Festival Social Dreaming Matrices

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Letters from the new social ecology, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

What Did You Dream About Last Night? What Did You Dream About Last Night? Festival dreamers you are warmly invited to take part in our daily inquiry to explore what collective meanings we can find from sharing our overnight dreams and what they might tell us about our current shared experiences and understandings. The festival Social Dreaming will follow on … Read More

Past, Present & Future: From the Tavistock Institute Archive

sam_TFFriday 20 October, In the shadow and light of the archive, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

The archive exhibition traces the pioneering work of the Tavistock Institute throughout its 70 year history of applying the social sciences to real life problems. Using archival documents recently brought into the light and made accessible at Wellcome Library, the display positions past, present and future at the heart of Tavistock’s 70th celebrations. These documents reflect the Tavistock Institute’s seminal … Read More

Object Relations: A Still Life Exhibition

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Home Page, Thursday 19 October, Transacting with the future, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

Metalpoint drawings and prints developed from work with the TIHR archive. Metalpoint drawings and prints developed from work with the TIHR archive. Through this exhibition, which took place in the Swiss Church, I bring my ongoing research on the question of art, objects, artefacts, cultural interventions, aesthetic forms in the work of the Tavistock Institute. How they are situated in … Read More

TIHR Projects Over the Decades

sam_TFFriday 20 October, In the shadow and light of the archive, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

Celebrating the past of the Tavistock Institute leading to the present – the presentation will bring previous projects back to life and will give an overview of the Institute’s work during the 70 years of its existence. Celebrating the past of the Tavistock Institute leading to the present – the presentation will bring previous projects back to life and will … Read More

From Dystopias to Desirable Futures in Human Relations

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Visioning the steps inbetween Visioning the steps inbetween The event took participants on a compelling journey in the possible futures of human relations. It was divided into three phases. Beginning from collective dystopic images that pervade our collective imagination (through cinema, video-games, mass-media, etc.) we approached the following questions: considering human relations in 2050, what sort of world would we … Read More

Acting in the Here & Then: The Theatre of Working Together, 2017-2087

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Acting in the Here and Then: The Theatre of Working Together, 2017-2087 offered participants an experience of creative engagement with the potential for the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations’ (TIHR) work over the next 70 years, drawing on practices fundamental to many actors, directors, and crew in the work of creating live theatre. In an active, experiential, and (above all) … Read More

Virtual Simulations

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Drawing on group relations methodologies, this event took the established elements of time, task and territory and marries them together with the virtual world. Drawing on group relations methodologies, this event took the established elements of time, task and territory and marries them together with the virtual world. The event explored the dynamics and impact of the broadening boundaries of … Read More

Activating the Alumni & Programme Showcase

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Home Page, Transacting with the future

There are now thousands of people in Britain and across the world who have participated in the Leicester conference and other Tavistock Institute of Human Relations (TIHR) programmes over the years. Many of whom have been inspired to use what they have learnt both personally and in their professional lives. There are now thousands of people in Britain and across … Read More