If you’re interested in the future of culture, digital and education, or in cultural learning partnerships and young people, or in speculative design, you might like to follow this blog and contribute.
Future Views is a forward-looking research project, creating tools to help imagine the next generation of cultural learning in 20 years time.
Royal Opera House Bridge, Artswork and Festival Bridge are working together with Local Cultural Education Partnerships (LCEPs) across the South East. They have commissioned us, Flow, to organise a series of discussions and trial a toolkit, to explore how emerging technologies, organisational behaviours and critical trends in the world might shape cultural learning in a local context.
We’re using processes inspired by Speculative Design to create inspiring tools that are rooted in reality while unleashing imagination about the future. We’ll work with groups of young people and experts in three locations, and here online, to explore big questions about making and consuming culture, learning, and working in the future. This process will produce three local Route Maps to 2036 – suggesting paths to preferred futures in terms of creative, cultural and digital learning.
The Future Views Toolkit will then be made available to any other cultural learning partnerships to help plan their own local Route Map to 2036.
To take part, please follow this blog and comment on its posts, and look out for the #futureviews hashtag on Twitter. If you’d like to write a blogpost, or find out more, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or using the form on the Contact page.