>Pecha Kucha Seattle v.05

>Pecha Kucha Seattle v.05I need to get caught up on posting about a LOT of publications that have new issues out, and will try to do that in the next few days. Right now, though, my focus is on getting ready for the next Pecha Kucha, coming up on February 12. I’ll be reading 20 seconds each of one story per issue from our first 18 issues (since last time, I did all of issue 19). Because of the format, I’ve looked much harder at how quickly a story catches my eye. The amount of text that can be read aloud in 20 seconds isn’t much, so it really requires that the author grab attention as quickly as possible. It’s making me appreciate that much more those authors who have great strength in openings. Once I’ve decided which stories I’ll be reading from, I’ll post links to them all here, both because I think it’s valuable for writers to look at strong openers, and so that folks who hear the pieces read at Pecha Kucha can quickly find links to read the rest of the stories that may have piqued their interest.

There will be ten presenters this time, and it looks like an incredible lineup. If you happen to be in Seattle next week, it’s a great event to add to your calendar. The image here is a link to the poster (which is gorgeous—kudos to Ana Pinto da Silva).

Here’re the details:

Tuesday, February 12th
6:00 PM
See Sound Lounge
115 Blanchard St, Seattle, WA
Theme: LOVE

Presenters:
Linda Carlin, Senior Design Analyst, Frog Design
David Harrell, Fellow, Royal Institute of Public Health
John Grade, Artist, Seeps of Winter/Suyama Space
Allan Packer, Artist, Davidson Contemporary
Jon Taylor, Architect/Artist, Callison
Alex Maxim, Knowledge Manager, NBBJ
Dave Clapper, Editor, Smokelong Quarterly
David Ho, Architect, Gensler
Ryan Matthew Smith, Photographer
Shannon Wells & Jed Dunkerley, Slideluck Potshow

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One Response to >Pecha Kucha Seattle v.05

  1. katrina says:

    >Hope you had fun, Dave!

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