Musk vs Gary

Musk vs Gary

Elon Musk [ Urban Design 40:50 ] Chris Anderson: In the next half hour or so, we’re going to spend some time exploring your vision for what an exciting future might look like, which I guess makes the first question a little ironic: Why are you boring? EM: Yeah. I ask myself that frequently. We’re trying to dig a hole under LA, and

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

Rebuilding Detroit

Rebuilding Detroit

Toni Griffin [ WEB 3.0 ] By 2010, Detroit had become the poster child for an American city in crisis. There was a housing collapse, an auto industry collapse, and the population had plummeted by 25 percent between 2000 and 2010, and many people were beginning to write it off, as it had topped the list of American shrinking cities. By 2010, I

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