A project by Joël Detiège


Choreographer Joël Detiège’s project proposal Flambeaux examines the fictions of history and the facts of myth. He uses music and dance to tell the African diaspora’s story of struggle, perseverance, and triumph in New Orleans. Its members’ achievement is conveyed through the astounding array and quality of the music its history fostered, and the cathartic, … Continued
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A project by Maya Shenfeld

Entangled Dimensions

Composer Maya Shenfeld’s proposal uses the structure and experience of a sound installation to explore the effect social media has on our everyday lives.   “Recent political events such as the United States elections and Brexit have again highlighted the extent to which new media has come to play a defining    role in the … Continued
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A project by Beny Wagner

Obscene Rain

Video artist Beny Wagner’s proposal emerges from his extensive research into both the notion of the obscene as derived from ancient Greek theater, and how the meaning of this term has evolved over time.   “The English word ‘obscene’ comes from the ancient Greek ‘ob skene,’ translating literally as ‘off-scene’ or ‘off-stage.’ The word embodies … Continued
A project by Renan Laru-an

The Artist and the Social Dreamer

Renan Laru-an’s project proposal The Artist and the Social Dreamer is a curatorial plan that puts the medium of formal orations at the heart of an exhibition, focusing on forms of globalization created by the internationalisms of authoritarian leaders. Libyan Prime Minister Muammar Gaddafi, Imelda and Ferdinand Marcos, Nur Misuari, and other dictators have used … Continued
A project by Marina Andronescu

Threshold Politics

Marina Andronescu’s project proposal focuses on a community of young people who have colonized the web of underground pipes and tunnels that provide Bucharest, Romania, with central heating. Her project develops architectural mechanisms intended to change these individuals’ immediate environment and the larger political situation, and to help them gradually transition to an above-ground existence. … Continued
Forum’s Shortlist

The 30 concepts have been chosen!

Over the past few weeks, the six mentors have chosen a total of 30 project ideas out of more than 450 applications from around the world. We are delighted to announce the names of the candidates who will be discussing and presenting their concepts to the public under the auspices of the Forecast Forum, taking … Continued
Future Architecture Platform

Designing the Future of Architecture

The Future Architecture Platform brings together architecture museums, festivals, and organizers from across Europe to communicate topics and questions concerning the future of architecture and cities to a wider audience. For the past year, Forecast has been an associate member of this unique network, which was initiated in 2015 by the Museum of Architecture and … Continued
Open Call

Thank you for your submissions!

Pioneering creatives from around the world, working in various disciplines, were asked to submit their project ideas to Forecast by November 30, 2016. More than 450 applicants from over 200 cities responded to the international Open Call and submitted their project ideas to one of the six mentors. The range of applications has exceeded all … Continued
Open Call

Audacious Minds — Apply Now!

The call for proposals for Forecast’s second edition has just started. Until November 30, pioneers from anywhere in the world working in various disciplines may submit their project ideas. Selected participants will have the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition, and to present them to the public. Following its … Continued
Forecast 2015/16

A Look Back to the Future

If you would like to find out more about Forecast as a platform for pioneering ideas, have a look at our website from the first edition (2015/16). The blog entries provide a chronological overview of how Forecast works, from our call for proposals and selection of ideas to realizing these ideas in mentor/mentee duos and … Continued