PKN + PYG Recap

PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana joined forces with the Pygmalion Festival for Volume 22, featuring presentations on music, tech, made, food, and lit. The night kicked off at 8:20pm on Wednesday, September 21 at the Accord in downtown Champaign.

The Accord—a great vibe and venue

Volume 22 Lineup


Kyle Fleming: The Healing Power of Music
Skot Wiedmann: Make the future of musical expression


Niala Boodhoo: Is anyone listening anymore? Conversation in the age of social media
Rebecah Pulsifer: Neuro self-care


Kelly Hieronymus: art + airplanes
Emily Knox: Making and Inclusion


Warren Charter: Black Soldier Fly Sex within Organic Aquaponic Farming
Armando Sandoval: Rural & Urban Mexican food


Sara Benson: Kick-Ass Librarians
Jim O’Brien: Lit at Pygmalion


Design by David Michael Moore. Printing by Dixon Graphics.

Did you know we put all our presentations online on ourYouTube Channel? We’ll have Volume 22 up later this year, so check back soon for the full presentations!

A special thanks to our Volume 22 sponsors:

Champaign-Urbana Adventures in Time and Space, Dixon Graphics, Neutral Cycle, and Neutral Design.

Music by DJ Mertz; Photography by V Mullen Media; Videography by Five Foot Productions

The Honorable Don Gerard as emcee

Group photo of our presenters and volunteers