If you ran the world, what would you do?

These days, everyone seems to want to do their own bit to better the world in a big or small way. Does this recent trend come with the growing frequency of natural disasters around us, or in fact, is an inevitable part of our evolutionary process. Or perhaps a combination of both? When we speak to people … Continue reading

Talk to water

More than half of our earth is water and three quarters of our body is water. We can live without food for days but water on the other hand, is our life line. What is this strange chemistry we have with water? Dr. Masaru Emoto has been a man of controversy when it comes to … Continue reading

Education as fast food?

Growing up I wasn’t that much of a genius at school. I preferred floating away on my cloud of imagination and make up stories along the way. Especially on Mondays, after a – in my opinion – boring weekend, we had to sit in a circle and tell our teacher what we had done, I … Continue reading

An interview with Designer, Filmmaker and Activist – Joao Amorim for BEND the System

João Amorim is an Emmy nominated Brazilian Director focusing on the cross roads of the animation and documentary genres. He has worked  for many years as an industrial designer, animator, and animation supervisor for companies like BMW, Panasonic, Oceana  prior to directing his work towards social and environmental causes. João is one of the founding partners … Continue reading

An interview with Raina Blyer, eco-fashion designer for BEND the system

When eco-fashion wasn’t yet  born and before the green revolution took off, designer and local New Yorker Raina Blyer created a platform where she could address environmental and social issues through fashion. After a rigorous career in the fashion industry, she felt she needed to take a stand on what was going on in the … Continue reading