Critical ChangeLab // Beta Festival

What will it be like to live in Dublin in 2050?

The Critical ChangeLab at Trinity College Dublin is launching an after-school prtogramme in collaboration with Beta Festival. In the programme young people will use creative tools (including augmented and virtual reality) to imagine what the future could look like.

Across the six-week program, participants will collectively identify and engage with local and global challenges affecting where they live in the Liberties in Dublin. Participants will use a variety of creative and digital tools and methods including augmented and virtual reality to envision sustainable futures, with outputs exhibited in a digital installation at the inaugural BETA festival on 2nd – 5th November 2023.

Critical ChangeLab//Beta is part of the EU Critical ChangeLab project and the Beta festival at The Digital Hub, with additional support from START: European Researchers’ Night at Trinity College Dublin. Critical ChangeLab is funded by the European Union’s Horizon Europe programme under grant agreement no. 101094217, and Start has received funding under grant agreement no. 101061478. The programme will be delivered by Trinity College Dublin researchers from the School of Education and the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute and Barry Haughey of HaloGen.  Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the authors only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Research Executive Agency (REA). Neither the European Union nor the REA can be held responsible for them.

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