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blake art

designer in chicago

On the Structure of Thought & the Job Spectrum

PRESENTED ON JUN 07, 2011
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 18

"Art’s task is to Save the Soul of Mankind, and that anything less is a dithering while Rome burns. Because if the Artist, who are self-selected to be able to journey into the other... if the Artist cannot find the way, then the Way cannot be Found."  - Terence McKenna Adopting this Terence McKenna quote as his mantra and accidentally stumbling into what he calls "Thought Structure" through his art, blakeArt®, with all his might and good intent, attempts to do just that: find a way for All. We are all "One" in the "Same." (in English)

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Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

BY KATE GARMEY
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Kate Garmey is a self-proclaimed expert in the area of "bad ideas." She goes through a laundry list of her trials and triumphs, and discusses how she came to work at Table XI. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 22, 2013.

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Forming an Industrial Utopia

BY MICHAEL BERNSTEIN
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Michael Bernstein interprets "Utopia" in his own way, and uses these ideas to fuel green projects. He originally created designs for mobile green spaces, and he especially enjoys utilizing cheap industrial materials like polytarps in his work. 

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Light, Structure & Space

BY ERIC KEUNE
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION ON JUN 26, 2014

From cribs to cathedrals and sun shades to research facilities, Eric Keune AIA, architectural historian, author and Design Director of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's Chicago office shares his vision from the perspective of student and practitioner of architecture's Modernist idiom.

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Hype Versus Impact

BY ANA MIHAIL
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

An entrepreneur at heart with a strong interest in circular economy development, Ana Mihail speaks about the opportunities we now have to contribute to a better future and collaborate to make a difference. The difference between following the hype or creating an impact starts at a personal level, choosing to take the path less travelled and making a stand for things that matter. 

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Kolba Labs: Innovation Incubation

BY GEORGE HODGE
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2014

George Hodge talks about the benefits of sharing ideas through cooperation and how Kolba Labs, a social enterprise incubator with United Nations Development Programme in Armenia.

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Circular Economy

BY LYNNE WILSON
@ VOL 26 ON NOV 26, 2015

Lynne Wilson is currently the Sector Specialist -Textiles, Circular Economy Team at Zero Waste Scotland. Her role is to support innovation in design, manufacturing and production in the Scottish Textiles sector and to look at ways to close the loop and secure economic benefits through the development of new business ideas and products. Lynn is a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the Arts and Engineering) and a Member of the Institute of Fundraising. Lynn was recently awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to visit Japan and explore circular economy textile technology, heritage and design.

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Dystopia/Utopia

BY JOHANNES MOSER
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 02, 2017

Johannes Moser präsentiert 18 Möglichkeiten unserer Welt. Utopische Szenarien (alles ist gut) und dystopische Szenarien (alles ist schlecht) wechseln sich ab und reichen von der "Ära der unangenehmen Schuhe" über den davonrollenden Käse, die erkrankten Kugeln am Schlachtfeld (überall Frieden) bis zur romantischen Liebesgeschichte zwischen Putin und Merkel. Zu guter Letzt sein Tipp: Sei selbst die Utopie!

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1001 Ideas

BY CARLOS EDUARDO VARGAS
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 12, 2017

El joven venezolano, Carlos Eduardo Vargas, nos cuenta cómo llegó a crear el proyecto 1001 Ideas para mi País. Carlos, ha dedicado su vida al servicio público y social, y nos cuenta como éste proyecto ha logrado crear ecosistemas juveniles para sociedades innovadoras. 

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Perspectives of education and innovation

BY AREVIK ANAPIOSYAN
@ VOL 30 ON APR 05, 2019

Arevik Anapiosyan presents "Perspectives of education and innovation".