Rives recaps the most memorable moments of TED2006 in the free-spirited rhyming verse of a fantastical mockingbird lullaby.
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Over the last month, we’ve made mention of many TED Moments. Everyone seems to remember different details, different conversations… But leave it to Rives, slam-poet in residence at TED2006, to take it to an entirely different level … (Note: scroll down in his blog to March 5th)
The slam poet/tech artist/paper sculptor Rives does eight minutes of lyrical origami, folding history into a series of coincidences surrounding that most surreal of hours: 4 o’clock in the morning. This elusive hour, both very late and very early, appears often in art and literature as a way to describe the most extreme states of […]