Culture|Futures Clubs

– for individuals

Culture|Futures Clubs are open, inspirational cultural and social events for young people, students and creative professionals interested in the field of culture and sustainability.

The Club events will feature international speakers presenting their sustainable practices in several fields such as urban planning, design, technology, business and policy.The Clubs are hosted by cultural and educational institutions, which have an interest in out-reach to the community/city/region they are based in.

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Events:


Events Copenhagen, Denmark:No specific dates at the moment.

Past events :

5 November 2012, 4.30 pm: Vertical City
Film & Debate:Organised by Culture|Futures Clubs and CPH:DOX  at the Cinematheque – the Danish Film Institute (in the ASTA Cinema), Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen K.

CPH:DOX shows the Indian documentary film ‘Vertical City’ by Avjit Mukul Kishore – a film about a huge slum settlement outside Mumbai. The film is introduced by its director Avjit Mukul Kishore. Read more about the film here.

After the screening Culture|Futures Clubs invites you to a debate with Shastri Ramachandran, Executive Director at National Centre for Advocacy Studies (NCAS) and  Fred Holt, architect at the Danish architect company 3XN.

The film relates to the universal problem of urban gentrification, or put simply: separating poor and rich people. The Culture|Futures Club will elaborate why this is a problem in India and how to create counter strategies through inclusive sustainable development.

Find programme and pictures here:

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2-4 July 2012: Three-day competition at Roskilde Festival

Culture|Futures Clubs will host a three-day competition on July 2nd– 4th 2012 at Roskilde Festival. Festival guests are asked to create original works of art from garbage and recycled material and they will thus consider the value of garbage. A winner will be chosen by our jury comprised of an artist, a designer and a refuse collector.

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April 2012: Culture|Futures has initiated a new project for young people, students and creative professionals in Greater Copenhagen called Culture|Futures Clubs.

Culture|Futures Clubs was launched with Miljøpunkt Nørrebro (Environmental Point Nørrebro) in April 2012:

Culture|Futures Clubs programme:

Daniel Kowal – Industrial designer How is it to be a designer at a Chinese bicycle factory?

Jakob Fuglsang – Artist, activist and the man behind CO2 Green Drive. There are more bicycles than people in Copenhagen. What is it we love about bicycles and where do they disappear?

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Events Århus, Denmark: No specific dates at the moment.

Events Melbourne, Australia: No specific dates at the moment.

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News:

21 September 2012:
Co-founder of Culture|Futures opens a student competition

Last week co-founder of Culture Futures Peter Head gave his speech in connection with the launch of the student competition ‘Co-creating Sustainable Solutions for the Future’, 14 September. The launch was arranged by Cultures Futures Club, CBS Goes Green and the Danish Cultural Institute as a part of ‘India Today – Copenhagen Tomorrow’. Read
more about the competition at http://cocreatenow.org/competition/

Listen to Peter Head sharing some of his experiences concerning co-creating sustainable solutions with students at Copenhagen Business School – examples for inspiration in relation to the competition:

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July 2012:
Culture|Futures Clubs gets Council of Europe Cultural Event Label 2012.

The Council of Europe Cultural Event label recognises exceptional and innovative cultural and artistic projects which address key challenges of today’s European societies and convey strong messages related to the Council of Europe’s mission and values.

Culture|Futures Club – Organisation of open, cultural and social events for young people and creative professionnels to have discussions and activities on the theme of sustainability and climate change. Representatives of different cultural expressions (theatre, visual art, architecture, film, urban future planning, cuisine, etc) will meet and discuss the issues of sustainability in daily life with a  diverse audience. These events will be organised in Copenhagen in 2012/2013 and intend to expand to other countries in Europe.”

Visit the The Council of Europe Cultural Event Label (CECEL) web page here

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