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Making the music video great again
5 Jun 18
As musicians continue to push the boundaries visually, we examine the evolution of their relationship with film.
Leroy Mwasaru on renewable energy and creating solutions for African people
• Duration: 00:13:58
6 Jun 18
“If I don’t, then who will?” asks the social entrepreneur.
To teach graphic design is to learn to adapt with the field says Lucille Tenazas
11 Jun 18
“For us, as educators, we are constantly aware that our profession is sort of a moving target.”
Aso Oke fabric travels from head to toe
12 Jun 18
A Nigerian designer is translating his passion for traditional Nigerian fabric into an unusual design application.
Heartworks: Storytelling through crafts and embroidery
• Duration: 00:04:12
15 Jun 18
Helle Vibeke Jensen and Tina Ratzer’s Heartworks workshop inspires out-of-the-box thinking.
5 African Internet start-ups redefining agriculture
18 Jun 18
It's Sustainable Gastronomy Day, a day that reaffirms that all cultures and civilisations are contributors and crucial enablers of sustainable development.
Mexican students design a carpet for growing crops in refugee camps
20 Jun 18
Rise, which was designed by three Mexican industrial design students, addresses one of the world's most pressing issues.
We speak to an emoji activist on why diverse emojis matter
22 Jun 18
Jennifer 8 Lee says the Emojination wants to make the approval of emoji a more inclusive and representative process.
Iwo Borkowicz on creating a new model for social housing in Cuba
• Duration: 00:10:11
25 Jun 18
The Polish architect presents a workable solution for both residents and tourists.
SenSprout is helping farmers better understand their crops while saving water
26 Jun 18
SenSprout’s aim is to grant farmers a better understanding of how their crops consume water without using expensive technology.
The psychological effects of sound with Nicolás Kisic Aguirre
• Duration: 00:11:42
27 Jun 18
The Peruvian designer’s open-source projects are a combination of sound, architecture, and the mind.
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