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Robert L. Peters

Designer, Co-founder, Circle in Winnipeg

Causes and Effects

PRESENTED ON SEP 15, 2011
IN WINNIPEG @ VOL 7

Designer Robert L. Peters uses various examples of design used to pass on a message or critique a particular world problem, using it as a call to arms, inviting everyone to choose their cause, and do something about it.

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Satirical Street Art

BY RUA
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 20, 2013

RUA can be viewed as a satirical street art collective. They aim to call attention to urgent matters like infrastructure needs. Their political stand was visible in São Paulo during the protests of June 2013, as their poster "Uma Cidade Muda Não Muda" (roughly translated as "A Mute City Doesn't Change") became the front-piece of the movement. 

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F**k Football, I'll Be A...

BY SARA FERRAIOLI
@ VOL 3 ON APR 25, 2014

The Italian-Swedish team of laughter monsters (Sara Ferraioli + Carl Ydergård) tell their rhythmic story of how Daniele -- who happened to be the guitarist at the same evening -- made his career doing something other than playing football.

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HOWL, Poetry, Politics and Protest

BY ALEX LEVENE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Alex Levene spits out impassioned spoken word in support of poetry, politics and protest.

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BY JOOP BONGAERTS
@ VOL 7 ON OCT 01, 2013

De 16-jarige Joop Bongaerts is de jongste special effects specialist van Nederland. Zijn hobby, het maken van maskers, wordt in de toekomst zijn werk nu Joop is gestart met het werken voor een professionele film studio.

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Custom Character Culture for Causes

BY DON KRATZER
@ VOL 117 ON SEP 24, 2014

Don Kratzer is mad about indie toys. He not only admires and collects them, but also puts together art shows for artist all over the world to get together to cusomize their own toy ideas, and share art. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 24, 2014.

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What's Your Cause?

BY ERIC FRANS
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 20, 2015

Husband, Father, Texan by birth and Canadian by choice, Eric Frans is connects people to the causes they care about. He explores how we are all meant to care about something, but too many people exist not knowing what their passion is. It's time you found out.

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Making Jewels from Design and Art Waste

BY ALICE VISIN
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 18, 2015

Alice Visin is presenting her projects, transforming waste materials connected to art and design (from free-press newspapers to cashmere-distaff remains) into jewels.   

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Positive Thinking-The #1 Cause of Suffering

BY NERSHEN PILLAY
@ VOL 46 ON NOV 07, 2017

The principle of quantum entanglement applied to a conscious mind proves that positive thinking is the number one cause of human suffering. Nershen Pillay is on a mission to touch the lives of at least one billion people with this concept.

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Concrete Gallery

BY ABBETH RUSSELL
@ VOL 41 ON MAY 24, 2018

Abbeth Russell is an artist, performer and teacher.  She strives to connect with all living things and other realms. Her natural habitat is downtown Portland where she can be found selling her art, juggling or playing harmonica with her band the Bumbling Woo hahs!  When not performing or selling her art on the street, she might be touring with the artists of the Hidden Ladder Collective or making art and teaching.