The Mobile Utopia Experiment is a creative enactment of a mobile utopia made concrete and personal in Lancaster, a medium-size university town. The enactment envisages how people, objects, ideas, resources will travel in a near-ish future of 2051.
When and Where:
Enactment is facilitated through a game, its components are activities, lived, prefigurative enactments of mobile utopias in the here and now. The Mobile Utopia Experiment explores different ‘pockets’ of futures. Read more here.
It explores, for example:
the social life and moral order of traffic as it increasingly incorporates ‘driverless’ mobile pods, dynamic on-demand ride sharing, a more densely populated vertical dimension, as well as incorporating more walking and cyclin
social and material practices of mobilities of transport, work, home and leisure
the im|material im|mobilities of air currents, nano technologies and data
Malé Lujan Escalante
Ole B Jensen
Ditte Bendix Lanng
MU01 The Marshrutka Video Quest
MU03 isITethical? >Play
MU04 Dance your Vehicle: Become Sensicle
MU05 The Drift Economy
MU06 Parking in Utopia
MU09 Designing Mobile Futures
MU11 Autopoiesioning: The ETA game
Follow the Mobile Utopia conference’s wonderful highlights and the attendees’ opinions through a conglomeration of social media posts.