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ted fellows | Mar 26th, 2019

Meet Lavin’s TED Fellows—A Group of Young Visionaries Working to Make the World a Better Place

The TED Fellows represent the brightest, boldest minds making headlines across all fields; they’re filmmakers, journalists, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, musicians and designers, working together, and with TED’s support, to create positive change around the world. We represent over 40 TED... Continue Reading →
ted fellows | Feb 5th, 2013

Neighborland, a New Digital Tool by Candy Chang, Improves Public Spaces

There are undoubtedly things about your neighborhood that you wish you could change. As public space artist Candy Chang explains in a recent talk at a Creative Sante Fe event, there are people in your community who probably share your vision. The problem is that they don't have the means to team up... Continue Reading →
ted fellows | Dec 17th, 2012

Before I Die by Candy Chang: A Spreading Phenomenon

Candy Chang's Before I Die started in a local New Orleans community—and now it's begun to spread across the country. The project by Chang, a Senior TED Fellow, used public space as a real-life message board where residents were encouraged to share what they wanted to accomplish before their time on... Continue Reading →
ted fellows | Nov 6th, 2012

Your Deepest Secrets, Made Public: Candy Chang's New Project

Candy Chang's latest project, Confessions, is taking the mantra "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" to a whole new level. As the artist in residence at The Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas this past summer, the TED Senior Fellow transformed the hotel's gallery space into a living, breathing... Continue Reading →
ted fellows | Nov 1st, 2012

On Campus: TED Fellow Candy Chang Brings 'Before I Die' To Doane College

TED Fellow Candy Chang, the international public spaces artist, is bringing her popular 'Before I Die' installation to Nebraska. Candy will help Doane College students recreate the interactive exhibit—which The Atlantic called "one of the most creative community projects ever,”—and will give a free,... Continue Reading →
ted fellows | Oct 14th, 2012

Lavin's TED Fellows: "Radically Transforming the World Today" [VIDEO]

Lavin is pleased to represent some of the most fascinating TED fellows around—speakers who are, as David Lavin, president of The Lavin Agency, says "radically transforming the world today." "If you're looking for an inspirational speaker, rather than have someone that says 'Hey, you can do anything... Continue Reading →
ted fellows | Sep 24th, 2012

Looking Up: Astrophysicist Lucianne Walkowicz Searches the Stars

Lavin's new exclusive speaker is Lucianne Walkowicz, a TED Fellow and Astrophysicist working on NASA's Kepler mission. She studies the inscrutable faces of the stars for clues to their inner workings, with a particular interest in how their high energy radiation influences the habitability of... Continue Reading →
ted fellows | Sep 4th, 2012

Passing on Wisdom, in Public Spaces: Candy Chang’s New TED Talk

Artist, designer, and Senior TED Fellow Candy Chang is an inspirational speaker who believes in the power of public spaces to connect and empower communities. “We don't bump into every neighbor,” she says in her latest TED talk, “so a lot of wisdom never gets passed on. But we do share the same... Continue Reading →