Posted on Saturday, March 21, 2015
Urzila Carlson. The accidental comedian.
Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Words: Jamie Joseph Originally from South Africa, Urzila Carlson is the accidental comedian who stepped up to the stage for the first time in 2008, and then went on to win best new comer award. At the time she was employed as a graphic designer, and the only reason she agreed to perform open mic ...
Robyn Paterson: Zimbabwe is not black and white
Posted on Saturday, August 31, 2013
Words: Jamie Joseph It all came to a dramatic halt about ten minutes into Robyn Paterson’s talk at TEDxAuckland on Saturday 3 August. I was backstage sitting next to one of our crew that was managing the cameras and screens when it happened. She turned her back to the audience and whispered, “I’m sorry” as ...
Matt Stone. The Master Chef of Sustainability.
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
One of Matt Stone’s favourite TED Talks is by Sir Ken Robinson, ‘school is killing creativity’, and so it’s not surprising that Australia’s hottest young chef has been working in the industry since he was just 15. Matt will be turning up the heat at TEDxAuckland this weekend, and armed with pioneering experience and a ...