1525 Radical Tech for Survival: Sean Roy Parker (Online)

A small white object being transferred between bare hands and hands in plastic gloves
Photo: María-Alejandra Huicho
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We are excited to invite Sean Roy Parker to work with young creatives (from 15-25 years old) on a special environmentally-charged workshop. Sean Roy is an eco-anxious artist, educator and cook who describes himself as forever-amateur and post-capitalist skill-sharer. His work expands the lifecycle of materials, reframes civic responsibility in the climate crisis and tackles waste culture through collaborative problem-solving.

Radical Tech for Survival is a series of events that will explore ideas of radical self-sufficiency and sustainable futures in shifting perceptions of ‘technology’ in a post-capitalist world. The workshops will teach participants using methods of ‘high’ technology to harness protective networks of new knowledge alongside ‘low’ technology to reconnect with ancient wisdom.

In partnership with Near Now, Broadway’s studio for arts, design and innovation.

About the event

Open to all 15-25 year olds.

Free. Limited Capacity.

Booking is required.

You can access this event through the Zoom meeting link available on booking.
This event will include real-time transcription. A transcription for this event is not available afterwards due to the intimate nature of the event.

We are unable to provide British Sign Language interpretation for this event.

The duration of the event is one and a half hours. A rest break is included.

Safety during your visit

Please observe social distancing, leaving 2 metres between yourself and other groups of visitors and staff.
Visitors are asked to wear a face mask in all areas unless exempt.
Staff will be wearing face masks.

You can find more details about how we're keeping everyone safe here.

Future of Futures is an immersive year-long research, engagement and artistic project led by young people. Borrowing from sci-fi as well as role play and scenario planning techniques, our project will be set’ in a future version of Nottingham at the end of the 21st century, to collectively reimagine the role of culture and our gallery.

This project is supported by The Weston Culture Fund and The Foyle Foundation.

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