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Exclusive – How Ann Makosinski exemplifies an industrious generation

Exclusive – How Ann Makosinski exemplifies an industrious generation

Ann Makosinski is innovative, entrepreneurial, and eager to build a better planet – all traits of a multitalented Gen Zer who’s striving to prove that science and art go hand in hand.  Canadian inventor Ann Makosinski had something of an unusual childhood. Daughter of a father born in Poland during WW2 and mother from a tiny town in the Philippines, she recalls their parenting style as ‘unique,’ guided by a shared...

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Exclusive – Meeting Gen Z filmmaker Kasha Sequoia Slavner

Exclusive – Meeting Gen Z filmmaker Kasha Sequoia Slavner

Kasha Sequoia Slavner is an award-winning filmmaker and director who made a splash in the industry with her 2017 social change film ‘The Sunrise Storyteller’. We discussed her work and future ambitions, as well as her take on the changing landscape of cinema. If you’re an indie film savvy you may have already heard of Kasha Sequoia Slavner, a 22-year-old director, screenwriter, and founder of The Global Sunrise Project. Her...

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Exclusive – Impactr, the app turning social media into social change

Exclusive – Impactr, the app turning social media into social change

Thred has been given an exclusive, pre-launch peek at new app Impactr, the self-proclaimed ‘anti-Amazon’ about to revolutionise online interaction.  What’s next in social media? It’s a question people have asked themselves since David Fincher’s The Social Network premiered in 2010, seemingly the swan song of a digital juggernaut that was fast losing its novel sheen and youth-centric flavour. Throughout the 2010s, we’ve gone through various incarnations of the connected media...

Exclusive – Tim Tadder’s ‘Black is a Color’ challenges binary perceptions of race

Exclusive – Tim Tadder’s ‘Black is a Color’ challenges binary perceptions of race

Internationally acclaimed photographer and conceptual fine artist Tim Tadder believes he has an innate duty to create social awareness through his work. His latest collection of portraits called ‘Black is a Color’ is a masterclass in tonality and form which looks beyond the binary view of race. If you’re not much of an art aficionado you may not know Tim Tadder by name, but you will definitely have seen his...

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