Workshop for the New World

Roadmap to the New World

Roadmap to the New World

Check our online roadmap to the new world. It’s a historic-futuristic hypothesis that presents two scenario’s that explore the future of work; one bad; one good; both realistic. Click here to go to the site! (The featured picture is a summary of the map that is given as a hand-out to visitors of our exhibition Workshop for the New World, in Bureau Europa.)

Workshop for the New World

Workshop for the New World

What makes work worth the effort? How do our daily actions give meaning to our lives and to our physical environment? Contemporary urban sentiment indicates a desire for a local, fairer, more sustainable, and a more meaningful world: the beer-brewing hipster, the hand-knitted sweater, and the hacker helping to build an open source project. But what is the relationship between craft beer and the self-driving car? Between the renewed appreciation for skilled manual work and the rapid development of advanced robotics and artificial intelligence? How do these two developments align with each other? Our exhibition ‘Workshop for the New World’ (1 May-5 July 2015, Bureau Europa) explores the past, present, and future of work; how work determines our physical and social environment. By looking at work’s future, we investigate possibilities for a sustainable and inclusive world. The exhibition explores and expands the definition of work, reinterprets the history of work […]

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1 May 2015, Workshop for the New World

1 May 2015, Workshop for the New World

  SAVE THE DATE: Friday, May 1st, Labor Day Bureau Europa, Maastricht — OPENING OF — Workshop for the New World An exhibition about the future of work and how we can make a new world possible. More details will follow soon, but for now: reserve this weekend to come to Maastricht with us. It will be inspiring, futuristic and fun! — Monnik, Office for New Romantic Politics Christiaan Fruneaux, Edwin Gardner, Pim Anne van den Heuvel, Giulia Cosenza, Lisanne de Bakker