Black and White

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“Respecter une …

“Respecter une femme, c'est pouvoir envisager l'amitié avec elle ; ce qui n'exclut pas le jeu de la séduction, et même, dans certains cas, le désir et l'amour.” ― Tahar Ben JellounForgive me if it's in French but I want to keep it that way.

Cities of cardboard: TEDActive artist Kiel Johnson featured on the Huffington Post

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Artist Kiel Johnson, who led the amazing workshop “Everyone’s An Architect” last year at TEDActive, was featured today on both the Huffington Post and Sinbadesign for his intricate cardboard city creations, which TEDActive attendees helped build in Palm Springs last spring.

Since then, Kiel’s been involved in a couple of TEDx events around the world, including TEDxAlAin in Abu Dhabi. He will speak again on September 1st at TEDxEQChCh in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Also, check out this very cool time-lapse video of the cardboard cities rising, shot by Theo Jemison at TEDActive 2012.

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