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Friday, February 28 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Kamal Sinclair—Executive Director of the Guild of Future Architects—will host Future Imagination in Present Action in collaboration with Sharon Chang, Allyson Green, and the Guild of Future Architects Futurists Writer’s Room: Tony Patrick, Robert Sinclair, Lafayette Cruise & Madebo Fatunde. The session will catalyze an informed and collective imagination of the future among delegates, as a fundamental step to designing or evolving shared prosperity. The audience will be invited to put themselves in the past’s present and ask what were the blind spots, assumptions, ideological constraints that caused us to take the actual path we took, instead of a different path. How do we consider that today is our future’s past, and to grapple with our role as stewards for future generations?

Session Leaders & Participants
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Allyson Green

Guild of Future Architects
Allyson Green is a choreographer, visual artist, curator and arts educator. Integrating artistic creative development and education, advocacy for the arts, and service to the local and international community has been the mission of her multi-faceted career. Her creative research... Read More →
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Guild of Future Architects

Future architecture applies a disciplined approach to the design of intangible forms. Its purpose is to make the world more beautiful for more people.
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Kamal Sinclair

Executive Director, Guild of Future Architects
Kamal Sinclair is making the world more beautiful as the Executive Director of the Guild of Future Architects, supporting independent artists as a Senior Consultant for Sundance Institute’s Future of Culture Initiative, and makes art through a family creative practice at Sinclair... Read More →
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Lafayette Cruise

Guild of Future Architects
Lafayette Cruise - Hailing from Racine, WI, Lafayette is a futurist and urban planner whose work has taken him to regional government in Chicago to public housing high-rises in Milwaukee to New York City Hall. Through his burgeoning collective and Shared Future, Musings from the Margins... Read More →
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Madebo Fatunde

Futurist, Guild of Future Architects
Madebo Fatunde is a writer and futurist with research interests including futures of creative content, labor, biotechnology, and mass protest. His current work is focused on The Blackchain Project, a speculative future which imagines a world around a Pan-African Blockchain, and Unmanned... Read More →
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Robert Sinclair

Guild of Future Architects
Robert Sinclair is a future architect tinkering, building and designing at the crossroads of art, culture and technology with a dedication to beauty, justice and inclusive imagination. He is making art through a family creative practice at Sinclair Futures. Current projects include... Read More →
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Sharon Chang

Founder, Guild of Future Architects
Sharon Chang is a future architect and the founder of the Guild of Future Architects. Her work focuses on reframing the relationship between creativity, capital and impact.Her early career centered around media and technology. As the Chief Creative Officer of the entertainment juggernaut... Read More →
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Tony Patrick

Guild of Future Architects
Tony Patrick is a WorldBuilder, Immersive Director, and founder of the Tenfold Gaming Initiative. As an author/director of numerous screenplays, documentaries (HBO) and published comics (Batman & The Signal, X'ed), Tony's penchant for creating fictional worlds has catapulted him into... Read More →


Friday February 28, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tateuchi Democracy Forum, Japanese American National Museum 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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