FutureEverything - New Mobilities
Friday, July 16, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
FutureEverything is an art, technology and social innovation organization that runs innovation labs and an annual festival of art, music and ideas. It is recognized around the world for leading pioneering projects and important debates on innovation, technology, art, society and the environment.
FutureEverything is an innovation incubator with a long history of creative leadership in areas such as mobile and locative arts, social media, & the environment -- more 'do tank' than think tank. Winner of the prestigious Lever Prize 2010, Shortlisted for the Arts & Business Award 2010, Honorary Mention for Director at Prix Ars Electronica 2008.
The FutureEverything Festival (formerly Futuresonic, est. 1995) is a crucible that allows artists, technologists and future-thinkers to share, innovate and bring the future into the present. Attended by 75,000 people, it is completely unique, bringing together world premieres of astonishing artworks, an explosive city-wide music program, and visionary thinkers from around the world.
The FutureEverything Conference is the place to go each year for the important international debates in the field, bringing 500 opinion formers, futurologists, researchers, artists, technologists and scientists together to explore the latest upgrade affecting today’s digital culture.
The FutureEverything Award - an international £10,000 prize to celebrate the creative imagination that will shape our future in 4 categories: for artworks, social innovations, software and technology projects which bring the future into the present, awarded by an international jury.
FutureEverything 2011 takes place 11-14 May 2011 in Manchester England and internationally through the GloNet, or Globally Networked Event. Get Involved – The theme is New Mobilities in 2011.
When & Where
Breadboard is a hybrid program at the University City Science Center that facilitates cross-disciplinary art exhibits, community outreach initiatives and special programs offering public access to a new generation of fabrication technology and workspace in an effort to empower individuals and convene communities around creative applications of technology. Through a unique partnership with NextFab Studio Breadboard engages groups and communities at all levels of interest and experience. Breadboard programming combines 3-D printing technology, CAD-operated equipment such as laser cutters and milling machines with a collaborative workshop environment where artists, DIY enthusiasts, hackers, community groups and students can share a computer station or a circuit board with business entrepreneurs, engineers, and industrial designers. For more information, www.breadboardphilly.org