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AIGA (re)design award 2013

Method Inc. and the Global Lives Project are honored to have won an American Institute of Graphic Arts award for the best (re)design of a website in 2013! The website, GlobalLives.org, initially soft launched in February of 2012.  It was immediately recognized for its ingenuity, and it received generous grants from the National Endowment for […]

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Global Lives Spreads Empathy in Education

Global Lives is excited to announce that Education Fellow, Nicole Moore will present the new educational materials we’ve worked so hard to create at two education conferences in the next few months! First up is CETPA (California Educational Technology Professionals Association), on November 22nd, in Pasadena. The theme of this conference is Enhancing Education through Innovation. Nicole’s […]

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Calling all Portuguese-English translators!

What’s it like to be a cable-car conductor in San Francisco? Or a hip hop musician in the periphery of São Paulo? How about a farmer at a state-owned plantation in a Sudanese village of Indonesia? Global Lives Project wants to document 24-hours in the lives of people around the world in order to cultivate […]

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Global Lives at Georgetown

David Evan Harris, the Executive Director of the Global Lives Project, will be giving two talks at Georgetown University on Tuesday, October 15th. In collaboration with Professor Henry Schwarz of the English Department and his class on literature, media and social justice, these talks are aimed to enlighten and inspire students and the public alike. […]

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Global Lives, Gangnam Style

Geun Bum Choi (co-worker of Seunghwan Seo, our on-screen participant) and Rachel Gist (producer) follow Seunghwan from the grocery store to the pastry shop to pick up food for a wedding.    One of the reasons I love films is because they can be a microcosm of our experience of life. Both watching and making […]

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South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival: Globally Empathetic, Standards-Based Web Lessons

Hey everybody! Help support Global Lives in the panel picking process for 2013’s South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival (SXSWedu)! As you may know, Global Lives began its pilot education program this year taking footage from our 24-hour shoots into classrooms worldwide to help spread cross-cultural empathy and media literacy in education. From second-graders […]

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Global Lives Joins the Circus!

Exciting news from Lives in Transit! Global Lives’ 24-hour shoot in Spain is gearing up for action, and this time we’re running away with the circus… literally! Our On Screen Participant, Lara Aragon, is one of the few female clowns in Spain today and is an heiress of a long family tradition of circus performance. […]

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Global Lives Goes to Catapult Labs!

So what do you get when you mix Global Lives staff with a room full of CCA industrial designers and non-design professionals? You get a free form, innovative, sky’s-the-limit conceptual crash course on multisensory video installation exhibit design. Catapult Labs recently hosted a weekend workshop for students and professionals on using design tools for social […]

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China Shoot in Production!

Written by Crew Producer Ruhi Moran (Photo by Zhou Ziqi) At the end of our last production meeting before the 24 shoot — where we had studied footage and images from the location scout — members of the crew quickly gathered for a photo.  Some where responsible for the success of the life interview, others are […]

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