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Horsehead and Independent Design in Mexico

PRESENTED ON JUN 26, 2014
IN MEXICO CITY @ VOL 36

Horsehead is an illustration project made up by a designer and an artist who have grown intuitively in the growing independent market of Mexico City. They will tell us about how they perceive the development of the different participants involved in this movement, which are their virtues, their flaws and the possibilities in the nearby future for the development of the city's economy.

 

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A Crash Course in Independent Filmmaking

BY KRISTIN WRIGHT
@ VOL 20 ON OCT 04, 2013

Kristin Wright teaches us how to be an independent filmmaker. She talks about how to write stories, the challenges of film direction, and what's involved in production. Kristin touches on the good and bad points of being an independent filmmaker and gives us some tips on how to make the most of your work.

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Creative Inspirations

BY FEDERICO GAGGIO
@ VOL 114 ON MAY 28, 2014

With an educational background in graphic design and a career in brand building, Federico Gaggio shares his inspirations and idols he's met along the way- from teachers to friends, and graphic designers to film directors. Moving between Milan, New York City, Paris and most recently, London, Federico has learned from a wide range of creative minds. 

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Creative Mornings

BY ALICIA W. BINKLEY
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

CreativeMornings is a breakfast series for the creative community to celebrate and connect talent. CreativeMorning groups have gathered across the globe. Alicia W. Binkley is the CreativeMornings organizer for Nashville, Tennessee and shares about the CreativeMornings process.

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Creative Commons and We with a capital "W"

BY ARAMAZT KALAYJIAN
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2014

Aramazt Kalayjian presents his story of moving to Armenia, starting a business, and his introduction the extensive research he discovered about Creative Commons in Armenia. He builds upon the foundation set by Vazgen Karapetyan and Movses Vardanyan, encouraging the audience to take responsibility and participate to make it relevant. 

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Building a Creative Culture

BY NOOSA CREATIVE PRECINCT INC.
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 24, 2016

Roland West and Brian Keayes are co-founders of Junction Alley Festival and founding members of Noosa Creative Precinct. They are building a new culture for Noosa Junction bringing life to hidden laneways and activating unused spaces. Their vision is to see the Noosa Junction transformed into a vibrant urbanised Creative Precinct, a living, breathing, reacting, agile, ever-evolving expression of the best of our local artists, musicians, makers and designers. 

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The IFT and Creative Bridges

BY NEIL MCCARTNEY
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 01, 2016

Film producer Neil McCartney talks about how The Independent Film Trust, the charity which he chairs, set up a film-making course in Cambridge to bring together kids from various social and ethnic backgrounds.

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Learning and Exploring New Cultures

BY FIONA BRICE
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 31, 2017

Arts and creativity consultant, Fiona Brice talks about her experience of working and living in Singapore five years with her family and how it changed their perceptions and understanding of culture.

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Born Creative

BY AARON BLECHA
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 02, 2018

UK Brighton-based author and illustrator Aaron Blecha, originally haled from Wisconsin in the US.  Aaron shares his early inspirations and the highly imaginative characters he creates.  Now creating characters and picture books for children, it seems that he was always on a creative path, even as a child himself.  

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Independent Design in Aberdeen

BY CLAIRE PAUL
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 27, 2018

In this presentation, Claire Paul discusses the contributions to design in Aberdeen