Monday, 3 May 2010

PECHAKUCHA - Are you aware of it?

30th April 2010

Here's our weekly selection of PechaKucha Presentations from around the world.
Remember to go FULL SCREEN when you watch
All presentations can be embedded in web sites and blogs clicking the '< >' button

The craziest presentation of the week goes to Joseph Tame who ran the Tokyo Marathon while tweeting, U-streaming - topped of with an iPhone strapped to his head!
Live from the Tokyo Marathon, by Joseph Tame, PechaKucha TOKYO

Legendary musician, producer and DJ 'A Guy Called Gerald' was the honorable surprise-presenter at Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti in Berlin. Briefed by his manager about two hours before the event started Gerald threw together a colorful mix of images which had history for him.
A guy called Geralds photo's, by Gerald, PechaKucha BERLIN

In an important new book by Azby Brown looks at the systems that Edo Tokyo used to make the city of then 1.4 million people sustainable. A fascinating talk which is so relevant today. A must watch.
Just Enough, by Azby Brown, PechaKucha TOKYO

Johnny Depp, Pamela Anderson - people who Jessica Leung had worked with before embarking on a life of documentary making in India and beyond.
Smile and open your eyes, by Jessica W. Leung, PechaKucha BARCELONA

New York / Tokyo based artist Shantell Martin, explains how important collaboration is in her work and advises us all to 'get out of your head and into your body, Hell yeah!'
Collaboration and you, by Shantell Martin, PechaKucha TOKYO

Leeds based poet Brian Cheesman on childhood - for the kids of Haiti. A presentation which was a part of Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti.
For the kids of Haiti, by Brian Cheesman, PechaKucha LEEDS

For all the SPANISH speakers...

Lily, maestra del arte de striptease, tells her personal story and how you can become a stripper!
The Art of Striptease, by Lily, PechaKucha BARCELONA

"You don't have to be cool to be an artist" but believe in yourself and you too could be better than Picasso!
Better than Picasso, by Nicolas Uribe, PechaKucha BOGOTA

For all the JAPANESE speakers

From a flower vase that makes the flower look more beautiful as it dies to the complete concept for a school base on a simple graphic.
Machiso to dan to yoh, by Dan Tomimatsu & Yoh Komiyama, PechaKucha TOKYO

Thanks for reading the 2nd PechaKucha Weekly, look out for next week's issue. In the meantime... can follow PechaKucha on Twitter for up to the minute news on presentations and events.

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Astrid, Mark, Tomoko and Jean
PechaKucha Global Tokyo

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