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Ann Glaviano

Writer, Editor, Dancer, DJ in New Orleans

Negative Capability Has More Fun

PRESENTED ON NOV 20, 2016
IN BATON ROUGE @ VOL 2

Yes, it's a term from postmodernist literary theory. But Ann Glaviano explains that the concept of negative capability has practical and pleasurable applications for all humans in our day-to-day lives. She talks about getting comfortable with confusion. No knowledge of obscure 'po-mo' references required.

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What is "Having Fun"?

BY CHRISTINE HARMAR BROWN
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

What is having fun? Is it the stress of amusment parks, playing boardgames that slowly escalate to family war, tense group picnics or a hobby? Whatever it is, Christine Harmar Brown has the answer. Listen as she comically lists various ways in which you can posisibly have fun! 

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Music, Fishing & Fun, Famous People

BY MICHAEL PATRICK WELCH
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Michael Patrick Welch talks about fun times with people around town, fishing, Chauncey Gardner, his pygmy goat, and a fishing cat!?! Welch has a daughter named Cleopatra and another one on the way! He blogs at michaelpatrickwelch.org

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Space- Positive and Negative

BY LANTZ KUYKENDALL
@ VOL 8 ON AUG 13, 2015

Lantz Kuykendall explores our perception of space through images describing positive and negative space; solid and void; as it relates to architecture.

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Dystopian Literature and Architecture

BY SARAH MUZAMMIL AZIZ
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 01, 2015

Architecture student Sarah Aziz talks about how dystopian literature and growing up in England influence her theoretical designs and their associated narratives.

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Positively Negative

BY FRANZISKA FURTER
@ VOL 133 ON FEB 24, 2016

Artist Franziska Furter has travelled the world doing residencies in Paris, London, Berlin, Edinburgh, and Cairo and, right now, Tokyo. Her drawings - both 2 and 3 dimensional - reflect things she sees from the corner of her eye while talking about the weather. Franziska has found that time in Japan has helped her reflect on the process behind her work and will shares her insights.

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FUN RUN

BY TRISTAN MEECHAM
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 02, 2015

Artist Tristan Meechan have created performance named FUN RUN. He tells more about it and his running habits etc.

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Serious Fun

BY SUZY HARVEY
@ VOL 5 ON DEC 12, 2016

Suzy Harvey talks about her career in being a 'Fun Specialist' and how vital it is to connect, to have fun, to play and enjoy life! 

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The Fun Side of Waste Management

BY IAN DOMMISSE
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Why is waste management only ever seen as a chore/headache/mission? What if it was rather about fun and games, creativity and curiosity? Over the last 3 years the EcoBrick Exchange has tested out various approaches of implementing self-sustaining waste economies, and the journey has been colorful, bright and worth sharing. Ian Dommisse explains.

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How YA Literature Changes Lives

BY STEPHANIE JOHNSON
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 15, 2017

Editor and writer Stephanie Johnson discusses how young adult literature can and has changed the lives of teenagers - including herself.