Street Art for Hope and Peace | eL Seed | TED Talks

In 2012, when I painted the minaret of Jara Mosque in my hometown of Gabés, in the south of Tunisia, I never thought that graffiti would bring so much attention to a city. At the beginning, I was just looking…

Rob Legato: The art of creating awe

Rob Legato: The art of creating awe

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I worked on a film called “Apollo 13,” and when I worked on this film, I discovered something about how our brains work, and how our brains work is that, when we’re sort of…

Theaster Gates: How to revive a neighborhood: with imagination, beauty and art

Theaster Gates: How to revive a neighborhood: with imagination, beauty and art

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…