Monday, February 10, 2020

Video: Liza Donnelly | TEDxCharlottesville

New Yorker cartoonist, Liza Donnelly, takes us on her creative journey, live drawing the transformative moments in her life. She shows us that creativity act as a selfless act; an act of connection and generosity. Liza Donnelly is an award winning cartoonist and writer for The New Yorker Magazine, The New York Times, Medium, and a CBS News and CNN contributor. Donnelly is the innovator of a form of visual journalism called digital live-drawing, wherein she covers news and cultural events by drawing them in real time for news outlets. She’s reported press conferences, the DNC, the 2017 Presidential Inauguration, Oscars, Women’s Marches, etc. Donnelly delivered a popular TED talk that was translated into 38 languages and received over one million views. The author of 17 books, Donnelly is currently a Barnard College Athena Fellow. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. 

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