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Using design to amplify our collective voice | Sarah Sandman | TEDxEast
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Added Jul 18, 2016
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TED fellow Sarah Sandman talks art and engages the audience in the process.

Sarah Sandman is an artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work uses design to create social experiences that bring people together, such as her Gift Cycle project, in which she helped neighboring communities exchange gifts of art.

Sandman is a 2015 TED Fellow and holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She is the co-director of the design studio and community lab, Public Displays of Affection (PDA). PDA builds social capital with communication design, creating visual identities for causes and experiences that enhance our sense of interconnectedness. Community and the environment are at the forefront of PDA's design process.

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