sci fi econ lab

1 min trailer – Sci-Fi Economics Lab – fan created trailer – oct 2020

intro’d here via tweet by nadia el-imam of edgeryders with Alberto Cottica et al:

What happens when you invite people to build fictional societies with alternate economic models to choose from? You get a world that doesn’t exist, but could. And you get interesting, creative short stories:

Original Tweet:

sci fi econ lab site:

In a world where it can feel like politicians, economists and business leaders have stopped trying to imagine an economic system other than “late stage capitalism”, the SciFi Economics Lab has been launched to argue that alternatives do exist..t

The Lab takes its inspiration from science fiction, not just as a flight of fancy, but as a space to use storytelling, games, artwork and discussion to try out ideas and solutions that fallout outside the mainstream orthodoxy..t

imagine if we tried this econ model: oikos (the economy our souls crave).. ‘i should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.’ – gaston bachelard, the poetics of space

via a means to undo our hierarchical listening so that we can/could org around legit needs

ie: a nother way