Visual of New Evoluon
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New Evoluon

Good day astronauts of spaceship Earth. This is the pre-boarding announcement for Evoluon, their training facility to encourage humanity to work together as a harmonious crew — for the future generations to come.

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Visual of Next Nature Showcase
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Next Nature Showcase

We are proud to present to you, our largest showcase yet: spanning across three floors, with a total surface of 1200 m2, this exhibition truly is a Next Nature showcase extraordinaire. This is where you get to experience your favourite Next Nature projects in a completely new light.

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Visual of Meat the Future
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Meat the Future

Some scientists believe in vitro meat could become a sustainable and animal friendly way to produce meat. But before deciding if we are willing to eat meat from the lab, we need to explore the food culture it brings us.

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Visual of Reprodutopia
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Reprodutopia

Should men be able to give birth to children? Should we externalize pregnancy with artificial wombs? And are these feminist dreams or frankenstein nightmares?

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Visual of Future Food Expo
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Future Food Expo

What will you be having for breakfast, lunch or dinner in 2050? Where will this food be sourced? And how will it be prepared? Edible insects? A hamburger made from in vitro meat? Or powders based on your DNA profile?

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Visual of HUBOT
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HUBOT

The robots are coming! They are getting smarter, cheaper and more reliable. How long will I have my job before a robot steals it? The industrial revolution made muscular power redundant, the digital revolution automates our thinking. How to cope with that? Are we working against, or with the robot?

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Visual of ECO coin
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ECO coin

Would the rain forest still be destroyed if we could pay people to let the trees stand? The ECO coin is an alternative currency to express environmental value. This is how we connect economy and ecology.

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Visual of Future Food Formula
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Future Food Formula

The Future Food Formula is an interactive installation by Chloé Rutzerveld that allows you to step into the shoes of a high-tech farmer and design your personalized future vegetables.

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Visual of The Modular Body
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The Modular Body

The Modular Body is an online science fiction story by Floris Kaayk about the creation of OSCAR, a living organism built from human cells. Its inventor is Cornelis Vlasman, a versatile and innovative biologist. Together with a like-minded team of professionals, he starts an independent laboratory in which he experiments with organic materials.

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Visual of Next Nature Habitat VR
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Next Nature Habitat VR

The natural habitat of the polar bear is the Arctic. The natural habitat of the scorpion is the desert. How about humans? What is our natural habitat? And how is this changing? What does it mean to live in a next nature?

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Visual of WiFi Angles
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WiFi Angles

WiFi radiation is all around, yet invisible to our human senses. The WiFi Angels app lets you sense electromagnetic radiations by turning the WiFi networks around you into a choir of singing angels. Next time when you search for WiFi, just follow the angels.

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Visual of The Next Nature Book
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The Next Nature Book

We dream about escaping to - and debate saving nature, but rarely do we ask what ‘nature’ actually is. Where technology and nature are traditionally seen as opposed, they now appear to merge or even trade places. With our urge to design our environment, we cause the rising of a next nature that is unpredictable as ever; it seems that nature changes along with us.

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Visual of NANO Supermarket
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NANO Supermarket

The NANO Supermarket presents speculative products that may hit the shelves in the next ten years. Innovative and beautiful, uncanny and disturbing, but always specifically designed to provoke discussion, the products provide us with thought-provoking scenarios that help us decide what future we actually want.

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Visual of Rayfish Footwear
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Rayfish Footwear

Rayfish Footwear is a fictional company that offers personalized sneakers crafted from genetically modified stingray leather. It’s launch catalyzed a debate on new biotechnologies and questioned our (often all too consumptive) relationship with animals. We aimed to make that discussion tangible in a concrete product you can either love or hate.

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