Creative Tensions: America’s Voice

Has America lost its voice? For better or worse, our policies, protests, and pop culture have traditionally had a deep impact both abroad and at home. Do the voices we elevate today amount to a collective identity? Should they? Who lays claim to America’s voice, and what happens to the voiceless? Creative Tensions is not a panel — it’s a conversation that moves. Participants reveal where they stand on an issue by where they stand in the room. Developed by IDEO and Sundance Institute, Creative Tensions is a fresh approach to group dialogue that encourages openness and inspires empathy.

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: Society

Join an intimate conversation on modern racism, hate, and the growing alt-right social movement with one of America’s... See more
The forces of division have been tearing America's social fabric for decades. But a new coalition of community... See more
Join a live podcast with Futuro Media’s ‘In The Thick.’ Co-hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela meet up at... See more
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Hear the story of #MeToo from its founder, leaders, and chroniclers. Join Tarana Burke, founder of the original Me Too... See more
What is the role of design in addressing climate change and social fragmentation? Landscape architect Kate Orff of... See more

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