Christopher Lutterodt-Quarcoo (CL-Q) MA(RCA), FRSA, FHEA is an internationally exhibiting Designer, awarding-winning Director of 'Hertz' (BFI Future Film Festival: Best Documentary currently on BFI Player), Writer, Global Speaker and Lecturer. Operating on the axis of Design, Politics & Film; CL-Q is the Director of THE ADV_™ Forum, that weaponises empathy for societal progress, change, and impact. He is also the Founder of the research archive Unmaterialised™, which uses design to investigate political influence on global narratives, beliefs & systems. Get in contact for more information or opportunities.NEWS :____________________________________________________
Interview : Unconvential thinking for change | Creative Nestlings—Interview : Upheaving dominant historical and political narratives | CLOT Magazine—Video Essay : Engineering Doubt — In Power | Centre of Pan-African Thought—Talk : Forces At Work | INIVA—Lecture : Truth is Overrated | Wits City InstituteCURRENT ACTIVITY:____________________________________________________
THE ADV_™ is an immersive forum that weaponises empathy*. We create engaging scenarios that turn knowledge into action through interactive experiences. Our participants include the curious, the enthusiast and the expert, collectively exploring the Mindset/s and tactics behind the narratives, beliefs and systems that have, are or will shape our society.Our role is to create a space for strategic empathy, insight and foresight. We enable our participants to affect change, secure progress and make impact in their industries of interest; on local, national or global scale. As a result , our scenario/s set the scene to develop perspectives, define motivations and clarify intentions generating new Framework/s**.—the-adv.com | @theadv__ | firstname.lastname@example.org____________________________________________________UNMATERIALISED™ is a research Archive, Agency & Platform that explores the origin of key narratives, beliefs and systems — and their impact on the Past, Present & Future.As an archive, Unmaterialised™ stages research-based Unapproved, Alternative or Speculative perspectives of significant cultural and political events. Our designed artefacts serve as props in the enactments of new references. Commissioned by institutions, organisations and companies, Unmaterialised™ explores and identifies the influence of politics as it continues to morph global Narratives, Beliefs and Systems.
As a platform, our collective intelligence seeks to acknowledge and map methodologies of power globally. Omissions, Voids and Inaccuracies are then investigated for inconsistencies between community and institutional knowledge.Overall, Unmaterialised™ harbours cases of doubt, developing the right question for the right time.
(For future information about our categorisation system click HERE)—unmaterialised.com | @unmaterialised | email@example.com____________________________________________________#EMERGING JOURNAL is series of 36 articles published every Thursday exploring the harsh realities of emerging artists, designers, filmmakers and writers. Delivered with unfiltered honesty; successes, failures and costly lessons feature on this journey over the course of an academic timeline starting 29 September 2016 - July 2017. In partnership with 'Shades of Noir'