Great Exhibition Of The North

Carbon was invited to join a working group developing the City Of Bradford’s bid to host the Great Exhibition Of The North in 2018. The two-month festival would showcase the best of art, culture and design across the North of England. Along with its intimate knowledge of northern cities and particularly Bradford itself,  Carbon brought its skills in design fiction, tech hubs and creative cultures to a series of
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Art Runs

Award-winning bloggers Veggie Runners, had been experimenting with curated running tours through Leeds, exploring the city’s art, history and architecture. The creators wished to augment these tours with digital experiences and entangling runners more intimately to the communities and cities in which they lived. Carbon worked with Veggie Runners to illustrate the state of the art in mobile platforms, locative m
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A City Of Inventors

Carbon was commissioned by Marketing Leeds to contribute a piece on the city’s technology ecosphere for their 2012 edition of Live It Love It: A Style Guide To Leeds; the official publication for marketing the city, distributed freely to visitors and residents. Leeds’ history of innovation and invention spanned both the industrial and information ages, modestly contributing machines and minds to humanity.
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Carbon was commissioned by Manchester’s FutureEverything festival to appoint Imran as Conference Director for the 2011 edition, bringing our knowledge of emerging technologies and adjacent cultures to one of the world’s leading idea festivals. Carbon was tasked with programming and curating the conference element of the festival, developing narrative themes, recruiting speakers and panellists, evaluating
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