See my guest post with Nimu Nepche on my visit to Kantipur FM at the Passage International Blog.
As part of my dissertation fieldwork, I attended the 2011 Unite for Sight Global Health & Innovation conference at Yale University in New Haven Connecticut. While I was in New Haven I had the opportunity to take a photo of this alley. The visual illusion is quite stunning -- it took a moment for me to figure it out.
To me, this photo represents what I view is the only way to achieve true environmental, economic, and social sustainability in innovation processes. It can be 'read' as showcasing the interesting intersections between top-down and bottom-up approaches to sustainability through innovation. Alternatively, It represents a life lesson that -- while it may appear that sustainability, like this orange diamond, is easily within our grasp, in reality sustainability requires careful planning, coordinated effort and possibly changing our point of view.
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