Visual Arts Speakers
TED Fellow and Photographer Capturing Extreme Weather, Fragile Environments
TED Senior Fellow and Photojournalist
Photographer speaking on family, communities, and environmental racism
Founder and Executive Director of Mural Arts Philadelphia
Professor of Creative Writing at Harvard | Author of Blind Spot | Photography Critic for NYT Magazine
Acclaimed Writer & Director of Rafiki | Co-Founder of AFROBUBBLEGUM
World-Renowned Photographer, Winner of the TED Prize
2018 MacArthur Fellow | Award-Winning Painter and Sculptor
With more urgency than a headline, Titus Kaphar’s artworks capture the spirit of social justice and change in America today (exemplified in his TIME cover portrait of the Ferguson protests). Named a 2...
Urban Space Artist Behind the "Before I Die" Walls
World-renowned artist and urban designer Candy Chang engages communities to share everything from their greatest hopes to their deepest anxieties in public. The Atlantic calls her artwork Before I Die
New Media Artist | TED Senior Fellow
How is technology reshaping our relationship to time, memory—even death? Gabriel Barcia-Colombo’s interactive artworks ask bold questions about what it means to live, and die, in today’s frenetic worl...
Painter, Writer, and Author of Drawing Blood
Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer whose work has been described as “God’s own circus posters,” by Rolling Stone. Crabapple’s art engages injustice, subversiveness, and rebellion. The New York Ti...