Insights · May 25th, 2022

The Center for Artistic Activism (C4AA) presents the latest edition of Revolutionizing Activism: The Power of Utopia.

Stuart Candy (Berggruen Fellow at the University of Southern California and Director of Situation Lab), best-selling author Cory Doctorow, and cultural studies scholar Terry Marshall (Intelligent Mischief) explore the generative capacity of utopia for activism. These three discuss how utopia can be used to impact how we both envision and live in the present and future.

Activism, amongst other things, involves being willing to bring ideas to people on an unsolicited basis when they’re not necessarily asking for it? So, what happens when you bring the future to them?

Stuart Candy

See the full breakdown of the discussion here.

C4AA’s online discussion series provides the space for artists, activists, journalists, grantmakers, and practitioners to discuss the unconventional, innovative, and creative ways we’re trying to make a change– one action at a time. 

You can learn more about the Revolutionizing Activism series at C4AA.

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Nikolas Badminton – Chief Futurist

Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA, and has worked with over 300 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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