TEDxYouth@Sydney 2013

Date:
17 November 2013

Venue:
MCA Australia
140 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

TEDxYouth@Sydney was partnered by the University of Sydney and presented by MCA Australia on the 17th of November 2013. The event was a huge success, with over 200 delegates, 15 performers and artists, and a long line-up of great ideas. The curatorial team of TEDxYouth@Sydney is extremely proud to have worked on this event for the past few months. “I hope the event inspired the audience to pursue their own dreams”, says curatorial coordinator Shirley Le.

The TEDxYouth@Sydney team thanks all of the people who made this event come together. Thank you to all the members of our community that took part in the day and those who watched our stream online across the globe. We also wish to thank the TEDxSydney team for all of their encouragement and support from the very beginning.

Thanks also to our principal partner the University of Sydney, and to Audio-Visual Supporter AV1 and Webcast Supporter Viocorp, who helped us capture and stream the event on the day.

 

Talks from TEDxYouth@Sydney 2013

Talk

Want to be known as a vagina girl for the rest of your life? by Hannah Ryan

Hannah Ryan's mother asked her: "Do You Want to be known as Vagina Girl for the rest of your life?" Hannah had to assess how much of her career...

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The Lost Art of the Mixtape by Brendan Maclean

Make Me a Mix Tape: Brendan Maclean relates the secrets of The Lost Art of the Mixtape. Sparkling songwriter, cynical social commentator and professional Twitter addict, Brendan Maclean is...

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The Day I Lost My Face by Genevieve Fricker

"You don't get into comedy to pick up guys" Genevieve says. The Day I Lost My Face reveals how individuals are affected by the media, and the recovery period...

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Walking My Black Dog at Aadi Ganesan

Aadi Ganesan talks about Walking My Black Dog: Dealing with Depression In Australia, suicide is the leading cause of death for young people. Two years ago, Aadi's life completely...

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Welcome to Generation Slacktivist by Katherine Hudson

Wear It Purple co-founder Katherine Hudson asks whether our Facebook likes and shares really do instigate social change. What is the true value of a 'like'? As children of...

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How to climb a mountain in a wheelchair by Melanie Tran

Melanie Tran, Duke of Edinburgh's first medalist affected with SMA, tells of the time she decided to stop living life as a bystander. She explores the value of self-confidence...

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Heroes and Wankers by Tom Ballard

Awesomely original people and douchebags have something in common: they don't care what other people think about them. But how do you know which group you're in? As a...

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How to Argue Your Way Out of Everything by Theodora Von Arnim

Theodora will be giving our audience her best tips on how to phrase your argument in an articulate manner. She should know, she's argued for youth wages in Youth...

Performance

Stacy's Mom by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform the Fountains of Wayne classic: Stacy's Mom. Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by...

Performance

Message From Your Heart by Ally Turner

Ally Turner performs the Kina Grannis song: Message From Your Heart Music has been a part of Ally's life for as long as she can remember. At age 5,...

Performance

Stranger by Ally Turner

Ally Turner performs her own composition: Stranger. Music has been a part of Ally's life for as long as she can remember. At age 5, she began learning piano...

Performance

Far Away: Acappelicans performance at TEDxYouth@Sydney

The Acappelicans perform: Far Away Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by Chris Dendle. They dazzle audiences...

Performance

Work It by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform: Work It Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by Chris Dendle. They dazzle audiences...

Performance

Real World by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform: Real World Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by Chris Dendle. They dazzle audiences...

Performance

When Somebody Loves You by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform: When Somebody Loves You Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by Chris Dendle. They...

Talk

Engaging Communities Through Art by Natalie Wadwell

What do we think of when we think of art? Is art just to be seen in hanging in gallery spaces in the city centre of Sydney? Natalie asks...

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Turning Rubble Into Rupees by Kimberley Abbott

Kimberley Abbott: Turning Rubble Into Rupees. Kimberley Abbott talks about how innovation can spring from the most unlikely sources. In her case, Kimberley started a social business "Roka" after...

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How To Think Good by Vik Nithy

Vik Nithy will be speaking about how meditation has helped him overcome his personal struggles with mental health. He will also be exploring how meditation can help young people...

Talk

Far Away: Acappelicans performance at TEDxYouth@Sydney

The Acappelicans perform: Far Away Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by...

Talk

Work It by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform: Work It Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by Chris Dendle. They dazzle audiences...

Talk

Real World by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform: Real World Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by...

Talk

When Somebody Loves You by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform: When Somebody Loves You Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by Chris Dendle. They...

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Stacy’s Mom by The Acappelicans

The Acappelicans perform the Fountains of Wayne classic: Stacy's Mom. Founded in the historical year of 2012, the Acappelicans is a 10-strong, mixed a cappella group featuring arrangements by...

Talk

Stranger by Ally Turner

Ally Turner performs her own composition: Stranger. Music has been a part of Ally’s life for as long as she can remember. At age 5, she began learning piano...

Talk

Pachelbel’s Canon in D by The Subway Strings

The Subway Strings were busking at Sydney's Quay when heard by the curators of TEDxYouth@Sydney and they knew that they had found something special. Here They perform the classical...

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Original Piece 1 by The Subway Strings

The Subway Strings were busking at Sydney's Quay when heard by the curators of TEDxYouth@Sydney and they knew that they had found something special. Here they perform an original...

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Original Piece 2 by The Subway Strings

The Subway Strings were busking at Sydney's Quay when heard by the curators of TEDxYouth@Sydney and they knew that they had found something special....

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Trouble by The Subway Strings

The Subway Strings were busking at Sydney's Quay when heard by the curators of TEDxYouth@Sydney and they knew that they had found something special. Here they perform a new...

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It’s Hard by Huckleberry Hastings

Huckleberry Hastings plays his original song, It's Hard. The ABC's Triple J site says: "Huckleberry Hastings Is a blues folk inspired singer songwriter hailing from his most recent hangover....

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Two Trees by Huckleberry Hastings

Huckleberry Hastings plays his original song, Two Trees. The ABC's Triple J site says: "Huckleberry Hastings Is a blues folk inspired singer songwriter hailing from his most recent...

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The Sick by Huckleberry Hastings

Huckleberry Hastings plays his original song, The Sick. The ABC's Triple J site says: "Huckleberry Hastings Is a blues folk inspired singer songwriter hailing from his most recent hangover....