Wax print cotton kimonos! Lacquer tribal stools! Since living in Japan, Cameroon-born artist Serge Mouangue has been creating the most fascinating aesthetic fusion.

News flash no. 1: “balloon art” is not an oxymoron. News flash no. 2: The man who invented the Fly Guy, that ubiquitous flailing balloon figure, is crafting some eye- and wind-catching pieces of balloon art. Take a look at these colorful creations from Doron Gazit.

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.

How a unique school curriculum is fostering different kinds of learning and local pride.

The trends and upcoming projects that will engage us in 2017 — as predicted by TED’s science, design and technology curators.

Courtesy of Design Museum Dharavi

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

Art therapist Melissa Walker is using masks to allow service members with traumatic brain injuries express their deepest emotions and experiences, helping them and their loved ones.