Ann Light is Professor of Design & Creative Technology at the University of Sussex and Prof of Interaction Design, Social Change and Sustainability at
MalmÃ¶ University, Sweden.
Ann is a qualitative researcher specializing in design for social wellbeing, participatory design and social innovation, with a particular interest in creative practice for transformations to sustainability. She also studies how grassroots organizations use design.
How do we democratise futures?
Together as a force
Looking at how we can dwell together better
Systems to empower better human nature
Thought experiment workshops – we’re all in it together
I don’t work well from a position of hopelessness
How do we change the message? There’s a beautiful, kind, gentle…party going on
How things get connected and in balance
Something to hope for
Definition: Dwell together well
Superhero: Collectively we’ve imagined how things could be different
Activist: Yes, that’s my identity
Motivation: Realising potential
Miracle: Something for people to hope for.
Advice: Take that first act, find person who believes and do it together.