Engineer your Life
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    Success has no secret recipe, one man's magic is another man's engineering. Think, create, and improve: Engineer your life!

" Be Creative - Initiate your Project "
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    This event will give the audience a push to think about solutions for the current situation which will be beneficial for them as well as for their community.

Jason Wishnow

Jason Wishnow: On Pointless Creativity
  • Description Filmmaker Jason Wishnow compels us to push our boundaries as storytellers and creators, with the acceptance that sometimes being creative is to do something that simply has no point. Wishnow shares with us his own experiments of the imagination -- from his film interpretation of Oedipus using vegetables as actors, to a flashmob of zombies doing yoga, to being the visionary behind how the TEDtalks are recorded and presented to an online audience.

    ABOUT INK: INKtalks are personal narratives that get straight to the heart of issues in 18 minutes or less. We are committed to capturing and sharing breakthrough ideas, inspiring stories and surprising perspectives--for free!

    Watch an INKtalk and meet the people who are designing the future--now.

    Jason Wishnow is the filmmaker behind TEDTalks, the Peabody Award winning video series watched nearly a billion times (even in outer space). Wishnow works at the intersection of film and emerging technologies and has been called an "online-video virtuoso" (New York Times, 2009), the "enfant terrible of digital film" (The Guardian, 2000), and one of the ten most influential digital filmmakers of 1999 (RES Magazine). Prior to joining TED, Wishnow founded one of the first film websites, The New Venue, in the mid-'90s, an entire decade before YouTube.

    In 2000, Wishnow organized the first handheld/mobile film festival, The Aggressively Boring Film Festival, named after the technical limitations of its time. As a director, Wishnow's short films and music videos have played on television, in museums, and at over 100 film festivals worldwide including Sundance, Seattle, São Paulo, Hong Kong, and RESFEST. Wishnow's most recent project is We Are All Radioactive, a crowd-funded, bilingual, episodic documentary series about surfers and fishermen rebuilding coastal Japan after the 2011 tsunami and nuclear meltdown. Wishnow currently develops and directs narrative feature films and privately consults about digital video strategy.

Jaïs Elalouf

What is psychedelic art?
WikiStage Freespace Paris 2
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    Coming from the word “psychedelos” which means open the spirit, the psychedelic art is the expression of the inner world or spirit.

    ///The psychedelic art is any art triggered by the manifestation of the inner world. Thus, it may come in various forms, such as tribal arte, arte brute or raw art, kinetic art with optic illusions, art nouveau or surrealism with Salvadore Dali and Klimt as key artists. The climax of the psychedelic art was in the ‘60s, arguing for an open mind and consciousness for global solutions in the society. Its boundaries and origins are hard to identify since it is present in a large spectrum of areas, namely in literature, cinema, comics, music, fashion, advertising etc.Nowadays, the psychedelic art could be expressed in the numeric art, street art or architecture.

    "Don’t complain, paint yourself"

    WikiTalks are filmed at WikiStage events that anybody can organise. 

Jeremy Ximenez

Why you should, and how you could, travel off the beaten path?
WikiStage Stanford
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    There are three questions to consider before trying to travel off the beaten path : where, how and when. But why this way of travelling is interesting and important? That is what Jeremy Ximenez explains.It is often said that travel broads the mind, and it has been proved. But is traveling in crowded places really interesting for people who want to discover new things? For Jeremy Ximenez, it is not. If you want to get better travel experiences you should try to travel differently. Choose the right time for it and start the adventure!

    "My friends often ask me what are my favorite places, and I tell them that the most memorable experience are those places most of the others avoid."

    "People in defector states are often particularly hospitable, eager and proud to welcome you to their homeland few others visit."

    "If there is a place safe to go and no one is going there, you should go now. Because just because the place is safe now, there is no guarantee that it will be later on."

    "It is worthwhile to inquire about travel and sharing your background, because depending on where you are you might experience prejudice."



Martin Kupp

How can you enable your team to be creative?
WikiStage ESCP Europe 3
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    Martin Kupp informs us about a simple, yet efficient, formula capable of fostering the creativity of a group of different individuals.

    "People have to be ready to share emotions and feelings about their work."



Martin Kupp

How to foster individual creativity?
WikiStage ESCP Europe 3
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    Joseph Beuys said: Every human being is an artist. Find out what he meant when he said these magic words.

    Children are more creative than adults. However, it seems we all have it within us. We just don't know it or we didn't find out yet. It might take a while until we actually realize that, but believe Martin KUPP, it's possible.Maybe it's hard for you to realize how or why, but the response might be easier than you imagine. It takes only a triple factor-based solution for multiple results.

    "Every human being is an artist."

    "Creativity is actually hard work."



Sylvain Bureau

Is art the future of business?
WikiStage ESCP Europe 5
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    "Subversive thinking is when you want not a little change in things but to destroy this current system, to challenge the status quo"

    "Subversion is quite important for artists as well as successful entrepreneurs. (...) Through art practices you can develop this subversive thinking."

    "You cannot create big things without starting by something small like a joke because it's a way to do something different and to create debates. And you cannot create something different if you are within your comfort zone."

    "By doing art, it's a very nice way to experience a lot of difficulties and a lot of uncomfortable aspects, to lose yourself, to find yourself."


Maëlle Chassard

How imagination, craziness and naivety can build tomorrow?
WikiStage ESCP Europe 5
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    "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Is that really true today? In the world where access to information is more than easy, knowledge can be reached by anyone. But what about imagination?"

    "Of course technology offers beautiful and wonderful things to see but we forget too often to use our other senses which make work our imagination"

    "Yes, it is very important for a child to invent its own world where he could be the hero."

    "Naivety detaches us from the technique and allows us to invent incredible, impossible, and improbable things."

    "Craziness, naivety and expertise is a combination which could make your idea real one day"

    "What I am telling you today is to be a pioneer. Do not be afraid to imagine impossible things thanks to imagination. That's the reflection I offer you today: do not stop thinking like a child"