Catch some Christchurch PechaKucha tomorrow

It might have had to take a momentary step aside in light of the Christchurch earthquake, but the good news is Christchurch’s PechaKucha night is all good to go. So good to go in fact, it’s happening tomorrow night. 

The lineup is diverse and includes presentations on architecture, art and design. The full line up is as follows: 

  • Alice Lines 
  • Andrew Just // Idealist, enthusiast, architecturalist… // Gardensity: Ideas for Christchurch 
  • Audrey Baldwin // Performance Artist // I Like America, America Likes Me
  • Julia Milsom // Contemporary Choreographer & Dancer, Corrupt Productions // On Beautiful Failure 
  • Justin Purser // Coffee Trader // I can see the whole trading chain from artisan coffee grower through to discerning consumer… and right now it’s not sustainable 
  • Lynley Cook // Volunteer // Ode to the aerogramme 
  • Mike Dickison // Biologist // The myth of the timeless land         
  • Peter Beaven 
  • Phil Redmond // Not quite architect // Translation in transition
  • Philip Lindsay 
  • Rachel Crawford / Graphic Designer / Jump, Snap, Oomph! 
  • Simon Pollard // Spider biologist, writer and photographer // Mouths wide open or shut 
  • Steve Morgan 


When: Wednesday 27 October

Time: doors open 7.30pm / start 8.20pm

Where: CPSA Building, CPIT, Madras Street

Cost: $10 pre sales from the Welcome Desk, Rakaia Centre, CPIT or online at

More about PechaKucha

PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. The unique event works in a rapid-fire format in which each presenter shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. With each presentation lasting just 6 minutes and 40 seconds, you’ll experiences an exhilarating variety of ideas and projects.

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