Talks & Performance


Learning to play an instrument with your eyes | Jessica Irwin

From a wooden alphabet board to the iPad - photographer, graphic and web designer, Jessica Irwin speaks about the role of technology in her creative life. Born with a...


Why We Should Value our Brutalist Architectural History | Shaun Carter

Ugly or beautiful – it depends on who is looking. In this talk, architect Shaun Carter puts forward a case for the preservation, adaption or reuse of brutalist architecture...


What happens when you throw away your clothes? (Q&A) | Clara Vuletich

TEDxSydney 2016 speaker, Clara Vuletich speaks about her work in the sustainable fashion space and what happens when we throw away our clothes – particularly when it ends up...

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TEDxSydney 2017 Speakers – Sarah Houbolt

The freak show was a staple of 19th-century entertainment, with the sideshow performer marketed as a kind of ‘subhuman’ thrill. Audience empathy replaced cruelty when science finally caught up,...


I Haven’t A Thing to Wear (That Isn’t Polluting the Planet)

Sally A. Bain explores the growing movement of ethical fashion. Ever tried separating the clothes in your wardrobe that are polluting the planet from those that aren’t? I did and...


7 Ways To Help Us Make More Ethical Fashion Choices

“Fashion is sexy, addictive, exclusive and fast-moving. Sustainability, on the other hand, is about slowness, care, flourishing, and responsibility.” - Clara Vuletich Designer, researcher, and educator Clara Vuletich spoke on...

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TEDxSydney Adventures – Clara Vuletich on Sustainable Fashion

We are taking you on the road with our alumni speakers as part of the new TEDxSydney Adventures series, presented by Toyota Prius. TEDxSydney Adventures are exclusive field trips designed to...


Meet The Speakers: Clara Vuletich | TEDxSydney 2016

Clara Vuletich is a designer, researcher, educator and consultant who has worked in the sustainable fashion space in UK and Europe for ten years, and is now based in...


Strawberries by Paper Moose

Tasty Video Bit by Paper Moose for TEDxSydney 2013.

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