Take Part

We welcome any exhibitions or other media that explore this theme. The content here is neither definitive, nor complete, and we invite you to adapt or augment it to make it more locally relevant.

Open source exhibition

This is an open source exhibition. We have identified and researched a number of projects and corresponding exhibits that we think point towards a possible redistributed future. You’re welcome to use these projects as part of your exhibition, or adapt our content and add your own projects. Get started by reviewing our criteria for selection, and contact us if you have any questions.

If you use our work please:

  • Contact us (currently on Twitter) and let us know
  • Credit us appropriately and link back to this site

This text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Please note, many images used here are copyright, and used with permission. Image copyright and licences are detailed in each caption.

This open format is inspired by the The Future of Fixing exhibition which first took place in 2014.

Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Local events and exhibitions

The first local version of this exhibition took place as part of London Design Festival, September 2017 at Machines Room.

A New Normal
Machines Room, London, September 2017

As part of Make City, Berlin’s Festival for Architecture and Urban Alternatives, Fab Lab Berlin hosted an event to discuss “how new technologies and changing social habits are transforming our work spaces, objects of work, and ways of working.”

A New Normal? Reflecting About the Future of Manufacturing and Work
Fab Lab Berlin, June 2018