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Stanica Zilina Zariecie
Dec 17, 2010
Dayton Art Institute
May 03, 2012
Sep 06, 2013
Seattle Art Museum
Oct 11, 2013
Cité du design
May 22, 2014
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Bullseye Resource Center Bay Area
Jun 03, 2015
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Aug 21, 2015
Zdar nad Sazavou
Feb 19, 2016
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Sep 16, 2016
Feb 09, 2017
Illusory Glass Structures
BY DIRK JAN POSTEL
@ VOL 72
ON APR 21, 2010
Architect Dirk Jan Postel -- one of the world's leading proponents of glass in building construction -- discusses the innovative usage of this transparent structural material: how it allows architects to make additions to existing historical buildings, seemingly levitate large concrete slabs, and creatively let light enter or exit spaces. Check out his firm, Kraaijvanger.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 29, 2013.
From Lady Dior to the Voyage à Nantes
BY GLASS FABRIK
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 17, 2013
Glass-Fabrik is a craft studio of experiment and production of works and glass objects in the service of the creators. According to the formal, functional and economic , Glass-fabrik proposes an approach by the resear and the techniques adapted among the extent of the possibilities of shaping of the glass. A network of professional partners in the craft environment allows Glass-fabrik to follow the project in her entire production and to favor the meeting between the persons receiving benefits (providers) in the service of the work. (in French)
Somnolence au Volant : Soyez Vigilants! - Drowsy Driving: Be Alert!
BY CLÉMENTINE FRANÇOIS
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 20, 2014
La somnolence au volant tue autant que l’alcool ! Cela vous surprend ? Dans sa présentation, Clémentine François vous expliquera pourquoi nous sommes tous concernés par la somnolence et quelles en sont les conséquences pour la conduite ou l’exécution de tâches à risque. Vous découvrirez également comment des lunettes, développées à l’Université de Liège, vous empêcheront peut-être de vous endormir au volant et de faire un accident. Clémentine vous expliquera l’histoire du projet sur lequel elle travaille et qui a permis de concevoir ces lunettes, depuis l’idée jusqu’au processus de création d’une nouvelle entreprise. Sa motivation ? Vous aider et améliorer votre sécurité !
Drowsy driving kills as much as alcohol! This surprises you? In her presentation, Clémentine François will explain why we are all affected by drowsiness and what are the consequences in driving or in performing hazardous tasks. You will also discover how a pair of glasses, developed at the University of Liège, may prevent you from falling asleep at the wheel and make an accident. Clementine will explain the story of the project on which she works and which has led to the development of these glasses, from the idea to the process of creating a new company. Her motivation? To help you and improve your safety!
Through a Glass Lightly
BY AMY ANDERSON
@ VOL 13
ON JUN 05, 2015
Less that 2 weeks before this event Amy Anderson learned that there would be glass art on display in the gallery. She put together this presentation that explores all of the ways we interact with glass - emotionally, spiritually, physically, and many more. I guess all that time spent in libraries (see her previous PK) has paid off.
Natural Eyesight Improvement
BY LAWRENCE BATCHELOR
@ VOL 37
ON MAR 07, 2016
Are you tired of wearing glasses? Your eyesight can return to normal in the same way that your body naturally heals cuts, broken bones and illnesses! Lawrence Batchelor explains the exercises involved, sharing that we just need to return to the simple, relaxed, vision habits we learned as a child. This talk challenges the beliefs and myths about our eye’s ability to heal!
Message in a Bottle
BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts.
Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!
Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!
The Moon is my Scholar Rock
BY MATTHEW CUMMINGS
@ VOL 18
ON FEB 11, 2016
"I was really interested in the challenge of replicating these textures, patterns, and forms of meteorites."
For Matthew Cummings, artwork has always been personal journey for escape and meditation in both the making process and viewing. "The Moon is my Scholar Rock" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18 is a look at the work from his last solo exhibition, 'The Moon is my Gongshi'. This group of work examined the moon as an object of meditation, the tradition of Chinese Scholar Rocks or Gongshi, and the inspiring career of his grandfather-in-law, Charles Bradshaw, who ran the computations department for NASA during the development of Rocket Technology.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016.
The Beauty of Glass
BY MAYUKO AOIKE
@ VOL 1
ON APR 14, 2017
Jewelry designer Mayuko Aoike shares her unique glass work and explains how the type of things that inspire her and the methods she has used for her work.
An Introduction to Glass Bending
BY SOPHIE PENNETIER
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
Sophie Pennetier realllly likes glass. Hot bent glass, cold bent glass, she loves it all! Listen to her PechaKucha presentation to learn about all types of glass production.
Sophie is a structural engineer at Arup in New York. She is involved in the design of non-conventional architectural projects and in research related to freeform geometry facades (Liquid Wall project, IAPP ARC project). Sophie is a member of ASCE and ASTM committees, associated to the development of structural glass standards in the US, and co-authored industry publications on cold bent glass.
Bird, Meet Skyscraper
BY DEBRA KRIENSKY
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
Conservation biologist and bird lover Debra Kriensky discusses the importance of bird safety in architectural design in this PechaKucha presentation for NY Build.
Debra Kriensky works at NYC Audubon - where she works on conservation and research programs as a staff conservation biologist. Debra holds a BA in communications from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MA in conservation biology from Columbia University.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Presenting at last month's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 64, Aaron Glasson was there to talk about Sideroom.com, the online art and culture magazine he's been producing for a few years now. Read all about his "slightly drunken" experience in this piece he wrote for the site. Below, a video slideshow of the images he presented.
Dirk Jan Postel
Today's presentation was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 72, and features Dutch architect Dirk Jan Postel -- one of the leading proponents of glass structures -- talking about his use of the material in a few of his projects.
Glass That Produces Heat, Killing Architecture, and Birthday Wishes from Catania
Presentations In this presentation, part of a special PKN event in Miami (Vol. 14) that dealt with sustainability and the environment, Roz Gatewood introduces EnergyGlass, a type of window that can produce heat. This presentation (in Czech, from PKN Plzen Vol. 1) by Laco Tousek is about social exclusion and spatial segregation, and the social anthropologist's point of view on sharing urban spaces. Who wants to kill the street? Developers, politicians, and architects -- they are the creators of the barriers between people interaction. Using several samples of high valued architecture projects from all over the world, he portrays architecture as a killer of public spaces. Posters There are no new additions to the Tumblr blog today, so instead we highlight one of our recent uploads, in this case the poster you see above for PKN Bogota Vol. 9, happening on October 12. Video The video above was produced by PKN Catania has a "happy birthday" message to PKN Tokyo a few months ago (when we were celebrating our 9th anniversary), and it's fantastic. Calendar Tonight (September 26) we have our PKN Tokyo Vol. 95 at SuperDeluxe, where PK was born, as well as the following events: PKN Glasgow Vol. 10, PKN Skovde Vol. 9, PKN Lille Vol. 1, PKN Coventry Vol. 10, and PKN Providence Vol. 42. Tomorrow is another big night: PKN St. Louis Vol. 10, PKN Leeds Vol. 13, PKN Logrono Vol. 7, PKN Guatemala City Vol. 2, PKN Vigo Vol. 1, PKN Santa Barbara Vol. 5, PKN Varberg Vol. 3, PKN Vladimir Vol. 8, PKN Portsmouth Vol. 12, and PKN Hanoi Vol. 5.
In this presentation from PKN Blue Mountains Vol. 3, world renowned glass artist Keith Rowe discusses his favourite thing, color, which he gets to work with on a daily basis.
Illusory Glass Structures
We've always desired an escape from gravity, and we've always been tied to our shadow. What if we were free from both? In "Illusory Glass Structures", today's edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 72), architect Dirk Jan Postel -- one of the world's leading proponents of glass in building construction -- discusses the innovative usage of this transparent structural material: how it allows architects to make additions to existing historical buildings, seemingly levitate large concrete slabs, and creatively let light enter or exit spaces.
Top 5 Presentations Constructed of Glass, Steel, Concrete
Whether it be built of glass, poured-in-place concrete, or steel I-beams, the big bad whole may huff and puff, but he'll never blow these structures down. These are the top 5 PechaKucha 20x20 presentations related to buildings, construction, and architecture. First, we hear from Gary Cheng, whose tiny Hong Kong apartment has innumerable transmutations. (Transformer Apartment) Then we listen to Bob Berkebile's experiences with failure, and how it drove him to improve upon the architectural status quo. (Failure) Filipe Balestra discusses the importance of placement when constructing public works projects in urban villages. (Acupuncture Architecture, Urban Villages) Emma Brooke then takes us on a tour through the harsh, unfeeling (yet somehow beautiful) world of brutalist architecture. (Brutalism) And as a bit of a crossover with last week's top 5 of the animal kingdom, Roland Hagenberg describes the construction of a house meant for humans and a feathered friend. (Storkhouse)
Heroes of Wood, Glass, Steel
In today's Presentation of the Day, "Heroes of Wood, Glass, Steel" from the Global Night edition of PKN Tokyo (Vol. 106), Keiji Ashizawa shows off some of his amazing work with steel and aluminum, as well as the lighting, wood, and glasswork of those he collaborates with. Keiji discusses his metalworking career, his group of industrious glass and wood-working friends, and the structures and furniture he built for those in the tsunami-affected area of Ishinomaki, Japan.
Vanguard Seattle Previews Vol. 47
Vanguard Seattle has an in-depth preview of the city's forthcoming Vol. 47 evening. Here's a small snippet from the write-up: The evening will feature thirteen individuals who work with glass in many different ways. Among the speakers are artists that show in galleries and museums, artists that work in highly conceptual ways in contemporary art and design, and several that instruct others in the techniques of making art out of glass. PKN Seattle Vol. 47 will take place on October 11 at the Seattle Art Museum and will feature the theme "Glass: Subcultures of Mastery". Check out the full article here.
The Hunt for American Brilliant Cut Glass
"Upon seeing the green vase, I was speechless. It was wrapped in newspaper dated from 1970 and had been in the attic the entire time. It was a one of a kind piece, and no one knew it existed. After all the wasted trips and false alarms, here I was with one of the greatest discoveries of cut glass." Franz Hellwig is an avid collector of American Brilliant Cut Glass, an art form and product popular in the United States from 1876-1916. In The Hunt for American Brilliant Cut Glass from New Orleans Vol. 7, Franz shares with us a bit of the history and methods used by the American artisan to create these pieces of art. Today Franz is considered one of the foremost experts of American Brilliant Cut Glass and travels across the country in search for his next piece.
Glass is HOT!
"What began for me and others who participated in a 1972 Chihuly workshop, 40 years later is an amazing expression of the creative spirit captured in glass." In "Glass is HOT" from PechaKucha St. Joseph Vol. 2 Jerry Catania share's his love for making glass art. He dives into his interesting history of being a student of famed experimental glass sculptor Dale Chihuly and how that experience led him to pioneer and cultivate over a decade of healthy and successful creative workshops and programs with a community that cherishes its new found glass culture in St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, Michigan where he and his wife Kathy run the Water Street Glassworks.