Sustainable fashion trailblazer, Ms Tammam, takes you through her journey to creating a sustainable couture fashion label and her vision for the future of fashion, with an opportunity for a Q&A with the artist.
Heart n Soul at The Hub is a research project led by people with and without learning disabilities and autistic people, exploring the value of difference and challenging what is ‘normal’.
Presented by Headway East London, brain injury survivors talk about the unexpected opportunities and futures a more digital-based society offers them. How can we ensure that the new ‘normal’ works for the neurodiverse? And what emerging practices and arrangements might hold the key to a more accessible future?
Lunar Salute Dance Company visualises the earth’s future from the perspective of the lunar astronauts who first saw the beauty of our planet. Climate change, soil, sun and sea depict our situation.
An online immersive experience about quantum physics and psychology, followed by a discussion with its creator, Simon Watt, physicist Harry Cliff and psychologist Julia Shaw.
Pianist Anna Szalucka and cellist Margarita Balanas connect captivating classical music with live painiting, discovering the borders between imagination and presence in The Colours of Music.
Dr Lorenzo Lotti from the UCL Energy Institute investigates the evidence and main findings of recent behavioural economics.
The Centre of Innovation Management Research at Birkbeck reflects on the experience of Covid-19 in its different phases, from lockdown to a new start, looking at how innovation processes, modes and practices have evolved.
As we increasingly come to inhabit cities, researchers from Birkbeck, Kings College and UCL set out some ideas for what our urban futures may look and feel like, featuring case studies from around the world.
To understand the role of AI better, UCL’s Centre for Artificial Intelligence explore why and how AI can be useful to make and measure progress towards sustainable development.
*ONLINE* Bloomsbury Festival: Awakening to Crisis Futures – Are You ‘Prepping’ for Apocalypse? | Sunday 18th October
In this talk, Dr Kezia Barker from Birkbeck, University of London, explores the practice of ‘Preppers’, asking whether we have been offered a glimpse of an apocalypse to come.
*ONLINE* Thinking On Sunday: Right/Wrong – How Technology Transforms Our Ethics | Sunday 18th October
Evolving technology changes ethics. Enriquez Enriquez points out that, contrary to common wisdom, technology often enables more ethical behaviours. Technology chal-lenges old beliefs and upends institutions that do not grow and change.