Étienne Mineur: The Book Who Would Like To Be A Video Game

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Born in 1968, Graphic designer, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the design studio Incandescence in 2000, Co-Founder and Creative Director of les éditions volumiques, and Professor at ENSAD in Paris, at la HEAD in Geneva, and at e-Artsup in Paris. What’s a book to become in the 21st century post internet and network media revolution? In particular with video games, …

Demian Conrad: Visualisation Of Rarity

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Demian Conrad is the founder and creative director of the studio DEMIAN CONRAD DESIGN. Born in Ticino in 1974, he studied at the University of Lugano under the guidance of Bruno Monguzzi, whose teaching centred on the psychology of the forms (Gestalt theory) and typography. Extremely focused on the question of the creative process, he then followed lectures given by …

Claudia Gonzalez: Social Media For Social Change

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Head of Marketing of The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, where she manages the Born HIV Free campaign that aims to eliminate the transmission of HIV from mother to children by 2015. One of the world’s most acknowledged non-profit marketers having had top position in United Nations Refugee Agency and the World Economic Forum, she is a …

Ivan Löbl: Biodiversity: Where Are We Going?

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Born in Bratislava in 1937, moved to England, then to Praha after the war ended. With both parents imprisoned by the communist regime, and considered by the system an “undesirable element”, he was not allowed to enter secondary school, and worked as a labourer. After finally graduating from secondary school in 1957, he was not allowed to continue his education, …

Nicolas et Loris Falquet: Innovation And Aesthetics In Sports Filmmaking

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Nicolas and Loris Falquet have been professional freeriders for twelve years. Apart from some participation in the Verbier Xtreme by Loris, the brothers focused their activity on ski filmmaking. Since 2002, the year of their first short film, they have made over 7 ski films always with the same desire to promote their passion in the most innovative and aesthetically …

Paul Conneally: Digital Disasters, How new technologies are transforming humanitarian aid for the better

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Paul Conneally has worked as a journalist since 1988 in the print and broadcast media, primarily in the area of news reportage and documentaries that focus on socio-economic development and international politics. His first assignment with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) was as an information delegate in Azerbaijan in 1995. In December 1996 …

Xavier Rosset: 300 days alone on an island

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Xavier Rosset is a 33 years old Swiss adventurer. To find him, you usually need to leave the cities and go to the edge of a lake, the middle of a desert, or on a mountain. This modern adventurer has produced documentaries from more than twenty countries. In his latest project “A Glance on the World”, Xavier brings a reflection …

Claude Marshall: Sports, giving refugee youth their lost childhood

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As a volunteer consultant to the UNHCR (the UN refugee agency), Claude Marshall helps develop and find support for sports projects for refugee youth, mainly in mass refugee camps or settlements around the world. He, as well, seeks financial support from individuals and corporations for refugee assistance in education, healthcare and housing. Mr. Marshall joined the UNHCR in 1993, after …