The Laboratory of Optimistic Futures

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The Optimistic Computer
$3
per month
You get invited to The Optimistic Computer's channel on Telegram, where you will receive:

  • ⭐️ Weekly optimistic speculations
  • 💘 Invitations to events hosted by the lab (IRL + online)
  • 🔮 Possibility to vote on new creations

You will also get to see our exclusive Patreon content:

  • ⭐️ (Real) optimistic news curated by The Optimistic Computer
  • 💘 News from the field of speculative design: I.e. links to resources, projects, open calls & courses that we find intriguing and inspiring!
Optimism In A Nutshell
$9
per month
You will get a 5-minute 'dream donation' session with the inventors of the lab, online, on signing-up. Your dream will become part of the lab & help spread optimism to others, as thanks you will receive:

  • ⭐️ A personal website that pairs your dream with the dream of a stranger and an optimistic artwork created live during your session

On the following months you will get access to our monthly 1 hour video-hangout, where we share the research of the lab and co-create optimistic experiences with you- our community!
Hangout content would be f.x.:

  • ⭐️ An optimistic altar workshop
  • 💘 Co-creation of optimistic morning rituals
  • 🔮 A guided tour of our INVISIBLE MUSEUM
 
+ All rewards in Tier #1
Planet-Oriented Optimism
$18
per month
You contribute to the laboratory's circular use of materials by enabling us to rescue a forgotten object from a thrift store or a dumpster, and re-purpose it into a speculative optimistic artifact! The artifact will be used in experiments and installations in the lab, and you will receive (by post):

  • ⭐️ An optimistic portrait of your artifact, taken in its new habitat
  • 💘 Optimistic adoption papers

Your contribution will also allow the laboratory to support the following initiatives:


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All rewards in Tier #1 & #2

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About



We want to empower people to feel optimistic about the future.
The Laboratory of Optimistic Futures is a project that researches & invents optimistic futures, by combining speculative design & future fiction with optimism, in order to collectively shape and create a liveable future.

Persona Non Grata is an interdisciplinary-intercultural artist studio working from Scandinavia, who came to the realization that we all need accessible future optimism, since there is too much out there that is the opposite.

Read more about our studio & projects here:
https://personanongrata.space/

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