Over the course of three days, the festival combines different formats, interweaving live programming with pre-recorded segments, including panel discussions, film screenings, lectures, performances, talks, workshops and an activation program.
One of the partner institutions of Driving the Human, the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design is spearheaded by rector Jan Boelen, who talked to us about how the University is changing and how its vision aligns with Driving the Human.
Scholars, artists, designers, and other
The first participants of the Driving the Human Opening festival have been announced. Involving scholars, artists, designers, and other multidisciplinary participants, the event will propose a variety of formats in a specially designed digital broadcast taking place over the course of three days.
One of the partners of Driving the Human, acatech, the National Academy of Science and Engineering, is the voice of the technological sciences in Germany and abroad. Its board member, Prof. Dr. Martina Schraudner, discusses how Driving the Human overlaps with the institutions’ interests and activities.
The Berlin-based mentoring platform Forecast is one of the initiators of Driving the Human. Forecasts’ artistic director, Freo Majer, expands on some of the platform’s ambitions and how they informed the origin of Driving the Human.
The ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe is one of the four partner institutions that initiated and coordinate the project Driving the Human. Its director, Prof. Dr. Peter Weibel, speaks about the connections between DtH and the institution he leads.