Cinematic sci-fi visions of the future are usually dystopias. The ArtForFuture-Lab 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 are required in order to be able to steer towards positive, sustainable futures. AFFL uses methods that have been modified from world-building, design-thinking, re-gnosis and future prototyping. Based on an interdisciplinary and scenographically designed online playRead More→
Bake a cake and save the world: learn, apply and co-create with the SDGs Calling all those with an appetite for sustainability! Everyone is welcome at our next community event. In this workshop, we look forward to learning together about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and exploring how they can be applied. We foster reflection about global issues and how to solve them in a creative context. For that, we will be introducing and using the SDG ‘cake’ model, developedRead More→
To realize a future of regeneration and restoration, for the planet and the human and nonhuman life on it, it matters how we collectively practice imagining this future of a New Greening world. What images do we use? What stories do we tell? How can we open, interrogate and invigorate the prevailing fabric of understanding that science, technology and governmental policies, such as the Green New Deals, emerge from? We invite all experts and organizations that care for a socio-ecologicalRead More→
The Social Art Award 2021 “New Greening”, launched by the Institute for Art and Innovation, recognizes visionary works from artists (co-)creating positive futures, communicating compelling ideas, concepts, narratives, practices and visions of coexistence. Applications are welcome that focus on this year’s theme “New Greening” providing hopeful prospects towards climate change, resource saving, environmental protection, ecosystem recovery, water conservation, biodiversity, resilient cities etc. as the UN-decade on Ecosystem Restoration has begun. The world-wide crisis offers a unique opportunity to discuss ourRead More→
We are happy to announce that the book, Social Art Award: We are the people – Peaceful Revolutions, has been released! This second edition of the official Social Art Award book is a collection of inspiring art works and projects dealing with important societal issues around the world. Learn more about it and get your copy of the Social Art Award Book 2019 (176 pages, English) featuring the Top100 artists. E-Version – Free Published by Institute for Art and InnovationBerlin, 2020Editors and authors:Read More→
The second Social Art Award Ceremony, presented by the Berlin-based Institute for Art and Innovation in collaboration with Lebanese organization Peace of Art, honored the final winners. Last night, on 29 July 2020, an interested audience from 15 countries as well as organizers and jury members came together to cherish and discuss the stimulating artist contributions in the field of Social Art, under the topic of Peaceful Revolutions. Three artists won the Social Art Award:Narcissa Gold (USA), Melinda Mouzzanar (Lebanon), Bogna Grazyna JaroslawskiRead More→
We proudly invite you to the online event “The Social Art Award – Peaceful revolutions”, presenting the final winners of the second edition of the Social Art Award!
Dear participants and selected artists! We received your materials for the book and have started with designing. Of course, we’ll keep you posted and come back to you if we need further material from you! We aim to get the book published in the end of 2020. We are so much looking forward to presenting all those great Social Artworks in our next publication!
A big thank you to all artists for all their thought-provoking and meaningful contributions to the Social Art Award under the topic “We are the people – Peaceful revolutions through the power of the many”. The professional jury was very impressed by 558 submissions and had a very hard time to decide as each work was very valuable! As a result, we came to the conclusion to select three final winners. The prize money will be distributed equally between these winners. WeRead More→
Out of 558 submissions the jury had a tough time to select the strongest positions related to the topic “We are the people – peaceful revolutions”. Now here they are including the two wildcards for the entries with the most public votes: – WILDCARD – Miriam Carroll (Ireland) with Tackle the Rabbit (2018) – WILDCARD – Jan Pan Chan (Hong Kong/UK) -with Protesters Mpumelelo Buthelezi (South Africa) with E’Plazini: The Waste Collectors’ Home Younes Baba-Ali (Marokko/ Belgium) with Daily Wrestling, 2018Read More→