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Building a Future Machine Workshops

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Furtherfield Commons (the low building close to the Seven Sister's Road entrance)

269-271 Seven Sisters Road

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The Future Machine is Coming...

Join the Future Machine design team at Furtherfield Commons in Finsbury Park to build a new artwork that will help us to respond to environmental change... as the future unfolds.

Sign up to take part in 4 workshops that will involve thinking about the future (in response to environmental change) and helping to design and build the Future Machine, towards a ritualised unveiling at Furtherfield Gallery this summer and to tour around England in 2019/2020.

The workshops are designed to bring together people with different views on environmental change and the future, including all ages from 11+ - everyone is welcome! The workshops will involve talking, thinking, making things with all kinds of arts and craft materials, as well as using interactive technology and scientific sensors. You are welcome to sign up to 1 or all of the workshops, you don't need to attend them all to take part.

The next workshop is on Saturday 20th April, 1-4pm and the focus will be on time and technology, exploring whether technology can help us respond to environmental change, make decisions and think about the future?

Furtherfield Commons is a wheelchair accessible venue.

Please email the artist at: promises@thepredictionmachine.org if you want to discuss any accessibility requirements or questions about bringing younger children along.

Refreshments will be provided.

Results of the workshops and a screen based exhibit about the Future Machine will be shown as part of the Furtherfield's Time Portals exhibition in Furtherfield Gallery #citscifi #furtherfield. For more information visit: https://www.furtherfield.org/time-portals-exhibition-2019/

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The Future Machine Artwork
www.whenthefuturecomes.net

The Future Machine sits on a hand cart ready for the journey, travels the country and plugs into a greater whole of many parts. It stands as a witness to the places, people, stories and events of these turbulent times, as the Earth changes, and we take a journey into an uncertain future.

The Future Machine is a new artwork, a large interactive machine, built to help us to respond to environmental change as the future unfolds. The machine will record people's visions of the future, make predictions, facilitate new rituals and helps us to make decisions about the future we want, not one we fear.

The artwork will be created in collaboration with a team of engineers, programmers, climate scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, researchers from the University of Nottingham, and participants in a series of artist-led workshops, scheduled to take place in London and Nottingham in 2019.


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Furtherfield Commons (the low building close to the Seven Sister's Road entrance)

269-271 Seven Sisters Road

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N4 2DE

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