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Amalia Andrade

Writer / Illustrator / Journalist in Bogotá

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PRESENTED ON MAR 03, 2016
IN BOGOTA @ VOL 13

Amalia Andrade took the Internet by storm with simple yet powerful and consistently honest drawn statements on life, love and broken-heartedness, that later became a book. She shared with the audience her struggle to be able to do what she wants, giving everyone the joy of knowing a true success story.

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Ecphrasis

BY MARCO SONZOGNI
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Marco Sonzogni, author of the book "How to Write a Painting", explains what the word 'ecphrasis' means by showing us just how difficult it is to capture the feelings of a painting in words.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 28, 2013.

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Read Like A Writer and Write Like One

BY LAWRENCE SPANN
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 30, 2014

Lawrence Spann has a keen interest in literature and writing. Drawing from life experience and an advanced degree in Creative Writing and the Medical Humanities, he approaches the process of writing through the lives and works of poets, writers, song writers, artists and historical figures. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 17, 2014.

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Cricket But Were Afraid To Ask

BY EMERSON WILSHIER
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 31, 2016

Have you ever wondered: Who was 'The Don'? What is a wicket? How do you bowl? and does facial hair help? Why on earth do people play the second most popular sport in the world? Australian Emerson Wilshier, graphic designer at Elkemo design and self confessed cricket tragic is here tonight, to explain "Everything You Wanted To Know About Cricket But Were Afraid To Ask"

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Drawing is easy

BY DMITRY BOIKO
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 27, 2017

How to enjoy drawing? How to learn drawing and do we really need to learn? Dmitry Boiko will tell how to make drawing an integral part of your life.

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Writing. Joy. Life

BY EVGENIYA KAPITANOVA
@ VOL 6 ON MAY 27, 2017

Как жить творческой жизнью и получать успехи играючи:)

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Drawing

BY LOUIS BASILE
@ VOL 48 ON DEC 12, 2018

Louis Basile reflects on the importance of hobbies, and how drawing has helped him to live with chronic pain.

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Sometimes you gotta ask...

BY TIFFANY SMITH
@ VOL 16 ON JAN 18, 2019

Do I really have my sh*t together?

Tiffany relects on how appearances and actions can be deceiving when deciding whether or not someone has it going on.

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Twenty Citations: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Writing a Collection of Poems

BY MATTHEW CARLIN
@ VOL 36 ON APR 10, 2019

Matthew Carlin shares his inspiration for his writing.

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Telling Architecture (the Hidden Stories of Buildings)

BY ABIGAIL HURST
@ VOL 39 ON APR 27, 2019

Writer and Registered Architect Abigail Hurst founded her own local practice in 2018, Tell Architecture Ltd, in order to combine her architectural education and training with her passion for writing. Abigail aims to design buildings that tell stories and write stories that Tell Architecture to help people comprehend, discover and connect to spaces, buildings, and cities. Abigail will relate a series of buildings personal to her, and the stories of how they have shaped her life. This journey will lead you to her practice today, and a proposal for a fresh way of telling the hidden stories of architecture, through the intersection of two disciplines: drawing and writing, to bring meaning and richness to our lives.