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Driving the Human: Seven prototypes for eco-social renewal

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15 Oct - 17 Oct 2021
Forecast, Berlin, DE
Berlin, Germany

From 2020 to 2023, the scientific and artistic collaboration Driving the Human becomes a catalyst for experimentation, shaping sustainable, and collective futures that combine science, technology, and the arts in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach. 

From 2020 to 2023, the scientific and artistic collaboration Driving  the Human becomes a catalyst for experimentation, shaping sustainable, and collective futures that combine science, technology, and the arts in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach. Jointly led by four partner institutions – acatech, National Academy of Science and Engineering; the mentorship platform Forecast; the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design; and ZKM | Center for Art and Media KarlsruheDriving the Human will produce seven tangible prototypes responding to complex contemporary scenarios, relying on an expanded expert and knowledge network.

The community of participants, experts, and the larger audience that Driving the Human brings together will explore diverse phenomena such as the social impact of global warming, energy  cycles and technology-driven disruptions, the impact of collective decision  making, and contemporary processes of exchanging values and objects. The results of these explorations will be shared and communicated over the project’s three-year duration, and will deploy strategies for action in the form of physical experiences, with a strong individual and collective impact. Ultimately, they will create tools that  enable new ways of envisioning and inhabiting the world.


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