Category Archives: hong kong
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
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
Get your daily PechaKucha fix! The nice folks at PechaKucha Night HQ have been busy making a new app which was launched on February 20, just in time to mark the 14th anniversary of the first event in Tokyo. >>… Continue reading
Velo 3rd Gear: Bicycle Culture and Stories
ELEKTROKATZE has been featured in Velo 3rd Gear, the latest bicycle book by Gestalten! :-)
Champagne for our real friends, real pain for our sham friends! Happy 2016!!
Katze Customs in the press…
A belated thank you to Jasmine Chan at TimeOut HK for the interview on ELEKTROKATZE! A few editorial mishaps but happy for the press just the same! :-) (Photo: Calvin Sit)
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
ELEKTROKATZE in 6 min 40 seconds
Watch Huschang’s PechaKucha presentation on ELEKTROKATZE (recorded at PKN HK17 on September 20, 2013). >> PechaKucha presentation on ELEKTROKATZE
On the radio…
PechaKucha Night Hong Kong meets Swedish Design tomorrow night in collaboration with Detour at PMQ! RTHK Radio 3’s Thomas Latter interviewed Sonia in a segment for Around Town. Listen here for a refresher on what PechaKucha Night is, how it… Continue reading
TONIGHT’S PECHAKUCHA POSTPONED
In light of current events with the protests, tonight’s PechaKucha Night will be postponed. It really feels wrong to hold a PechaKucha Night Hong Kong while Hong Kong is going through one of the biggest moments in its history. Sincerest… Continue reading
SCMP Play List
A belated thanks to Kate Whitehead and the South China Morning Post for the feature in last Sunday’s Play List! :)
Ming Pao Weekly coverage
Another case of ‘better late than never’… Along with the other speakers, we were interviewed by Ming Pao Weekly during the HKDA Gold Winner’s Seminar Series. The article was published in the HK edition on May 24.
More GDA Gold news…
A bit delayed with this post – but better late than never! As part of the GDA Gold Award Winners Seminar Series, we were pleased to speak at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on May 10 with the… Continue reading
Winning entries from the Global Design Awards 2013 competition are on exhibit until April 6 at Telford Plaza 1 (Kowloon Bay) and Popcorn (Tseung Kwan O). >> Exhibition details * Images courtesy of HKDA
Happy and honoured to share the news that ELEKTROKATZE took home three awards at the Hong Kong Designers Association’s Global Design Awards 2013 ceremony last week! ELEKTROKATZE won Gold, HK Best, and Judge’s Choice Award (selected by Chiaki Murata from… Continue reading
Where You Going? book launch
ChowPourianLab was interviewed by Jamie Winder and Iain Hector for their new book, Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia, published by Basheer Graphic Books. There will be a book launch on August 7 in Singapore. Drop by if… Continue reading
PechaKucha Night HK in Concierge Magazine
Concierge, May 2013 – a magazine for Japanese ex-pats in Hong Kong. Article by Kana Otsuka. Event photos by Cheehaur Tan (CHAUR), Sean Creamer (Worldly Images) and portrait by Nobuko Shiga. Happy to be included in HK’s Japanese press!
PechaKucha Night HK in LOFT Magazine
LOFT magazine, Spring 2013. Written by Catherine Shaw, photographs by Cheehaur Tan, Vic Shing (Art Surveillance), and Sean Creamer. Thanks for the coverage! >> LOFT Magazine
PechaKucha Night HK – Chinese poster
Working toward bilingual communications… So far all but one of our presentations have been in English, but Cantonese presentations are welcome!
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
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
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!
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
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