The text depicted here quotes John Locke: “It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth.” Photo by Michael Brydon.

Will the societal shocks of 2016 lead to a bumper crop of art in 2017 and beyond? These TED Fellows aim to channel the energy of activism into creative work that can change hearts and minds.

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How the setting for “Slumdog Millionaire” became the location for a unique and vibrant pushcart museum

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Matt Kenyon’s art doesn’t just cast a sardonic eye on the systems around us; it also infiltrates and subverts them. He walks us through some of his projects.

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Forget memorial plaques, tombstones, and traditional funerals. New, high-tech ways to celebrate life and death are emerging, and they’re using your digital data.

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Why government leaders should publish the reams of data they’re collecting — and why citizens everywhere should push them to do so.

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Here’s how to encourage new medical innovation, says genetic researcher Geoffrey Siwo: Join forces with the people who need innovation the most, all over the world.

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Living through a sexual assault is bad enough — what makes things worse is a broken legal system that routinely ignores, loses and even destroys crucial evidence, an institutional injustice that one legal-system survivor set out to fix.