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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_iconBahia Shehab: A thousand times no

Bahia Shehab: A thousand times no

05:56 Posted: Sep 2012

Views: 836,382 | Comments: 73

Play_iconWayne McGregor: A choreographer's creative process in real time

Wayne McGregor: A choreographer's creative process in real time

15:18 Posted: Sep 2012

Views: 607,224 | Comments: 76

Play_iconAntony Gormley: Sculpted space, within and without

Antony Gormley: Sculpted space, within and without

15:56 Posted: Sep 2012

Views: 371,649 | Comments: 48

Play_iconKirby Ferguson: Embrace the remix

Kirby Ferguson: Embrace the remix

09:42 Posted: Aug 2012

Views: 925,721 | Comments: 204

Play_iconTracy Chevalier: Finding the story inside the painting

Tracy Chevalier: Finding the story inside the painting

14:21 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 892,267 | Comments: 123

Play_iconNeil Harbisson: I listen to color

Neil Harbisson: I listen to color

09:35 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 1,604,764 | Comments: 241

Play_iconGabriel Barcia-Colombo: Capturing memories in video art

Gabriel Barcia-Colombo: Capturing memories in video art

04:45 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 489,563 | Comments: 37

Play_iconRaghava KK: What's your 200-year plan?

Raghava KK: What's your 200-year plan?

10:58 Posted: Jul 2012

Views: 691,317 | Comments: 55

Play_iconMassimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination

Massimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination

15:46 Posted: Jun 2012

Views: 1,173,143 | Comments: 98

Play_iconReggie Watts: Beats that defy boxes

Reggie Watts: Beats that defy boxes

09:43 Posted: May 2012

Views: 4,918,171 | Comments: 231

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