Shaping Neighborhoods

Shaping Neighborhoods

Theaster Gates [ WEB 3.0 ] I’m a potter, which seems like a fairly humble vocation. I know a lot about pots. I’ve spent about 15 years making them. One of the things that really excites me in my artistic practice and being trained as a potter is that you very quickly learn how to make great things out of nothing; that I

Su-Mei Tse

Su-Mei Tse

Su-Mei Tse  is a musician, artist and photographer. Her work combines photography, video, installations and music. In 2003, she received the Golden Lion award at the Venice Biennale for the best national participation. She currently lives and works in Luxembourg and Berlin. The daughter of a Chinese father, a violinist, and an English mother, a pianist, Tse was born in Luxembourg City. First

Leonardo Drew

Leonardo Drew

Leonardo Drew is a US American contemporary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. He creates sculptures from natural materials and through processes of oxidation, burning, and decay, Drew transforms these objects into massive sculptures that critique social injustices and the cycle of growth and decay in nature. Drew was born in Tallahassee, Florida, but was raised in the projects of Bridgeport, Connecticut. During

Creating Heat

Creating Heat

Theaster Gates [ WEB 3.0 ] Good morning everybody. How you all doing? How many artists do we have out in the audience? Right on! Right on! How many people want to change the world? Right on! I think this morning I’m going to talk about on . For the last several years I’ve had the great opportunity of sharing my artistic practice

Design Science

Design Science

Raphael Diluzio [ Mindset ] is a serial creative artist, entrepreneur and professor. He is currently developing two start-ups, creating a new program in Design Science at USM, while still maintaining his studio practice. His art is centered in visual image making, primarily in the relation between traditional studio art and digital time-based media. His interest lies in reconnecting a historical praxis in

Steal Like An Artist

Steal Like An Artist

Austin Kleon [ Mindset ] I like to start out all of my talks saying that all advice is autobiographical. It’s one of my theories that when people give you advice they’re actually just talking to themselves in the past. And this book actually is a book in which I am talking to a previous version of myself. I wrote it all down

Retrofitting Suburbia

Retrofitting Suburbia

Ellen Dunham-Jones [ WEB 3.0 ] In the last 50 years, we’ve been building the suburbs with a lot of unintended consequences. And I’m going to talk about some of those consequences and just present a whole bunch of really interesting projects that I think give us tremendous reasons to be really optimistic that the big design and development project of the next