Million dollar project prize is launched in the capital
A MILLION dollar prize giving the winner the chance of fulfilling their ambition of starting up a project involving collaborative action world-wide, has been launched in Edinburgh.
The annual TED prize, previously set at $100,000 dollars has been upped to million dollars, Chris Anderson, curator of TED, told delegates attending the annual TEDGlobal Radical Openness conference in Edinburgh this week.
Previous recipients have included the French artist JR for his Inside Out project which encouraged people worldwide to take black and white photographs of themselves which were then turned into giant posters in their communities – a number of his works have been plastered on walls in Edinburgh over the past two years.
The global series of TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) conferences are run by the Sapling Foundation, a non-profit organisation whose aim is to promote “ideas worth spreading”.
The conferences attract a wide variety of participants.
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