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Light Journeys presents Frances Mocnik

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Light Journeys is proud to present Sydney based photographer Frances Mocnik as our featured artist for March:

from the series The Night that Follows Day

(courtesy Frances Mocnik)

Written by Lee Grant

March 1, 2010 at 6:02 pm

When you wish upon a star… called Ted.

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Early last year I think I referenced in a post James Nachtwey’s Ted Prize ‘wish to change the world’. Well, this Friday that wish will be given a global launch from NY to London to Sydney and Montevideo and lots of other places! But because I’m in dear old provincial Canberra, I’ll be watching it online. Here is a link with the date of the breaking story (visit this on Friday! Actually maybe Saturday for us Antipodeans??):

I must say I’m a little intrigued as to what the story is…… Cos let’s face it, we live in a world where there are too many stories that the world needs to know about. It’s unfortunate that we ignore a lot of them. The video by the way, is worth the watch. Very dignified indeed and it’ll be interesting to see how digital technology (ie. blogs like this) helps this to proliferate.

Written by Lee Grant

September 30, 2008 at 10:33 pm