Nina Paley, Cartoonist, Quilter (EG8)
May: 2014, Nina Paley shows her brilliant animation and quilting work, and explains her fearless, forward thinking stance on copyright issues. Paley is the creator of the animated musical feature film Sita Sings the Blues, which combines the Indian epic Ramayana with 1920's pop recordings of Annette Hanshaw.
Sandeep Das, Tabla Master (EG10)
April, 2016: Sandeep Das shares stories and photos from his formative years, and performs for the audience. Twice Grammy-nominated, Sandeep is considered one of the leading Tabla players in the world today.
Sandra Bailey, Bassoonist (EG6)
April, 2012: Sandra Bailey performs movement 2 of the Telemann sonata - accompanied by Elizabeth Roe. Sandra began studying bassoon at 13 with Dr. Shelly Unger where she participated in the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony Talent Development Program, the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, Emory's prep and collegiate ensembles and area chamber groups.
Dava Newman & Gui Trotti, Designers of Space Suits & Unusual Buildings (EG6)
April, 2012: Dava Newman and Gui Trotti discuss numerous, otherworldly endeavors and near future probabilities. Dava: Montana native, MIT professor of aerospace biomedical engineering who designs advanced second skin spacesuits and investigates enhanced locomotion for planetary exploration with applications from cerebral palsy on Earth to loping astronauts on Mars. Gui: Born in Argentina, architect/designer, has explored every continent including Antarctica and South Pole where he developed winning concepts the design of the new South Pole Station.
Jeffrey Martin, Panoramas (EG6)
April, 2012: Jeffrey Martin discusses the history and the miracle of 3D Photography. VR Photographer living in Prague, Czech Republic; Founder of 360 cities - the world's most popular panoramic photography website.
Moshe Safdie, Architect & Urban Theorist (EG6)
April, 2012: Moshe Safdie shares several of his stunning architectural achievements. Born in Haifa, Israel, in 1938, Safdie moved to Canada with his family at a young age.
Daniel Kim, Vehicle Innovator (EG6)
April, 2012: Daniel Kim uncovers his prototype and discusses his company, Lit Motors. Kim’s eight years of research in vehicle architecture represents the intersection of innovation, business, design, and engineering.