Creativity and Collective Courage: Molly Sturges at TEDxSitka





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Published on Aug 18, 2012

Molly Sturges is an artistic director, composer, activist, performer and facilitator. She is best known for her intergenerational, large-scale, artistic collaborations with communities across the globe which focus on environmental and social equity and healing. Molly is the Artistic Director of Littleglobe (www.littleglobe.org), Co-director of Lifesongs at The Academy for The Love of Learning, and Professor of Practice in Art and Ecology at University of New Mexico. She is currently at work on COAL (www.coalmusical.com), an arts and climate change project. Her talk focuses on insights gained from her artistic collaborations creating music with people in hospice and her work with participants in rural New Mexico. She focuses on the power of art and creativity to bring about dignity and courage.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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