Katsumi Sakakura expresses his art through a combination of elements characteristic of traditional Japanese culture—movement, rhythm and spirit.
Art majors everywhere, take heart: John Maeda is lobbying to ensure your future by fusing art and design with science and infusing technology with sou
Ritika Arya – Dance Performance TEDx TheWoodlands – 9-24-2011 Making her way into the Limca book of world records at 14, for being part of
A modern artist based in Palo Alto, California, Drue Kataoka blends the refined techniques of her ancient Zen art form of sumi-e with cuttingedge conc
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/gyotaku-the… How did fishermen record their trophy catches before the invention of photography? In 1
Ryogen – Guitarist Ryogen uses a single guitar for his live concerts and recordings, and yet his amazing technique makes it sound like multiple
You see Taku Satoh’s design handiwork virtually every shopping day, wrapping consumables like Calpis drinks, Lotte gum and S&B black pepper. But
Scapino Ballet is one of the leading dance ensembles in the Netherlands. Most of it’s exclusive repertoire is made by Ed Wubbe, choreographer an
For years, Marco Tempest’s masterful blend of digital media and magic has enabled audiences to glimpse the future before technology gets there.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-writ… The point of fiction is to cast a spell, a momentary illusion that you are living in th
Masashi Kawamura has an idea lab. In that lab, called PARTY, he and several fellow creatives perform the advertising equivalent of alchemy, fusing raw
Why did an Irish economist working for the EU in Tokyo end up making a powerful and incisive film about suicide in Japan? Simple: a friend and neighbo
Shigeru Ban’s practical philosophy of architecture involves nothing less than redefining aesthetics, space, materials and structure. His unusual modul
What you can get from the photos Rei Shito takes on the streets of Tokyo are glimpses into the lives and mindsets of impromptu models on the move arti
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-physics… In the third act of “Swan Lake”, the Black Swan pulls off a seemingly endle
Professor Semir Zeki is Professor of Neuroesthetics at UCL. He pioneered the study of the higher visual areas of the brain, and discovered the special