More-than-Planet Lab is where ideas, approaches and practices are brewed to reconstruct our concept of the planet and planetary imaginary. From satellite images, CO2 data, sea level measurements to GPS data, technology has aided us in shaping our knowledge about the planet. Yet, what does it mean to own sets of data, information and precise imaginary of the planet we call home? What are the Truths constructed around visions of the planetary? How should we narrate and engage in the process of perceiving the planet as a new “We,” transcending continents, species and planets? We offer an experimental space teeming with living traces, narratives and imageries to carve a new lens into how we perceive the planet. Through exploring ongoing projects and participating in workshops, we aspire to deepen our understanding of the planet and raise collective awareness of urgent planetary issues.
This project is presented in the context of the More-than-Planet project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Waag Futurelab (NL)
Waag, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a Future Lab for technology and society. Waag reinforces critical reflection on technology, develops technological and social design skills, and encourages social innovation. Waag works in a transdisciplinary team of designers, artists and scientists, utilizing public research methods in the realms of technology and society. This is how Waag empowers as many people as possible to design an open, honest and inclusive future.
Northern Photographic Centre (FI)
The Northern Photographic Centre (NPC), Oulu, Finland, is a regional photographic center established in 1987 to operate in the northern regions of Finland, Oulu district and Lapland. The main function of the photographic center is to promote and develop photographic art and culture in the region. The center organizes exhibitions of Finnish and international photographic art.
Zavod Projekt Atol (SI)
Zavod Projekt Atol (ZPA), Ljubljana, Slovenia, is a hub for research in arts, transdisciplinary production of art projects, tactical media, situation building, publishing, education and community platforms. It has been active in the field of art and space since its beginning in the mid-90s but is now working on a structured introduction of new, younger generations into the field.
Leonardo/Olats, Paris, France, is the French/European sister organization to Leonardo/ISAST, the International Society for the Arts, Science and Technology, founded in 1968 and one of the oldest organizations in this field. Beyond its publication-documentation activities, Leonardo/Olats has developed various seminars, workshops and conferences programs, acting as alternative educational content.
Digital Art international (ART2M) with Makery.info, Paris, France, is a digital arts and innovation agency based in Paris. The SME consists of a network of artists, designers, journalists and engineers and offers art exhibitions, festivals, symposiums and the production of research residencies, artworks and digital content.