eL Seed fuses Arabic calligraphy with graffiti to paint colorful, swirling messages of hope and peace on buildings from Tunisia to Paris. The artist and TED Fellow shares the story of his most ambitious project yet: a mural painted across 50 buildings in Manshiyat Naser, a district of Cairo, Egypt, that can only be fully seen from a nearby mountain.
What a fantastic imagination some street art artists have! Who would have thought to dress up an ordinary pylon by painting a spectacular aboriginal hand? I notice the column in the background is also painted the same. This is beautiful.
7 Women Artists Who Changed History
Women artists from around the globe to share with children during Woman's History Month. Learn about the art and lives of seven amazing women.
Artist and TED Fellow Aparna Rao re-imagines the familiar in surprising, often humorous ways. With her collaborator Soren Pors, Rao creates high-tech art installations -- a typewriter that sends emails, a camera that tracks you through the room only to make you invisible on screen -- that put a playful spin on ordinary objects and interactions.
A Fantastic Journey--artist talking about her show at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University