PechaKucha is celebrating frank lloyd wright’s 153 birthday with a set of 20×20 — 20 slides shown for 20 seconds each — talks by curators from the architect’s public and private buildings. scheduled for monday, june 8 at 9:00 p.m. EST, the event will be presented in typical PechaKucha style, with a format that keeps presentations concise and fast-paced.

PechaKucha celebrates frank lloyd wright's 153th birthday with LIVE talks
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the westcott house foundation, frank lloyd wright building conservancy, and wright sites across the united states are teaming up with PechaKucha to present a live online global event in celebration of wright’s work and legacy. the event, entitled wright sites x PechaKucha, will feature presentations in the highly-visual format by curators and speakers from participating sites including fallingwater, taliesin, taliesin west, martin house, graycliff, unity temple, westcott house, tokens house and branded house.

PechaKucha celebrates frank lloyd wright's 153th birthday with LIVE talks
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‘our frank lloyd wright community has rallied together since day one of the pandemic, which forced the closings of wright sites across the country,’ says marta wojcik, executive director & curator of the westcott house. ‘this special live-stream PechaKucha event will connect and delight frank lloyd wright fans, architects, and design aficionados across the globe with highly unique stories and perspectives.’

PechaKucha celebrates frank lloyd wright's 153th birthday with LIVE talks
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the event will offer viewers rare insights into each masterpiece. in addition to the aforementioned, additional speakers include mark dytham, MBE, co-founder of pechakucha; photographer andrew pielage, who will share his quest to photograph every frank lloyd wright structure ever built; bill james, an architect with bohlin cywinski jackson, who will share his career journey studying and designing wright-related projects; and karen severns and koichi mori, a couple dedicated to raising awareness of frank lloyd wright’s architectural legacy in japan.

PechaKucha celebrates frank lloyd wright's 153rd birthday with LIVE talks
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attendees can find the live-stream event online HERE. and if you would like a more interactive experience you can preregister HERE to be part of the zoom webinar. all presentations will be available to view within 24 hours after the event.



project info:


name: wright sites x pechakucha live

LIVE talks by: PechaKucha

date: monday, june 8 2020

hour: 9:00 p.m. EST

link to live talk: HERE