Future Selves: Call for Artists


Future Selves

Digital Decade x FutureFest Special Edition

Designcollector and FutureFest (by Nesta, London)
present “Future Selves”, a special edition of the annual art collaboration baked by Ello Creative Network

Digital Decade x FutureFest is looking now for Ello Artists to submit artworks and imagine how we may reinvent and edit our identities in the future. The call is reflecting on one of the main programming areas of this year’s FutureFest, ‘Alternative You’.

The best 3 artworks will be part of a pop-up exhibition at the festival alongside other retrospective artworks selected from "Cyberia, 2017". The exhibition will take place on 6-7th July at London’s Tobacco Dock and will look at the future of our ever evolving identities at the intersection of real and digital worlds.

Submit your works till June 18 to be featured at the pop-up exhibition “Future Selves” during FutureFest taking place on July 6 - 7 at London’s Tobacco Dock.

Winners also get a free pass to the festival


About FutureFest
FutureFest is the flagship festival from Nesta - a global innovation foundation that backs new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time: from the pressures of an ageing population to stretched public services and a fast-changing jobs market. Using knowledge, networking, funding and innovation skills, Nesta grows new ideas that can change the world for the better.
Since 2013, FutureFest has attracted more than 9,000 visitors - with the community for each festival growing from 1,000 to 4,500 attendees. 2018 edition (July 6-7) has estimated over 5,000 attendees.
Location: renovated Tobacco Dock, London
Festival theme: Occupy Future

About Digital Decade
Digital Decade is an annual recurring collaboration and exhibition run by Designcollector Network and partners devoted to emerging artists around the world it provides a platform for a new generation of artists who are shaping the current discourse of contemporary art and visual culture. Digital Decade was launched in 2013 at OFFF Festival in Barcelona and has returned there for the following two years. Since then Digital Decade has appeared as a standalone exhibition in London featuring 50 artists at Ugly Duck, Bermondsey in 2017.

About Ello
Ello is The Creators Network, a socially-powered publishing and collaboration platform supporting a global community of artists. Founded in 2013 by a small group of art & design professionals, Ello provides a creative oasis for artists and their fans while empowering artist x brand collaboration via our Artist Invites program.