An evolving collection of inspirations to awaken a life-giving mindset and sense of generative possibility.
Ideas that kindle a sense of artistry and possibility as we re-imagine our relationship with nature.
An artist exposes us to the music of plants as they evolve in concert with their native environment.
A diverse community collects sounds, scents and sensations from the neighborhood to catalyze its own story of urban roots, renaturation and renewal.
An exhibition to explore life beyond human-centric perspectives and into a co-existence we can as yet only imagine.
“To see the earth as it truly is. Small and blue and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats. Is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together. Brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold.”
Apollo 8 astronauts recount their transformational encounter with Earthrise, an awe-striking spectacle of life in the blackness of space.
A deeply human theatrical exploration of our current reality to bring us out of isolation and toward togetherness.
“We need joy as we need air. We need love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share.”
Four women across different design fields will explore how we reshape ‘caring economies’ for ourselves, each other, and the planet.
Inspired by the Whole Earth Catalogue, this issue showcases creativity, resourcefulness and pragmatism in addressing our current moment.
Thoughts on encouraging play as a lifelong skill to help bend reality in the direction of our dreams.
“Beauty is that in the presence of which we feel more alive.”
A global design exploration on harnessing resonance to amaze audiences into profound shifts for a better future.
A beautiful weaving of ethnographical musical fragments that celebrates the common in the different of cultures across the Med.
A provocative call for architects to design environments that nurture and harmonize rather than exploit and deplete.
“Life on Earth is about co-existence – among people, non-human animals, ecosystems, and the environment. Co-existence is beautiful and generative, chaotic and challenging. The fact is, we’re in it together.”
A conversation on awakening our moral imagination to shift our world toward ‘giving more than we take.’
A participatory digital artwork where users explore nurturing co-habitation on a remote wilderness island.
Future fiction animations that ask us to explore a new relationship to life.
“If we merge mercy with might, and might with right … we will raise this wounded world into a wondrous one.”
A raw performance using the anger of injustice as catalyst to explore personal vulnerability and acceptance.
“As they become known to and accepted by us, our feelings and the honest exploration of them become sanctuaries and spawning grounds for the most radical and daring ideas.”
Emerging stories of our timeless connections between ecology, culture, and spirituality.
A participatory portrait of winter that coheres our bodies, environment and cosmos into one interrelated system.
A beautiful online exploration of the consequences that human infrastructure projects have on nonhuman entities.
“Biophilia is the passionate love of life and all that is alive…whether in a person, a plant, an idea, or a social group.”
Design by radical indigenism exposes how we’re drowning in technology and starving for wisdom.
A glittering landscape of twenty-five speculative stories that envision new futures for America.
Architect, Deanna Van Buren designs civic spaces that are healing alternatives to correctional facilities.
A provocative dive into how speculative designers are reframing our future.
A calming voice to soothe our fears and nestle us in the grace of the wild world.
A conversation about celebrating indigenous ways of knowing and the intelligence of plants.
A collection of leading writers and poets grow a forest of books and imagination for our future.
Stories to unpeel the possible future(s) of the food world as we know it.
Explores how we can draw human connection across the abyss of landscapes and ideas.
A multisensory stimulation of empathy and respect for nature from a non-human perspective.
Architects and artists question the nature of cities and propose new ways of designing and inhabiting them.
Urban cultural projects in Seville create a new intimate and artistic ecological approach to entrepreneurship and food.
A CERN-visiting designer who uses fashion to explore new ways of seeing and sensing the world.
A playful way to measure ‘how’s the water today?’ and change our relationship to the water around us.
An acoustic ecologist on why silence is the think tank of the soul.
Poetically probes how architecture can generously respond to both humans and nature.
A band’s playful approach to hunting for magic and finding amazing ideas.
“We are living in times that came about from dreams of people before us. The world to come has everything to do with the dreams we are dreaming now.”
A thought-provoking look at our capacity to influence and re-imagine the humanity of our food systems.
A cornucopia of possible futures from today’s leading voices in speculative literature and science fiction.
A tool to help us overcome our vagueness and tell others how we really feel.
Reimagines the sustainability potential of a mundane food staple.
A poetic meditation on the fragility and future of our animal kingdom.
A provocative take at designing our own beautiful extinction.
Shows our connection to the universe is as transformative as it is ephemeral.
Introduces the fearless, fantastical approach of this très Frrreench experience designer.
Reminds us of architecture’s power to build future dreams into reality.
Whimsically turns frozen lakes into heart-warming creative playgrounds.
Thoughtfully questions how our connection to the land defines and divides us.
Investigates how extreme climate organisms might help us push our boundaries.
Creatives of all disciplines present bold visions for the 22nd century.
“All things change according to the state we are in. Nothing is fixed.”
Foregrounds how design influences the way we experience and feel.
Joyously explores what it really means to be present and listen.
Frames the oddity, intimacy and profound humanity of laughter yoga.
“The 20th century was all about big changes in the outer world; the 21st century is about big changes in our inner worlds.”
Authentically questions the role of pain and joy, and what life is worth living.