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Cat’s Cradle in Canadian news: The Chronicle Herald

We’re pleased to have received more coverage from Canada – this time from The Chronicle Herald, Canada’s largest independently-owned newspaper. It’s based in Halifax, which is also home of NSCAD where I did my design degree. Happy to have Haligonian… Continue reading

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Education and Public Speaking

We believe in sharing knowledge. In addition to organizing the PechaKucha Night series for Hong Kong, we look for ways to help the next generation of thinkers and creators. Here are some of the universities and design organizations who have… Continue reading

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Cat’s Cradle in Canadian news: The Globe and Mail

We’ve been picked up by the Canadian press! Online in the Design section of Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail – my go-to print publication when I’m home. Thank you Gayle MacDonald, for the interview! >> The Globe and… Continue reading

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Cat‘s Cradle: The Making of an Art Suite for ICEHOTEL Sweden

Our first video is up on our new YouTube channel! In December 2016, we built an art suite for ICEHOTEL Sweden, in Jukkasjärvi – a cool 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Take a peek behind the scenes at 14… Continue reading

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ICEHOTEL catalogue hot off the press!

If you follow us on Instagram, then you know about our adventures with ICEHOTEL Sweden. If not, here’s the scoop in a nutshell: we designed an art suite for ICEHOTEL’s annual international art symposium / hotel made of ice, which… Continue reading

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PechaKucha Night HK Vol 26 – Look who’s talking

Mark it down! >> PechaKucha Night Hong Kong: Tuesday, December 1, 8-10pm, in collaboration with deTour 2015 at PMQ. >> RSVP on the Facebook event page Alberto Cipriani, Associate at RAD Ltd. (Research Architecture Design), will present a building renovation… Continue reading

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A bit of press for PechaKucha…

A belated but hearty thank you to Pop Fugitives (Paul Haswell and Carolyn Wright) for the live interview on RTHK Radio 3 on August 2, and to Coconuts HK for the quick piece on July 31… Really appreciate the help… Continue reading

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Wanderlust of the mind

Standing in front of the cooker dishes at Barefoot College, I had a flash: A parabolic solar cooker by Anish Kapoor and an expert Swiss watchmaker. How spectacular would that be? Would the extra facets and minute precision movement make… Continue reading

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David Byrne’s bike racks @ BAM

I did a double-take when I saw this. It was like seeing your child playing with strangers. (I say this, and I have no children!) I first began playing with these same modular forms to create letters of the alphabet… Continue reading

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UNESCO FISS: Cultural Development & Sustainability, part 2

A couple of snaps from yesterday’s event. It’s interesting to hear what others think about the state of HK culture and the West Kowloon Cultural District. Very happy to have been part of the discussion, and am looking forward to… Continue reading

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UNESCO Focus Issues Seminar Series: Cultural Development & Sustainability in Hong Kong

Sonia Chow will be one of five invited speakers at UNESCO’s Arts in Education Observatory for Research in Local Cultures and Creativity in Education “Focus Issues Seminar Series.” Join the discussion on cultural development and sustainability in Hong Kong. Open… Continue reading

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PechaKucha Night HK in Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine!

Four-page article on PechaKucha Night HK by Kate Whitehead in the November 2012 issue of Silkroad, DragonAir / Cathay Pacific’s in-flight magazine for Asia-Pacific. Happy to be featured!

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PechaKucha Night HK – Wed Dec 5, 2012 @ XXX Gallery

Special guest at the next PKN HK: Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architecture, and co-founder of PechaKucha Night! RSVP list is not open yet, so check back here or on the Facebook page closer to the date for priority entry.… Continue reading

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JR INSIDE OUT in HK, part 2

Two months after the casting for JR’s Inside Out Project in Hong Kong, we hit the opening of JR’s Pattern exhibit and – surprise! My face was staring back up at me from the footbridge! Later we heard that 175… Continue reading

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JR Inside Out in HK

As 2011 TED Prize Winner, French artist JR was challenged to change the world. His response? Inside Out: a global art project transforming messages of personal identity into works of art. Well worth 24 minutes of your attention, his presentation… Continue reading

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Exhibition @ the Harbinger, May 18 – 21

A new series of work by Sonia will be shown at the Harbinger Gallery (Waterloo, Ontario) as part of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts New Inductees Exhibition, May 18 – 21. COMMUNICATION BLOCKS plays with the interruption of an… Continue reading

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