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DAY 1

DAY 1 - THE PAST

Before we can look forward, it’s important we look back and understand what brought us here. What advances have been made over the last thirty years in technology, communication and society? And why is it important to imagine the future? Hear about the amazing work done by the Centre of Alternative Technology in Machynlleth, and exercise your brain and your body with some History Yoga! There is also the recording of a live Q&A with Orri Páll Jóhannsson, a member of parliament in Iceland, one of the greenest countries in Europe. And then, a surprise visitor…from the future…?

VIDEOS

SLIDE DECK

RESOURCES AND CURRICULUM LINKS

 

Rewriting the Future - using news broadcasts and story creation to visualise the 2052 we would like to create.

Circular Economy - explore a circular life cycle from nature and compare it with the life cycle of man-made products.

Image: Behind-the-scenes filming the GALWAD 2052 drama. Photo by Kirsten McTernan