PechaKucha #13

PechaKucha nights are fun, informal gatherings where people share their stories and passions in a concise format.

PechaKucha Night #13Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 8 pm – 9:30 pm

PechaKucha Nights are fun, informal gatherings where people share their stories and passions in a concise format. The presenter talks along with 20 images that are each projected for 20 seconds. the talk lasts 51/2 minutes. PechaKucha started in Japan and is not in more than 1000 cities around the world. 

Suggested Donation – $5

All past PechaKucha presentations can be found on the PechaKucha Warwick website, https://www.pechakucha.org/cities/warwick

Participants

Keith's in Australia
Keith & Cedric in Australia

In the Outback

In 1972, Keith Stewart lived for four months in a gorge in Australia’s remote Northern Territory. “ With no humans around, I became chummy with a large monitor lizard who I named Cedric.  Most days Cedric came to my camp to spend time with me and eat fish.”

Where’s the Moose? 

Hiking to waterfalls in New Hampshire and searching for moose, Linda Marchisio and her daughter learn that finding a moose was not the most important quest after all. 

Where's the Moose?
Where's the Moose?
Coming of Age with Motorcycles
Coming of Age with Motorcycles

Those Were the Days: Coming of Age with Motorcycles

Everyone goes through a crazy, mysterious “coming-of-age” period of life.  Ken Karnas revisits his own late 1960s coming-of-age that he navigated, mostly, on two wheels.

Teen Years in Westchester

In the second chapter of her graphic memoir, Pat Foxx faces life in a new school, family dynamics and a glimpse into the future. 

Teen Years in Westchester
Teen Years in Westchester
Adaptability of a Misfit
Adaptability of a Misfit

Adaptability

Anne Hanson shares thirteen images depicting a Toothbrush adapting to various conditions.

Natives, invasive and wild foraging

Ever wondered what’s the deal with native species, and aren’t some non-native species okay to keep around? And what about poking around in the forests for wild foods?

PechaKucha #12

Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8 pm – 9:30 pm

PechaKucha Nights are fun, informal gatherings where people share their stories and passions in a concise format.

Participants

Jenna Field – What is Pilates?

Jenna Field is a fitness enthusiast and instructor notes that perhaps you are not in great shape, and haven’t exercised in ages, yet would like to strengthen your mind and body, Pilates might be the answer.

Richard Hull- Secret African Masks for Life’s Sake

Richard Hull tells of his half century encounter with the Mystery and Magic of masks and their significance to their users in Africa and abroad. His talk is based on his more than 50 years of collecting and analyzing traditional masks and their uses in African secret societies.

Claire Gilliam- Dissolving into Abstraction (with copper and silver)

Finding a way to connect her longtime love of darkroom printing with a newer passion for printmaking, Claire Gilliam shares her latest body of work “Lifelines”, revealing a journey into line and abstraction she didn’t expect.

Karen Martis-Wilderness Survival

Karen Martis notes that our ancestors lived closer to the earth. What did they know and what can we learn from them? How can we experience this natural connection? 

Kathryn Nieves-Artificial Intelligence: Fear of the Unknown

Love it or hate it, artificial intelligence is all around us. It’s developed into more tools and platforms than we realize. Is this technology something to fear or something to embrace? Kathryn Nieves’ talk will dive into the advantages of artificial intelligence and its real-life advantages and applications. 

Loren Talbot-Homecoming: My Constant Return to Food and Photography 

Loren Talbot is an artist, photo editor, poet, wife and mother. She studied photography at Marlboro College, Urban Planning at Pratt Institute, and has worked in Northern Italian restaurants. She regrettably killed hundreds of lobsters in Maine, and catered in Manhattan and Vermont. Her DNA is made up of one strand of food and another strand of art. When she’s not editing world news, she can be found in her kitchen making a delicious mess. 

Loren explores the intersection of food and photography throughout her life. 

PechaKucha Website

The Amity Gallery presented the first of a series of PechaKucha evenings in March 2017. Started over a decade ago, PechaKucha nights are informal and fun gatherings where people get together to share their enthusiasms, ideas, and thoughts. The PechaKucha format consists of 20 images displayed for 20 seconds while the presenter describes and explains them.

Take a look at all the previous PechaKucha presentations we made in Warwick .

https://www.pechakucha.com/events/warwick-vol-12

PechaKucha is Japanese for chit chat. It is the world’s fastest growing story telling platform used by millions around the globe. Learn more about PechaKucha.

https://www.pechakucha.com/about

Pecha Kucha

Saturday, March 25, 8 PM

The Amity Gallery presents the first of a series of Pecha Kucha evenings. Started over a decade ago, Pecha Kucha nights are informal and fun gatherings where people get together to share their enthusiasms, ideas, and thoughts. The Pecha Kucha  format consists of 20 images displayed for 20 seconds while the presenter describes and explains them.

Presenters on the March 25th evening will include:

*Dr. Ricard Hull on Architectural Styles in Warwick’s History : What Architecture Tells About Culture and History.

*Zoe Cone, Julia Grosso, Rebecca Pry- Wild Realm

*Pat Foxx on Surprising Sloths

*Harvey Greenwald on Trout Fishing:  A Rite of Passage

*Patricia DeBruhl on An Introduction to the Principality of Wales