Mark it down! >> PechaKucha Night Hong Kong: Tuesday, December 1, 8-10pm, in collaboration with deTour 2015 at PMQ.
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Alberto Cipriani, Associate at RAD Ltd. (Research Architecture Design), will present a building renovation using mixed languages. Working closely with Italian cartoonist Mauro Marchesi, they transformed an old factory in Aberdeen into studios for young artists and designers.
Peter Williams will discuss the value of social capital, saying “yes,” and how Hong Kong is networking nirvana in “Connections and Collaboration.”
Keshia Hannam is a food, society and travel writer with Australian/British/Indian roots based in Hong Kong. She will explore the power of combining extremes to connect us in “The Business Class Bedouin.”
Kyle Chung is a media art curator who focuses on artwork in immersive visualisation installations and site-specific video-based artwork. His presentation will feature the work of Berlin-based artist Carla Chan’s exhibition “To Outland: Black Moves.”
Julia Keil was nominated as one of Hong Kong’s ten best emerging photographers by DRKRMS Media in 2015. Her work explores memory, beauty and the transforming state of culture and identity in today’s globalized society on both an internal and external level.
Samathy Woo has grown what was a private swap party between 3 friends into an online “care-to-share” swapping community of over 1000. She will share her thoughts on overconsumption, reducing waste, and why expensive things have no value if you don’t use them.
Nathan de Lyster is a passionate cyclist, missionary banker, guitarist, coffee enthusiast and aspirational vegan – as well as the HK director of an organisation which invests in the lives of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and communities across the developing world. He will speak about “Interconnection – Your Day in a Global Perspective.”
Skott Taylor is a thespian, musician, outdoor survivalist and culture consultant. He will demonstrate how theatre, improv, music, dance and fine arts can be used to help businesses engage with their culture and employees in “Everyone’s Making It Up.”
Special guests from Czech Republic
Ondřej Chybík and Michal Krištof are architects and urban planners from Brno. They will discuss their design method and showcase projects from their studio’s first 5 years, including the Czech Republic national pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 for which their office won the Bronze Award for architecture.