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.
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.
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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.’
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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.
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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.
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
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