New interdisciplinary collaboration

Housing the Human

Forecast is pleased to announce the kickoff of Housing the Human, a collaborative interdisciplinary project involving leading European institutions and organizations that revolves around the question what might it mean to house the human—today and in the future. Housing the Human focuses on developing methods for practical futurology—a semantic paradox that the project seeks to … Weiterlesen
Beyond Radio

Dealing with Communication and Legibility, Translation, and Displacement

Radio producer and curator Peter Meanwell is the mentor in the category Beyond Radio, which he describes as being “about considering the notion of transmission and broadcast, but freed from the constraints of traditional radio infrastructures.” “We think of radio as the news that comes out of the box in the kitchen,” he adds, “and … Weiterlesen
Composition

Expanding the Idea of What Composition Can Be

For musician and mentor Holly Herndon, the category Composition refers to time-based work either in the form of documentation/recorded media, performance, or a combination thereof. “My primary focus concerns, but is not limited to, sound,” she says. She selected the three projects that will be presented at the Forecast Forum for their ability to reflect … Weiterlesen
Invasive Design

Inquiries into Alternative Futures

Design curator and museum director Tulga Beyerle borrowed the term Invasive Design from Robert Stadler, the designer who coined it, to define her mentorship’s topic. “[Invasive Design] describes how design is not always as clear, functional, or positive as it pretends to be” she says. “My particular interest is to ask what design can do … Weiterlesen
Looking

Not Just about Seeing

Curator David Elliott defined the category of his mentoring at Forecast as Looking. Why? “Looking is an active verb,” he explains. “It’s not just about seeing—it implies a ‘for.’ What is this ‘for’ and what does it have to do with art? This is the subject of my mentorship.” Through art and artistic practices, the … Weiterlesen
Living Matter

Working with a Material in an Unpredictable Way

Artist Laura Lima often uses immaterial phenomena and living matter as the basis of her artworks. She also defined the category of her mentorship at Forecast as Living Matter, explaining that “living matter can be an idea, inanimate material; or it can also be fiction, a philosophical matter, an invention, a new possibility of working … Weiterlesen
Moving Image

A Parallel World with Its Own Logic and Contradictions

Artist and filmmaker Omer Fast explains how he chose the three candidates for the Forecast mentorship program out of dozens of applicants: “I understand moving image in the broadest possible way, encompassing everything between live performance and film. The three artists I requested to work with all had strong work; each project can open a … Weiterlesen
Program

Forecast Forum

Forecast is an international platform that promotes experimentation with pioneering ideas through mentorships in the fields of art, design, music, dance, architecture, curatorial practices, and beyond. At the Forecast Forum, 18 projects by this year’s participants will be presented to the public during an action-packed weekend at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. At the … Weiterlesen
Forum’s Shortlist

Forecast verkündet die Kandidaten der dritten Edition

Forecast freut sich, die Teilnehmer der diesjährigen Ausgabe des Forecast Forums verkünden zu dürfen. 18 Projekte wurden aus über 390 Einsendungen aus aller Welt ausgewählt. Die sechs ausgezeichneten Mentoren der dritten Auflage von Forecast haben jeweils drei Projekte ausgewählt, die sie in den folgenden Monaten begleiten werden. Der Höhepunkt ist ein Wochenende aus Präsentationen im … Weiterlesen
Open Call

Die Ausschreibung ist beendet

Kreative aus aller Welt und den unterschiedlichsten Disziplinen waren dazu aufgerufen, ihre Projektideen bei Forecast einzureichen. Mehr als 393 Interessierte aus über 200 Städten sind dem Aufruf gefolgt und haben sich mit ihrem Konzept bei einem der sechs Mentoren beworben. Die Vielfalt der Entwürfe übertrifft alle Erwartungen und zeigt die Bereitschaft vieler Bewerber, neues Terrain … Weiterlesen
Open Call

Bewirb dich heute, gestalte die Zukunft

Die Bewerbungsrunde für die dritte Auflage von Forecast ist eröffnet. Bei Forecast dreht sich alles um gemeinsames Engagement. Internationale Mentees mit den unterschiedlichsten Hintergründen und aus jeder nur denkbaren Disziplin gehen dabei mit Einfallsreichtum und Vorstellungskraft drängende Fragen an. Wie soll sie aussehen, die Zukunft? Diese Innovatoren werden dabei von sechs Mentoren unterstützt, die in … Weiterlesen