W6: GAMING FUTURES

26 Oct 2019
13:30 - 16:30
Grupperom 2

W6: GAMING FUTURES

Time: 13:30 – 16:30

Location: Grupperom 2

Instructor 

Aim of the workshop

  • To build our capacity to engage critically with the future in order to inform our values and decisions in the present.

Content

  • Join us for a trip to the future. Together we will play a guided futures game that challenges us to imagine alternative futures and our places in them. We will be playing a guided futures game, in which we identify key trends affecting change, imagine future scenarios and then explore our own place in those futures. By bridging design, futures and anthropology, what can we learn about the future world we might inhabit, and what that means for us and our values today?Futures Compass is a collaborative futures game developed at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design as part of a master’s thesis exploring the future of journalism. It has been used in design processes, played at conferences, and previously shared at the Anticipation conference in Oslo.

Preparations

  • It would be great if you could bring with you a printed newspaper article, blog post, photograph, anecdote, event or movie poster, or some other artifact that is signaling change overtime related to the theme of (un)sustainability and urban spaces. No major preparatory work will be required, but we will try to send out an email a few weeks before the workshop with some short activities to get us ready to explore the future.