Friday, October 2, 2009

EVENT ALERT: Pecha Kucha Night

Tuesday October 20

I did not get to go last time, but i am going this time.  Who doesn't need a night of inspiration.?  Or it could be you up front inspiring others?
What is Pecha Kucha Night? 
Pecha Kucha Night, devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture), was conceived in 2003 as a place for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.
But as we all know, give a mike to a designer (especially an architect) and you’ll be trapped for hours. The key to Pecha Kucha Night is its patented system for avoiding this fate. Each presenter is allowed 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds each – giving 6 minutes 40 seconds of fame before the next presenter is up. This keeps presentations concise, the interest level up, and gives more people the chance to show.
Pecha Kucha (which is Japanese for the sound of conversation) has tapped into a demand for a forum in which creative work can be easily and informally shown, without having to rent a gallery or chat up a magazine editor. This is a† demand that seems to be global – as Pecha Kucha Night, without any pushing, has spread virally to over 100 cities across the world. Find a location and join the conversation.

They are gearing up for a big event - check back soon for details!

If you are interested in presenting at a future PechaKucha Night Denver, email them.
Here are the guidelines:
I have never been to one, but it looks pretty cool.
Details coming soon!