In this spoken word/acoustic collaboration, Lee Coulter and Gill Sotu creatively explore what it means to build a better union and address our collective responsibility to future generations to do so. Please don’t "Look Away" anymore. Shot by Arielle Moscow in San Diego County with one handeld camera. Gill Sotu, a navy veteran, multi-faceted poet, playwright, musician, DJ and performing artist. Also, a two time Grand Slam Poetry Champion, two time Raw Performing artist of the year, and a three time TEDx San Diego presenter. A teaching artist and a commissioned playwright with The Old Globe Theatre, program director and teaching artist with Intrepid Theatre, as well as Artist In Residence at Makers Church. Gil has been commissioned to produce original pieces for leading arts and community organizations such as: The San Diego Symphony, The Unity Way of San Diego County, Feeding America, SD Fringe Fest, and the San Diego Opera and may others.
Lee Coulter’s soulful acoustic performances and powerful songwriting have landed him a #1 single on iTunes Australia and New Zealand. Coulter was also named Sirius XM’s Coffee House’s “discovery of the year.” This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx