TEDx playlist: 14 amazing physical feats

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Tumblr | Comments Off


From the TED Blog’s week-long celebration of TEDx:

Not all TEDx presenters speak in the traditional sense of the word.
Many sing, dance, contort and do dazzling acrobatics. Since the TEDx program’s launch in 2009, we have seen some spectacular physical performances curated by local organizers. As we celebrate TEDx’s 5,000th event and 20,000th talk we felt it was only right to highlight some of the best for you in a playlist.

A human video game: Siro-A at TEDxTokyo
This performance art group uses their bodies and light projections on cubes and screens to glorious end, in what feels more like a music video than a talk.

Acrobatic leapfrog: Stunt Double Circus at TEDxYouthOttawa
How much height can one get from a pogo stick? Acrobats Joey Albert, Paul Perreault, Fred Gryzbowski and Nick McClintock show us.

A ballet of chimes: Scapino Ballet at TEDxRotterdam
This dance is music to the ears. As the dancers sway, their chime belts add another dimension.

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