Maya Van Leemput

Futurist and maker
A conversation piece
Foto/Bild Credit
Bram Goots

Maya Van Leemput is Senior Researcher and UNESCO Chairholder on Images of the Futures and Co-creation for the Research Center Open Time | Applied Futures Research at Erasmus Brussels University of Applied Sciences and the Arts. In partnership with photographer Bram Goots, she runs Agence Future, a long-term independent project for exploring images of the future, combining conversation-based approaches and visual ethnography with multi-media co-creation. Her critical, forward-looking work on media, culture, arts, cross-cultural communication, development, and science and technology in society, uses experimental, creative and participatory approaches. Van Leemput is a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation and the Centre of Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies, a member of the board of the Association of Professional Futurists, and a founding member of the interdisciplinary visual arts collective OST and the Plurality University.