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Berenice Smith

Designer and glass artist in Cambridge

Redesigning loss and life

PRESENTED ON AUG 07, 2018
IN CAMBRIDGE @ VOL 15

Berenice Smith, graphic designer, artist and social designer presents Walk In Our Shoes, which aims to awareness and create conversation on behalf of those who are childless not by choice. She talks about her story and those of others she had met in her research into the 1 in 6 for whom parenthood will never happen. It’s a website that redesigns childlessness by allowing those affected to share honest and real accounts with those who might be parents to create a balanced and better informed society.

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Mental Illness Recovery Journals

BY BRYNN MCDONNELL
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Brynn McDonnell walks us through her experiences with mental illness through humor, personal stories, and research.

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Redesigning the times

BY ANDREW LEE
@ VOL 147 ON MAY 31, 2017

Andrew Lee, art director of The Japan Times, talks about creating the JT's new logo and what it took to revamp the print version of the newspaper for its 120th anniversary.

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Art, loss and a gallery in a skip...

BY CATHERINE BOROWSKI
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 28, 2017

Catherine Borowski shares a personal and incredible moving tale of the cathartic power of art and explains why she turned a skip into a new London gallery.

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Re-Positioning Mental Health

BY MARK KORTHUIS
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 01, 2017

“It might surprise you that Abraham Lincoln, when he was the President of the United States, suffered from clinical depression. He suffered for the duration of his life, and at the time they considered that a character flaw.”

Mark Korthuis examines the history of mental health—where we've been, where we are now, and why the mental health landscape will look drastically different over the next 150 years.

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Loss, Love, and Healing

BY SUKHDEEP JASSAR
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Sukhdeep Jassar shares her story of loss, love and healing. 

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Marked by Grief:Staring Infertility and Pregnancy & Infant Loss in the Face

BY JILLIAN + JEFF FOSTER
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 25, 2018

Jillian + Jeff Foster honors the Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month and all the babies that were gone too soon. They will be sharing stories of families that experienced infertility, miscarriage, still birth, and infant loss. It may seem like these incidents are marked by grief. But, it is marked by SO much more!

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Processing Loss in Film

BY RUPERT MURRELL
@ VOL 32 ON NOV 07, 2018

After suffering the tragic loss of his wife in 2013, Rupert Murrell embarked on a journey with his family to create a film that made the feeling of grief tangible… 

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Learning through Loss

BY SUKHDEEP JASSAR
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 17, 2018

In her presentation, Sukhdeep Jassar explains that as we go through new experiences, our stories often change to reflect a deeper knowing. This particular story is about the intersections of race, gender, mental health and how the experience of grief created a new path of love, compassion, and forgiveness.
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My Upcycled Life

BY KRISTINA BEYTIEN
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 27, 2018

Kristina Beytien talks about her history of abuse and how her life has changed.