The Future is Here Posted on June 23, 2015

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26th to 28th June

One of the key recommendations of Bernard Salt's Beyond the Horizon report was the call for a MONA affect, a catalyst to transform our city through art and culture.

The upcoming event 2970° is the seed to start that transformation, it is the festival of blue sky thinking to take us into the future.

2970° is a cross-sector forum with a difference, it will elevate, mentor and challenge our local creative thinkers.
 
In a first for the City, the event will examine the space where arts, science, technology, architecture and sport meet through a series of exhibitions, performances, provocations and conversations.
 
At 2970° gold starts to boil. Art has a similar transformational effect when applied to society; crossing traditional boundaries and creating new connections.2970º is three days of simmering thought and action. Fuelled by invention, imagination and ideas, 2970 ° will interrogate the space where arts, science, technology, architecture, politics and sport meet.

Internationally renowned future thinkers will take centre stage. Together we will forge ideas, collaborate and determine a new way of looking at the world. The future is here.

For scientists, futurists, activists, artists, social change agents, cultural workers, academics and anyone with a curious mind.

Organisers have 5 complimentary tickets available for attendees of the Beyond the Horizon Future Gold Coast forum. If you are interested in one of these tickets, email cultural@goldcoast.qld.gov.au and mention 2970 Futures. These tickets will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Reserve your place now.

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