Future Tense adheres to no linear timeline, design ethos, or destination. The designers of this exhibition gather here to engage with questions of the present while the road ahead hides from sight. There is no answer to what the future holds, but we continue to experiment, explore, and interact with uncertainty to converge what is with what could be. Future Tense challenges us to envision an extraordinary future for ourselves and each other. Future Tense adheres to no linear timeline, design ethos, or destination. The designers of this exhibition gather here to engage with questions of the present while the road ahead hides from sight. There is no answer to what the future holds
presents a personal study on maker-ship and mental health through relief carving.
proposes Design Sprint Lab, a student-led design workshop driving social change.
utilizes data to create installations that illuminate truths about immigration to the US.
utilizes intimate, personal stories and an interactive installation to encourage vulnerability and therapy.
imagines a future where human memory is translated into digital space.
, a personal assistant application based on artificial intelligence.
reflects on teenage nostalgia and angst in MUSHworld
, an interactive bedroom hangout.
reveals our capacity to be mindful in hopes to create a more accepting future.
challenges the meaning of fear and perceived risks through senses.
, a shrine of personal and public grief.
showcases Outpost, a platform that readdresses food insecurity among UT college students.
manifests a quiz exploring our relationship with luck, good fortune and opportunity
redesigns traditional mythology creatures in a fun new way.
invites you to play and design with machine intelligence in his project, Moebot
displays Book Club, a tabletop game that encourages reading as a social activity.
showcases Yo Soy, with Mexican Dichos zine to share, celebrate & connect latinx culture.
uses Backed to support the posture and alignment of its user.
features handcrafted products inspired by animals and created using natural furs and skins.
’s intervention helps animals cross the road safely.
Visual Arts Center
Second Floor Gallery
2300 Trinity St.
Austin, TX, 78712
April 12, 2019 6–8pm
April 12–26, 2019