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FUTURE OF THOUGHT - A Web Summit Side Event

Wednesday 15 November 2023

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Started 17:30 PM

Finished 21:30 PM

Organized by Young Digitals x Peshkar

Venue: Second Home Lisbon

Address: 1o Avenida 24 de Julho
1200-479 Lisboa

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Young Digitals are proud to host and facilitate Peshkar from the UK. What is ‘The Future Of Thought’ — join for drinks, DJ and conversation.FUTURE OF THOUGHT

Join us for an exciting in-person event at Second Home Lisbon, located at Mercado de Ribeira, Avenida 24 de Julho, Lisbon, Portugal. Get ready to dive into the future of thought with a diverse group of thinkers, innovators, and visionaries.

Peshkar are proud to announce an international expo of their work in Lisbon during the International Web Summit on the 15th November 2023.  Partnering with Young Digitals Global, Joao Garcia Miguel, Second Home and Tajo Magazine, three UK based artists, all with a connection to Peshkar will explore themes of social Mobility, cultural engagement, digital technology and active citizenship across the Web Summit programme and a special side event above the Time Out Square at Second Home Lisbon.

Asking the question, what is ‘The Future Of Thought,’ Peshkar will present a history of their digital journey over the past decade.

Tristan Brady-Jacobs

Merseyside UK based Tristan has been a participatory artist since the early 80’s.  In 2009, he began his association with Peshkar helping shape their emerging aesthetic around digital technology, culture and platforms.  His work on a range of Peshkar projects between 2009 and 2012 including the ‘FutureDesh Digital Arts and Climate Change’  were very much the jump off point for the evolution of Peshkar in it’s current form. 

Sam Rushton

Sam is a digital artist based in Todmorden, Lancashire UK and first came to prominence at Peshkar via their Creative Employment Programme ‘Matchbox’ in 2014.  Since then, Sam has developed his career and aesthetic in a range of settings including the ‘Intermeds’ Erasmus Project (2020-22) in which Peshkar collaborated with  Mindshift in Lisbon as well as range of other organisations across Spain, North Macedonia, Greece and Cyprus.

Kate Partington

Manchester based LGBTQ+ artist Kate, is currently working through a commission at Peshkar in cooperation with the Oldham Proud Trust Charity. A digital collage project entitled ‘Carving Queer Perspectives,’ the outcomes of which will be showcased as part of Peshkar’s annual festival of digital culture in March 2024, in which she will be this years emerging young curator.

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