El Aleph: Festival de Arte y Ciencia

Dr. Heidi Boisvert was invited to speak at El Aleph: Festival of Art and Science, a Mexico-based festival where the boundaries between art and science are broken through talks, workshops, theater, music, dance and film performances given by international scientists and artists. Boisvert shared studies from past pop culture campaigns that used emerging technology as a method to promote and …

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Culture Changes Us: How Stories Work on Hearts, Minds & Bodies

Heidi Boisvert was invited to speak at the University of Connecticut for their Diverse Perspectives in Digital Media & Design: 2021 Speaker Series. She shared some case studies of past pop culture campaigns that employed emerging technology to advance social issues with social justice organizations. She also detailed her current research methods and insights from the Limbic Lab. You can …

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Radical Evolution: 10 Glimpses into the Future

NEW INC hosted an afternoon of virtual presentations from their Creative Science track to explore the various topics the diverse cohort members research, ranging from how to empower communities with data sets to why eating invasive species is crucial. During the livestreamed zoom event Heidi Boisvert shared how the mind is imprinted by tech and society and futurePerfect labโ€™s unique …

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Becoming America Fund

FuturePerfect Lab is proud to be among the initial round of grantees in Pop Culture Collaberative‘s Becoming America Fund.  This funding will allow us to continue our work in supporting the pop culture for social change field by using our current Limbic Lab framework, along with newly developed linguistic analysis and data scraping tools, to conduct real-time audience research.  By collaborating …

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Processing Community Day 2020

Processing Community Day NYC is a volunteer-organized event held annually in cooperation with the Processing Foundation and hundreds of other locally-organized collaborators around the world. It is a non-profit, community day, that brings together activists, artists, designers, teachers, programmers and students to learn and connect. This year it was hosted by the New School with additional funding from Code + …

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