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"Exploring the 7th Sense" Capitol Pecha Kucha Vol.9 in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland and the City of Helsinki
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
Capitol Pecha Kucha Vol.9 "Exploring the 7th Sense" in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland and the City of Helsinki
This Pecha Kucha event is part of MyHelsinki, an exhibition produced by the Embassy of Finland and the City of Helsinki. MyHelsinki is a month-long series of events highlighting the cultural, educational, environmental, technological and culinary experiences of the cool Nordic capital. For more information visit www.myhelsinki.fi or www.finland.org.
Please join us for an evening at the Embassy of Finland featuring inspiring presenters exploring the sense of sound. Soundscapes + 20 images x 20 seconds.
Embassy of Finland
3301 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Date: Wednesday, May 20th
Time: 7:30 - 10:00 PM
Reception 7:30 PM
Presentations begin at 20:20
Complimentary beer and wine
Live Jazz Band
Tickets: $10 Tickets in Advance at: http://capitolpechakuchavol9.eventbrite.com
(tickets will not be sold at the door)
When & Where
Capitol Pecha Kucha
Washington, DC Chapter of Pecha Kucha Night: 20 slides x 20 seconds at 20:20: CAPITOL PECHA KUCHA!!
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 mic 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 500 cities across the world. www.pecha-kucha.org
Bringing design, art, and music together to the Capital of the United States. We are constantly searching for presenters, sponsors, supporters, and friends. Become part of the revolution!!