Rives

Reinventing the encyclopedia game

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Filmed Jan 2012 at TEDxSummit
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Prompted by the Encyclopaedia Britannica ending its print publication, performance poet Rives resurrects a game from his childhood. Speaking at the TEDxSummit in Doha, Rives takes us on a charming tour through random (and less random) bits of human knowledge: from Chimborazo, the farthest point from the center of the Earth, to Ham the Astrochimp, the first chimpanzee in outer space.

Rives
/ Performance poet, multimedia artist

Performance artist and storyteller Rives has been called "the first 2.0 poet," using images, video and technology to bring his words to life.  Full bio.

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