Pecha Kucha Night Review
September 30th, 2010, Sanlitun Soho Beijing,
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 creative worldwide. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat”, it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds. It’s a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace.
Fashion, commercials and documentaries… Photography today is advancing faster and faster and offering more opportunities … But is it always easy, just to push a button and take a photo? From analog to digital, what will photography be tomorrow??
Together with G2 Studio and Get It Louder, Pecha Kucha Night Beijing invited 11 Chinese and foreign professional Photographers and Artists to present their creative work with 20 slides each, discuss their view on Photography and inspire the audience.
30th, September, 2010, Pecha Kucha Night together with G2 Studio and Get it Louder held a Photographic events at Sanlitun Soho.
11 photographers, who come from Beijing, England, American and Wien were get together and presented their photographic works and showed their idea on how photography will be tomorrow.
Lomography Gallery Store Beijing was invited as one of the sponsor presented at the event. Yining He has been chosen as representative of Lomographic Society China gave her presentation of her works. Meanwhile, three Lomographer which based in Beijing were invited to shot the pictures for the event.
There are around 250 audiences present at night and most of them working at the art scene like CCTV, TimeOut Beijing, movie studio and photographic studio. Moreover, most of the audiences are international background and they are more likely to see creative art works.
Liu Qiang, the shop manager from Lomography Gallery Store Beijing spoken at the event. The audiences were so excited when he announced the gift. Finally, this fisheye 2 has been luckily goes to a Photographer named Barbara von Katsey who come from Wien.
Yining He was second to last on the stage with her short movie which called The Future is Analogue. There are all together 20 pictures alone with the brief Chinese subtitle.
Within 6 and 40 minutes, she delivered the history and the concept of the Lomography, the function of Lomographic cameras and knowledge of creative and experimental photography to the audiences. The short movie and her presentation attracted the audiences and they are big applause after she finished the presentation.