TOPIC: CREATIVITY (73)

Accompany

http://www.accompanyus.com

Introducing global curation at its finest: Accompany scours the globe for the coolest, most beautiful and one-of-a-kind finds, and filters them through a range of style lenses — to create unique boutiques that contain both an eclectic mix of cultures and a well-edited point of view. Handmade pieces and ethically-sourced items bring human impact and fashion impact together, to create feel-good goods through a look-good lens.

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Accompany, Fashion, Culture

AHA!

http://ahasb.org

AHA! (Attitude.Harmony.Achievement) is an educational program promoting social emotional learning, peace building, and joy through creative expression. AHA! is committed to transforming the world by empowering teens to create peaceful and connected communities. 

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AHA!, Education, Youth, Creativity, Peace

Arova

http://www.arovastudio.com

Arova is a brand of handcrafted, eco-friendly fashion accessories and gift items. Our mission is to provide opportunities for the underprivileged to improve their lives and communities. We do this by creating a marketplace for their products through home parties, events and fundraisers.

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Arova, Fasion, Gifts, Eco-Friendly

ArtHere

http://arthere.org

ArtHERE is a California based platform for crowd-sourced urban revitalization through the matching of art and place.

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Art, Arthere, Crowdsourcing, Public Space, Place, California, Urban

ArtINFO

http://www.blouinartinfo.com

ARTINFO.com is the online destination of Louise Blouin Media, the world’s leading cultural media group. Our mission is to provide unparalleled access to the world of art and culture. Each day, ARTINFO.com offers breaking news, profiles of top and emerging artists, stories about collectors and collecting, gallery round-ups from around the world, the best of student art, market trends and analysis, and detailed coverage of art fairs. Our daily email newsletter helps art enthusiasts keep up with the market.

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ArtINFO, Louise Blouin Media, Art, Culture, Gallery, Collectors, Artists

Artists Wanted

http://www.artistswanted.org

Artists Wanted is a collaborative project between several New York City artists and creative organizations working to build new lasting opportunities for emerging talent. We have experienced first hand the difficulties in breaking into the professional art world and it is our mission to make this process more welcoming, dynamic and open-ended.

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Artists Wanted, New York City, Creative, Art

Beat Making Lab

http://www.beatmakinglab.com

Beat Making Lab is an electronic music studio small enough to fit in a backpack. We build Labs in collaboration with communities all around the world; donating laptops, microphones and software. Our goal is to create positive social impact by giving youth the tools and training to make beats and songs.

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Beat Making Lab, Stephen Levitin, Pierce Freelon, Music, University Of North Carolina, Hip Hop, Electronic Music

Bicycle Portraits

http://www.bicycleportraits.co.za

Stan Engelbrecht & Nic Grobler are publishing the best 162 portraits and stories of the over 500 portraits of cyclists they’ve photographed during their 2 year journey around South Africa. Divided over 3 books, each will contain a different 54 stories, and also two essays each by local South African and major international cycling figures.

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Bicycle Portraits, South Africa, Bikes, Biking, Photography, Stories

Brain Pickings

http://www.brainpickings.org

Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who also writes for Wired UK and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. She gets occasional help from a handful of guest contributors.

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Brain Pickings, Creativity

Brooklyn Robot Foundry

http://brooklynrobotfoundry.com

We are two friends that joined forces to inspire and motivate kids by teaching them about the fun of building. We love the idea of learning and coming together through making things. We believe in the DIT—do it together— mentality and the importance of building a community around this common goal.

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Brooklyn Robot Foundry, Robots, Mechanics, Kids, Create, Invent, Design, Build, Jenny Young, Dave VanEsselstyn

chashama

http://www.chashama.org

chashama supports communities by transforming temporarily vacant properties into spaces where artists can flourish. By recycling and repurposing buildings in transition, we invest in neighborhoods, foster local talent, and sustain a vast range of creativity, commerce and culture. 

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Chashama, Artists, Space, Creativity, Culture

CineCause

http://www.cinecause.com

CineCause will become the go-to filter of quality film programming and will curate showcases of such films based on theme, subject or topic, pairing these films with relevant causes.  Audiences will learn more about the cause, have an opportunity to make a donation and take action, giving them the ability to participate in our collective efforts to affect positive change.

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IneCause, Movies, Cinema, Entertainment, Social Causes, Celebrity, Film, Screening, Showcases, Hollywood, Director, Actor, Producer

Coffitivity

http://coffitivity.com

Coffitivity brings you the sounds of a coffee shop environment when you yourself cannot physically be there.

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Coffitivity, Productivity, Creativity, Cafe, Coffee, Work, Creation, Music

Collen Darby Designs: LandEscapes

http://www.colleendarbydesigns.com/landescape-painting-series.html

Every patient deserves a room with a view. Colleen Darby's LandEscapes are a series of inspirational landscape paintings specifically for the healthcare environment. The paintings, which will hopefully be installed in exam rooms, infusion units and waiting rooms, are meant to offer patients and their families an escape from the sterile, cold medical environment.

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Colleen Darby Designs, Art, Healing, Wellness

Cool Culture

http://www.coolculture.org

Cool Culture ensures that New York’s most diverse families with preschool-aged children have access to arts and culture as a way to increase literacy and learning in early childhood and to prepare children to succeed in school.

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Cool Culture