Freedom of Public Space and Art: Gary Yarbrough at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Gary Yarbrough speaks about the power of street art and public space and its effect on humanity to spark reflection and its ability to transcend socio-economic boundaries in society.

Gary is very passionate about street art and as a recent Sociology and Urban Studies graduate, he’s interested in exploring ways to make public space more accessible and meaningful to all. Along with three other UBC alumni, Gary launched the popular street art app “Curb,” which uses crowdsourcing to discover and promote street art.

Link to Curb app (

November 2nd, 2013. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Filmed by Craig Ross: Video edited by David Ng

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