This growing team of awesome people will 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 is a freelance philosopher, curator and writer. As an intrinsically motivated enthusiastic explorer, she is always open to new ideas and perspectives because she firmly believes in lifelong learning.
Abdelrahman 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 will be leading the monthly reading group – starting from November.
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Dana Dijkgraaf is 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 well.
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.
Floris Schleicher is a Dutch philosopher, writer and teacher. He is specialized in the thought of Slavoj Zizek, Byung-Chul Han and the Frankfurt School. His main interests are marxism and sustainability. Starting from August, Floris hosts a new podcast series on Future Based: Future Based Politics.
This Future Based-podcast brings you conversations about our political institutions with leading thinkers from the Netherlands. Topics discussed include: How are our political institutions designed? To what extent can they cope with 21st century problems like climate change, inequality, polarization and migration? What do the possible alternatives to our current political institutions look like? And what might be their advantages and drawbacks? Big and interesting questions. If you want to know more about politics, justice and the future this is the right podcast for you.
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Michelle Geraerts is a cultural anthropologist and teacher, specialised in ecological anthropology and sustainable citizenship. She is a true lover of fieldwork and has engaged in various transdisciplinary collaborations with artists and experimentalists throughout her studies and research. Currently, she teaches Politics of Kinship and Critical Climate at the Cultural Anthropology Department of Radboud University in Nijmegen.
Michelle will be working on the editing of the podcast for Future Based and is setting up her own podcast series ‘Beyond Human Relations’, about existing as well as constructed relationships of humans with nonhumans.
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Christian was born in Berlin in 1986 an brought up by hippie parents. He studied cultural sciences and political sciences & philosophy. In 2017 Christian started studying photography at Lette Verein and found his way to express himself and his thoughts through photography – since then he is working on political/philosophical topics and expressing his findings in a visual way.
The internship of Christian for Future Based, gave rise to the ongoing project ‘Dotted Lines’, that Christian is developing into a podcast series and publication. The collaboration between Christian and Future Based turned into a long term relationship, of exchanging ideas and perspectives on political movements in the Netherlands and Germany.
Language magician, philosopher and the kindest criticaster we know. We trust him with our life when it comes to checking, modifying and editing texts.
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