Starting 1 August 2012, Berlin based filmmaker Sam Muirhead will ‘live’ Open Source for a year – that is without proprietary goods, “using and creating only Open Source solutions for every aspect of life, from cutting videos to chopping onions”!
In this ultimate DIY maker experiment, Sam will “be testing just how far the open source idea can go in real life” and giving us a glimpse of the future that Linus Torvalds (founder of Linux) imagined when he said ”The future is open-source everything,”
“once you start on the road to emancipation you have to keep going….
‘Women Are Heroes’ celebrates the heroism of women living through hardship and conflict. Created by French photographer and ‘urban artivist’ JR, Women Are Heroes is a powerful and provocative project that gives identity and a voice to the women of Africa, Brazil, India and Cambodia who are often victims of wartime, crime, assault, and political extremism.
We Love You, is a campaign created by 41 yr old, Israeli citizen and Graphic Designer, Ronny Edry to help prevent a war between Israel and Iran. On March 15th, he posted a poster on Facebook. The message was simple. Iranians. We love you. We will never bomb your country.
Within 24 hours, thousands of people shared the poster on Facebook, and he started receiving messages of love and peace back from Iran. Showing the world that peace lies in the people not the politicians.
In this video David Kester (chief executive of the UK’s Design Council), explores ways that design can help nudge social behaviour and boost the economy. Kester talks specifically about design interventions that positively influence healthcare issues and social issues, such as alcohol abuse. He promotes a new design-led approach that turn social challenges into economic opportunities.
Strolling through Hout Bay’s Harbour Market, I stumble across this magical little stall where abandoned objects and books are given new life and transformed into works of art, some functional, some, simply intriguing…
Welcome to our multi-media platform where we explore the global shift to sustainability bringing you inspiring stories of green culture from activism and environmental issues to design and green living.
A must watch – with haunting lyrics and spectacular visuals Nahko exposes the scars of cultural wounds, environmental wrongs, and social injustices weaving together a powerful message that will remain etched into your soul.
I just stumbled across this amazing collection of 400 of the best social change documentaries FREE to watch online, all via one massive wall of films on a single page. This is one resource that is set to change the world by making essential knowledge available to everyone. So do share and help Wake Up the World…