What is scienceFUTURE

scienceFUTURE is a web-based collaborative documentary experiment which explores how scientists imagine the future. Scientists will collectively invent the life story of X, a woman of the future, born in 2045. ʻXʼ is the chromosome all humans share and also the universal unknown in mathematics. X could be your grandchild or great-grandchild.

scienceFUTURE is being developed by filmmaker Christine Cynn (co-director of the award-winning documentary THE ACT OF KILLING) with producer Kristian Mosvold (Substans Film AS, Norway), executive producer Tishna Molla (Bandit HQ, UK) and John Arvid Berger (JABfilm, Norway).

This short animated film explains the concept behind scienceFUTURE.

Animation: Ged Haney (https://www.facebook.com/ged.haney)
Music: 'The Heavy Breathing of a Huge Dormant Monster' by Maurizio Ravalico & Sam Britton (www.not-applicable.org)
Editor: Christine Cynn




Friday, 17 May 2013

scienceFUTURE in Sydney, Australia 11-19 June, 2013


INVENT an XquisiteFUTURE… CATCH the mobile FUTUREpod… LIVE storyboarding

11 - 19TH JUNE: disSentience@TIN SHEDS GALLERY in association with ISEA2013, Sydney


mobile FUTUREpod venue dates/times TBA on:



BLOG (here)


You are invited to take part in the first cycle of story creation for scienceFUTURE: The Cloudlife of X, a documentary experiment by filmmaker Christine Cynn (co-director of the award-winning film,THE ACT OF KILLING) with sculptural elements and live storyboarding by artist Valentin Manz and new interactive video software, XquisiteFUTURE, developed by Oliver Bown. Presented at Tin Sheds Gallery in collaboration with Design Lab and ISEA2013, as part of disSentience, an investigation of electronic art and architecture.




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