Our favourite inspiring TED talks

As applications open for Lincoln’s first TEDxYouth event, 1215.today finds inspiration from artists and speakers on how to deliver a brilliant TED talk. 1. First up, artist and host of TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool, Hetain Patel. Hetain’s TED talk has been watched over 2.5 million times. It’s intelligent, funny and above all, tells a human story. Hetain is … Continue reading Our favourite inspiring TED talks

Top tips for delivering a memorable TED talk

If you are planning on applying to TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool on 4 November 2017, here are three handy pieces of content to help you shape your presentation: 1. 2 minute read article Be clear, compelling and yourself; 7 steps to a great presentation: https://www.fastcompany.com/3022070/the-7-steps-to-delivering-a-mind-blowing-ted-talk 2. 8 minute watch video Chris Anderson, TED curator, gives his insight into … Continue reading Top tips for delivering a memorable TED talk

3 Addictive Interactive Art Experiences

Bored of aimless scrolling? Looking for something fun & engaging to do?  Explore these 3 amazing interactive art experiences Ahead of Frequency Festival, which starts 20th October in Lincoln, UK, we’ve compiled a list of three of our favourite interactive art experiences on the web (with absolutely no bias, promise…). 1. Mix the City Ridiculously addictive … Continue reading 3 Addictive Interactive Art Experiences

Alice Skinner: Cartoonist in residence

Alice is an illustrator and visual artist from London. As an intersectional feminist she aims to bring about political change through social commentary and a sense of humour. She works heavily with text and hand drawn typography, tackling issues of injustice and oppression through bright colour palettes juxtaposed against the often serious and dark subject … Continue reading Alice Skinner: Cartoonist in residence