We’ve taken a short break, and now we’re back with an uninhibited theme-free PK!
Look who’s talking
• Joanna Bowers – How “The Helper documentary” came to be
Director / screenwriter Joanna Bowers introduces her current work, a timely tribute and documentary about domestic helpers in Hong Kong.
• Anna Cheng – The journey of a contemporary jewellery gallery in HK
Anna Cheng walked away from a career as an interior architect to open a contemporary fine jewellery gallery showcasing international artists and designers. She’s also a certified diamond grader and is the 4th generation in a family of jewellers.
• Tat Lam – Shanzhai City: Bringing Social Innovation to Market
Architect and urban planner Tat Lam is the co-founder and CEO of a social development incubator to empower grassroots communities in rural China.
• Nadine Bubner – Bye-bye boring desk job, hello health and happiness
Nadine Bubner escaped the corporate world and now heads up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side.
• Kyle Ford – Second Nature: A Discourse in Aesthetics and Culture
Kyle Ford is an American artist and photography professor with a special interest in large format film. His work has been featured in publications, galleries and museums internationally including Popular Photography, Elle Men China and Newsweek Japan.
• Calista Goh – The Future of Food: Why It Matters…
Calista Goh dabbled in psychology, business, law and pastrymaking before finding herself on a mission to combine Western technology with ancient Oriental healing wisdom.
• Doug Woodring – Plastic: The next big thing
Doug Woodring is the Founder of Ocean Recovery Alliance, a NPO which focuses on bringing technology, collaborations and policy together to improve the health of the ocean.
• Patricia Choi – 2 or 3 things I know about wontonmeen
Patricia Choi is an interior architect and design educator. She is also the founder of two Hong Kong-centric enterprises: one is design-based and focuses on local day-to-day objects and street mentality; the other, a creative residence for short and long-term stays which offers an alternative authentic HK experience.
• Jess Jacobsen – A glimpse at the power of images, and how we can strive to move beyond ‘beauty’
Jess Jacobsen is Programme & Campaign Manager of The Women’s Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in Hong Kong. She discusses the influence of media on gender stereotypes and self-perception, and shares how this has affected her personally.
• Kevin Lynch – The Return of Yearbnb
Self-described adman by day and by night, Kevin Lynch returns to the PechaKucha Night HK stage to share more adventures about using Airbnb to live in, work in, and discover Hong Kong.
PechaKucha Night is a live networking event for sharing projects, stories and inspiration. Now in 850+ cities, all presentations follow the same signature format of 20 images x 20 seconds. From emerging talent to established professionals, anyone can take the floor.
The event series began in Tokyo 2003, the brainchild of Klein Dytham architecture.
Organizer + Sponsor: ChowPourianLab
Venue sponsor: XXX Gallery
Music: DJ Allan Ho (High Tech Orchestra)