Archive for month: June, 2016

How a postcard can reshape your perspective

There is a certain type of joy that comes from receiving a postcard. Through a few words scribbled on the back of an image, postcards have the ability to transport the reader to another time and place. Two TEDx talks, [...]

Can fake art be authentic?

A clay jug made by a high school student in the 1970s was appraised on an episode of Antiques Roadshow as having a value of up to $50,000. The mug was mistaken for a type of “grotesque face” pottery from [...]

In Brazil, young photographers capture the spirit of TEDx

Imaginário Coletivo, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and teenagers living in impoverished areas of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, through the art of photography, is the brainchild of Jorge Quintão. In 2012, Quintão was introduced to Natália Menhem, [...]

For TEDxPeachtree, the city of Atlanta is overrun with hidden cats

“Catlanta” is an Atlanta-based artist who creates boldly embellished, aesthetically wild cat-inspired art and hides it around the city. And if you were to have wandered through a certain handful of Atlanta neighborhoods recently, you might have been one of the [...]

The anatomy of a mural at TEDxRVA

In Richmond, Virginia, the TEDxRVA team wanted to do something special to celebrate the event’s theme — Create. So, they worked with local muralist Ed Trask and local shop Release the Hounds to create a massive chalk mural inspired by [...]

Get out of the theater: 3 great ways TEDx teams are using the outdoors

At TEDx events around the globe, teams are finding great ways to get people out of their seats and into the outdoors. Below, three of our favorite outdoor innovations — from picnicking with handmade blankets to chilling out on outdoor [...]

5 easy DIY projects to make your TEDx event stand out

Want to make your attendees’ experience unforgettable? Get your artistic juices flowing with these five projects, including creative tablecloths, interactive felt boards, and a booth for love letters: Paper + crayons A simple, but always fun project — cover any [...]