Take a deep-dive into the life, work and perspectives of emerging culture makers.
"Ancient Yoruba knowledge can be used as a pathway to food sovereignty."
Karina Karim is a Brazilian engineer and educational reformer. She has created a nano-satellite that bridges the gap between ancestral knowledge and space tech and that can be used in urban gardening projects.
"Without feeling, knowledge becomes stale. Without reason, it becomes indelicate."
The Feminist Theorist and Writer Minna Salami talks about Sensuous Knowledge, Afropolitanism, what we can learn from Yoruba philosophy, and the Politics of Joy.
"Scaling 'We' Takes Heart-Centred Deliberation."
Traci Ruble is a psychotherapist and the founder of Sidewalk Talk, a community listening project that has turned into a global movement. Traci and Sidewalk Talk volunteers all over the world seek to create public spaces of connection and belonging.
"The Forest Is A Sacred Space For Our People.”
Chief Ninawá Huni Kui is the current president of the Federation of Huni Kui Peoples of the State of Acre. His life is dedicated to defending the land of his ancestors, the Amazon rainforest, the culture, and the spirituality of the Huni Kui people.
“Knowledge Used To Be Power. Now, Knowledge-Sharing Is Power."
Lucian Tarnowski is the founder of Civana, an ambitious startup that connects the social impact entrepreneurs prototyping new institutions, systems and cultures fit for the 21st century.
“Leaders Of The New Era Are Being Asked To Hold Space In A Completely Different Way.”
Laura Storm is part of a new generation of sustainability professionals calling for a change in how we approach our planet, our work and ourselves.
“When We Talk About Space Activities, We Are Talking About The Future Of Humanity."
As the first artist to launch an interactive artwork in outer space, Nahum founded KOSMICA to bring a socio-political and artistic lens to space exploration.
“Blockchain Better Reflects The Abundant Reality Of The Planet Around Us."
Franz Josef Allmayer is the co-creator of SEEDS, an alternative economic system driving cooperation over profit and creating a financial vehicle for the growing regenerative movement.
“People Have Never Used Technology In This Way Before.”
Erik Fernholm is the CEO of 29k, a Swedish open-source non-profit tech platform making mental health treatment and personal development free and accessible to everyone.
“To Understand The Monetary System, People Need To Grasp The Idea Of Interconnectedness.”
Brett Scott is an author and the creator of ‘Altered States of Monetary Consciousness', exploring emergent forms of finance, alternative currencies and economic activism.
“It’s Possible For Human Beings And Our Natural Environment To Co-Evolve."
Felipe Tavares is the founder of the Institute for Regenerative Development in Brazil, designing regenerative agricultural methods based on the the interconnectedness of all living systems.
“Sustainability is a Process of Self-Knowledge."
Aline Matulja is a Brazilian activist and environmental engineer working to find a more integral and human approach to sustainability, using education as a tool to encourage greener and more regenerative practises.
“A Shift in Consciousness is Needed to Decolonise Our Current Systems.”
As a former mayoral candidate for Detroit and founder of The Afrofuture Strategies Institute, Ingrid LaFleur is using the ‘spiritual technology' of Afrofuturism as a lens for systems change which includes and empowers Black people.
“Understanding Complexity Is As Important As Knowing How To Read And Write.”
Danilo Oliveira Vaz is the initiator of Emergir, a Brazilian media platform taking a decentralised, natural systems approach to media creation.
“In Order to Live the Potential of the Digital Age We Need to Grow Personally.”
Social entrepreneur Joana Breidenbach is pioneering self-organised work structure in the digital transition era.
“Architects Often Get Lost In Creating The Image, Not The Conditions For Human Development."
Architect Indy Johar is taking inspiration from Quantum Physics and ancient Sikh philosophy to design a post-ownership society with his organisation, Dark Matter Labs.
“It Was the Opportunity to Revitalise, Reimagine and Reshape Psychedelic Culture.”
Social activist Stephen Reid is exploring solutions to the meaning crisis with his organisation, the Psychedelic Society.
“What Are Governments For If Not To Preserve Human Life?”
Scientist and social entrepreneur Phoebe Tickell is part of a new wave of climate activists applying a natural systems perspective to social change work.
“If Human Consciousness Doesn’t Catch Up Then Computers Will Just Leave Us Behind.”
Jerónimo Calderón blends ancient wisdom traditions with the visionary spirit of Silicon Valley to help burned-out social entrepreneurs pioneer ‘magical’ new forms of collaboration.
“These Tools Not Only Have The Power To Disrupt, But The Power To Destruct"
Getnet Assefa is the founder of iCog Labs, an AI studio bringing emerging technologies to young Ethiopians so that they can solve community problems, and disrupt global power structures.
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