CUDO hosted Champaign-Urbana’s first PechaKucha Night in September 2009 at the Canopy Club. The event was a huge success, and the following PKNs have attracted audiences of over 500 people each.
This show is happening in conjunction with the Pygmalion Festival and we will be featuring presenters with topics surrounding its main themes: Music, Tech, Made, Lit, Food.
We’re currently accepting applications for presenters. If you’re interested in telling your story we encourage you to apply!
PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world, inspiring creatives worldwide. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of conversation (“chit chat”), it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds each. It’s a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace. See past PKN Presentations
For additional information please contact Karissa McDermott, Project Manager, PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana, at gro.oducehtnull@ucnkp. Check out the www.pecha-kucha.org global website to get a sense of the magnitude of the event as well as our city page, www.pecha-kucha.org/night/champaign-urbana. Follow PKN on Twitter: @PechaKuchaCU Like PKN on Facebook: facebook.com/pechakuchaCU