WVC hosts “Space Within the Land” Pecha Kucha talk Oct. 7

October 6, 2022

Media Contacts:
Natalie Dotzauer, WVC art faculty, ndotzauer@wvc.edu
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436

The Wenatchee Valley College art department presents “Space within the Land,” a Pecha Kucha presentation, on Friday, Oct. 7 from 5-6:30 p.m. in The Grove Recital Hall in the WVC Music and Art Center (MAC). This event is free and open to the public.

 ぺちゃ   くちゃ translates from Japanese into English as “pecha kucha,” or “the sound of conversation.” It is a type of formatted slide presentation that requires speakers to be succinct and organize their conversation to be the length of 20 slides with 20 seconds devoted to each slide.

The “Space within the Land” presentation relates to and expands upon the current MAC Gallery exhibit, CHA CHA, which is themed around conservation, history and the arts with an emphasis on our local bioregion. 

The presentation will include multiple speakers, including:

  • Adventure mom and outdoor advocate, Chelsea Murphy
  • Community organizer and sustainable gardener, Dane Breslin
  • Poet, naturalist, author and WVC English instructor, Derek Sheffield
  • Teacher and environmentalist, Jenaia Johnson
  • Members of Wenatchee High School’s Junior AVID class
  • Historian and preservationist, Tanner Dotzauer
  • Team Naturaleza Program Director, Elisa Lopez
  • Geographer and WVC geography instructor, Joan Qazi

Learn more about the current MAC Gallery exhibit at wvc.edu/MACGallery.


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