An app from Grammy-winning artist Peter Gabriel and robotics professor Henrik Hautop Lund re-imagines playlists, letting users remix and share their versions of hit songs through an interface that's like Tetris.
With "Beauty Is Embarrassing," a documentary about his career opening in theaters this September, we spoke with Wayne White about creating the look of "Pee-wee’s Playhouse," New York in the 1980s, and why freedom is oxygen to an artist.
Peter Gabriel's human-rights group Witness embraces social media, creating a YouTube for unseen atrocities. With camera-equipped cell phones, ordinary people suddenly have the means to document their lives and share evidence of rights violations. The Hub allows anyone around the world to submit such clips to a central site where its target audience of activists can connect and take action.