Dear Justin and others who read this, Today it was ten years ago that I was envisioning a future I would like to live in. Today I was thinkingof you. And I hope you are there. I’ve made drawings of cities, living spaces, clothing, vehicles andmany more. I imagined a future of living buildings, actual living buildings. Walls and shapes that can expand,shrink, and breathe. Buildings that
Dr Catherine Oliver is a geographer and researcher currently working with urban chickens and keepers in London at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge. From September of this year, she will be relocating to Lancaster University where she will be a Lecturer in the Sociology of Climate Change. Catherine published her first book, Veganism, Archives and Animals, with Routledge in 2021 and writes widely about animals
Breathe The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing - Socrates Please take a deep breath. Breathe once more. Do it again. Slowly go on breathing. Take your time. Try to be aware of what you're doing. We humans have a heart, often seen as our centre. Our motor, a mechanism to be able to live. We have muscles, physical power. We have a brain; the
By Rudy van Belkom, The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT) | 5 April, 2022 “I walk out of the virtual meeting room and say goodbye to my Japanese colleagues. My workday is done. Cool that we could walk through the hydrogen park and see with our own eyes that the production is now completely sustainable. Before I take off my VR glasses, I decide
Witchcraft made Science with Nella Piatek This podcast is part of the Witchcraft made Science series, a collaboration with curator Lieke Wouters. In this podcast, we approach the witch as a stereotype as well as a new feminist icon. Making space for the spiritual, the scientific and the sceptical aspects of witchcraft, all seen from an artistic lens. In this episode, we welcome designer and researcher
Creating Life is a collaboration with Marjolein Pijnappels. In a series of podcasts created in collaboration with Marjolein Pijnappels, we explore how life is created and sustained on our planet. Taking a closer look at human birth, mycorrhiza connectivity, chimerism and the pan-microbiome from a philosophical and personal perspective, Marjolein aims to shed light on the different aspects of the ability to bring new life into the world.
Podcast edit by Reon Cordova. Witchcraft made Science with Anna McCarthy This podcast is part of the Witchcraft made Science series, a collaboration with curator Lieke Wouters. In this podcast, we approach the witch as a stereotype as well as a new feminist icon. Making space for the spiritual, the scientific and the sceptical aspects of witchcraft, all seen from an artistic lens. In this
Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas is Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Animal-Computer Interaction at The University of Glasgow in Scotland (UK). Her research explores how animals interact with computer systems and how to designing and build methods to capture this interaction. She is interested in exploring what it means for animals to interact with technologies and how we can create, design, and support meaningful exchanges between humans, animals, and