Friday, June 15, 2012

Friday Focus: Show Your Work at Pecha Kucha Night

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Pecha Kucha Night is an event that takes place in more than three hundred cities around the world. It provides creative professionals with an opportunity to showcase their work in a lively, engaging format that's fun to watch. Locally, the next installment of PKN Detroit will happen on Belle Isle on Thursday, July 26 with doors at 6:30 p.m. and presentations starting promptly at 8:20 p.m.

Anyone with a creative body of work that they would like showcase is invited to apply to be one of those presenters. Interested professionals and students should send a description of themselves, a description of their work, and a 3 MB sample of their work, along with their contact information, to pkndetroit [at] gmail [dot] com no later than July 9.

Some of the professionals who have presented at PKN Detroit before include:
  • Architects;
  • Dancers;
  • Filmmakers;
  • Furniture designers;
  • Graphic designers;
  • Historians;
  • Landscape architects;
  • Interior designers;
  • Painters;
  • Photographers;
  • Sculptors;
  • Software developers; and
  • Urban planners.
Presentations will happen inside the Belle Isle Conservatory (7000 Inslerue Ave). There will also be a special reception inside the Belle Isle Aquarium, which is attached to the Conservatory.

PKN Detroit is presented locally by the AIA Detroit Emerging Professionals Committee and Detroit Synergy.

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