Homo Sapiens, I Hear You.
About This Show
Homo Sapiens, I Hear You is a monthly research seminar held at A/D/O; a design institution in Brooklyn, New York. The series aims to question and re-think humanity's essential needs -- and consider whether the modern practice of design addresses them. The podcast, produced by Elle Clay, will feature experts, doctors and designers from each month's live seminar along with A/D/O Research Director, Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun. A/D/O is an initiative of MINI and reflects a fundamental belief that designers hold the keys to progress.
Most Recent Episode
1: Somewhere In Dreamland.
Is sleep just a state of rest? Quite the opposite. The act of sleeping and dreams have intrigued us from the beginning of time. What happens when we bypass sleep and tap directly into the subconscious source?
In Chapter 1, Elle examines the subconscious through a journey into Dreamland. Along the way she discovers some unexpected parallels between sleep stages, art, and time-honored practices. Triggered by Economist and Nobel prize winner, Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky's warning of a restless future, Elle seeks resolution through rest stops with Director and special affects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull; Director of Women's Health Initiative for the David Lynch Foundation, Rachel Katz; and Life coach and hypnotherapist, Alexandra Janelli.