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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The dangerous act of defecation

You’d never think of yourself as lucky just for having access to a toilet. But try living without one, like 13% of Papua New Guineans do.


BTS: The making of TEDxSydney opening titles HumanKind video

The TEDx Sydney 2018 opening video titles explore this year’s topic of Humankind by taking us through the TEDxSydney Museum, where our present and potential future collide with...


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,...

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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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