2016 Press & Gallery

“ASU’s Wells Fargo Arena was filled with sports fans this past Friday, but not to cheer on the Sun Devils’ latest basketball game — or any traditional game for that matter. It was for the latest Emerge festival, which this year explored what sports might look like in the year 2040 — a future where technology and athletics are intertwined.”
ASU Now

“The smartest and most surprising carnival in America.”
Full-page feature in the Arizona Republic, by Kellie Hwang

“It’s one thing to play the Super Bowl. But then it’s another to have those people actually come and play in your bar.”
NPR’s KJZZ Morning Edition, by Phil Latzman

“Designers Imagine the Future of Performance-wear with 2040 Sport Event at Arizona State University”
Fashion and Mash, by Emily Rubin

“We’re from the future; we’re from Emerge.”
Elite parathlete triathalonist Allysa Seely and Emerge co-director Joel Garreau talk to 12 News’Tram Mai

“The three most popular sports of the 1920s were baseball, horse racing and boxing. What will be their equivalents in 2040? Quidditch on hoverboards? Smart balls? Low-G sport on Mars?”
ASU Now, “Sprinting Into the Future,” by Scott Seckel

“ASU Emerge festival explores ‘The Future of Sport 2040’ on April 29”
Arizona Republic, by Kellie Hwang

“Future Thinking: ASU Considers How Sports Will Play Out Over The Next 2 Decades”
KJZZ, by Phil Latzman

“Designers Imagine the Future of Performance-wear with 2040 Sport Event at Arizona State University”
Fashion and Mash, by Emily Rubin

“The three most popular sports of the 1920s were baseball, horse racing and boxing. What will be their equivalents in 2040? Quidditch on hoverboards? Smart balls? Low-G sport on Mars?”
ASU Now, “Sprinting Into the Future,” by Scott Seckel