In the spirit of the age of Enlightenment, people all over the world are now examining dogmas and old convictions, due to the failing of our economic-, monetary-, political and social cultural system. The loss of faith in big corporations and the changing beliefs in how people are supposed to thrive together are present everywhere. So: are we on the verge of a ‘new Enlightenment’?


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These creative and critical minds will enlighten you

Herman Van Bolhuis

People who work with Herman describe him as a creative entrepreneur, innovator, inspirator and connector. In his work Herman focuses predominantly on future technologies and disruptive developments for people, organisations, cities and society…

Arnoud van Aalst

Arnoud has a background in policy sciences, historic preservation and graphic design. He specializes in the development of new concepts and strategies for museums and other cultural organizations, in which identity and product placement play a central role…

Femke Wijdekop

In January 2013 Femke started working with the End Ecocide in Europe campaign and Polly Higgins’ global campaign to Eradicate Ecocide. She organised an Earth Guardian workshop with Polly Higgins in Amsterdam in the Summer of 2013…


March 22, 2015

The Making of our key-visual

This year’s theme is ‘Get EnlighTED’. To promote our event we wanted to have a key-visual with a link to ‘the age of Enlightenment‘. A strong image, that would make people look twice and ask themselves if they’re looking at a photograph or an old painting. … Continued

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