City Focus: Shenzhen

            Following their ostentatious 10th anniversary event, PechaKucha Night Shenzhen is coming back this month with a BANG - introducing their largest and most anticipated collaborative event to date, PechaKucha Night Shenzhen x Shenzhen Creative Week, in this week's extra special PechaKucha City Focus.

            Prepare yourself for a massive storm of creativity at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on March 19th and 20th, where 40 speakers from all walks of life will share their ideas behind their amazing art and design works. All of this will be occurring throughout five individual sessions, each featuring a unique theme, including "Wonderland", "The Beach", "Romance", "Picnic", and "Happy Farm" – enough variety to guarantee you an unforgettable story-telling experience.


            Join in and see what?PechaKucha Night Shenzhen x Shenzhen Creative Week can bring to you!

            PKN Poster Spotlight

            In partnership with Shenzhen Creative Week, PechaKucha Night Shenzhen brings us yet another spectacular poster design for this week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight. With its aesthetically appealing melange of cool and warm colors, and combination of screen-printing and simple line drawing techniques, this poster not only pops - it rocks! To learn more about the ongoings of the star-studded Shenzhen Creative Week, visit the official Shenzhen Creative Week webpage here.

            For more sensational poster designs, check out our PechaKucha Poster Tumblr and Instagram!

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            Presentation of the Day

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            Stephen Rock

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            Evolution of a Life of Art

            PRESENTED ON JAN 18, 2019
            IN ELLENSBURG @ VOL 16

            Artist Stephen Rock takes an evolving look at how to “Get Your S*%t together” at Gallery One in Ellensburg, WA. Over a lifelong journey, he takes us from early works done under his art teacher father to installation pieces, public sculpture projects and innovative large format inkjet prints. Each period of exploration contributes to his current mixed process digital print works. He lives in Seattle, WA and is represented by the Seattle Art Museum Gallery.

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            Past Presentations of the Day

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            Walls and Spoken Word Poetry

            BY MELIZARANI T. SELVA
            @ VOL 6 ON AUG 16, 2018

            Melizarani T. Selva is a spoken word poet, showrunner, educator and co-curator of George Town Literary Festival 2018. To date, she has performed in six countries and represented Malaysia at the prestigious Commonwealth People's Forum in London and the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. Her notable performances include, TEDxGateway in Mumbai and Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Her first book titled ‘Taboo’ made Top 10 Best-Seller List on Malaysia’s No.1 Online Bookstore (MPH). To date, her poems have been translated in French by Éditions Jentayu and in Bahasa Malaysia by Malaysia’s National Institute of Language and Literature. Presently, she runs Kuala Lumpur's monthly poetry open mic, ’If Walls Could Talk’, a bilingual poetry slam,‘Slamokrasi’ and teaches performance poetry at international and national schools. This presentation is about Walls, also a monthly spoken word poetry event.

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            Creative Companionship

            BY LETA SOBIERAJSKI
            @ VOL 162 ON JAN 16, 2019

            Designer and Art Director Leta Sobierajski shares the origins of her studio with her husband and partner, Wade Jeffree, as well as their reoccurring theme to include themselves in their work as a way of exercising their bodies alongside their minds in their everyday projects, injecting personality and performance into their personal and professional work.

            デザイナー/アートディレクターのLeta Sobierajskiは、夫でもあり、ビジネスパートナーでもあるWadeと一緒に仕事をしている。彼らの仕事のモットーは、身体も頭もフル活動しながら、彼ら自身を毎日の作品に投影すること。今回は、個性が光る作品を生み出し続ける彼らの、スタジオでの毎日を紹介してもらう。

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            Limitless

            BY RIVA NAYAJU
            @ VOL 1 ON JUL 17, 2018

            An amazing artist with a degree in architecture, Riva Nayaju is currently a graduate student in graphic design at Oklahoma State University. She believes in hard work and utilizing every single day to the most. Greatly inspired by her father (Artist/Designer), she yearns to mold her dreams up to her own unlimited expectations.

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            Pain and Inspiration

            BY ABI STEVENS
            @ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

            Abi Stevens is a freelance illustrator who also suffers from chronic migraines that affect all of her senses. She talks about the influences for her stunning art work and also about a series of very personal illustrations depicting the pain of her migraines.  

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