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IMAGI-NATIONIMAGI-NATION (the digital country)Roadmap to 1 million Presidents in the final stages of approval. IMAGI-NATION will launch in October 2023DevelopImagination
IMAGINE FilmFeature length filmBringing together a UNCx5 with 4:08 productions and Spectre studuios to create our first pilot episode. Show bible is ready (here) and we’ve done our first table read on the 2 March 2023.DevelopImagination
IMAGI-NATION{Factory}A case study of knowledge for how to run an imagination space.Preparations underway for University{Fellows} in March.ImplementImagination
IMAGI-NATION ShowThe IMAGI-NATION Show seriesShow bible created. Looking at bringing on board some partners and developing our virtual production studio in the Factory to bring the IMAGI-NATION Show to life.DevelopImagination
IMAGI-ZINEA free co-created global zine to be printed in schools called IMAGI-ZINE produced by AIME and Learning Planet.Currently cut copy pasting GAIME of Life latest scene, and then the rules that people can play, a feature on IMAGINE Film. And then how to make your own Film. It’s MentorClass in print.DesignPhilosophers
Kindness EconomyA 5 year campaign to centre kindness in the economic heart of humanities work and to find a measurement on the balance sheet that values and centres kindness.
Developing the pack to bring on festivals and engaging Aus festivals in VIKP and donations for local initiatives.DevelopPhilosophers
Hoodie EconomicsHoodie Economics Book, Re-Serve Bank, Factory Hoodie Economics CinemaHoodie Economics the book to be released in September 2023. Re-Serve Bank to be launched with the NATION in October 2023. Factory Hoodie Economics Cinema to be ready in May 2023.ImplementPhilosophers
The Imagination Project10 year research project to centre imagination in every classroom and transform the educational experienceWe’ve hosted two Circles so far and have four more lined up for January and others through 2023.DevelopPhilosophers
JOY CorpsAccreditation model and case studies.We’ve designed and mapped the process and have some partners on board. In 2023 AIME is putting in our application to be accredited as a JOY Corps and act as a case study.DesignSystems Designers
Co-CEOA library of resources incl: MOAH episodes, Co-CEO blogs, IMAGI-NATION{TV} episodes and the UNCx5 model.Five AIME Co-CEO’s are active in 2023. They include Sarineh (Paris), Sarue (Botswana), Candice (South Africa), Jacqueline (US) and Suzie (Australia)ImplementSystems Designers
Nature FundNature Fund / Studio by EthicMapping with Ethic, IKSL, JGIA, Earth Guardians. Event together on 15 March.DesignSystems Designers
ReclAIMEdReclAIMEd website and case studiesThe ReclAIMEd website has been launched and we’re about to host our first ReclAIMEd Global Festival at Human Kind in March 2023. We have 7 ReclAIMEd brand partners on board.ImplementSystems Designers
IMAGI-NATION School Holiday program & child relationsAIME case study, child relations bookFirst fellowship week kicking off 13-18 March 2023 for AIME Fellows. School holidays program in development to launch for April school holidays 2023.DevelopUnlikely Connectors
IMAGI-NATION{Gallery}IMAGI-NATION {Gallery} – digital and physically at the Factory.Planning to launch in August 2023, working with M&C Saatchi.DesignUnlikely Connectors
IMAGI-NATION{Fellowships}Fellowship Research Projects.Research Project mapping happening with all AIME staff in March 2023.DesignMentor
MentorclassMentorclass lessons to help teachers around the world teach with IMAGI-NATION.100 lessons launched on YouTube. Developing Mentorclass episodes for the 1M Presidents campaign.ImplementMentor
1M PresidentsLibrary of President speechesCampaign for 1M Presidents being launched by 1 April. Videos and materials being prepared now.DesignMentor

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AIME’s Impact Book for a Fairer World

Welcome to AIME’s Impact Book for a Fairer World CONTENTS Doug Hume and Nick Perini, Social Ventures Australia Roseanna Leddy, Champions of Change Coalition Erin Chemery, UNESCO Kristine Dery, Macquarie University Ed Stevenette and Pauline Laravoire, Learning Planet Tyson Yunkaporta, Deakin University Indigenous Knowledges Systems Lab Greg Hutchinson, Bain & Company 1. Introduction: On engineering…

The AIME intentional death strategy

Friends, After 18 years of hanging out with AIME, I’m excited to share the feeling we have as we gear up for the most important 10 years of our work. This is the chance to release a global alternative to social networks at scale, built on the 18 years of this relational network, a relational…

When the pandemic hit we turned to stories…Sea the Weed – The song

…to weaving together, not getting stuck on implementation or politics, focusing on the art and the philosophy, at a moment we felt like everyone was telling us a seaweed hoodie was 10 years away, we turned to music and our founder Jack and his partner Yael Stone, their daughter Pemau Stone Bancroft, and Yael’s sister…

Friends Reforesting Alongside Us

Since 2014, We Are Explorers have been building a community of modern-day explorers. Their purpose is to make the outdoors accessible for everyone, celebrate the beauty of the world, and inspire fulfilling and adventurous lives in connection with nature… …and they are raising money for Operation Crayweed (but they only have 24 hours to go). As we don’t own the notes,…

This Hoodie is Made of Seaweed

This week Australian Cricket Captain Pat Cummins threw his support behind this case study for humanity to reforest our oceans. One more hoodie was purchased, a Seaweed offset, that is now a share in the ocean. One more garment to break open the manufacturing industry. One more voice to support Fashion can go from one of the most destructible forces…

Seaweed Hoodie: How it All Started

How did the hoodie happen? We were inspired by Damon Gameau’s 2040 film and during the lockdown, Damon joined us on IMAGI-NATION{TV} for a keynote and challenged us all to do what we could. We believe inequity is shared across the earth with all species, and to find our way we’ve got to start to…

Escape Black Friday and Plant Some Seaweed 

Because we don’t believe in fast fashion. We don’t rush when it comes to our thread, and we don’t want you to rush to grab a bargain when there is a planet to save. Rather than discounts this Black Friday, we want to use this space to concentrate on reforesting Sydney’s coastline.  …”when you give nature…

This Hoodie…is made of seaweed

MOAH // Sea The Weed The world’s first ever seaweed hoodie that is compostable and reforests an ocean 1 case study for reforesting coastlines.23 beaches and Sydney’s coastline reforested.$1 million wealth invested.2000 world-leading seaweed hoodies come to life.4 weeks.28 days.One planet to regenerate. How did this happen? We were inspired by Damon Gameau’s 2040 film and…

Sea The Weed MOAH Podcast

Join our host Jack Manning Bancroft and his guests – Damon Gameau (2040, Regenerate Australia), Adriana Verges and Ezequiel Marzinelli (Operation Crayweed), Regina Polanco (PYRATEX), and Ex-Mentees Lily Thomas McKnight and Milla Morgan When the pandemic hit we turned to stories… …to weaving together, not getting stuck on implementation or politics, focusing on the art…

Platypus Finance

Episode Description Second public sharing of an Indigenous Knowledge Systems Lab think-tank session, in which we grapple with our ongoing thought experiment about Extinction Offsets.