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31 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
The future of fashion (episode 8)
In a world where you can order an entirely new wardrobe with the click of your mouse, how can we make the fashion industry more sustainable? Jenna Flood is the founder of Ironic Minimalist and a slow fashion stylist passionate about educating people on the issues surrounding fast fashion. Tune in as Jenna and our host discuss the dark side of fashion trends, capsule wardrobes, and how we can all take steps towards more environmentally-friendly outfits.
29 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
The future of womens' safety (episode 7)
Zoë Condliffe is a data activist, gender advocate, researcher, and the Founder and CEO of She’s a Crowd – a social enterprise committed to addressing and counteracting gender-based violence. In this episode, Zoë will discuss how she and her team are looking at data from a feminist perspective to make public spaces safer for women and non-binary people. Content note: This episode discusses sexual assault and other gender-based violence.
31 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
The future of dining (episode 6)
Dani Valent is one of Australia’s most respected food communicators and is the finger on the pulse of Melbourne dining. In this episode Dani will explore the medium-term future of dining in Victoria. Beyond the QR codes and takeaway pivots, what innovative new ventures, trends or ideas will emerge in 2021 and beyond?
27 minutes | Feb 7, 2021
The future of the office (episode 5)
Has COVID-19 ushered in the end of office-life as we know it? Gideon Haigh is an independent journalist with over 30 years’ experience across print, web, TV and radio journalism. His 40th book The momentous, uneventful day examines how offices have shaped our culture, cities and collective history. In this episode, Gideon and our host reflect on our relationship with office life and the role offices will play in a post-pandemic future.
31 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
The future of futures - part two (episode 4)
According to academic and futurist Bridgette Engeler, now is the time to start designing for life in 2040. Bridgette is a pracademic working across design, innovation and culture. She believes the way to prepare for futures is to understand how to navigate and make sense of uncertainty, and to use strategic foresight to create better futures in the long term. In this episode, Bridgette returns to answer your burning questions, imaginings and provocations about the distant future.
32 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
The future of futures - part one (episode 3)
To make real change and grow as a society, we need to expand our view of ‘the future’ from the next few years, to the next few decades. Bridgette Engeler is a professional futurist and academic at Swinburne University; imagining and designing futures is her specialty. Her work focuses on the benefit of using foresight and forecasting in design and innovation to tackle challenges dividing people, communities and systems. Tune in as Bridgette and our host discuss how to think about a better distant future and how to create it. You are invited to send your questions, imaginings and provocations for Bridgette to respond to in the next episode.
33 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
The future of Indigenous design thinking (episode 2)
Indigenous engagement and cultural perspectives are essential when designing for place, sustainability, climate and environment. Jefa Greenaway is an architect, senior lecturer and a Wailwan and Kamilaroi man who is committed to an Indigenous and holistic approach to designing our places and spaces. Tune in as Jefa and our host discuss how we can ensure Indigenous knowledge is championed in the design space.
30 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
The future of citizenship (episode 1)
How could each of us play a more active role in our communities and politics? Jess Scully is a curator, Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney, and author of Glimpses of Utopia: Real Ideas for a Fairer World. Tune in as Scully and our host discuss new ways citizens are getting involved in government decision-making, and how we can all apply those concepts to our daily lives.
1 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
The future of... (Trailer)
Join us in this new fortnightly series where we explore the cracks in our systems and how we can all make positive changes in the way we live, learn and play. Each episode, creative thinkers will join award-winning journalist Santilla Chingaipe to discuss their brave and bold future state ideas, ranging from television to politics.
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