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the cyberiad: telling stories of power relationships in future wor(l)ds

How might the future (re)shape power relationships? What might define power, what will it consist of? How might such prospects challenge the way we design the world around us? How might this render our lives different? On June 15th, Nik Baerten (Pantopicon, Antwerp, B), Elisa Bertolotti (University of Madeira), Virginia […]

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toolkit to inspire urban labs launched

The final conference of the URB@Exp project (JPI-Urban Europe) took place in Graz, Austria. Together with its partners, Pantopicon launched a toolkit for civil servants or other stakeholders exploring to set up their urban lab. The LAB kit – as it is called – contains a booklet of guidelines and […]

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International Lifestyle Studies – Antwerp field trip

During their yearly International Lifestyle Week field trip, students of the Fontys bachelor programme International Lifestyle Studies visited Antwerp. Over the course of three days, they explored the city’s offerings and hunted for local trends. Furthermore, Pantopicon challenged them to come up with concept designs for sustainable enterpreneurship in the Nieuw Zuid neighbourhood. Together […]

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archaeological findings from futures beyond packaging

Once again we had the pleasure to introduce a group of students from the Design Academy Eindhoven (NL) to (some of) our ways of working with future scenarios. During a short workshop on February 14th 2017, Nik introduced them to Pantopicon’s blend of foresight and design, immersing students of the Man […]

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Foresight UM Master Students

Throughout this month, Pantopicon’s Nicole is teaching a foresight course at the University of Maastricht in which she’s taking a group of 45 master students in Sustainability Science and Policies on a journey through the wonderful world of scenario building.

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Engineering, Innovation and The Humanities

Pantopicon was invited by the University of Leuven for a keynote to be held during the proclamation ceremony of the Postgraduate Programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Engineering. Last Friday, Catherine took them on a 45min journey through the 4th industrial revolution, touching upon the value of uncertainty thinking and future scenarios, […]

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Pop-up Lecture on Urban Labs

On Wednesday Nicole gave a lecture about Pantopicon’s work on Urban Labs, to a group of students looking to generate new ideas on the future of what the municipality in Gellerup, Århus (Denmark) could provide and offer to the local community. This Pop-up Class was organised within the context of the Sprout Talent Week, which is […]

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