure to check out his studio Popbang Colour for more inspiring works!
DECEMBER 31, 2017
"The people that I love the most are the hatarakimono..because they are the people who provide for this amazing Japan."
In HATARAKIMONO PROJECT from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 153, KNARF showcases his tape-o-graphic portrait documentary about the busy bees of Japan. Manually processing his work with packing tape (+ anything from hardware or office supply stores), KNARF applies the principles of “BRICOLAGE” to photography, a contemporary Art movement born in NYC in the early 2000’s. His works adopt a “READY MADE”, “ARTE POVERA”, “D.I.Y.” aesthetic that straddles between a recent analogue past and an extreme technological present.
DECEMBER 30, 2017
"I'm into the idea of being a Manhattan Mad Hatter."
A RISD graduate and recipient of the 2012 MET Museum Costume Institute Accessory Design Award, HEIDI LEE is a NYC-based artist and designer whose hats have featured in VOGUE, V, W, Visionaire, Dazed & Confused, MTV, SHOWstudio, NYT, New York Magazine, The Creators Project, etc. Exhibitions include MOSI Museum’s “3D Printing the Future” and MAD Museum’s “MAD Biennial: 100 Makers that manifest the cultural capital of NYC." Her clientele include Anne Hathaway, Madonna, G-Dragon, Lady Gaga, Missy Elliott and Lauryn Hill.