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

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When asked about faith in our larger institutions and organizations, citizens globally suggest that CEOs, not... See more
We don’t need fewer arguments in American civic life today, we need less stupid ones. That means we need arguments that... See more
When we speak and associate with others in real life, the First Amendment governs interactions, granting broad rights... See more

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