Technology and the human condition intertwine at PechaKucha Night Richmond
10 July 2014
Explore how technology and the human body are in constant dialogue and shape one another at Human x Technology, the 7th volume of PechaKucha Night Richmond. Ten presenters will turn their gaze on the dynamics of the mobile and malleable body for seven minutes each on Wednesday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate. Doors open at 6 p.m. This event is free and suitable for all ages.
PechaKucha is a simple presentation style, where speakers present 20 images, for 20 seconds each, while sharing thought provoking ideas and stories. Vol. 7 guest presenters include:
- Hong Kong Exile, Interdisciplinary arts company
- Andrew Haw, Multimedia designer and lecturer
- Kristin Cheung, Gateway arts administrator
- David Khang, Visual and performance artist
- Deanne Achong and Faith Moosang, Artists
- Gary LaChance, Decentralized Dance Party
- Scott Billings, Multimedia artist and Sculptor
- Sarah Fdili Alaoui, Performance artist
- Ray Hsu, Poet and writer
- Nick Strauss, Strategist
PechaKucha Night Richmond, Vol.7 is presented by the City of Richmond's Public Art Program in partnership with Cinevolution Media Society, with special support from the Richmond Youth Media Program. For more information about the Richmond Public Art Program, visit www.richmond.ca/publicart.
The first PechaKucha Night was held in Tokyo in 2003. Created by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architecture, it was an event for young designers to meet, network and show their work in public. It has now evolved into a massive celebration with events happening in over 700 cities around the world, inspiring creativity worldwide. For more information on PechaKucha Night, visit www.pechakucha.org.