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Press Release: UC Berkeley Multivenue Exhibit 2017-17

Media Contacts: (BAMPFA) A. J. Fox · (510) 642-0365 · afox@berkeley.edu (Hearst Museum) David Tozer · (510) 642-3683 · dtozer@berkeley.edu (CITRIS and the Banatao Institute) Cheryl Martinez · (510) 642-1146 · cmartinez@citris-uc.org (Haas School of Business) Kim Girard · (510) 643-0259 · kim_girard@haas.berkeley.edu   Global Lives Project Receives Multivenue Presentation on UC Berkeley Campus Throughout 2017-18 […]

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My crazy year – from ‘brainchild’ to twins

I’m not sure how much you’ve followed Global Lives this year, as our inboxes and newsfeeds have been deluged with so much political tumult. As we close the chapter on a crazy 2016, I want to share a quick recap on what we accomplished with the generous support of our donors and why I am so optimistic […]

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*Official Selection NYFF* Global Lives @ Lincoln Center

World Premiere: Lives in Transit at New York Film Festival’s Convergence at Lincoln Center The Global Lives Project is pleased to announce that Lives in Transit, an immersive video installation, will premiere at the New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center as the centerpiece of the Convergence program, dedicated to the fast-evolving world of non-traditional […]

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Calling All Translators!

Global Lives is looking for native and bilingual Chinese, Hindi, Turkish, Kannada, Vietnamese, Spanish, Tibetan, French, Mandarin, Sundanese, Indonesian, Arabic, Sichuanese, and Korean speakers. What’s it like to be a cable-car brakeman in San Francisco? Or a hip hop musician in the periphery of São Paulo? How about a farmer at a state-owned plantation in […]

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Desmond Tutu, Dalai Lama, Barack Obama… and now Global Lives

Photo: Global Lives exhibit at the Googleplex, Mountain View, CA. About six years ago, I met Steve Grove. Steve has held many roles over the years at YouTube and Google, pioneering the use of online video as a platform for participation in politics globally. Steve has used YouTube and Google Hangouts to produce participatory interviews […]

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HuffPo: Antidote to Terror: Teaching Empathy Through the Global Lives Project

The article below by Esther Wojcicki was originally published on the Huffington Post Part II Education does not have to reinforce the type of xenophobic thinking that devalues human life across political, religious and cultural borders. Education can liberate students from the pitfalls of stereotyping, and offer up opportunities for creative achievement and collaboration. The […]

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HuffPo: Global Lives “Antidote to Terror”

See the Original Article on HuffingtonPost.com As terror shook Paris two and a half weeks ago, I was in Brussels, wrapping up the latest leg of my book tour. I was staying less than a mile from Molenbeek, the neighborhood where the attacks on Paris were planned. During my trip, I spent quite a bit of time […]

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Urban Lives @ YBCA + Google Exhibit

Dear Friends, I’m writing with some exciting news! Tomorrow, we’re holding our first ever Urban Lives pop-up exhibit, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The exhibit is an 8-screen curated showing of videos from eight cities around the world that were the settings for our Global Lives productions. The exhibit runs just […]

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Horace Mann School Exhibit

“David Harris’ presentation of his fascinating Global Lives project was inspiring: one of our best assemblies in a long time and one of our most humane, creative, and thoughtful.” -Harry Bauld, Horace Mann English teacher, author of On Writing the College Application Essay, and former Ivy League admissions officer.   The Global Lives Project’s latest […]

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