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Behind-the-Scenes at TED2014: A sneak peek at the set-upBehind-the-Scenes at TED2014: A sneak peek at the set-up

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Today, TED begins writing “The Next Chapter.” Attendees are streaming into the Vancouver Convention Centre for our 30th anniversary conference, the final touches have been put on the exhibitions, and the speakers have gone through rehearsals. Here, some images of our set-up efforts. Stay tuned to the TED Blog for minute-by-minute coverage of what goes […]

Art

Gallery: Beautiful words from TEDxMet, immortalized as artGallery: Beautiful words from TEDxMet, immortalized as art

Posted By Nadia Goodman

When the lights went down at TEDxMet, a TEDx event hosted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in October, anyone looking very closely could see a tiny light in the first row, casting a dim glow on a lucite desk. The desk was created for artist Alice Attie, who sat with a piece of paper […]

Gallery

Kids share their dreams in these photos from Dear WorldKids share their dreams in these photos from Dear World

Posted By TED Guest Author

By Robert Fogarty of Dear World When I was 14, my dad wrote me a note. He told me to figure out what I wanted and to go for it, but also that – if I failed and felt disappointed — that he wouldn’t be; that he’d still love me. I kept this note. Periodically, I read it to be reminded. […]

Gallery

The highlights of TEDWomen 2013, in picturesThe highlights of TEDWomen 2013, in pictures

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

TEDWomen 2013 brought so many moments of delight. In session 1, Jessica Matthews showed us how a jumprope could generate electricity. In session 2, Rupal Patel revealed an incredible system to give an authentic voice to those who are unable to speak. And in session 3, Esta Soler explained how the Polaroid camera was an […]

Photography

Why I document the often violent and traumatic daily lives of others: Fellows Friday with photographer Jon LowensteinWhy I document the often violent and traumatic daily lives of others: Fellows Friday with photographer Jon Lowenstein

Posted By Karen Eng

Social violence in Guatemala, Mexican and Central American migrant communities in the United States, the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, children with cerebral malaria in Uganda — for the past decade, photographer Jon Lowenstein has been documenting the often violent and traumatic daily lives of individuals and communities living at the edges of society, both […]

Gallery

Jawdropping views of cozy homes built in an abandoned office tower, a lagoon, a recycling heap and moreJawdropping views of cozy homes built in an abandoned office tower, a lagoon, a recycling heap and more

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Iwan Baan is not as interested in what architects build as he is in the beautiful ways that people appropriate the spaces once the planners are gone. In today’s talk, Baan — whose breathtaking image of lower Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy hangs on at least one of our walls — shows incredible images from communities thriving […]

Gallery

The art of science: Stunning, psychedelic images from Fabian OefnerThe art of science: Stunning, psychedelic images from Fabian Oefner

Posted By Morton Bast

In today’s TED Talk, Fabian Oefner shares breathtaking images at the nexus of art and science, which beautifully capture unique moments of physical and chemical drama. Formally trained in art and design, Oefner says that he has always been interested in science. Though he can’t pinpoint the exact moment when he became interested in pairing […]

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11 moving images from 9/11 submitted by people around the world11 moving images from 9/11 submitted by people around the world

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In 2006, Jake Barton of the interactive media design firm Local Projects received a challenge unlike any other: to create the installations for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, which will open in 2014, with Thinc Design. September 11 is not a historical event made safe and sterile by the passage of decades and centuries. Today is just […]