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Abraham Burickson: Design experiences, not things

Abraham Burickson: Design experiences, not things

  There are no things, offers designer, writer, and director Abraham Burickson, there are only experiences. The future of design lies in abandoning the idea of the thing and prioritizing an ethics of transformation. In this compelling talk, Burickson explains how his experience working with the unusual theatre company Odyssey Works, which designs months-long performances for one-person audiences, radically altered his approach to design.

Vicky DeRosa: How BS cured the blind girl

Vicky DeRosa: How BS cured the blind girl

  Twelve years ago, when health coach Vicky DeRosa was diagnosed with the rare blindness disease Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, her doctors gave her a 2% chance of recovering her eyesight…just the window she needed. Learn from DeRosa about the shocking effects of chemicals in our food, the transformative benefits of eating clean, and how her “BS Theory for Health” took her from blindness to […]

Athena Diaconis: Democracy is made up: let’s reimagine a new one

Athena Diaconis: Democracy is made up: let’s reimagine a new one

  The emergence of human rights groups like Black Lives Matter and events like the Women’s March are just the latest in a 200 year struggle for equal rights in the United States. Is it possible the power structure on which the US Government is built is flawed? After all, Democracy…is made up.

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