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Creating Future Worlds
The coronavirus pandemic prompted director Liam Young to think about Earth as Planet City: an imaginary world of soon ten billion people, all living in a planet-wide, “unevenly distributed megastructu…
The Extreme Self
This remarkable DLD Circular session brings together three of the most astute observers of cultural and societal change in the digital age: author Douglas Coupland, writer and curator Shumon Basar and…
An Artistic View of Circularity
World-famous artists Es Devlin and Hans Zimmer come together in this DLD session to share their perspectives on sustainability and a circular economy with moderator Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Gall…
Architecture for the Future
Renowned architect Francis Kéré is known for his daring, innovative designs and for pioneering sustainable modes of construction. In this engaging DLD Circular presentation, Kéré combines personal …
Let There Be Light
Here’s your chance to watch “poetry on screens”, as DLD founder Steffi Czerny puts it in her DLD Summer conversation with video artist Betty Mü. The former VJ specializes in creating innovative, often…
Courage & Decency: The Story Behind a Story
The collapse of Wirecard, among allegations of widespread fraud, has become one of the biggest scandals of the international financial world. In this DLD Summer session, Wirecard’s former senior l…
Tino Sehgal @ DLD All Stars
Known for works that shape movement, interaction and performance into art, Tino Sehgal involved involved Steffi Czerny and the DLD team in an interactive exercise to add a playful notion to a conferen…
Interspecies Design
Paola Antonelli (MoMA) and Lucia Pietrouisti (Serpentine Galleries) call for principles of co-design with other species and leaving the superior position of the anthropocentric framework. The first st…
Stoicism & Corona
What’s the best way to get through the corona crisis and deal with the mental stress induced by the pandemic? Rolf Dobelli recommends stoicism – the art of enduring hardship by strengthening the mind.…
Humanity’s Future in Virtual Worlds
There’s much more to virtual reality than gaming, as Improbable CEO Herman Narula explains in his DLD All Stars presentation. Running complex simulations in virtual worlds could bring many benefits to…
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