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Contemporary Dance | Iwanson International
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Dance (performance), Entertainment, Music (performance), Performance, Performance Art
The goal of every performer is to express their feelings and ideas through their art. In their custom-created routine, the dancers of Iwanson International take us on a journey through their interpretation of the event theme “Dive In”. In doing so, they help us understand that there is much more to the craft of contemporary [read more]

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Opera fusion – a modern approach to classical music | Ceee (Corinna Ruba)
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Classic, Composing, Dance (performance), Innovation, Live music, Music, Music (performance), Music (topic), Performance, Performance Art, Singer
For many, opera is an old-fashioned art form which is reserved for the elite. Ceee (aka Corinna Ruba) disagrees with this point of view. She believes that opera needs to be alive, not static, to grow. With this first performance of her project “Opera Fusion”, combining electronic music and classical opera singing, she invites us [read more]

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A spectacle of lights and juggling | Luminity
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Art, Dance (performance), Entertainment, Music (performance), Performance, Performance Art
The eight talented performers of Luminity understood early on that the art of juggling isn’t just reserved for sideshow acts in a circus. In this magnificent and exciting performance, they show us a modern and energetic interpretation of juggling using illuminated clubs, synchronized to energetic music. Names: Tobias Königbauer, Lukas Bonauer, Léonie Bonauer, Felix Kosian, [read more]

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My journey to the World Record in freediving under ice | Valentina Cafolla
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Extreme sports, Goal-setting, Motivation, Sports, Water
Freediving – diving without an air tank – is already an extreme sport but doing it under ice over a long distance sounds even more extreme. Valentina Cafolla not only enjoys doing exactly that, she is also very good at it. In this talk, she shares her story of how she became the female World [read more]

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How I failed at zero waste | Sandra Heinzen
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Consumerism, Failure, Goal-setting, Green, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Social Change, Sustainability
Reducing waste is a world-wide challenge. For aspiring minimalist Sandra Heinzen, it felt natural to dive into a zero-waste lifestyle. However, she didn’t imagine to fail so spectacularly. In this talk, she describes her challenges and shows us how to reduce waste in a more doable way.   About Sandra Heinzen As a user experience [read more]

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What you need to do to keep eating meat in the future | Vincent Fricke
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Animals, Climate Change, Consciousness, Consumerism, Food, Mindfulness, Shopping
Vincent Fricke loves eating meat — but the chef also sees the issues of our current meat production and consumption, which causes far-reaching consequences for our planet and might even lead to meat no longer being available. In this talk, he highlights 4 easy steps towards more ethical meat consumption, so that our children and [read more]

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How looking up to the night sky gets us to think deeper | Paul Salazar
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Astronomy, Big bang, Community, Cosmos, Curiosity, Exploration, Human origins, Moon, Solar system, Space, Sun, Universe
Who doesn’t like a good party? Paul Salazar likes a very specific type: Stargazing parties. As amateur astronomer, he has many great stories to tell about planets, our galaxy, and the entire universe — and he likes to tell these to people and watch them reflect on life’s big questions. In this talk, he shows [read more]

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Making robots huggable and safe | Gordon Cheng
TEDxTUM 2019 • Topics: Cognitive science, Development, Engineering, Innovation, Robots, Science, Senses, Technology
Our sense of touch is vital to us humans — so why not equip robots with it? For this, one needs durable and fault-tolerant hardware with a variety of sensors, as well as modern approaches to data processing. Gordon Cheng’s group might just revolutionize the field of robotics by having solved these challenges. In this [read more]

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