October 2011

Kate Raudenbush – On Socially Conscious Art

Kate Raudenbush (Socially Conscious Art) is a New York City-based artist who creates social commentary through sculpture using themes and symbolism from history and mythology, geometry and architecture. She utilizes welded and laser-cut metal, acrylic, mirror, glass and light to form enveloping allegorical environments in an effort to shape an awareness of our changing earth and evolving humanity.

Her work has been featured by Burning Man, the Nevada Museum of Art, the Black Rock Arts Foundation, Maker Faire NY, Alex Grey’s CoSM Art Sanctuary, Lightning in a Bottle, the Electric Zoo Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, the All Points West Music Festival, and Occupy Wall Street, NYC.

* The video featured above was from 2011 TEDxBRC. We look forward to seeing you this year at:

TEDxBRC 2015

Wednesday, September 2 at 1:00pm – 5:00pm in PDT

(Play)A(Skool, 10:00 and Ersatz)

Tom Price – Beyond Burning Man: Lessons from the playa

Tom has been involved in Burning Man for 15 years. He co-founded Burners Without Borders in the Gulf Coast, was Environmental Manager for the 2007 “Green Man” event, was the founder and Executive Director of Black Rock Solar. He and his wife Andie Grace live in the Bay area with their 3 year old daughter Juniper, who has attended 4 burns.

* The video featured above was from 2011 TEDxBRC. We look forward to seeing you this year at:

TEDxBRC 2015

Wednesday, September 2 at 1:00pm – 5:00pm in PDT

(Play)A(Skool, 10:00 and Ersatz)

Shiva Rea – Tending the Sacred Fire

Shiva Rea, M.A. has been dedicated to the living creative pulse in all beings having studied with a global perspective movement cultures in India, East and West Africa, the Carribean, Nepal and Bali for a combined living research of over 6 years abroad as part of her graduate work at UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures.

She has offered yoga for over 22 years around the globe as a pioneer in bringing the creative, spontaneous connection to our natural movement known as “sahaja” in yoga. Projects have inlcuded multi-media home practice tools, Yoga Trance Dance as Moving Activism for 1,080,000 trees in partnership with Trees for the Future, the Global Mala Project, Yoga Energy Activism and Yogini Conferences for Women. She leads free-form movement in festivals and collaborated with many DJ’s and musicians to bring the pulse of movement and music into the flow of yoga as a natural state and moving meditation for any body.

To learn more, visit: www.shivarea.com

* The video featured above was from 2011 TEDxBRC. We look forward to seeing you this year at:

TEDxBRC 2015

Wednesday, September 2 at 1:00pm – 5:00pm in PDT

(Play)A(Skool, 10:00 and Ersatz)