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Panel on bioeconomy and sustainable transformation

Posted on October 15, 2021

Meet IFAI at the Entrepreneurship Summit on Saturday, October 23! The Entrepreneurship Summit joins German startups to find entrepreneurial solutions for a more sustainable and socially responsible future. This year’s theme is ‘The Great Transformation.’ The panel “How can the bioeconomy contribute to a sustainable transformation?” will bring together experts who have launched pioneering projects on bio-based products and materials, as well as important educational programs and networks. 📣 PANEL (in German):23 October 2021, 13:30 pm – 14:30 pm 🧭Read More

Artist Interview with Milan Rai

Posted on October 14, 2021

The biennial Social Art Award by the Institute for Art and Innovation honors artists and art initiatives aiming to generate social impact. By encouraging public participation, art can fuel transformation in society. This year, issues of biodiversity, resource saving and environmental shaped the call for Social Art Award projects. The New Greening-theme inspired more than 700 artists to apply and enabled the public to imagine more sustainable and green futures together.    In particular, Milan Rai’s projects guide social and environmentalRead More

Artist Interview with Rosalind Lowry

Posted on October 7, 2021

Every two years, the Institute for Art and Innovation (IFAI) hosts the Social Art Award. This year’s theme focused on New Greening. As such, we encouraged artists to reflect upon hopeful prospects towards climate change, environmental protection, ecosystem recovery, resource saving, biodiversity, etc. Within the creation process of the art projects, public engagement is essential to guarantee long-lasting impact on today’s society. As such, art can guide us towards a more sustainable and green future.  Today, we shine a lightRead More

Download the Social Art Award – Book now!

Posted on October 5, 2021

We are thrilled to inform you that you can download the Social Art Award 2021 – Free digital version from today on here! The book combines impressive and impactful artworks of the TOP 100 artists into a unique publication. We are grateful for the wonderful work of our team that has created the book and, of course, by all the work of the incredible artists! Download the cover of the book here! Reference: Loeser, N. (2021): The Social Art Award 2021-New Greening, Edition No. 3. Berlin, Germany:Read More

ArtForFuture-Lab x Entrepreneurship Summit 2021

Posted on October 5, 2021

Come and join the ArtForFuture-Lab at the Entrepreneurship Summit 2021 on Saturday, 23 October!  We are excited about the invitation to the hybrid Entrepreneurship Summit 2021 (22-24 October). The Entrepreneurship Summit joins German startups finding entrepreneurial solutions for sustainable and socially responsible futures. This year’s theme is ‘The Great Transformation.’ The ArtForFuture-Lab (AFFL) in collaboration with Filmuniversity Babelsberg develops an international online future museum that interactively and co-creatively takes on the challenges of the 21st century. Due to the complex socio-economic,Read More

Artist Interview with Joy Lohmann

Posted on September 30, 2021

The biennial Social Art Award highlights art projects that aim to create social impact. As ‘New Greening’ marked this year’s edition, we urged artists to explore new ways to re-generate greenery on our planet. With the Artist Interviews, we want to shed light on the winning artists. We gain more insight into how their projects relate to the concept of ‘New Greening’. Furthermore, the interviews generate discussion about how art can fuel social and environmental transformation.  With his project FlowGarden (2019), JoyRead More

IFAI @ Zero Waste Berlin Festival

Posted on September 11, 2021

We are proud to participate in the @ZeroWasteBerlinFestival taking place from 17-19 September at Malzfabrik, Bessemerstraße 2-14 in 12103 Berlin. We can’t wait for changemakers to exchange their ideas and practices to become more sustainable together. We are very grateful to present our Social Art Award winners at this year’s event and launch the Social Art Award 2021 Book! Some of the artists will be present  Come and join our program of diverse activities:  Artists TalksMeet with our Social Art AwardRead More

Impact Festival

ArtForFuture-Lab x Impact Festival

Posted on September 9, 2021

Come and join the ArtForFuture-Lab at Impact Festival on Friday, 17 September!  The Impact Festival is a platform that links technological solutions from innovators such as green start ups with corporations and investors in order to jointly drive sustainable transformation and fostering #SDG17. The ArtForFuture-Lab (AFFL) is developing an international online future museum that interactively and co-creatively takes on the challenges of the 21st century. Due to the complex socio-economic, cultural and ecological issues, strong images and value-based visions areRead More

ArtForFuture-Lab x ITD Conference

Posted on August 28, 2021

The 2021 International Transdisciplinarity Conference (ITD) provides a platform for engagement, discussion, and action that links transdisciplinary research, (un)learning, and practice. Real-world labs, living labs, social innovations, Global South & Global North encounters, and transition experiments, serve as inspirations for design and implementation of this event.  Creating spaces and cultivating mindsets for learning and experimentation are keys to building new possibilities and putting us on a path to generation of sustainable solutions on global, regional and local scale.  Join us onlineRead More

ArtForFuture-Lab x Utopie Camp

ArtForFuture-Lab x UTOPIE CAMP

Posted on July 29, 2021

More than 100 utopie camps will come together from August 24th to 25th throughout the German republic to explore tomorrow’s prosperity and wellbeing. The camps are part of the utopia conference of the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, initiated by the transformation researcher Maja Göpel and the philosopher Richard David Precht. Our utopie camp will build on common visioning. As films about futures are usually dystopias, we will explore how the expertise of art and film can help to visualize positiveRead More

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