On September 4, 2013, Artist, Organizer Crystal Birns came onto Artist on Art to talk about the PechaKucha Santa Cruz Vol. 5 taking place Friday, September 13th 6:30pm at the Santa Cruz MAH.

Screen shot 2013-09-10 at 11.35.07 AMThe art of concise presentations.

Join us for a night of presentations that will push the boundaries of traditional lectures.
PechaKucha is a simple presentation format of 20 images, 20 seconds each. Presentations are informal, creative, fast-paced and concise. Started in Tokyo in 2003 PechaKucha Nights are now produced in more than 600 cities around the world and was devised as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.

To hear Crystal’s interview, please click on the grey button below:

Friday, September 13, 2013
6:30pm – 8:00pm

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Emceed by Greg Pepping, the Friday the 13th edition of PechaKucha Santa Cruz will explore the theme “Found in Santa Cruz”. Here’s the awesome lineup:

Peter Chester, UI Designer, Surfer, Dad | tri.be
Kyle Abbott, Musician | bachido.com
Kyle Theirmann, Pro surfer & do-gooder | surfingforchange.com
Veronica Yovovitch, Phd student at Wilmers Lab | santacruzpumas.org
Susie O’Hara, Water engineer, Mom, Staff to the City of SC, Public Safety Task Force| cityofsantacruz.com
Wes Modes, DANM MFA & Systems Architect at UCSC | thespoon.com
Bryant Austin, Photographer & Multi-media artist | studiocosmos.com
Victoria Pozos-Bernal, Food What Program Participant, Student/Farmworker alliance| sfalliance.org
Geoffrey Dunn, Author, Documentary Filmmaker | amazon.com/Geoffrey-Dunn/e/B004B0TF2O/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1377627713&sr=1-2-ent

PechaKucha nights are FREE! Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Seating is limited…early birds get a seat.

Big thanks to the MAH for hosting, and to Santa Cruz Next for sponsoring the event!

PechaKucha Santa Cruz on Facebook –
FB event page
Santa Cruz Next – santacruznext.org/
Santa Cruz MAH
PK Tumblr page (posters from around the world – pretty awesome)



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