Follow the Art (No.2) – George Orwell’s 1984

"Follow the Art" posts seek to observe the world of popular culture and the arts to see what our artists are reflecting back to us. This acknowledges the enduring role art has in helping people to 'make sense' of their changing world. One 'recurring' theme I have noticed in art and the public conversation lately … Continue reading Follow the Art (No.2) – George Orwell’s 1984

Follow the Art’ – another way to approach ‘Future Studies’

“Future Studies” has become so popular that it is now its own specialised field and academic discipline. It typically features endless graphs and data: projections about population numbers and demographics; GDP figures; fishery statistics, of course GHG emissions. There are facts about fresh water supply; numbers of people moving to cities; numbers attending university and … Continue reading Follow the Art’ – another way to approach ‘Future Studies’