Future Salford aims to stimulate discussion about how the city is changing and how people imagine its future. To find out more, get in touch
The project encourages awareness of how people see the future differently – from elected politicians and staff in council and commercial organisations to staff and students at the University of Salford, to children and families in local communities.
Future Salford was developed by Dr Jessica Symons, anthropologist. She is working in collaboration with Suzie Goodfellow, a co-ordinator of games and role play workshops. They have co-founded a new enterprise VISIONINGLab to take the visioning workshops further. The project was supported by University of Salford as part of the UPRISE Research Excellence Fund
They worked with
- Laura Ager, founder of Film Fringe who helped curate the Salford Sci-Fi Film Festival
- Amber Sanchez, freelance artist who helped with the design of the Future Salford Exhibition at Salford Arts Theatre and the Future Salford Sketchbook Contact her here
- Nargiza Ibrahim from Nibo Design who created the Future Salford brand based on the Salford colours and love of animals for inspiration.