PechaKucha – Adelaide set to launch on the roof-top bar + 2nd story of the super-slick, Gallery on Waymouth on Wednesday October 5th | 6:30pm > Late …
Greeted with smooth tunes from TheContinental DJ [Interior Designer; Andrew Wallace], a tasty Tapa’s menu to satisfy all cravings and 3 bars to choose from, we’ll be there from 6:30pm to soak up the atmosphere. Network, relax and pick your spot for the launch of Adelaide’s PechaKucha Night events, as we join the global Pecha community now happening in more than 445 cities across the world!
Uncovering the Unexpected over two spectacular levels PechaKucha Night – Adelaide,
has a huge line-up of 16+ talented local creatives with passions from diverse disciplines + interests to kick off the launch!
Sharing starts at about 7:30 from the roof-top + the second level gallery from around 7:30pm > after the sun goes down and we’ve all had a few drinks and laughs to loosen up!
What should I expect? While we haven’t heard if people will be presenting in costume like the guys below, the line up includes; Architects, Interior Designers, a Sculptor, Artists, an Anthropologist, a Social Innovator, a Media + Culture expert, a Health Science Researcher, a Furniture and Portable Housing Designer, an expert in Innovation & Entrepreneurship , Photographers, a Software Developer, an Editor and an Adventurer/Surfing Judge! Presenters will be sharing everything from a
behind-the-scene’s view of Adelaide’s print media to High-End Toy Design, intricate CNC Metal sculpture, Photography, modern furniture and housing innovations and life-lessons!
With a fantastic Bar and Tapa’s menu, relax and enjoy the presentations, with $5 Sparkling White, $6 pints of Hahn Super Dry and music/DJ’s all night! Networking at the infamous ‘Beer Break’ and before and after the show, gives you the chance to kick-back, enjoy the music, make some new friends and ask presenters more about what they do.
Once you see how easy it is, you might even be inspired to register for presenting at Volume #2. or give us some feedback about what you liked and how we can improve.
With NO DOOR CHARGE, Gold Coin Donations (or more if you’re feeling generous)
are appreciated and go towards putting on the events; sound equipment, posters, fliers etc As PechaKucha Nights are non-profit events organisers and presenters do not receive payment we do it because we we want to share and because we love it!
The Gallery on Waymouth has a limited capacity – make sure that you and your friends are part of the ‘chit-chat’ – don’t miss out! – Bookings essential.
Secure your tickets/name on the Guest List- email Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org with “B” in the subject heading and ONE WORD that describes what you are most looking forward to about the PechaKucha – Adelaide launch!
Head to the global website http://www.pecha-kucha.org to register for the newsletter and stay tuned on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
Excited and can’t wait to meet you all!
[City Organiser | Anna Scott | www.facebook.com/AnnaScottMedia]
Vol # 1. Presenters
Craeg Bennett [Title: Art in CNC steel profiles] – Artist, Designer and generally Incorrigible ratbag – SunGun Studios
Regan Forrest [Title: Planning for People] – PHD: “Design Factors in the Museum Visitor Experierience”
Stuart Autsin [Title: Incidentally Erratic] – Student: University of Adelaide (Masters of Computing and Innovation
Andrew Wallace [Title: TBC] – Andrew’s Bio: Interior Designer (Adelaide, Sydney and London) from small consumer products to devopment
Wendy Fantasia [Title: TBC] – Body Painter extraordinaire
Hing-Wah Kwok (HW) [Title: TBC] – Project Manager and Lead Designer at Defence Science and Technology and Blogger for RocketSmash
Dr. Michael J. Wilmore [Title: TBC] – Anthropologist: Social and global media, Head of Media at the University of Adelaide
Shane Haddy: Industrial Designer/Designer Toy Designer/Industrial Design Lecturer: Uni SA/Owner of Hints and Spices
Tamrah Petruzelli: Advertising Executive & FORM Coordinator at The Adelaide Review
Daniel Fighera: Park(ing) Day organiser and Architect: Swanbury Penglasee
Dr. Allan O’Connor [Title: TBA] – Academic Director: Entrepreneurship Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC), Adelaide University
Eugene Blackman [Title: TBA] – Photographer
Michael Kubler [Title: TBA] – Founder Zeitgeist SA Chapter/MD Flims on the Fly
Simon Modra [Title: TBA] – Furniture Designer/Interior Designer/Architect – Former Q-Bar Owner: Syd/Melb/Adel
Dimas Menelau [Title: TBA] – Brazilian born: Electrical Designer/Adventurer/ Long-board rider, Photgrapher/Surfer + NZ surfing Judge
Chika Anyanwu: Senior Media Lecturer, University of Adelaide, Mass Communications Specialist, Leadership and Digital Storytelling expert
Peter Lekkas [Title: TBA] – Health Sciences Research Assistant, University of South Australia
Jason Vandepeer: Photographer + Owner of photography studio, SeeminglySane