Subtitle: Imagination taking power

From What If to What Next: Episode Eight

In this episode we are exploring a question sent in by subscriber Joy Cherkaoui. One of the things a future in which imagination is able to flourish will need is spaces in which imagination and creativity are invited. Intentionally. These can take many forms, but we need them. What then are the ingredients of such spaces? What makes a good one? Who gets to create them? How can we ensure that they support and reflect the diversity of the place in which they are situated?

Rob Hopkins · Episode Eight: What if communities had spaces where they could come together to imagine?

Big questions. But luckily in this episode we are joined by two of the very best people to explore it. Tom Doust is Director of Experience and Learning at the Institute of Imagination in London, an organisation which champions opportunities for children and young people of all backgrounds to develop their imaginations, a quality vital to creativity and the next generation’s ability to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world. Marie Godart works in the field of theatrical creation, climate change and facilitating the imagination. She is currently working on ‘Play’, a proposed cultural space in the centre of Brussels dedicated to the power of play and imagination in our cities.

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