In June, ARCADE partnered with PechaKucha Seattle and [storefront] Olson Kundig Archiects to present PechaKucha: STORY at the [storefront]. Thank you to the presenters, guests, and everyone who helped make the event a success!
Couldn't make it to the event? Want to revisit many of the fantastic presentations? Check out video of the presentations from PechaKucha STORY.
Eric Becker, Filmmaker
"I think social justice is a communication issue a lot of times. If we can figure out compelling narratives and ways to talk about story, we can actually convince people."
Manny Chao - Georgetown Brewing
"I always grin when I walk up to the brewery because it's such a cool space, and I'm so proud of it."
Frida Clements - Show Poster/Graphic Designer
"Nothing comes without struggle. Allowing failure or bad ideas to happen is a necessary part of the process, and that's true in all aspects of life."
Brangien Davis - Seattle Magazine
"We wanted to be able to walk in and turn the page on a new chapter in our lives. We bought a hoarder house...even in our darkest hours of buyer's remorse, something about the house still spoke to us: the good bones, the way it flowed, the light pouring in. We knew the house had its own story."
Whitney Ford-Terry - Hedreen Gallery, Henry Art Gallery, ARCADE Editorial Committee
Karin Kough - Seattle Opera / Creative Individual
"I came to understand this project was my story -- being told through the dolls -- and didn't even realize I was telling it. I was expressing a theme of death, but not death as the end, death as transition."
Adrian MacDonald - LMN
"A lot of people search for authenticity in architecture through the idea of process -- process media -- and I'm not convinced that that's really hitting it for a lot of people. I don't always want to know how it was made...I'm interested in how the streets form the space and the narrative."
Alan Maskin - Olson Kundig Architects
Charles Mudede - The Stranger, filmmaker, ARCADE Editorial Committee
"This story tonight is going to be about me thinking about lovers."
Hana Porobic - Actor
"Our beautiful, linear story had to be chopped up..to get over those hurdles we had to re-tell the story..."
Mark VonRosenstiel – Artist
"Stories remind us of the continuity of our lives...that the discreteness that makes us up as people--that we can transcend that."