• Advertising Atheism
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    Advertising Atheism

    and joining us tonight on the debate for the full hour Justin trot J he's president of the free thought Association of Canada author Kathy Shadle who writes a blog called five feet of fury calm United Church minister Greta Vosburg the chair of the Canadian Centre for progressive Christianity jordan peterson professor of psychology at the university of toronto and the author of maps of meaning the architecture of belief and TVO viewers will well recognize dr. Rob Buckman author of can we be good without God behavior belonging and the need to believe well thanks everybody for being here this evening for what I'm sure will be a…

  • Alex Katz - A Dialogue - The Artist's Studio - MOCAtv
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    Alex Katz – A Dialogue – The Artist's Studio – MOCAtv

    I first met Alex Katz over 20 years ago at the front desk of the Robert Miller gallery one day Alex approached me at the front desk with a dash of cool and a hint of shy and asked me if I would consider sitting for him for a portrait that was the beginning of a lifelong interest in the work of Alex Katz Alex is the pivot point between the abstract expressionist movement of the 50s and the pop art movement of the 60s he moved the conversation from interior to exterior thus paving the way for a generation of artists for whom surface really matters Katz was born…

  • Why Artists Don't Make Money - The Business of Life (Episode 3)
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    Why Artists Don't Make Money – The Business of Life (Episode 3)

    so you want to move to New York and become an artist or maybe you want to join a band but it's a pretty hostile economic climate for those in the creative industry right now there are 2 million Americans working as artists most of them struggling to make ends meet there are also people making piles of money so there's all worth the risk it's our subject tonight the value of creativity and this is the business of life allow my come on hand welcome to the business of life look there's never been a better time to be an artist right recording is cheaper than ever fans have…

  • Creating Cultural Artifacts that Build New Legacies | David Bailey | TEDxRVA
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    Creating Cultural Artifacts that Build New Legacies | David Bailey | TEDxRVA

    so a cultural artifact is a term that is used by social sciences for anything that's created by people that gives some type of information about the cultural narrative of either its creators or its users so some of the examples of a cultural artifact would be a sculpture it would also be a sculpture a painting lyrics and monuments one of the ironic things about my beloved City Richmond Virginia is that we have a street of monuments dedicated to Confederate generals that lost a war they realized that the Confederate States of America only lasted for four years yet it's had this significant area of our history and…

  • Marketers don't know people | Marcus Collins | TEDxLSSU
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    Marketers don't know people | Marcus Collins | TEDxLSSU

    so I have a confession I am martyr I work in marketing and I hate marketers I do I do Annette sounds somewhat self-deprecating in a bit paradoxical but it's true now that we need partners as individuals it's people I hate them as an industry because of how we approach Martin and you know it's been said beautiful things about markers which really gets to my singular beef with them see it's been said that good markers see consumers as real-life human beings and an alt dimension and trappings that really human beings have and while that's a beautiful sentiment my years of experience my years of practice have…