A Political Cartoonist Returns to His Roots & A Group of Painters in Plzen [PechaKucha]

A Political Cartoonist Returns to His Roots & A Group of Painters in Plzen [PechaKucha]

Today’s presentations from the Pecha Kucha archive include a presentation narrated by editorial cartoons.

Jean Snow
  • 4 september 2012

Clay Bennett is a political cartoonist who left Alabama for Massachusetts, only to find himself returning to his Southern roots by way of a move to Tennessee, and more specifically, Chattanooga. He tells his story in his presentation (from PKN Chattanooga Vol. 10), highlighting each part with a selection of his cartoons.

Eva Štybrava is the founder of a group of painters called the Saint Thomas Five. Her presentation (in Czech, from PKN Plzen Vol. 1) offers up a selection of their works, as well as revealing their process.

We have three new posters on the Tumblr blog today, starting with the one you see above, for this month’s PKN Bratislava Vol. 20. You’ll also find the posters for PKN Wellington Vol. 15 and PKN Bangor, Maine Vol. 6.

Photos and event news
Here’s a photo gallery [Facebook] for the recent PKN Moscow Vol. 21 — above, a few shots that give a peek at what the event, held outdoors, looked like.

Next week (on September 13), PKN Amsterdam will be hosting a special event at the Stedelijk Museum, under the canopy of the new building, as pictured below. You’ll find more details, as well as the full list of presenters with links, on the official event page.

Here’s what you’ll find on the agenda for tonight (September 4): PKN Chicago Vol. 23, PKN Williamsburg Vol. 2, and PKN Cap Town Vol. 20. Tomorrow, we have PKN Roanoke Vol. 3 and PKN Trnava Vol. 5.

Originally published on PechaKucha. Republished with kind permission.


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