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Art Unusual

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Provocative, multidisciplinary and often technology-driven, new modes of art and performance defy their traditional definitions. These Talks celebrate artistic innovation as well as creative cross-pollination.

Game designer Will Wright constructs virtual worlds in which players can make creatures of their own. The dancers of Pilobolus blur the boundary between two bodies, and Eve Ensler crosses a few boundaries herself by speaking bluntly about the body.

Golan Levin uses software to create experimental sonic and visual artworks -- a symphony of ringtones, for example. Vik Muniz's artwork -- made of chocolate, confetti and clouds -- challenges our perceptions and teases our imaginations. And Stefan Sagmeister shows how a little flair and an ardent attention to detail can do for design something indispensable: make people happy.

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Play_iconHetain Patel: Who am I? Think again

Hetain Patel: Who am I? Think again

09:06 Posted: Oct 2013

Views: 2,315,636 | Comments: 148

Play_iconFabian Oefner: Psychedelic science

Fabian Oefner: Psychedelic science

12:05 Posted: Oct 2013

Views: 1,449,361 | Comments: 125

Play_iconAlexa Meade: Your body is my canvas

Alexa Meade: Your body is my canvas

07:04 Posted: Sep 2013

Views: 2,133,405 | Comments: 230

Play_iconMartin Villeneuve: How I made an impossible film

Martin Villeneuve: How I made an impossible film

10:55 Posted: Jun 2013

Views: 857,385 | Comments: 100

Play_iconPhil Hansen: Embrace the shake

Phil Hansen: Embrace the shake

10:01 Posted: May 2013

Views: 1,532,242 | Comments: 149

Play_iconLiu Bolin: The invisible man

Liu Bolin: The invisible man

07:46 Posted: May 2013

Views: 1,096,044 | Comments: 90

Play_iconMalcolm London: “High School Training Ground”

Malcolm London: “High School Training Ground”

03:00 Posted: May 2013

Views: 700,982 | Comments: 49

Play_iconEric Whitacre: Virtual Choir Live

Eric Whitacre: Virtual Choir Live

12:32 Posted: Mar 2013

Views: 838,005 | Comments: 208

Play_iconBruno Maisonnier: Dance, tiny robots!

Bruno Maisonnier: Dance, tiny robots!

03:09 Posted: Feb 2013

Views: 793,263 | Comments: 121

Play_iconYoung-ha Kim: Be an artist, right now!

Young-ha Kim: Be an artist, right now!

16:57 Posted: Feb 2013

Views: 1,254,799 | Comments: 133

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