'This is key: ask questions. And then ask more questions' (Chloe Piene)
All featured artists share a certain kinship in detecting relevant future issues, in their work approach or the medium they choose. The topics range from (but are not limited to) memory, identity, empathy, imagination, trauma, crisis, human body, human-machine hybridization, artificial intelligence, climate change, pollution, extinction, ruins, utopias and geopolitics.
ART INDUSTRY, CULTURE, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
'The state of crisis is where the other becomes thinkable. It is thus a driver for change' (Elena Schütz, Architect)
The scope of investigation in these fields covers (but is not limited to): sonic imagination and listening, local sourcing, fermentation, shared forms of working, living and housing, urban greening, diversification, feminism, queer, social engagement, virtual reality, transformational design, sustainable materials and ecology of forms.
THIRTY THREE, 2023
EXPERTS FROM NATURE SCIENCE, HUMAN & SOCIAL SCIENCE, ECONOMY, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
'Art is an excellent mediator to shaping the narrative of the future' (Ian Stewart, Neuro scientist)
The scope of investigation in these fields covers (but is not limited to): human-machine hybridization, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, neuroaesthetics, nanobiotechnology, global health policies, zero carbon society, farm-to-fork, smart materials, circular economy, pluralistic society, human enhancement, gene editing, ethics, human mindsets and behavior patterns, new forms of living, learning and working.