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Pecha Kucha Night

Pecha Kucha Night

Conceived in 2003 as a place for young designers to meet, network and show their work in public, Pecha Kucha Night is a patented presentation format during which each presenter is allowed 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds each – giving 6 minutes 40 seconds of fame before the next presenter is up. This special Burnham Edition is emceed by:

  • Julie Burros, Director of Cultural Planning, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and
  • Peter Exley, Director of Architecture, architectureisfun

Presenters include:

  • Lynn Becker – A writer on Chicago architecture whose pieces have appeared in the Chicago Reader, Long Island Newsday, Metropolis Magazine and The Harvard Design Magazine
  • Tracey Dear – Architectural lighting designer whose Dear Productions has developed architectural lighting design for prized architectural landmarks such as the Wrigley Building and Millennium Park, including the Burnham Pavilions.
  • Kyle Reynolds – Adjunct Assistant Professor, UIC School of Architecture, is a designer at Valerio Dewalt Train Associates whose projects include the Garmin Flagship Store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, the Miglin Staybridge Suites Hotel in River North Chicago and the 10 Visions exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Pecha Kucha Night is presented in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs as part of the Big. Bold. Visionary. Chicago Considers the Next Century exhibit on display at 72 E. Randolph Street, Chicago from September 4 - October 4.

Advance tickets, $25, are required and available by clicking here.

Program Partner

City of Chicago

The City of Chicago, Mayor's Office, Mayor's Office of Special Events, Department of Aviation, Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of the Environment, Department of Transportation and Department of Planning and Development will commemorate the Centennial of the Burnham Plan of ...[MORE]

This program was offered on these dates:
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 6:00pm to 10:00pm

City of Chicago

Cost: $25. Advance tickets are required and available through the website below


Chicago Tourism Center
72 E. Randolph Street
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