City-born freaks: advices for exploitation
For Anastasiya Golikova city-born freaks are activists who changes life in a city for better, creating fests, cultural actions etc.
Tuc Teamson talks about how three students in architecture and design start a project focusing on an "extreme situation"; A need for living space in the Arizona desert. They designed new homes from aircraft carcasses found in an aircraft graveyard. Turbines turn into a churches, cabins, and houses. Soon, a city emerges from the chaos. (In French)
Zachary talks to us about exisitng in our own realm at our latest Pecha Kucha with the theme Freak Show. Be strange. Be exotic. Be you. Exploring his own individuality, Zachary expresses his joy of being a little freakish. However, he discovered that he is not alone, and that even the town he lives in, having a history of freaks that exhibited strange behaviors, and adding color to the world.
Derek Coghlan gets us motivated with the rage of a man who is tired of letting the "Freaks of Congress" controlling the situation of doing absolutely nothing! Also through the rage of a man who has been driven to the edge of insanity, Derek wakes the people up, and demand for his neighbors and fellow Americans to get out and vote in the up coming elections.
"This is all good... This is all great news. Everybody is starting to say, and sometimes do, the right things"
Thomas Wheatley is passionate about being a born-and-raised Atlantan and having witnessed the changes in this city. As a news editor he has had an interesting perspective on those changes, for better and sometimes worse.
Gender Neutral pronouns freak people out. The homogeneity of the ad and film industries freaks Stuart Getty out a whole lot more.
A copywriter for 10 years, Stuart then decided to start making films. And started from the bottom all over again. Now they're here. Yep. They. Three years as a director and owner of thegettybrothers.com, Stu is stoked to have a (queer) film showing at TEDx this year (and last) as well as an unofficial showing at Sundance this past January in "The Oregon Room." They enjoy dancing, kombucha, and hanging with Princess Magic Face, their feline child.
This presentation is about playing the cards you have been dealt the best you can, by owning and accepting the positives and negatives that are thrown your way in this journey we call life.
Christopher Thompson is a singer, songwriter, and entrepeneur who recently moved back to Portland from Southern California. Chris founded the band/brand Freaks of the Sea in 2016 as a vehicle to spread empathy and understanding.