TED Weekends shares the story of a once locked-in grafitti artist

April 27, 2013

Pretty & Shiny

Kristen Chapman Gibbons:

Wow. What an amazing story.

Originally posted on TED Blog:

TEMPT-grafittiCompletely paralyzed except for his eyes, graffiti artist Tony “TEMPT” Quan could no longer create his art, let alone communicate with his family. [ted_talkteaser id =1115]When entrepreneur Mick Ebeling met Quan, he was determined to help the artist accomplish both of these things. Thus, the EyeWriter was born — a pair of glasses with hardware that allows the wearer to draw and communicate … just by using their eyes. Ebeling shared this incredible invention, and the story behind its creation at TEDActive 2011.

This week’s TED Weekends on the Huffington Post explores this talk – taking a look at the EyeWriter as well as the artform Quan loves. Below, find some selected essays to pique your interest.

Mick Ebeling: The Incredible Power of a Single Pair of Glasses

It all started with Date Night. My wife and I received advice long ago that Date Night was the key to a…

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About Kristen Chapman

Loosely connected facts: Former Social Worker. Lifelong politico. Social media junkie. Poet. Performer. Storyteller. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Content creation in digital marketing. Exuberant about Nashville. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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