Like most great things in this world, Pecha Kucha 20×20 originated in the city of sensory overload, Tokyo. Since its beginnings in 2003 at famed club SuperDeluxe, Pecha Kucha 20×20 has grown into a worldwide network of architectural and design creatives, from Tokyo to Lima to lil old Sydney. The format is simple – each presenter is allowed to show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. Purportedly developed to combat the natural verbosity of architects, the format allows anyone with a passion or an idea to get up and show their stuff. This Saturday, February 20th, Pecha Kucha 20×20 is turning their 280-city strong force to fundraising for Haiti. Each city will host their Pecha Kucha on the date, forming a wave of creative good will spanning the globe. The proceeds of the event will go to Architecture for Humanity, currently working to rebuild the devastated Haitian landscape. In Sydney, one of the first in the wave, the event will be held at the MCA, kicking off at 7.30p.m. Tickets are $20, including entry and charitable warm fuzzies.
Feb 20, 7:30pm, MCA, The Rocks, $20, pecha-kucha.org/night/sydney/