Thank You Volunteers!
June 2, 2009, 1:31 pm
Filed under: 1, Events, News

HappyThankYou_500Pecha Kucha Night Charleston III would not have been possible without the following AMAZING volunteers. 

Thank you so very much!

Jessie Bower REDUX    
Patrick Bryant Go To Team    
Gary Collins Designworks    
Ken Conner      
Lee Deas Obviouslee Marketing    
Terry Fox The Art Institute    
Adam Hellan Go To Team    
Vladia Jucova Spencer Stylee Pr    
Kristen Ley Cultigraphics    
Michael Maher Civic Design Center    
Clay McCauley College of Charleston, Computer Science
Josh Nissenboim Fuzzco    
Olivia Pool ART Magazine    
Robert Prioleau Blue Ion    
Kristen Rowe Patrick Properties    
Cheryl Smithem Strategic Marketing & PR    
Chris Starr College of Charleston, Computer Science
Jeff Taylor Cognetix    
Steve Warner CRDA    


PKN 3, Kevin Hoth
May 27, 2009, 3:05 am
Filed under: Events, News, Presentations, Presenter Profiles

Kevin Hoth

Kevin Hoth

Kevin Hoth is a multimedia artist, photographer, and photography faculty member at the Art Institute of Charleston. Kevin has also taught design, digital art, photography and multimedia software at The University of Washington, The University of Georgia, and The Citadel.

Kevin has used traditional and digital photographic technologies creatively since 1995 and has exhibited photography, digital images, video, and solo performance work in over 70 exhibitions around the U.S.

After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Art (long story), Kevin lived, drove and photographed around the American West for several years. Further study in photography led Kevin to the University of Washington in Seattle where he earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography. While attending the UW, Kevin worked as a faculty technology liaison at the Center for Advanced Research Technology in the Arts and Humanities (CARTAH) and became enamored with digital video. After graduate school Kevin worked in digital video for several years and collaborated extensively with modern dance companies, musicians, and other visual artists.

Kevin was born and bred in Wisconsin but has lived in Spain, Utah, Nantucket Island, Georgia, Washington State, Colorado, New Mexico, regular Mexico, and some other lovely places (like Charleston). Kevin enjoys creating art installations with his daughter, surfing, new music, yoga, and making one decent photograph per day.

 



We Moved…
February 24, 2009, 11:21 am
Filed under: News

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Pecha Kucha Charleston has moved. Please find us here.



Save The Date – Feb 25, 2009
January 28, 2009, 2:05 pm
Filed under: Events, News

The date for the next Charleston Pecha Kucha Night is set….it’s Wednesday, February 25. Check back often as we’ll be sharing news, asking for RSVPs, looking for volunteers and getting the show rolling. The venue is a swanky downtown location…to be announced in due time.



The Next Pecha Kucha Night
December 9, 2008, 11:19 am
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We are making plans for the next PKN in late January or early February 2009 (potential dates include January 21, 28 or February 4) with an entire slate of speakers that have already asked to participate. More on that soon.

But we want to know if you have interest in joining the team of volunteers that produces PKN and/or can help organize the event through event planning, volunteering photographing or filming of the event, etc. Maybe you’re interested in presenting at one of the sessions or your company would be willing to provide funding assistance or venue space. If so, please let us know by sending an email with PKN in the subject line to rsvp@pechakuchacharleston.com or by calling Beth Meredith at 843-529-6293.



PKN Charleston Video
December 3, 2008, 9:35 am
Filed under: Events, News, Presentations

Sam Cook of CGZ3 Films created an awesome short video of the inaugural PKN Charleston Night. Thanks Sam. Enjoy.



City Paper Review
November 20, 2008, 9:26 am
Filed under: News

cplogo2008Great PKN review from the City Paper….

On Wednesday night, the Memminger Auditorium was like a black hole, and in the corners shone light. I blinked repeatedly while my eyes adjusted, and JAZ’s cosmic disco music filled my ears. Suddenly my eyes were drawn to everything all at once, and the smell of food reigned over my senses. Nope, I wasn’t having an out-of-body experience — it was just time for Pecha Kucha. It’s a sort of Japanese onomatopoeia for the sound of concise conversation. Interactive stations were set up around the dark room, as cliqued guests giggled in excitement. Seated and attentive, my out-of-body experience was coupled by the stunning mot juste of the nine Pecha Kucha dilettantes. Each had 6 minutes and 40 seconds to slice open their creative brains and do a true show and tell. Each shared pictures, videos, music, and even food as they spoke of urban urgency, lust/love, and exposed ugliness. They reminded us of our roots, brought us back to nature, and taunted death. Images burned into my brain? An overweight woman giving birth in her living room. For all you folks out there that procrastinated, perk your ears for another Pecha Kucha event in January.