What is Sustainism? According to Joost Elffers and Michiel Schwarz, authors of Sustainism, it’s the New Modernism, a word that captures the current global shift from modernity towards a world that is more connected, more localist, more digital and more sustainable. They have written the book on it, and are now ready to launch it in Amsterdam!
Michiel Schwarz is a Dutch cultural thinker, innovator and consultant, now working from Berkeley, California. Originally trained as a sociologist of technology, he has initiated projects on global issues, the future of design, technology and media. His publications include The Technological Culture and Speed: Visions of an Accelerated Age.
Joost Elffers is a creative producer, “symbol maker” and designer, based in New York. He is the initiator and producer of award-winning and innovative books such as Play with Your Food and 48 Laws of Power.
- Date: Thursday, January 20th
- Time: 18.00 – 20.00 hrs
- Place: The ABC Treehouse in Amsterdam
- Cost: a copy of the book