iOi’s 2019 Cultural Residency – Applications Now Open

Exciting news about our 2019 Cultural Residency, exploring the Imagination Matters theme – Empathy. Each year here at the Institute of Imagination we run a residency inspired by one of our Imagination Matters themes. Through our Imagination Lab in Lambeth, the residencies deliver collaborative, interdisciplinary projects with visitors. Following 2018’s Places to Imagine residency and the wonderful…

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Why The Danes Encourage Their Kids To Swing Axes, Play With Fire, And Ride Bikes In Traffic

Among the many insights into free play in this article from Quartz is the possible relevance of this experience for the future. There’s a lot of talk circulating about ‘surviving’ artificial intelligence‘s takeover, especially in the world of work. Some of the thinking behind free or ‘risky’ play is that it develops the uniquely human characteristics…

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