Art and design for scoial change


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Art and design for scoial change

  1. 1. Bugs of Creativity improving the soil structure of society . bezanne lau . nadia von oesterreich . nivriti roddam . upasana mukherjee .Tuesday, May 8, 12
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  3. 3. . identify . initiate . impact . influence . Investigating artists in NYC that initiate creative projects for social changeTuesday, May 8, 12
  4. 4. .Lucy Walker. .Documentary Filmmaker. The Waste LandTuesday, May 8, 12
  5. 5. .Brandon Stanton. .Photographer. Humans Of New YorkTuesday, May 8, 12
  6. 6. .Poster Boy. .Street Artist. Public PostersTuesday, May 8, 12
  7. 7. .Annie Correal. .Journalist/Storyteller. Cowbird.comTuesday, May 8, 12
  8. 8. .Andrew Shea. .Graphic Designer. Designing for social changeTuesday, May 8, 12
  9. 9. . identify . initiate . impact . influence . The itching begins “You really gotta to be ruthless about what’s interesting and urgent and important. When you are making a documentary you don’t know what the answer is, but the question has really got to, make you want an answer.” . lucy walker . documentary film maker . “I was struck by the fact that once someone’s story is told, the connection fades and you never know what happened to them after” . annie correal . journalist & storyteller .Tuesday, May 8, 12
  10. 10. . identify . initiate . impact . influence . Scratching the itch He doesn’t plan his work; instead he enjoys improvising/ “freestyling”, and just works with what he comes across, “get inspired and do the work”. . posterboy . artist at large . “‘Pursuing everything’ - Researches, read every thing, go to places, study languages, talk to everybody. You have to know every thing, the film itself is the tip of the iceberg, what’s underneath the surface is a whole giant understanding of not just what’s important but also what’s important to be understood, avoided, explained.” . lucy walker . documentary filmmaker .Tuesday, May 8, 12
  11. 11. . identify . initiate . impact . influence .Collective itching bed bug style “I think it would be an absolutely amazing thing for one day to be an entire map of the world and you can click on any different region in any part of the world and scroll through the faces of people who live in that place.” . brandon stanton . photographer . “No matter what I do to the piece, as long as I did something to those advertisements and that saturation, it’s political. It’s anti-media, anti–established art world.” . posterboy . artist at large . “I want to help grow a community of storytellers that allows us to collect and map our stories over time. We want to pioneer a new form of participatory journalism, and create a library of human experience.” . annie correal . journalist & storyteller .Tuesday, May 8, 12
  12. 12. . identify . initiate . impact . influence . And where the bug came from “New York, gives you the opportunity to make mistakes and try stuff. Meeting musicians, artists, crazy visionaries/ people....I even tried DJing. New York enabled me to do anything in any attitude.” . lucy walker . documentary film maker . I find most of my inspiration when walking through the city, or jogging. NYC is a very stimulating city, which so much to see, notice, and even dislike. . andrew shea . graphic designer . I realized the power of storytelling when I shared the story of how my father was kidnapped for 6 months in Colombia, and was amazed to see how much hope my story after being shared on the radio had given other families. . annie correal . journalist & storyteller .Tuesday, May 8, 12
  13. 13. Lucy Walker Poster Boy Brandon Staton Andrew Shea NEW YORK Annie Correal NYC - the portTuesday, May 8, 12
  14. 14. The BUG CityTuesday, May 8, 12
  15. 15. .inspire.Tuesday, May 8, 12
  16. 16. .inspire. .spread your little bug wings and fly.Tuesday, May 8, 12