PechaKucha Quotes!

"The problem: How do you get a bunch of visual visionaries — many of them isolated, introverted, self-employed people who tend to hunch all day behind their computers — out into meatspace, communicating, drinking, networking? The solution: Give them a format, a structure, a parlor game, a chance to talk about their current interests and listen to others doing the same."
— 2 years ago with 2 notes
"The problem: How do you get a bunch of visual visionaries — many of them isolated, introverted, self-employed people who tend to hunch all day behind their computers — out into meatspace, communicating, drinking, networking? The solution: Give them a format, a structure, a parlor game, a chance to talk about their current interests and listen to others doing the same."
— 2 years ago
"But designers worldwide are resurrecting the slide show and trying to elevate it to a form of poetry in a new movement called PechaKucha, an open-mike night for creative types to show off their projects. And the business world is starting to pay attention."
— 2 years ago with 1 note
"Now, in collaboration with TED Prize Winner Cameron Sinclair’s Architecture for Humanity they are setting up an audacious way to mark the seventh anniversary: a “wave” of events in 24 hours, all around the globe to raise money for a cause that’s important to the TEDxTokyo community."
— 4 years ago
"We interrupt our regularly scheduled Mid Century Modern programming to inform you. Enlighten you. Entertain you. And quite possibly shatter your fear of public speaking."
— 4 years ago
"PechaKucha founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham have teamed up with Architecture for Humanity for the project, which aims to raise $100,000 for rebuilding Haiti."
— 4 years ago
PechaKucha help "clean up" The Main? →

The event will unfold at a more leisurely pace than most jam-packed Pecha Kucha soirées, which can feature upward of 12 presentations. Instead, curators at the CCA and Pecha Kucha selected six presentations through a submission process. Topics will include such varied subjects as bathhouses, snow removal and ideas around moral hygiene

— 4 years ago
"PechaKucha is the democratic form of the TED conference. It brings the best ideas out into the public. PechaKucha is “by design” set up to multiply, proliferate, inspire, in short, change the planet long term more than any other current idea. It brings us back together, out of our air-conditioned isolation, alone with our fancy smart phone, back into the community where change can happen - Chris Stutzki"
— 4 years ago with 3 notes
"If the book club scones are dry and you’re sick of Nancy droning on about Jane Eyre, it might be time to get your fix somewhere else. Like Pecha Kucha Night."
— 4 years ago
"The organizers are saying that the “WaveCast” may be “the world’s biggest single-day globally-distributed conference.”"
— 4 years ago
"The idea is simple: 20 images, 20 seconds, 200 cities, 2,000 presentations, 200,000 people"
— 4 years ago
"As we all know, give a microphone to a designer and you might be trapped for hours! The key to Pecha Kucha is its patented system for avoiding this fate."
— 5 years ago