Moktamee – Creative hub

Moktamee is a creative community in Herentals (B), initiated by Luscinus (*) and in collaboration with the municipality and other local stakeholders. Launched in February 2019, the community will soon get access to its own physical creative hub, which will give the initiative additional momentum. Stay tuned on www.moktamee.be or www.facebook.com/moktamee. (*) Within the ideology…

Future of the library

In today’s world of information overload and fake news, where can we turn to for trusted information? Libraries have been providing readers with facts and fiction for hundreds of years. They are already embracing change as they move from analog to digital services and they are taking a growing and crucial role in the societal…

WEAR Sustain

In 2017-2018, WEAR Sustain (Wearable technologists Engage with Artists for Responsible Innovation) ran as a Horizon 2020 research and innovation initiative to shift development of the wearables and e-textile landscape towards a more sustainable and ethical approach. WEAR Sustain fosters cross-disciplinary, cross-sectoral collaboration through the co-design and co-development of ethical, critical and aesthetic wearable technologies…

Creative Ring

A new generation of entrepreneurs and creative individuals is emerging in our cities. Gathered in a diverse set of urban “tribes” (wikipedians, digital artists, local media producers, fablabbers, arduins, new designers…) they are creating new jobs and opportunities in difficult times: They do this not only by developing and improving products and services on their…

Baltan Laboratories

Since its foundation in 2008, Baltan Laboratories (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) initiates experimentation on the crossroads of art, design, science and technology, evoking inquisitive ideas and insights by bridging the gaps between disciplines. The lab functions as a collaborative mindset and network, connecting curious individuals and organisations. By placing art and design research at the core…