GloNet at FutureEverything 2010 was a prototype for a new kind of globally networked event, shifting FutureEverything from a single city festival to one taking place simultaneously at venues around the globe.
Innovation was at the heart of FutureEverything 2010 as five cities around the world connected live with the festival and conference.... Read more
The Guardian recently profiled FutureEverything on the cover of its two IBM sponsored Smarter Cities supplements.
The Guardian commissioned a text by FutureEverything's director Drew Hemment and highlighted the work been done by FutureEverything to position Manchester at "the forefront of smart-city thinking".... Read more
The FutureEverything Showcase is a program of independently run art and music events across the city, presenting new and groundbreaking talent and giving the opportunity for more people to participate in the festival.... Read more
Submitted entries have been passed to the International Jury who will select the three outstanding projects that will fight it out for the 2011 prize. The Winner will be decided by an open vote by the FutureEverything Community in 2011.
The Jury in 2011 is Bruce Sterling (US), Yukiko Shikata (JP) and Jeremy Myerson (UK).... Read more
Festival Passes are now available for FutureEverything 2011 — the globally celebrated, award winning festival which has "put Manchester at the forefront of smart-city thinking" (Guardian). Save 1/3rd on festival pass prices until 28th February 2011.... Read more
Manchester Camerata and FutureEverything team up to present Camerata’s principal cellist, Hannah Roberts, who is widely recognised as 'one of the most outstanding cellists of her generation', and sound artist Andrew Deakin in a live collaborative performance.... Read more
The FutureEverything conference invites proposals for talks, presentations, workshops and sessions that relate to and expand the themes listed below. Submissions of innovative formats for social interaction and experimentation are encouraged.... Read more
ECAS is a new European festivals network supported by the European Union within the CULTURE PROGRAMME (2007-2013) which strives to create collaborative partnership between the international festivals.... Read more
Leonardo calls for papers documenting cross-disciplinary thinking on participatory observation and mapping of the environment, climate and biodiversity; environmental data systems and services; and environmental sustainability in a networked society.... Read more
FutureEverything is looking for an experienced and creative Conference Programme Project Manager to work with the Director in delivering a coherent, dynamic, commercially viable and ground breaking programme.... Read more
FutureEverything has been at the cutting-edge of electronic music for 15 years. We are looking for an individual who can deliver a coherent, dynamic, commercially viable and ground breaking programme of music projects for the festival as well as co-ordinate and manage our role in an international festivals network funded by EU Culture 2007.... Read more
The opening up of Manchester’s bus timetable data follows two months of negotiations between FutureEverything’s Julian Tait and Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE) with the support of Manchester Knowledge Capital.... Read more
New Mobilities at Eyebeam (New York) and NextFab (Philadelphia) - New Mobilities is a theme of FutureEverything 2011, this week Drew Hemment will be presenting an Eyebeam ReBlog and a talk/workshop at NextFab Studio.... Read more
Drew Hemment will give a keynote presentation at Metropolis Laboratory in Copenhagen on Mon 28 June looking at how FutureEverything transforms the city of Manchester into a living lab or play space.... Read more
Cultural organisations in England's Northwest can apply now to the prestigious Lever Prize 2011. It comprises a £10,000 cash prize, a distinctive trophy created by a North West artist and an invitation to collaborate with major companies. FutureEverything was the winner of the Lever Prize 2010.
Closing date: 30th June 2010... Read more
You are invited to submit articles and artworks for a new issue of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac edited by FutureEverything. This is a dedicated edition of the leading online journal exploring the FutureEverything 2010 themes of the city and open data. Deadline extended to 10 September 2010... Read more
Artists, speakers and delegates of FutureEverything 2010 contributed to the FutureEverything blog. Read insights from Adam Greenfield, Aaron Koblin and the excellent day by day Axis blogger here... Read more
The official photos of this year's festival are now up on flickr for you to view. Jan Dixon & Emily Dixon, collectively known as TAPE, did an excellent job of photographing the various events that made up FutureEverything 2010 and you can see more of their work at their website www.WeAreTAPE.com... Read more
Featuring keynote speakers, a mini-gig of epic disproportion and a one-hour, highly focused unconference, FutureEverything, in partnership with Vision+Media, present a unique and engaging event exploring the opportunities of collaboration and innovation.... Read more
Vision+Media and FutureEverything present a cross sector event exploring important trends in the digital and creative industries. Following on from The City Debate it will explore the vision for the Northwest region and its opportunities on the global stage.... Read more
We are delighted to announce that FutureEverything is nominated for the Big Chip Award for Innovation 2010 The award is open to any project from anywhere in the world and criteria for nominated projects include the "demonstration of exceptional innovation in digital media or digital technology".... Read more
A celebration of musical pioneers, raw talent and those who perform on the cutting-edge, featuring world-class live performances and including collaborations with some of the UK's leading music organisations... Read more
A TV studio style debate exploring the future of Manchester, at a time when it is the biggest experiment in Europe in creating a future city. Linked events and workshops will help people to creatively explore what the future of the city holds in store for them.... Read more
FutureEverything in partnership with the UK’s first Fab Lab invite creatives to express their interest in the Fab Lab Challenge. The challenge is for 18 selected artists to produce individual pieces of work in the Fab Lab over the duration of the FutureEverything festival in May 2010.... Read more
Inviting submissions of articles and artworks for a new issue of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac edited by FutureEverything. This is a dedicated edition of this leading online journal exploring the FutureEverything 2010 themes of the city and open data.
Deadline - 1 June 2010... Read more
FutureEverything is pleased to announce the establishment of The FutureEverything Award.
The FutureEverything Award recognises outstanding achievement for innovation in the arts, music, society and technology. It celebrates creative projects in any medium which offer a new and unique way to experience or see the world and help to bring the future into the present.... Read more
FutureEverything is participating in a number of events in Berlin in July. An Upgrade! Berlin event on 27 July follows a Transmediale workshop, and a discussion on Environment 2.0 by Kulturstiftung des Bundes, the German Federal Cultural Foundation.... Read more
FutureEverything is a part of a new consortium of contemporary visual arts organisations called Contemporary Art Manchester (CAM). Contemporary Art Manchester is presenting its inaugural exhibition in association with Manchester International Festival 2009.... Read more