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
Sarap February 19, 2020 - A Filipinx Drag horror comedy cooking show that re-imagines the tastes and tales that bring us home.
Museum of Futures February 12, 2020 - The Museum of Futures is an experiential futures-based work that asks the audience – which future will you choose? Participants are invited to come on a journey through two very different futures – one whereby taking action on climate change our diet is abundant, and one where the extreme climate has changed what we eat […]
Mars Made: Retroforms Future Cactus Garden Experience January 29, 2020 - Mars Made: Retroforms Cactus Garden Experience is a speculative futures exhibition of work from a Martian Artist Residency Program in the 23rd Century. This show is an artist’s reaction to a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit and experience the Martian environment. From the original underground lava tube gardens to the black sky views […]
Connectivity_Café January 21, 2020 - Connectivity_Café is an immersive space that engages human perception, stimulates conversation, and allows for “enchanted” interactions using everyday utensils. Objects and environment are designed to amplify commonplace gestures and behaviors into expressive instruments of improvised playfulness and spontaneous collaboration. The interaction that emerges between participants within this activated space, mediated by seemingly benign objects, emphasizes the dining event as a ceremony performed collectively. We believe that approaching dining as an experiential form gives us a platform for exploring ceremony and ritual as improvisatory events. Join us in the café to make some music with new friends!
ArtKitchenFerment January 13, 2020 - “ArtKitchenFerment” is an interactive art environment that engages with the processes, creative results, and byproducts of food fermentation. Part art installation, part interactive workshop, “ArtKitchenFerment” invites participants of all ages to expand their notions of beauty, use, taste, and liveliness in common fermented foods like sauerkraut and kombucha. Put on your apron and participate in a cabbage-dye art demonstration, compose a bacteria-inspired recipe poem, and make a piece of kombucha “leather” jewelry. Cook some books in our fermentation library, or watch an interactive video installation as you ponder the magical microbes that make up our unruly world!
The Great Sunflower Project January 13, 2020 - Visit “The Great Sunflower Project” to learn about how you can participate as a citizen scientist in real research about the health of pollinators, from hummingbirds and bats to bees and flies. These tireless animals are key to our world’s food supply! Plus, find out about our other citizen science kits that you can check out from participating local libraries, and about ways to celebrate Citizen Science Month in April 2020! We’ll have activities for all ages, and while supplies last, we’ll be distributing seeds for the Lemon Queen sunflower, a tall, branching variety that is particularly attractive to bees!