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we are a design collective prototyping today to imagine and create our tomorrows
Spacial Justice
Creating conversations to bridge the divide between urban and rural
Empowering Care
Reimagining the ways we learn, work and care through the empowerment of individuals
Posthuman Awakening
Reframing our relationships with non-humans, to expand consciousness and shift to collective success
Planetary Mutualism
Center reciprocal collaboration among all actors existing within networks at all scales
emerging work
Collectively we are developing a wide range of projects serving as starting points to drive conversation and collaboration around the greatest challenges of our time and times to come. Click to learn more about each one
Sister Loba
Cyclists challenge using an open- source tracking device an analogue toolkit for women to map interactions within their route for city regeneration.

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Theme:Spatial Justice/Empowering Care

Inspired by:Oscar Tomico, Ron Wakary, Audrey Tang and the Smart Citizen...

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Phygital Awakening
A guided Kundalini meditation event using technology and new bio materials as tools to augment and enhance perception.

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Theme:Post-Human Awakening

Inspired by:Algo Citlali, Saúl Baeza, and Laura Forlano

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Silent Playscape
A large-scale collaborative game for kids and adults (and sometimes dogs) to consider agency, co-creation and communication without the use of spoken language.

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Theme:Empowering Care

Inspired by:John Habraken and Mark D Gross, Inés Burdiles Araneda, Daniel Rosenberg...

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Aquí
A community co-building session creating urban furniture for the Poblenou neighborhood in Barcelona.

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Theme:Spatial Justice

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Nomadic Box
A collaborative project exploring the life cycles of our everyday objects within the concept of design biographies.

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Theme:Post-Human Awakening

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215: Art Build & Memorial
A Chimalli collaboratively built to honor children lost to residential schools and recovered by First Nations.

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Theme:Empowering Care

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Mycelium Boards
A collaboration workshop session building furniture using mycelium.

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Theme:Planetary Mutualism

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OND
A cosmetics product offering an alternative to the sheet mask with the use of natural ingredients and food waste.

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Theme:Planetary Mutualism

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Autonomous Tree
Autonomous Tree is an art installation in which a tree is transformed to represent and act on the behalf of non-human living beings within established human systems of governance.

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Theme:Planetary Mutualism/ Spatial Justice

Inspired by:Ron Wakkary, Laura Forlano, Bruno Latour

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Sensing Matter
A project exhibiting biomaterials made of food waste with attention to sensorial perception of our material reality and our relationship as humans with it.

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Theme:Planetary Mutualism

Inspired by:Lynn Margulis, Quimera Rosa, Juan Zamora, and Ron Wakary

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A Conscious Humans Guide to Rural Life
A project exploring how to bridge the gap between urban and rural communities.

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Theme:Spatial Justice

Inspired by:Whole Earth Catalogue (1968-1972), Buckminster Fuller, R. (1967) Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth

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events
Learn about upcoming or past festivals, conferences, workshops and other events hosted by members of the collective.
Dutch Design Week
From 16 to 24 October, the Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven.

When:October 16-24, 2021

Where:Eindhoven, NL

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Emergent Futures Festival
By rethinking the role of design, the festival showcased that the futures we want to see tomorrow can be designed by the actions we take today.

When:June _ - _, 2021

Where:Barcelona, ES

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about us
reimagining the ways people live, grow, consume, move and play
We are a global network of passionate, creative human beings, dedicated to creating awareness and driving action towards climate and environmental emergency. At the Emergent Futures Festival, we connect local designers, artists, strategists and researchers to exchange perspectives, imagine new paradigms and collectively inspire systemic change.

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