Cancel
Advanced Search
KEYWORDS
CATEGORY
AUTHOR
MONTH

Please click here to take a brief survey

Stock Exchange of Visions
Sarah Rich, 19 Jan 07
Article Photo

Since it's founding in 1994, Benetton's Fabrica, located in Treviso, Italy, has been one of the greatest global incubators for young creatives anywhere. I've long admired the inspired work that comes from this select group of under-25 cultural researchers.

At the end of last fall, Fabrica did a show at the Centre Pompidou in Paris entitled Les Yeux Ouverts (Open Eyes), an interactive, multi-media exhibit exploring visual communication, global cultural and social change. The exhibition closed in November 2006, a smash-hit viewed by 100,000 visitors in just over one month. Its impact and the positivity of its reception led to the establishment of Stock Exchange of Visions, an online archive of video interviews with artists, scientists, sociologists and futurologists. The site has been set up as a partially user-driven platform, allowing vistors to rate what they see and customize their viewing experience. The "Exchange" launched on January 1 with twenty-one Interviewees, including some esteemed WC allies like Bruce Mau of Massive Change, Amy Franceschini (of Futurefarmers and Free Soil) and Julie Lasky of ID Magazine. They will also soon have blogs, downloads, news, links and will continue to add more interviews as the project grows. The clips are worth a watch, and because you can select views according to topic, speaker and rating, it's the kind of experience you could repeat frequently and come away with something new each time.

Bookmark and Share


Comments

gorgeous!!!
thanks for this post!


Posted by: peter on 20 Jan 07



EMAIL THIS ENTRY TO:

YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS:


MESSAGE (optional):


Search Worldchanging

Worldchanging Newsletter Get good news for a change —
Click here to sign up!


Worldchanging2.0


Website Design by Eben Design | Logo Design by Egg Hosting | Hosted by Amazon AWS | Problems with the site? Send email to tech /at/ worldchanging.com
©2012
Architecture for Humanity - all rights reserved except where otherwise indicated.

Find_us_on_facebook_badge.gif twitter-logo.jpg