Activities

Viruscraft

Viruscraft is a research project combining tangible interfaces, craft and computer games to explore how viruses jump from one host species to another, working with Dr. Ben Longdon and Dr. Ben Ashby.

AccessLab

The AccessLab project aims to improve access to and the judgement of scientific information, through direct citizen-scientist pairings.

Certainty Ltd.

Certainty Ltd. is a clinic, consultancy and civic outpost for individuals and collectives dealing with problems caused by excess certainty. We provide essential services including critical uncertainty diagnostics, future prehearsals, personal scenario development, ambient foresight, strategic unplanning, VUCA therapy, transition counselling and bespoke situational awareness.

Institute for Experiments with Business

The Institute for Experiments with Business (Ibex) is an emergent research entity, situated within the FoAM network. Its interest is to collect, conduct and report on experiments in and with business, including new and wild takes on organisational staples such as budgets, contracts, organisational form, business coaching and the business plan.

Future of the Delta

A fieldwork team investigates future perspectives of the Dutch delta region from a multi-species perspective. Can the effort of looking from their vantage-points open up space for new insights, deepen our empathy for the aquatic world and the creatures of wet, dry and intertidal worlds?

Arka Kinari

Subversive, immersive and partially submerged, Arka Kinari is a multimedia performance staged from the deck of a traditional sailing ship. Using live music and cinematic visuals Arka Kinari imagines life after the carbon economy, resilience to climate change, and re-engagement with our last great commons—the sea.

Sonic Kayaks

The Sonic Kayak is a musical and scientific instrument with which to investigate nature. Kayaks rigged with underwater environmental sensors generate live music from the marine world, providing the paddler with an extra dimension of senses with which to explore the underwater climate, while enabling citizens to gather important climate/environmental data.

Machine Wilderness - ARTIS

An artist-in-residency programme at ARTIS Royal Zoo in Amsterdam, exploring how human technologies can be developed from an inclusive perspective. Could our technologies be technologies of environmental empathy, kinship and solidarity? Could other species be 'co-authors' and/or beneficiaries?