Our local Pecha Kucha Night chapter displays local artwork at each event, usually three to six local artists in exhibition. Our most recent event was meant to be Bemidji-centric, so we put out a call for artists to produce work in tribute to our town's world-famous statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. If you have not heard of these, then man, you're missing out.
I guess it's about time I talk a little about Pecha Kucha Night. I am on the coordination team for the Bemidji chapter of this fun, creative, community-building event, and as such, Evensen Creative is a sponsor. I love it. Basically, PKN is an event where people come together and talk about cool things, but they do so using this specific format of 20 slides, each timed out to exactly 20 seconds. It's fast, fun, and contagious.
One of the great things about having a wife who is a musician is that it provides an endless stream of fun project opportunities for me. Case in point: her school, Bemidji State University, recently formed two electronic music ensembles; one for faculty, one for students. The faculty are having a blast with their group, which should be evident by its name -- the Midiots. Electronic instruments (EWI, Malletkat, Wavedrum, etc.) are secondary instruments for all of them, and they've had to arrange most of their own music, so it's given them free rein to experiment and have fun. I tried to reflect this playfulness in my poster for their upcoming performance on campus. Also, I depicted the members of the faculty ensemble in 8-bit, so I should probably get some extra nerd points. See more poster design projects here.
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