Imbuing his vision with the divine symbolism of religious myths, worldly folklore and current social dynamics, Blaine Fontana’s works contain a kind of shamanic exploration of meaning that recognizes the totemic quality and power of the image. His wife and creative partner currently run Fontana Studios, a multi-media art and design studio in Portland, Oregon. He gave his talk on the stage he created for our 2011 event. Watch
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxMtHood, where x=independently organized TED event.
At our TEDxMtHood event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized. Visit TED.com to learn more.