PechaKucha Nights 2011 Text Colombo Devised and shared by Klein Dytham architecture
Who & What is PechaKucha?PechaKucha started in Tokyo in 2003 as away for young designers to meet, networkand show their work in public.
Who & What is PechaKucha?...PechaKucha is the Japanese term used todescribe the sound of “chit chat”.An idea created by Astrid Klein and MarkDytham of Klein Dytham architecture.
PechaKucha Nights• PechaKucha Nights = PKN is a non-profitevent held 4 times a year• PKN has a unique concept andpresentation format: 20x20
The 20x20 Format• 20 slides x 20 seconds per slide• Keeps the presentations concise andinteresting
Who can present?• Anyone!• Showcase a creative project or hobby • Pictures from a holiday, music, graphic designs, floral arrangements, sculptures, etc
Miranda Andersen, 11-year-old filmmakerwho presented at a PKN in Canada.
PechaKucha Nights ColomboThe first PKN in Colombo • When: Saturday 23 July 2011 • Where:The Warehouse Project
PechaKucha Nights Colombo…• 8 presentations a night• Audience of a 1000 people• Food and drinks available• Location will change each time• Opportunity for you to network and socialise
Why be a part of PKN?• Provide a platform form to showcase yourwork and creations• Interact with other likeminded, creativepeople• Be a part of a greater good – raise moneyfor charity• No cost to you
PechaKucha Nights Colombo…Money raised on the night will bedonated to Architecture for Humanity.
Your Investment• Compile a presentation of your work in 20slides together with a commentary of 20seconds on each slide• Talk about the concept of your work andyour inspiration
How you can be a part of PKN?• Complete an Application Form • Available on the website, Facebook and can also be requested on email (details to follow)• Not a competition but a way to ensurethere is a good mix of presentations on anight
Application FormsSend completed Application Forms to:• Email - firstname.lastname@example.org• Post - Saskia Fernando Gallery, 61 Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7
How you can be a part of PKN?...Want to be a part of PKNs in the future?Visit the website for regular updates anddetails of the next PKN.You can also “like” PechaKucha Colombo onFacebook and stay in touch.
Pecha-kucha.org/night/colomboVisit the website and watch presentationsfrom PKNs around the world…be inspiredand see the 20x20 concept in action.
Contact Us:email@example.com://pecha-kucha.org/night/colomboFind us on Facebook – Pecha Kucha Colombo