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Andy Davey

cartoonist/painter, self employed in Cambridge

Cartoons, Science, Paintings and Fear

PRESENTED ON FEB 02, 2016
IN CAMBRIDGE @ VOL 3

Andy Davey tells us how not to make life choices and explores ways in which his career decisions and later calling as a cartoon artist has helped him follow his dreams.

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BY STEVE HILL
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 06, 2015

Regardless of one’s career path, Steve Hill makes the case that you can never really shake being a smart-alecky cartoonist. He shares a brief, if not entirely accurate, history of editorial cartooning followed by examples of his own cartoons and an admission that he might have unwittingly passed the gene to his son.

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Getting Over a Fear of Failure

BY RNOLD SMITH
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Rnold Smith takes us through his life of attacking fear head on and building the life of his dreams.

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Success and Empowerment Through Fear

BY DR. NARKETTA SPARKMAN-KEY
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 12, 2016

Dr. Narketta Sparkman-Key looks at fear as merely a concept that can change. She realizes that fear can cause you to change direction from where you wanted to go, but if you can push through that fear, you empower yourself to achieve the life that you choose for yourself.

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Breaking the Cycle to Achieve a Happy Life

BY BERNAS SYAFRI
@ MSM GOES PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 17, 2017

We have to overcome our own fear to have a happier and meaningful life -  today and in the future, says Bernas Syafri. For this, we have to break out from our comfort zone and conquer our fears, and also reflect on our past experience.

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The Abstract Life of Steve Haweeli

BY STEVE HAWEELI
@ VOL 20 ON JUN 02, 2017

After false starts at business school, seminary, and the restaurant business, Steve Haweeli found his calling as an abstract painter at 54. Here, he desscribes his life before his art, and how he got into the PR business.

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Political drawings and cartoons

BY JOOP VAN HOLSTEIJN
@ VOL 20 ON JUN 28, 2017

Joop van Holsteyn, working for the institute of Political Science, researches elections and electoral behavior, polling, public opinion, the referendum in the Netherlands, political drawings and cartoons. Joop will share with us how these kind of cartoons are perceived. 

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Photo Album of Paintings

BY MAMATJAN JUMA
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 15, 2018

Mamatjan Juma is an artist who was trained in the style of Socialist Realism, in which ideology was paramount. He began questioning this notion and exploring more abstract styles after his move to the United States. Through "snapshots" of his paintings, he shows the development of his style, where beauty, balance, and limitlessness are expressed without the need to stand for an ideology. 

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How to Leave Fear Behind on the Journey of Self-Discovery

BY JAY-RAM RAJENDRA
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

Jay-Ram Rajendra, Industrial Chemist
“How to Leave Fear Behind on the Journey of Self-Discovery”
As Bruce Lee once said, "All knowledge is self-knowledge." In our quest to understand ourselves, we tend to experience many emotions throughout our life, but none is as self-limiting as the feeling of fear. Join Jay-Ram in a moment of letting go of the illusion of fear so that we may discover our reality, and ultimately ourselves.

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Moving from Fear to Freedom

BY LEOPOLDO DÍAZ -MOURE
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 07, 2018

For 30 years, Leopoldo Díaz -Moure was in a place of fear. Like a block of ice, he felt frozen and numb. Leo takes us on an inner journey through emotional landscapes that we all inhabit and shares how he was able to move from a place of fear to a place of freedom. What place would you like to be?