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Gathering Gadflies

Tamsin Smith | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Tamsin Smith

There are no bystanders at the Aspen Leaders Action Forum. The small group, text-based seminars are designed specifically to draw personal, real-life responses from the global leaders who attend.

Prisms of Possibility

Tamsin Smith | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

One can look at the dance between hard facts and daring fancies as the locomotive of great art -- and of great science. Knit together, the common and the impossible make a web of sense, which creates a fresh universe by adding us to it.

Imagining Music in Physical Form

Richard Olcott | Posted 12.20.2012 | TED Weekends
Richard Olcott

In the design of a recent concert hall, I found myself asking "what does music look like?"

The Arts And Our Kids: An Essential Element For Success

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 12.20.2012 | TED Weekends
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

It's time we reclaim the arts for our kids. The benefits are just too great to ignore and it's a true win-win for everyone.

Thinking Inside the Box

Nicole Glassman | Posted 02.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Nicole Glassman

Watching Janet Echelman's TEDTalk, "Taking Imagination Seriously," brought me back to a time when I believed life needed to follow certain guidelines, no matter how restrictive.

Art Inspires! Broadening Art Appeal

Sylvie Leotin | Posted 02.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Sylvie Leotin

The number of people who live their lives thinking they don't like art bewilders me. In fact the question consumes me so much that I've taken to asking it to everyone I meet. Occasionally I discover another art lover, but more often than not the reaction is befuddlement.

The Rigor of Creativity

Thomas Fisher | Posted 02.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Thomas Fisher

Creativity involves the intentional, systematic, and rigorous miscombination of what we know in order to generate something new. Because having too many variables makes the process hard to control, most creative people frequently change just one or two aspects of something.

Why Art Is Important To The Economy

John M. Eger | Posted 02.13.2013 | TED Weekends
John M. Eger

People need to live and work and play in a community that itself is creative, that nurtures creativity, and gets us to think differently.

Making Nets In The Sky

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 03.29.2012 | Home

By Karissa Rosenfield (click here for original article) Courtesy of Studio Echelman Copyright Christina O. Haver Inspired by the local mate...