Kantar Futures Blog

Category: art

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art, culture, holiday collection

2013 holiday collection #1

To mark the end of the year – as is now traditional on the blog – we asked people across The Futures Company, and former colleagues, to share something they’d… Read More »

‘The Man’ and Burning Man

activism, art, brands, performance

‘The Man’ and Burning Man

David Gunn writes: Each year has its personal symbols, the few things that you might recall 5, 10 or 20 years later. For me, 2010 will be probably be remembered… Read More »

Holiday collection # 3

art, books, boomers, economic downturn, good things, millennials

Holiday collection # 3

Joe Ballantyne: Whoops, by John Lanchester For my money, Whoops is far and away the best book I’ve read about the financial crisis. It’s clear, concise and at times even… Read More »

Holiday collection # 1

art, books

Holiday collection # 1

To mark the end of the year – as is now traditional on the blog – we asked people across the company to share something they’d enjoyed this year. We’ll… Read More »

Saving elephants

activism, art

Saving elephants

By Gus Newsam The Elephant Parade has arrived in London. In the last few days around 250 decorated statues have appeared in the middle of the city, many around City… Read More »

Christmas Collection # 3

art, books, future

Christmas Collection # 3

Andrew Curry, London: Future Savvy, by Adam Gordon Future Savvy was the most stimulating futures book I read this year. I was put off at first; it sets itself up… Read More »

Christmas Collection #1

art, books

Christmas Collection #1

To see out 2009 on the blog, we asked people from across the company to give us a short review of a movie, book, exhibition, or anything that struck them… Read More »

Constructivist advertising

art, design

Constructivist advertising

Andrew Curry writes: I knew about the Russian Constructivist artist Rodchenko’s work as a photographer and a designer, but until I visited the Tate Modern’s current exhibition (in London until… Read More »

Beyond the human

art, culture, technology

Beyond the human

Stacey Yates and Denise Hicks write: Stelarc is an Australian artist and post-humanist who believes that the human body is obsolete. He is acting on his belief, using his own… Read More »