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Feature Magazine

Exhibition / on view

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EMBARK!

EMBARK! Feature interview magazine gives voice to cutting-edge artists and inspiring thinkers - often pioneers - who represent the Zeitgeist, address the urgent issues of our time, dare to take uncharted paths and chart new ways forward for our world of tomorrow.


EMBARK! is an editorial project based on an idea and concept by Madeleine Schwinge, hosted and published by re:future Lab.

The feature interview's common parenthesis is a questionnaire with five identical questions on the possible role of art, the impact of transdisciplinarity and narration for future transformation, and on personal creative strategies to start a new project.

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PROGRAM FALL/WINTER 2021

Human Machine World - Art for the Anthropocene.

Still on view -

extended until 31 January 2022

Part 2

'The Whole Earth 2045' 

Johanna Bruckner (Zurich), Grégory Chatonsky (Paris) Parsons & Charlesworth (Chicago)

Curated by Madeleine Schwinge

 

6 Nov - 11 Dec 2021

Opening 5 Nov, 6 - 9

Artist Talk 6 Nov, 5 pm

Art Edition

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6 MULTIPLES, a poster edition

Imagine, we could be the ones to change it all

Madeleine Schwinge,

The Psychedelic Chicks

Series of six multiples,

each in an edition of 20

Fine art print, 85 x 120 cm,

hand signed

'Imagine, we could be the ones to change it all' consists of 6 multiples (concert posters) and is a call to action. It deals with modern redemption myths and the impact assessment of technological progress, human-machine hybridization, climate change, the power of imagination, potential of community, rituals for encouragement, and the quest for orientation.

Available as a single print or as a box set including all six prints.

Laboratory / upcoming

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EXPERIMENTAL FOOD

EXPERIENCES

We are excited to announce the launch of a series of four experimental food events, each dedicated to a specific phenomenon and related to the future of humans, non-humans and the Earth.

 

Each event will bring together top-notch artists and chefs with 10 participants for unique food experiences and performances, combined with lectures and workshop parts.

 

Topics for these 1 1/2-day events include (but are not limited to) empathy, memory, the power of cultural rituals, multispecies and symbiosis, fermentation and hybridization.

Stay tuned for more information and date. Join our mailing list or drop us a line for pre-booking.

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Keynote / Lecture

Mentoring

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ART & SPECULATIVE FUTURES 

What if art were the medium to catalyze future change?

 

A lecture on art as a method and social practice at the crossroads of time. Reshaping the future is not just an option, but an obligation. 

 

It is about external crises and internal upheavals, about dealing with uncertainty and complexity, about dreams and the power of narrative, fundamental shifts in perspective and the potential of imagination.

 

The lecture refers to contemporary art, architecture and design, philosophy, anthropology and science, gives insights into the scientific experiment and the process of creative design. Furthermore, visualized with a variety of artworks, it is a lively call to action. 

 

Engage Madeleine Schwinge, an experienced speaker and lecturer with a wide-ranging background, to make your next convention a statement for the future.

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THE IMAGINARY TERRITORY

 

What will be your findings on the horizon once you changed perspective?

Benefit in a one-to-one session from Madeleine Schwinge's extensive and versatile knowledge in art practice and theory, combined with profound experience in process facilitation and mentoring. 

 

Applying art as an exploratory approach and merge systemic and designing methods, you will benefit from a very practical, image-based and structured process to facilitate next steps and navigate complexity, whether for personal issues or work-related projects. 

 

The session will take place in Madeleine Schwinge's artist studio, located in the re:future Lab, or in a gallery or museum.

Drop us a line to schedule a 20 min call for more information and set up a date.

Masterclass

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SPECULATIVE DIARIES

The art of making desirable futures tangible and sketching viable routes

 

This masterclass is about transition zones and turning points between past, present and future.

It is designed to enable you how to take a more reflective and innovative role, to reorient, to regain confidence and become more agile in order to conceive or build a professional project or to create an alluring life plan.

 

Applying artistic methods, approaches in curation and design process, strategic and systemic knowledge, you will focus on your vision, create new pathways and get a practical guide to navigate your journey towards tomorrow.

4 workshop-days, taking place in presence at the re:future Lab, Berlin or in online courses.

Concept and facilitator:

Madeleine Schwinge

Announcement of the dates for 2022 will be made shortly. 

 

Join our mailing list to stay up-to-date. Or drop us a line to schedule a 20 min call for more information.

Incubator Curriculum

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TOMORROW'S Lab

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the re:future Lab College and its advanced learning program.

 

Spanning over a year, Tomorrow's Lab is a guided journey through 6 intertwined labs, all tackling the most important sets of issues, challenges and innovations of our time. Based on the characteristics of experimental research and creation process, the modules are about traces, temporality, signals, amplification, composition, models, visualization, routes, serendipity, perspectives and performance.

 

Based on a maximal approach to experimentation and practice, this is a unique learning experience to make desirable futures tangible. It allows both individuals and leaders to get prepared for an unpredictable future in an unprecedented time of change. Even more, to shape present futures in an agile and constructive way, oscillating between yesterday and tomorrow.

 

The program is directed by Madeleine Schwinge and the faculty includes theorists and practitioners from art, art history, architecture and design, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, biology, neuroscience, and technology. 

 

Participants graduate with a thesis paper, their Master-Map, and receive a Future-Practitioner-Certificate. And as of this moment, they are part of the supportive Tomorrow's Lab alumni community.

Announcement of the dates for 2022 will be made shortly. 

 

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Join a community of future thinkers and first movers on an international level. 

Experience an eclectic program of exhibitions, previews, studio visits, talks, panels, conferences, special conditions for editions and publications.

 

Benefit from a transdisciplinary dialogue, special rates for facilitation programs, customized curated events, and exclusive venue hire. 

 

Become part a future friend, supporter or patron.

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