Emerge: Artists + Scientists + Engineers + Humanists + more Redesign the Future
Emerge2013: The Future of Truth
Emerge2013 will unite those making the future and those thinking about what it all means.Feb. 28 – March 2, 2013 Arizona State University / Tempe, Arizona We understand the world through stories. Our stories may be rooted in rigorous fact or unbounded imagination but, being incomplete, they are always lies. Many are useful, however, because humans are pattern-seeking animals. Stories are the way we make sense of a complex world. We build our very selves through the stories that make sense to us – that we chose to believe. So what is the future of truth? Learn more Join us
“The whole idea is to throw sparks and light people up” “You have to get people invested in the future as something they can change”……continue reading
“…..you don’t have to be a geek, nerd, or egghead to attend”. “Though it’s true that the forward-looking event, which aims to envision mankind’s future through a melding of art and science, is a cerebral experience…..” continue reading
“… was the future of truth and the idea that no one person or profession has a lock on truth, but by bringing everyone together, it would create something that is larger than the sum of its parts.” continue reading
Can We Make it? Should We Make It? February 18, 2019- Do you have an invention that could make the world a better place? Can We Make It? Should We Make it? is a live, public event for inventors to showcase their creations. Submit your invention to be part of the show! If you are selected, you will get to present your invention live, on stage, […]
Optimum Conditions February 18, 2019- What are the optimum conditions for invention? Is there even such thing as an optimum condition? Through a cross-species collaboration that brings together humans, microbes, plants, and technology to promote fermentation, this exhibit explores what surprises and new openings happen when conditions may — or may not — be just right for making something delicious […]
Exquisite Observation: Learning How To See and Innovate from Nature February 11, 2019- Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's saper vedere (“knowing how to see”), participants will learn from nature's genius. They will practice their observation skills and see how the natural world can inspire design, as it did with da Vinci, and dig deeper to see how biomimicry can lead to sustainable design.
Co-Creating Our Automotive Futures February 11, 2019- Co-Creating Our Automotive Futures features a gallery of historical visions of urban futures, a co-creation space, and 3D-printed prototypes of future cars, as well as an interactive design environment.
Geodesic Radio February 5, 2019- Geodesic Radio invites you to help understand what happened in the future. Enter into a secret room where the mysterious Xavier has created crazy boards with clues from the year 2071. Pick up where he left off by constructing wild theories and hypotheses about a world turned upside down—boat people scavenging for plastic in the ocean, crowds cheering for albatross, protesters fighting the plastic economy. One ecologist’s legacy may tie it all together. Clues are scattered throughout the room, left where Xavier abandoned them. Contribute to the ever-evolving crazy board by stringing together the clues that build your image of the future.
Utopia — No Place February 5, 2019- Utopia -- No Place is a digital theater performance that bursts the bounds of traditional theater to ask about our possible futures, seen from the perspective of scientists and inventors from different time periods. The performance is brought into being using mobile technologies, augmented reality, and virtual reality.