Researching and developing alternate ways of thinking about AI Systems.
‘Trigger Warning’ is a fast-paced journey through a city of memes. Switching between various first-person perspectives, the film embodies the current culture clashes bubbling away beneath the surface of the city.
Stark Choices is an experiential simulation of life in 2030, where certain current projections around the future of work and automation have been realised.
The third event in our ‘Future(s) of Power series: an experiment using the method of sortition for a Citizens Assembly on Algorithmic Power.
We were recently invited by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent to speculate, show evidence, and provoke their conference attendees to anticipate looming challenges and potentialities. We wanted to understand: What challenges might face the humanitarian and development sector in the near future?
We are delighted to be able to share How Will We Work? a new exhibition at the Angewandte Innovation Lab in Vienna. The show has been co-curated by Anab and Gerald Bast, President of the University of Applied Arts Vienna. The exhibition is part of the 2017 Vienna Biennale organised by the MAK which investigates how robots and “work” will shape our futures.
The UAE Ministry of Energy and the Prime Minister’s Office invited us to help them develop a mechanism to experience numerous possible futures around energy, and to stress test the opportunities and broader systemic consequences of each future with Cabinet Ministers and key decision makers. The ambition was that such collaborative futuring activity would help inform the country’s energy policy all the way till 2050.
Song of the Machine explores the possibilities of this new, modified vision, where wearers adjust for a reduced resolution by tuning into streams of information and electromagnetic vistas, all inaccessible to the ‘normally’ sighted.
Some of our early work on ‘Design Futurescaping’ at LIFT, Geneva, 2009.