Our Open Call resonated with multidisciplinary participants all around the world. The significant response shows how the themes of the project echo with contemporary concerns.
Discussing the connections between science and the arts with acatech’s Martina Schraudner and Forecast’s Freo Majer.
The last section of the Driving the Human Opening Festival, titled “Access”, investigated new models of participation, and engaged with digital and analogue tools to challenge structural inequalities.
The fifth section of the Driving the Human Opening Festival critically engaged with the production and distribution of knowledge.
The fourth section of our Opening Festival looks at Technology, exploring critical engagements with AI and probing boundaries and alternative uses, ethical limits and strategies for activism.
The theme of Economy shaped the third section of the Driving the Human Opening Festival.
The second part of our Opening Festival explored the complex and fragile layers of life on the planet.
Taking a closer look at the first section of our Opening Festival.
In November 220, the Opening Festival offered visions for shaping sustainable and collective futures.
With their signature striking approach, Berlin-based Studio Yukiko have developed the visual identity of Driving the Human. We spoke to the team about how their work and professional approach intersects with the larger amibitions of Driving the Human.
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 program Forecast is the initiator of Driving the Human. Forecasts’ artistic director, Freo Majer, expands on some of the program’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.