Past New Orleans Event: VOL 14

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Press Street - You Belong Here

@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Local artist and Executive Director of Press Street, Bob Snead shares the initial idea behind this organization and it’s “We Can Do It!” spirit.  In 6 minute and 40 seconds Bob compresses the 9 year history and Press Street and how it has evolved and grown. 

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Making Something Greater

@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Emilie Taylor is a local architect, a lecturer at the Tulane School of Architecture, and the Building Manager of the Tulane City Center.  Emilie talks about some public perceptions of architecture and shares some projects that she’s worked on. Emilie shares how she views architecture as a culmination of making something greater that any one person can achieve.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 12, 2014.

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What You Give Will Grow

@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Dennis Lomonaco, Co-Founder at Story Block Media, talks about how the idea of “we” being  a team effort and that as a team ”we” can achieve more than with any one individual effort.  Dennis shares the various programs, that community members, as a team, that give back to the community and a bit about the Geaux Give cards, a system to track acts of kindness that came from New Orleans Saint’s Thomas Morstead’s former coach Frank Gansz  Sr. saying “What you give will grow. What you keep you will lose.”

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Public Lab

@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Stevie Lewis is the Outreach Manager for Public Laboratory, which is a community of people that collects and builds environmental tools and provides access to resources for anyone that would be interested.  Stevie shares how anyone can access the open source tools and programs.

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Public | Utility Access & Connectivity

@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Mary Ellen Carroll is a renowned conceptual artist and designer.  Mary Ellen shares her latest vision for connectivity in under-resourced communities in her project for Prospect 3.0.  Public|Utility 2.0 shifts the urban plan from the street to the elevation plan where it will combine unused TV channels (Super WIFI), emblematic cultural symbols and cutting-edge wireless technology developed by Rice University in underserved communities across greater New Orleans.

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High Fives All Around

@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Keith O’Brien is an author, freelance writer, correspondent for National Public Radio in New Orleans.  He shares with us some lessons he learned while writing his book Outside Shot and how that translated into being a parent of two boys and coaching little league.

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Learn To Live

@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Yanti Turang is a pediatric nurse, originally from Australia and currently working in New Orleans founded the organization Learn To Live in 2011 in order to provide health care and access to clean water in the Indonesia and Laos.  Yanti shares the “we can do it” spirit of those involved with Learn To Live.

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@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Founders of Deltaworkers Maaike Gouwenberg and Joris Lindhout share the history of this nomadic artistic production and residence program that began by investigating the southern United States and then focused their work in New Orleans.  The name Deltaworkers is taken from the two cities in which Maaike and Joris are base: Rotterdam (NL) and New Orleans, which are both located in a river delta.

Bob Snead
Artist, Press Street in New Orleans
Keith O'Brien
Author, freelance writer, correspondent for National Public Radio in New Orleans
Emilie Taylor
Architect in New Orleans
Joris Lindhout
Artist, Deltaworkers in Rotterdam
Dennis Lomonaco
Co-Founder, Story Block Media in New Orleans
Yanti Turang
Pediatric RN, Founder / Executive Director, LearnToLive in New Orleans
Stevie Lewis
Outreach Manager, Public Laboratory in New Orleans