Artist Creates Innovative Sketches Live from TEDGlobal Conference

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Well-known artist Hugh MacLeod attended the week-long TEDGlobal event and created unique works of art each day to reflect his own thoughts on the conference.

The theme of the 2011 TEDGlobal Conference, held in Edinburgh (July 11-15, 2011) was "The Stuff of Life."

The event attracted more than 850 leaders in technology, entertainment and design including artist Hugh MacLeod, philosopher Alain de Botton, anti-torture activist Karen Tse, pianist and composer Balazs Havasi, brain scientist Allan Jones and actress Thandie Newton.

Exclusive TV and web video content is now available from the conference featuring:

--General views of the Dewar's after-party
--General views of the conference
--Interviews with Hugh MacLeod, Dewar's signature artist at the conference
--General views of Hugh creating his sketches
--Interview with Suhail Usuf Khan, musican and performer at the Dewar's after-party

To download videos and images of Hugh, his sketches and special guests (free of charge and without copyright restriction), please visit http://www.digitalnewsagency.com/stories/5712-hugh-mcloed-introduces-the-ted-convention.

Additional Background:
Hugh MacLeod is DEWAR's signature artist. Before the conference began, 50 delegates enjoyed an exclusive private tour of the DEWAR's World of Whisky distillery in nearby Aberfeldy, including a bespoke blending and tasting session.

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