This growing interdisciplinary team of fantastic people unlock new chapters on Future Based. They zoom in on the complicated, and make the common extraordinary through podcasts, meetups, reading groups and exhibitions.

Sabine Winters

Sabine (she/her) is the founder of Future Based and facilitator of the platform. As a freelance philosopher of science, Sabine has worked on many interdisciplinary projects. In her research on Scientific Imagination, she is focused on the function of imagination in the Natural Sciences. She is an intrinsically motivated enthusiastic explorer, always open to new ideas and perspectives because she firmly believes in lifelong learning.

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Chetana Pai

Chetana (she/her) is a recent graduate of the University of Twente and has a Masters degree in Interaction Technology. She is especially interested and has worked on research to do with human interaction, human experience, movement, music, technology, and the combination of these fields. In addition to this, she is constantly experimenting with various creative mediums and facilitating workshops. These are mostly geared towards finding and exploring new ways to make people want to be creative and make tangibly (and often involve zines!) For Future Based, Chetana is co-hosting the podcast series Beyond Human Relations. Call, inquiry, query, request? Get in touch at:

Dana Dijkgraaf

Dana Dijkgraaf (she/her) a Graphic Designer and Art Director, based in Arnhem (NL). With her love for form, colours and well-thought-of-concepts, she comes up with design that sparkles and visualizes the story. She started in 2014 with her own studio DDD in Arnhem, and never stopped enjoying her work. She works for different industries: fashion, art, non-profit, art education, nature and corporate organizations. Dana is responsible for the Future Based logos, banners and logo photography and therefore is considered as our very own, in-house graphic designer.

Lilian de Jong

Lilian de Jong (she/her) is pursuing a Master’s degree in human-centered artificial intelligence at Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands). She is an enthusiast of the synergy of art, science and technology and a firm believer in using technology to build bridges between human and non-human, human and society, and human and human. Starting in September/October ’21 Lilian will host the reading group “Science Fiction minus Fiction Futures” for Future Based.Call, inquiry, query, request? Get in touch at:

Anya Farennikova

Anya Farennikova (she/her) is a philosopher of mind based at the University of Amsterdam. Her research centers on the questions surrounding experiences of absence: the ways that humans relate to what is lost, absent, or incomplete. Before moving to Amsterdam, Anya held a lectureship position at the University of Bristol and a research fellowship at the Australian National University. Philosophy Salons is a new collaboration between Anya, Sabine Winters and Future Based. The Philosophy salons are a place of exchanging ideas and perspectives. Under the guidance of Anya, we will discuss pressing societal issues through a philosophical lens. Get in touch with Anya at:

Marjolein Pijnappels

Marjolein (she/her) is a creator who loves to question established frameworks. Marjolein has an insatiable hunger to understand and connect, exploring wildly differing topics of myth, physics, nature, cyborgism and feminism. She holds a Master Degree in Biology and is a self-taught designer and illustrator. Marjolein is founder of knowledge communication agency Studio Lakmoes. At Future Based she is currently working on Creating Life, a video essay exploration on the micro and macro-structures of life. Read more about Creating Life here. Get in touch with Marjolein at:

Lieke Wouters

Lieke Wouters (she/her) is an art historian and curator, mainly focusing on art on the intersections with digital technologies, utopias in current and speculative societies and intersectional feminism. She is currently the business director of the platform for contemporary art POST and makes programs on art and technology for Oddstream. Get in touch with Lieke at:

Abdo Hassan

Abdelrahman (he/him) lives on the intersection between software, critical theory, data, and poetry. His interests include memetics, internet geographies, technical utopias/dystopias and depictions of e-governance. His overarching goal is to bridge critical theory with digital practice and to limit accessibility gaps and hurdles to open access to knowledge. Abdo is initiator and curator of the Future Based reading group: On Algorithmic (In)Equality. Call, inquiry, query, request? Get in touch at:

Reon Cordova

Reon (she/her) is a professional future summoner and Master in Media, Art, Design & Technology at Frank Mohr Institute. Born in a desert and raised in subtropical highlands, she is mystery-bounded. Experienced lecturer, multidisciplinary design, fashion and overall pseudo-sciences aficionado. Reon will be cheering, supporting, editing, hosting and fulfilling the role of gentle critic for the projects Witchcraft made Science and Creating Life.

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