Pecha Kucha Columbus will celebrate its 5th anniversary on Thursday, February 16 at the Columbus Museum of Art. Festivities kick off at 6:00 p.m. with musician Enrique Infante and presentations begin at 6:30. Hosted by CMA’s Center For Creativity, PK will take place in Derby Court and the Cardinal Health Auditorium*. Each speaker will follow the international format of showing 20 images and speaking about each image for 20 seconds. Presenters include Oron Benary with SOLE, architectural photographer Brad Feinknopf, OSU medical student Danny Ash, Dwight Heckelman of Groove U, Jess Mathews from Consider Biking, Steve Shapiro with The Educational Council, Mark Farmer from Team 614, and Scott Vayo of BPM Productions. Presenters are subject to change.
Guests will have access to CMA’s galleries throughout the evening. Musical act Coal Fired Bicycle will perform during intermission. Local food trucks and indoor food vendors will sell refreshments, as organized by The Food Fort at ECDI. A cash bar will be available and Genre Creative will provide a free photo booth. The suggested donation is $2 per person. Free parking is available in the CMA parking lot and the State Auto lot just east of the museum. Since it began in Tokyo in 2003, Pecha Kucha has become a global force with events in more than 460 cities around the world. Pecha Kucha Columbus was founded in February of 2007 and this will be our 20th event.
* There will be a raised 7-foot screen in Derby Court and a 12-foot screen in the auditorium.