Apparatus, halfway through a day discussing the future of
Apparatus is a machine that acts exclusively upon the human
imagination; a portable, transparent sculptural technology
for looking beyond the immediately present.
A series of dials
can be differently labelled to represent variation in issues
selected by those who use the device. Taken together these
dials allow the device to aid speculation about dynamics
in mind and society, over time and space.
Apparatus was used during a day of collaborative
imagination, opening up ideas about the future of
Universities, cultural learning and research.
the day, conversations and propositions were used
to ‘build’ the device and populate its
‘dials’ in a way that corresponded to
a range of different conditions and factors that
participants felt were significant and required