NEW YORK Feb. 23, 2011 Character Approved Awards USA
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CHARACTER APPROVED HONOREES
- ARCHITECTURE Walter Hood
- ART – Vik Muniz
Brooklyn Vik Muniz Waste Land,
- DESIGN – Emily Pilloton
Pilloton is revolutionizing communities through design. She founded Project H, a nonprofit organization – one part design firm, one part advocacy group – that is dedicated to harnessing the power of design for social good.
- FASHION – Prabal Gurung
- FILM – Davis Guggenheim
Davis Guggenheim An Inconvenient Truth Waiting for "Superman
- FOOD – Grant Achatz
- GIVING – Blake Mycoskie
In just four short years, Mycoskie has created one of the most innovative and socially responsible retail companies in the country, pioneering the one-for-one sell/give-away concept with TOMS Shoes. Since 2006, TOMS has given over one million pairs of new shoes to children in need through giving partners around the world.
- MUSIC – Janelle Monae
- NEW MEDIA – Dennis Crowley Naveen Selvadurai
The founding duo behind foursquare, the locations-based social networking site, have been on a meteoric rise this year, with membership exceeding 6.5 million users. Through their creation, Crowley and Selvadurai have encouraged us to connect in new ways with the people and places that matter most.
- THEATRE – Lily Rabe
Lily Rabe Venice
- WRITING – Nicole Krauss
Nicole Krauss Great House The New Yorker
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