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Austria – An exercise in speculative futures, Austria’s After Abundance installation explored the emotional impact of climate change on communities that live in close harmony with their environment. ‘The uncertainty in facing climate change triggers fear, anger and the feeling of helplessness,’ explains curator Thomas Geisler. ‘It’s something we have little control over as individuals; but collectively we can find inventive ways to deal with these challenges.’
A new study by Gallup has revealed that three-child families are becoming more popular, contrary to recent reports that suggest middle children are becoming extinct. The share of people who believe three or more children is ideal is the highest since 1997, when the percentage was 42%.
A recent exhibition curated by Christopher Marcinkoski and Javier Arpa Fernández, academics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, examined the impact of various speculative urbanisation projects proposed in Africa since 2005.