The Thing From The Future Card Game
After a captivating talk by futurist Stuart Candy , I played the Thing From The Future Card Game which provides parameters to create an object that will be used in a future context.
Transform - Make - Artwork - Optimism
I Imagined The Hall of Possibilities!
-A place with paintings you walk into to live the future you desire ... if only for a small period of time. The Aspire Mirror is a First Approximation.
Proposed October 6, 2015
Science Fiction Evolution
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?
One Small Step
The concept for the Aspire Mirror was influenced by tales of shape shifting from Ghanaian tale of Anansi the spider, movies like Transformers and the presence of emotional devices like the empathy box and mood organ in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Phillip Dick's future world made me reflect on the role of empathy in our present world.
The idea of Mercerism facilitated through the empathy box was to induce empathy so humanity might be more compassionate. The Aspire Mirror projects quotes and faces that are meant to induce reflection on other ideals such as
Aspire Mirror Setup