20 01, 2017

American Futures

2017-08-10T15:31:26+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , |

A surprising guerrilla futures intervention speaks to the current political moment. For many progressives in the United States, Canada conjures a wistful ideal of multicultural harmony and civility. After three years in Toronto, followed by six months of electoral madness back in the U.S., I can understand the romanticisation of our neighbour to the north. Indeed, the fact that the [...]

17 10, 2015

#DareToImagine

2017-08-10T15:33:34+00:00 October 17th, 2015|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

A grassroots campaign is currently afoot to get citizens engaged in collective future visioning. It's called #DareToImagine, an initiative of USDAC, the United States Department of Arts and Culture, with which Situation Lab has been collaborating for some time (I serve as USDAC's futures advisor). So we at Sitlab recently issued a special customised edition of The Thing From The [...]

22 02, 2014

Future Factories and Futurematic

2014-02-24T00:24:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2014|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Situation Lab invites you to take part in two upcoming events with award-winning New York City-based design collective, The Extrapolation Factory. Founded by designers Elliott P. Montgomery and Chris Woebken, the Extrapolation Factory sets out to "explore the value of rapidly imagined, prototyped, deployed and evaluated visions of possible futures on an extended time scale." In 2013, they won the Core77 award [...]