27.09-
04.10
2020
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: #UNFINISHED20 will take place Sept 27th – Oct 4th, 2020!
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Marina Abramović has pioneered performance art, creating some of the form's most important early works. Exploring her physical and mental limits, she has withstood pain, exhaustion, and danger in her quest for emotional and spiritual transformation.
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Priya Parker is helping us take a deeper look at how anyone can create collective meaning in modern life, one gathering at a time. She is a master facilitator, strategic advisor, author of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters, and host of the New York Times podcast, Together Apart.
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Anand Giridharadas is the author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, The True American and India Calling. He is an editor-at-large for TIME, was a foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times, and has also written for The Atlantic and The New Yorker.
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Perry Chen is an artist and the founder of Kickstarter. Often exploring social or technological models, he approaches his work with an openness to form and context. In his practice, Perry often explores questions that arise from the inherent complexity and uncertainty of the past, present and future.
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Chris Wiggins is an associate professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University and the Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times. At Columbia he is a founding member of the executive committee of the Data Science Institute, and of the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics as well as the Department of Systems Biology, and is affiliated faculty in Statistics.
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Jerry Michalski is the founder of Open Global Mind, a project to help humans make better decisions together. Jerry was on the front lines of the tech revolution for a dozen years as a tech-industry trends analyst during the dot-com boom. He is creating Design from Trust.
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Adam Davidson is co-founder and CEO of Three Uncanny Four Productions. Adam has been part of the podcast industry almost as long as its existed. He co-founded NPR’s Planet Money and led the show for its first several years. He served as senior podcast strategy advisor to the leaderships of NPR, the NY Times, and The New Yorker. He is an awarded journalist.
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Adam Horowitz is an interstitial imp in between neuroscience, human computer interaction and experiential art. His work aims to expand possibilities for introspection. Currently a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab in the Fluid Interfaces Group, Adam comes from work in brain research at the MIT McGovern Institute studying Mindfulness Meditation & Mind-Wandering
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Gill Cassar heads 1t.org – a World Economic Forum initiative whose vision is to conserve, restore and grow 1 trillion trees by 2030. Gill is a former strategy consultant, a collaborative problem solver and partnerships facilitator, focused on improving outcomes for nature.
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Ida Benedetto is an experience designer who provokes new insight through adventure and play. Major projects include the Night Heron Speakeasy and Starbuck’s National Anti-Bias Conversation. She has researched the design of transformative social experiences by comparing sex parties, funerals, and wilderness trips.
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Oshoke Abalu , a story teller, architect and futurist, was the Chief Architect for MetLife’s $1 billion inclusive workplace redesign. She pioneers human-centered design solutions that infuse consciousness, energy flow, and symphony into global workplace transformations. She is a gifted design thinker.
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Ariane de Bonvoisin is an author, speaker, coach, change expert and entrepreneur. Her professional background spans The Boston Consulting Group, Bertelsmann, Sony, Charlie Rose in strategic and investment roles. She is the best selling author of several books on the subject of change, pursuing your dreams and health and also launched Mindful365 app.
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Jurgis Didžiulis is Artistic Activist, Corporate Edutainer, Inspirational Troubadour, Purposeful Performer, Motivational Musician. Jurgis DID is hard to pin down with conventional labels. He combines musical performance, motivational speaking, stand-up comedy and interactive co-creation to forge exceptional experiences.
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Lydia Caldana is a global brand strategist, trend forecaster and consumer insights analyst. She identifies emerging behaviors and technologies that guide macro shifts in society to help brands navigate change and develop long-lasting relationships with consumers.
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Moon Ribas is a Catalan avant-garde artist and cyborg activist best known for developing the Seismic Sense, an online seismic sensor implanted in her feet that allows her to perceive earthquakes taking place anywhere in the planet through vibrations in real time. She then translates her seismic sense on stage.
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Sol Liebeskind remains one of the most influential artists in the Jazz/Soul scene in Argentina. A performer at the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival and an artist-in-residence at the prestigious Jazz Club Thelonious, she has delivered dozens of experiences over the last decade.
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Ian Daily is Head of Brand Strategy at Live Nation. Ian has been writing and thinking about culture since 2003, when he was senior writer for Details at Conde Nast in New York City. His stories have taken him everywhere from The Congo to backstage with Ozzy Osbourne.
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Rukmini Callimachi is a New York Times foreign correspondent and four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. Rukmini has become the go-to reporter on the Islamic State. For her Times podcast “Caliphate,” which tracks the rise of ISIS from their encrypted, online chatrooms to their spread across four continents, Callimachi was awarded the 2018 Peabody Award.
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Agustin Uriburu is a Brooklyn-based Argentinian Cellist, Guitarist, Composer and Arranger. He currently leads the Agustin Uriburu Quartet, and is a cellist, guitarist & arranger for the acclaimed Singer-songwriter, Sol Liebeskind.
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Grace Francis is Chief Experience Officer at Karmarama/Droga5 London. Grace answers creative and commercial challenges for organisations including Coca Cola, Universal Music Group and Disney. They are the founder of elsewhere life design studio and lecture at Hyper Island and UAL.
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Dan Byron is the leader and vocalist of the band Byron. The band has released 7 studio albums and 3 live DVDs: "Acoustic Drama", "Live Underground" (filmed in Salina Turda) and "Electric Marching Band", in which he sings with the Bistrița Garrison Marching Band and a choir of students.
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Isabella Nardini is an Experience Designer & Founder of Love Is In The Cloud. Through her work, she is constantly experimenting with new ways to unleash creativity by building tailored experiences that move people's senses. She designed the physical working Experience behind MESA, a method created to unleash people’s full potential.
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Art By Lia Perjovschi Lia Perjovschi (b. 1961, Sibiu, Romania) is the founder and coordinator of CAA CAA (Contemporary Art Archive and Centre for Art Analysis) an organic work-in-progress project (under different names since 1985) and KM (Knowledge Museum), an interdisciplinary research project from 1999-today. Her activity can be summarised as a journey from her physical body to the universal body of knowledge and was shown in more than 700 exhibitions, lectures, workshops around the world
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SóCiro 's path through music began at a young age. His references, both musical and lyrical, vary between regional music, rock, rap, Brazilian-kitsch (brega), and samba. Everything that is real and that makes you feel. With sincere, striking lyrics and a unique identity, SóCiro begins a new stage in his career. Nowadays he is part of the official team of the Organic project, a project that unites rap, MPB, and a lot of grooves, which, in less than a year has reached more than 50 million listenings in his songs.
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Dr. & Imam Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed is the only theologian in the world to establish such links between humanities, gender studies and religious sciences. During his adolescence in Algeria, L. Zahed has been trained to become an imam by studying Quran exegesis - Tafsir al-Quran - and the pillars of the Islamic orthopraxy - usul al-fiqh. He is now master of cognitive psychology, graduate from the Ecole Normale Superieure in cognitive sciences and currently writing his PhD thesis in anthropology of religion matters at the EHESS on the theme of Islam and homosexuality.
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David Moscovici has graduated from careers in the legal field, public speaking training, policy analysis, and competitive debating to become the Co-Founder and Creative Lead of Critique Gaming and build meaningful mature video games. He’s a former coach of Romania’s high schol national debating team, World Universities Debating Championship EFL Finalist and Oxford IV Debating Tournament ESL Winner.
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Sarah & Saullo Roston are a couple of awarded musicians from São Paolo that mix traditional Brasilian music with modern rhythms. Their music is featured in films and TV shows and has fans around the world.
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GAVI singer, and songwriter from Espírito Santo, has been gaining space in the Brazilian music scene, reinventing black music by joining groove, new R&B, and electronic music. The artist released her first EP, entitled “A Conta-Gotas” (2017), with three songs, including “Meu Bem”, a song that has more than 250 thousand views on Youtube.
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Barroso Eus is an actor, singer, composer, and poet. In music, he presents himself as “Barroso Eus” with his alternative style, his contemporary mix of elements of Brazilian Music and Rock Black Music. He is releasing his first album "Vendo Sonhos", with authorial compositions and releases he has been working since November 2019.
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Simon Cook has worked in the branded communications industry and Cannes Lions for over a decade. He worked agency-side before joining the business. Simon founded the Global Chief Marketing Officers Growth Council and is leading the expansion of the Lions brand.
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Patricia Cohen covers the national economy for The New York Times and is the author of In Our Prime: The Fascinating History and Promising Future of Middle Age (Scribner).
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Jason Hoelscher is Gallery Director and Associate Professor of Art at Georgia Southern University. Hoelscher has exhibited his paintings in galleries and museums in Atlanta, New York, Denver, Berlin, Hong Kong, Paris, Stockholm, and has written for such publications as Burnaway, ARTnews and ArtPulse.
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Peter Barabas is Editor in Chief - TV News at Euronews, Europe’s most watched channel. He is a senior news leader who has produced major global coverage over two decades, at ProTV Romania, the Associated Press news agency before joining Euronews where he manages its international newsroom broadcasting in 12 languages around the world.
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Asha Curran is CEO of GivingTuesday, the global generosity movement. She was Chief Innovation Officer and director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92nd Street Y. Asha serves as Chair of the board of directors of Guardian.org, a nonprofit for advancing civil discourse and issues-driven journalism.
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Senta Slingerland lives in London and works as a freelance curator and brand strategist for clients such as Accenture Interactive, Twitch, This Is Beyond, Mesa and METRO. She's also the founder of cultural consultancy City.Shapers. Senta is the former Director of Brand Strategy at Cannes Lions.
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Matheus Leston develops works that, from a critical perspective, tension the relations between art and technology, and between music and visuality. He is the creator of the audiovisual projects Orquestra Vermelha, Moiré, Menos, and Ré. He was also part of the Patife Band and composed several soundtracks for series and films.
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Florin Piersic Jr. is a Romanian stage and film actor, director and author. He is best known for his award-winning performances in local and international film productions – “Q.E.D” (2014) and the Amazon Prime TV series “Comrade Detective” (2017) - but also for his roles on the theatre stage.
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Nae Șovăială is a Constructive communication trainer and believes the world could be a better place if people learned to express themselves with more clarity, structure & logic. He has been teaching the art of persuasive & rational communication for 12 years. He has co-founded the Romanian Association for Thinking and Oratory.
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Doru Trăscău is a Bucharest born self-taught musician, motorcycle addict, and father of two. He started playing guitar at 17 and didn’t stop ever since. 2000 marks the year of his debut band, AB4. In 2008, Doru starts a new project: The Mono Jacks. The newly formed band quickly becomes a reference for the local scene.
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Steven van Groningen is CEO and President of Raiffeisen Bank, one of the top banks in Romania. He owns this position since 2002 and he is among most admired CEOs in the country. Steven and his wife, Valeria, share a passion for arts, sports and philanthropy.
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Andrei Olaru has a BA in international business and a Masters in Security and Diplomacy and he is currently a Founder and the Studio Lead of Critique Gaming, a game-dev studio that builds intellectually mature games. He's a former debate trainer (at ARDOR and the British Council), a former coach of Romania’s high school national debating team and an ESL Finalist of the Oxford and the Cambridge Intervarsity Debate Competitions.
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Cosmin Vladimirescu is the Country Manager for Mastercard Romania. Since 2013, Cosmin has been managing the business relationships with financial institutions, as well as with other stakeholders, from both the public and the private sectors, continuously seeking innovation and coordinating the company’s operations and big projects.
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Octavian Nica is a business consultant and freelance data analyst. He's been active in the debating community in one way or another for the past 9 years - first as a debater, and then as a trainer and judge. For the past year, he's been an assistant coach for Romania's high school National Team for the World Schools Debating Championship.
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Christina Asquith is an awarded journalist. She has written for The New York Times, The Economist, The Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian and was a staff writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her book, “Sisters in War: Love, Survival and Family in the New Iraq” is based off of the 18 months she lived in and reported from Baghdad, Iraq.
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Zoli Toth was raised surrounded by music. And that’s how he ended up hearing and listening to it anywhere: in the whirr of spring, the plates dropped on the kitchen’s floor and in the city’s stir. You most likely know him from Sistem, or Dosarele Bach, Titanum or Cantus Mundi.
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Șerban Pitic is a trainer, coach & teacher of argument, debate, public speaking and communication strategies. With over 15 years of experience in training people of all ages from middle schools to high school, from students to teachers and professionals, from entrepreneurs to politicians.
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Cristiana Pasca-Palmer Over the span of her 30-year career, Dr. Cristiana Pasca-Palmer has been a trailblazer in redefining humans relationship with the planet and promoting economic and social policies that enable development in harmony with nature. She was a researcher at Harvard and Tufts and the UN Biodiversity Chief.
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Diana Stafie is Foresight Strategist & Founder of Future Station, a consultancy practice focused on strategy building by using foresight methodology and tools. Understanding "How the Future of... might look like" is the core mission. Diana designs and runs Future Scenarios and Trends Scanning projects, Trends lectures and future-related keynotes.
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Marinela V. Ardelean is a wine critic, author and juror in international wine and spirits competitions such as Mundus Vini and Meininger's International Spirits Awards. In her home-country, Romania, she is known for organizing RO-Wine |The International Wine Festival of Romania, while in Italy, her second home, she is professor at Italian Chef Academy.
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România, te iubesc is one of the most popular investigative TV show in Romania. It is hosted by Paula Herlo, Alex Dima, Rareş Năstase, Cosmin Savu, Paul Angelescu and Cristian Leonte.
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Isabela Constantin is currently an Artificial Intelligence Resident at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, after just having finished her Master Degree in Computer Science at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The focus of her research projects is on developing fair and robust machine learning algorithms with socially desirable properties.
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Art by Tehching Hsieh was born on December 31st 1950 in Nan-Chou, Taiwan. Starting in the late 1970s, Hsieh made five One Year Performances and a ‘Thirteen Year Plan’, inside and outside his studio in New York City. Using long durations, making art and life simultaneous, Hsieh achieved one of the most radical approaches in contemporary art.
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Art by Dan Perjovschi He is an artist that lives and works in Bucharest and Sibiu Romania. His solo exhibitions include: “The black and white Cape Town Report” A4 Art Foundation Cape Town (2019), The Prize Drawing“ Kunsthalle Hamburg (2016), “Unframed” Kiasma, Helsinki (2013); “Not over” MACRO, Rome (2011); “What Happen to US?” MoMA, New York (2007);
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Art by Alfredo Jaar He is an artist, architect, and filmmaker who lives and works in New York. He is known as one of the most uncompromising, compelling, and innovative artists working today. His work has been shown extensively around the world. He has participated in the Biennales of Venice and Sao Paulo.
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Julio Papi is a “Legend of fitness” and has worked in over 45 countries, based in Bucharest, Product Manager in World Class Romania and Manager Director of Move On Fitness Education. BSc in Sport Sciences and BSc in Physiotherapy, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher by the Ramamami Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute of Pune, black belt Kyokushinkai Karate and with amount of other professional certifications.
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The Reverend Patrick Malloy is an Episcopal priest and the Sub-Dean of The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, New York. He is also the Cathedral’s liturgist, holding a Ph.D. in liturgical studies from the University of Notre Dame. The Cathedral is the largest church building in the United States and arguably the third-largest church in the world.
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Art by Yves Klein French artist Yves Klein (1928-1962) conceived the work of art as a trace of communication between the artist and the world; invisible truth made visible. Yves Klein’s practice revealed of a new way of conceptualising the role of the artist, conceiving his whole life as an artwork. ‘Art is everywhere that the artist goes’, he once declared. According to him, beauty existed everywhere, but in a state of invisibility.
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Art by Huang Yong Ping Born in 1954 in Xiamen, Fujian province (China), HUANG YONG PING died in Paris (France) in 2019. He was one of the most famous, controversial and provocative Chinese Avant-garde artists. Kamel Mennour and Huang Yong Ping have been working together since 2009.
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Art by Antoine Bertin works at the intersection of science and sensory immersion, field recording and sound storytelling, data and music composition. His creations take the form of listening experiences, sound sculptures and audio meditations on the realm of the living.
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Octavian Lup is one of the most brilliant cellists of his generation, being one of the top Romanian soloists who managed to establish themselves on the most important national and international stages. Laureate of many competitions in Romania and abroad, Octavian Lup has performed on four continents of the world, along with big names in the field of classical music.
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Rafael Butaru is a violin graduate of “Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca. He is currently concertmaster of The "George Enescu" Philarmonic , of National Opera House in Bucharest, a member in Romanian Chamber Orchestra and he is the founding member of Ludens Piano Trio and ArGenTango .
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Anya Glushkova is a Move On Fitness Education and Move On Pilates Academy Master Trainer. Teacher at Move On courses, having presented in events and courses in Russia, Italy, Czech, Turkey, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria. She was a rhythmic gymnast in Russia.
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Mesa is a global company that created a team-based work system designed to solve complex challenges by unleashing human potential to process more and execute faster. Every Mesa has a leader: one person who is deeply committed to serving that problem and delivering its mission. This person is not a specialist on any given subject and can deliver excellent solutions in any field. Because a Mesa Leader is a specialist in what it takes to really create the new: humbleness, curiosity and courage; all fundamental aspects of trust.
UNFINISHED
Program
Sun. 27
Mon. 28
Tue. 29
Wed. 30
Thu. 01
Fri. 02
Sat. 03
Sun. 04
Sunday 27.08.2020
17:00 - 17:05 EEST
Welcome to #UNFINISHED20
Our friend, MC, and head of brand strategy at Live Nation, Ian Daly, returns to UNFINISHED for the third year now and he has lots to share about re-inventing our home and re-shaping our future before we start this extraordinary week together.
Opening speech by IAN DALY
17:15 - 17:50 EEST
Work as Love Made Visible
Join architect and futurist Oshoke Abalu, and her diversity of superfriends, as they call us to action, “work as love made visible” in a unique virtual experience that stimulates the five sensory. Oshoke and The Love & Magic Company have reimagined the concept of “work” with their Beloved Organization Model, a fresh and timely playbook on how to build purposeful, agile, and conscious organizations in service of human growth. Join in on a timely perspective of “work as love made visible” and its future-shaping relevance during these challenging times.
Performance by OSHOKE ABALU, SOL LIEBESKIND and AGUSTIN URIBURU
17:50
Discover #UNFINISHED20
Take a stroll around our new platform! Meet new friends in the Courtyard, and discover the Gallery and stories of trust from the #UNFINISHED20 Community. Listen to music on our radio, and have a drink or a coffee in the Dining Hall. And please be patient with us if anything is still a little... UNFINISHED!
Discover
18:00 - 18:20 EEST
Trust over Truth
It’s hard to agree in a world when one man’s bullshit is another man’s fertiliser. Jurgis uses music as a metaphor to describe why it is so much more important to “see each other” than to “see eye to eye”.
Performance by JURGIS DIDŽIULIS
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk I: Making Dreams Matter
Imagine if you could train your subconscious to remember your dreams in the morning. In this first pillow talk, Adam gives you an awesome, but easy trick to help you do that. All you need is a sticky note, a pen, and a dream to remember.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Monday 28.09.2020
08:00 - 08:25 EEST
Yoga of Presence
A moment of meditation with Yogilates founder Carlos L'Abbate to start your week in the right mindset, be aware of your own presence, and even hear the silence.
Workshop by CARLOS L'ABBATE
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 1: #unexpected beauty
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:25 EEST
Gathering Differently
Gathering guru Priya Parker, who launched the New York Times podcast "Together Apart" during the pandemic, talks with journalist Patricia Cohen about the way we gather and why it matters. From dinner parties to world leader summits and from weddings to funerals, Priya explains the bonding power of breaking bread together and sharing space, and how to design these moments for maximum meaning, even in times of isolation.
Talk by PRIYA PARKER and PATRICIA COHEN
15:00 - 15:10 EEST
The Rise of Generosity
A ten minutes journey through kindness and trust with Asha Curran, the CEO of #GivingTuesday, the global generosity movement. In midst of this terrifying time, marked by a global health crisis, financial collapse, protests for civil and human rights, and social instability caused by fear and isolation, is also opportunity. But when everything is collapsing, the opportunity is to rebuild better. Join Asha to find out how can we create a new, more generous world.
Talk by ASHA CURRAN
20:00 - 20:45 EEST
Trust Chain I performance at Casa Aberta
This first of five sets hosted by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta) is opened by Brazilian musician sieblings Sarah and Saullo Roston (@sarahroston / @saullo____). Blending tradition and modern rhythms, the duo play together their newest songs and bring up some of their unfinished pieces, improvised together with Gavi, another artist from Casa Aberta who takes the stage on Tuesday, exploring trust as a common ground.
Performance by SARAH & SAULLO ROSTON and GAVI
21:00 - 21:20 EEST
Trust is the Way Forward
How might we fix trust? Why is that crucial? Open Global Mind founder Jerry Michalski opens #UNFINISHED20's keynotes with a world-spanning analysis of where we stand today, looking at the various forces and systems at play, and offering concrete advice to light our path forward. You have two options to watch this session! Either as a regular talk watching Jerry speak, or while peeking inside Jerry's Brain, his 440,000-thoughts-strong project chronicling his memory into an open mind map, since 1997. Don't hesitate to raise a hand and ask your questions: Jerry is answering them at the end of his talk!
Talk by JERRY MICHALSKI
22:00 - 22:45 EEST
Debating Trust and Teenagers
Debate is a wondrous pedagogical instrument. It asks of its practitioners to don views that are not their own and argue fervently in favour of them. Through the research a debate demands, you invariably begin to understand more of your collocutor's inner workings. You transform them from opponent to conversation partner – and this paves the way to a better, more open society. This debate tackles the topic of whether teenagers ought to be trusted to set their own priorities. Four speakers, who do not necessarily believe in what they will be uttering, will use argumentative discourse in an attempt to persuade you of their team's views.
ȘERBAN PITIC and ANDREI OLARU debating with DAVID MOSCOVICI and OCTAVIAN NICA. Introduced by NAE ȘOVĂIALĂ
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk II: Exploring Sleep Onset
What would you like to dream about tonight? It's not just a rhetorical question, because in this pillow talk, Adam will teach you how to choose what to dream and share with you a good tool to do so. Nighty-night <3.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Tuesday 29.09.2020
08:00 - 08:35 EEST
Awakening Inner Perception
This class of Iyengar Yoga is for all levels and brings energy to the body, breath, and mind. Awakening curiosity, it activates and redirects senses inwards. This session builds trust in the practitioner to develop the confidence and skills to face further Yoga sessions and, more importantly, develop the will to do so.
Workshop by ANYA GLUSHKOVA and JULIO D. PAPI
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 2: Thomas Moore
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:30 EEST
A Possible Future for Advertising
What is a possible future for advertising, through the eyes of the man who has a view on the global ad industry. A conversation with the new boss of Cannes Lions, Simon Cook, who is breathing fresh air into the 67-year old brand. During his tenure with Lions he has also overseen the creation and introduction of more than half of the Lions awards. Simon is deeply passionate about the work and is a tireless advocate for creative marketing excellence that drives business performance.
SIMON COOK in conversation with SENTA SLINGERLAND
15:00 - 15:40 EEST
Future and Inclusivity
A presentation and conversation about using authenticity to design possible sustainable, inclusive, and decolonized futures. The foresight strategists Diana Stafie and Lydia Caldana get together for an interview about topics spanning from brand trust and foresight to mobile dating.
LYDIA CALDANA in conversation with DIANA STAFIE
20:00 - 20:45 EEST
Trust Chain II performance at Casa Aberta
Gavi (@gavimusic), a Brazilian musician represented by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), shares her most recent songs – redefining black music through a hybrid of groove, new R&B, and electronic music – as well as some new pieces still in the making. Gavi ends her set by improvising with SóCiro, also from Casa Aberta, who is performing solo on Wednesday.
Performance by GAVI and SÓCIRO
21:00 - 21:20 EEST
One Trillion Trees – Unfinishable Task?
For Gill Cassar, the future of people and the planet are interconnected. In this intimate interview, she talks about why conserving, restoring and growing a trillion trees offers a treasure trove of potential as we face some of the greatest emergencies of our time: the climate crisis, the 6th mass extinction, and the deterioration of our mental health during COVID.
GILL CASSAR in conversation with CRISTIAN MOVILĂ
21:30 - 21:40 EEST
Prepare for the Future: Hindsight, Insight, Foresight
A brief talk about personal foresight and how we can use it to prepare for the future. Build on Hindsight, anchor with Insight, and plan with Foresight for your own futures.
Talk by DIANA STAFIE
22:00 - 22:50 EEST
[FLOW] OS meets Complex Systems Aesthetics
Curious about the magic behind #UNFINISHED20's platform? It's all made possible by a powerful information model driving it all, rooted in both philosophy and information theory. Somewhere between a discussion, a live brainstorm, and an art school critique, the purpose of this talk is to explore the intersections between Radu Negulescu’s new interaction platform [FLOW] OS: the World’s First Cooperating Information System and Dr. Jason Hoelscher's forthcoming book "Art as Information Ecology: Artworks, Artworld, and Complex Systems Aesthetics".
JASON HOELSCHER in conversation with RADU NEGULESCU and CAPUCINE GROS
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk III: Diving into REM Sleep
How to hack your subconscious and dreams using just a memory smell? Watch this and enjoy your sleep. Till tomorrow night!
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Wednesday 30.09.2020
08:00 - 08:25 EEST
Yoga of Presence
Join Carlos in his morning practice, specially recorded at EIDOS Foundation's garden, to create a clear, quiet, wise, mind for yourself before heading out on your day.
Workshop by CARLOS L'ABBATE
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 3: Frank Sonnenberg
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:35 EEST
What Comes Next – Part I
In this first of a two-part conversation, journalists Peter Barabas and Yasir Khan discuss news literacy, clickbait and fake news, and how the long game of trust in media affects us all as citizens of the same world.
PETER BARABAS in conversation with YASIR KHAN
15:00 - 15:30 EEST
What Comes Next – Part II
In this second of a two-part conversation, journalists Peter Barabas and Yasir Khan look at the difference between "real" and "recycled" news, investigate geographic bias in media, and discuss the power structures and ethical choices at play behind our access to information. [Yes, you can watch part II even if you didn't make it to Part I!]
PETER BARABAS in conversation with YASIR KHAN
Secret session
Significant Exchange
"Significant Exchange" is an opportunity to meditate on what is significant to us. Twenty people are invited to participate in a giving ritual. To give something of significance to themselves to another participant. What is significant to us? What does it
Trust Ritual by PERRY CHEN and ROUX BRÛLÉE
20:00 - 20:50 EEST
Trust Chain III performance at Casa Aberta
SóCiro (@sociro), a north Brazilian musician represented by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), performs his latest music which varies between rock, rap, brega, and samba. He also introduces Casa Aberta's Barroso Eus, who performs Thursday, in a brief improv set to cap the evening.
Performance by SÓCIRO
21:00 - 21:50 EEST
Old Trust. No Trust. New Trust
Two journalist friends, Adam and Christina, go on a journey together to explore how trust has changed over their lifetimes. From the war in Baghdad and the financial meltdown, to the rise of social media and fake news, they recall key moments where they both witnessed and experienced lack or gain of trust as journalists, citizens, as well as human beings.
ADAM DAVIDSON in conversation with CHRISTINA ASQUITH
22:00 - 22:40 EEST
Organic, Biodynamic & Vegan Wines – Trend or Future?
Curious about organic, biodynamic, and vegan wines? Wine & spirits expert Marinela Ardelean, for her third year now at UNFINISHED, has reinvented a new kind of workshop to explore wine trends in natural and sustainable winemaking. Having a glass in hand for this session is particularly encouraged, regardless of your timezone!
Workshop by MARINELA ARDELEAN
23:00 - 23:10 EEST
Pillow talk IV: Dreaming Sight
Who wants to play a game? Only two winners: you and your dreams. Today, Adam presents a game that teaches you how to create a bridge between dream and reality and how to activate your two sides in the same time: waking self and dreaming self.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Thursday 01.10.2020
08:00 - 08:35 EEST
Light the Fire
To the Sun – Surya – “we salute you.” This Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) practiced in Iyengar Yoga style demands “Uttan" – or intensity – through a progressive method. Forward bends are introduced as a way to approach inversions. The session ends with preparatory poses for two of the most important poses, Sirsasana and Sarvangasana. A class that everyone can succeed in!
Workshop by ANYA GLUSHKOVA and JULIO D. PAPI
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 4: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:40 EEST
Trust in Terra
From you and me doubting that what we do is effective enough to make a real impact, to science skepticism at multiple levels, join us as we explore what role trust plays in the complex equation of saving the planet. Dr. Cristiana Pașca-Palmer, former Head of the United Nations Biodiversity Convention offers insights into the revolutionary change of mindsets, policies, and actions necessary to restore humans' connection to nature and how global decisions are taken at the UN level travel the bumpy pathway of implementation at national and local levels.
CRISTIANA PAȘCA PALMER in conversation with NAE ȘOVĂIALĂ
15:00 - 15:20 EEST
Design Thinking Saved My Life
One of the disarming fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been our loss of autonomy. Lockdown, shifts in economies, limited access to essential support has created a series of invisible prisons. We may be stuck in a job we don’t like, or that puts our safety at risk, or fighting to have physical and mental health support from over-burdened health care systems. We might have pressed pause on life—a business, a relationship, fertility. In this talk, Grace shares two tools to help your pandemic experience, one to help regain autonomy in situations where you have less control because of COVID and one to help make decisions when COVID is shaping your experience. Grace also shares the first elsewhere tool, that they used after a cancer diagnosis at 25 and how design thinking saved their life.
Talk by GRACE FRANCIS
Secret session
Significant Exchange
"Significant Exchange" is an opportunity to meditate on what is significant to us. Twenty people are invited to participate in a giving ritual. To give something of significance to themselves to another participant. What is significant to us? What does it mean to give those things away?
Trust Ritual by PERRY CHEN and ROUX BRÛLÉE
20:00 - 20:40 EEST
Trust Chain IV performance at Casa Aberta
Barroso Eus (@barrosoeus), Brazilian musician, poet, and actor represented by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), plays his newest songs, inspired by both Brazilian Music and Rock Black Music, before sharing some unfinished musical pieces and inviting Leston, also represented by Casa Aberta, to jam together to introduce Friday's final set.
Performance by BARROSO EUS
21:00 - 22:00 EEST
A Propos of Everything
"Generosity is not a substitute for justice," as author Anand Giridharadas persistently reminds each of us as well as decision-makers at large. In this conversation with journalist Patricia Cohen, the two writers take the temperature of the political climate today, looking at the power structures that win, take, and dictate, and especially the solutions that are – in fact – part of the problem.
ANAND GIRIDHARADAS in conversation with PATRICIA COHEN
22:00 - 22:55 EEST
A Musical Conversation
Trust is more often something you build than something you find. Song by song, line by line, note by note. This musical moment is a spontaneous, improvised conversation between two musicians and two guitars that creates a deep radiography of trust – in themselves, in others, in creativity – through music and storytelling. Get your headphones ready for this unfinished live acoustic duo by Dan Byron and Doru Trăscău.
Performance by DAN BYRON and DORU TRĂSCĂU
23:00 - 23:10 EEST
Pillow talk V: False Awakening
Dreams or madness? Let's find out how to explore our identity, body and mind through parasomnia (part awake, part asleep) in order to experience false awakening. Who's in?
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Friday 02.10.2020
08:00 - 08:25 EEST
Remote Community Quickie
Jurgis playfully reveals how music can harmonise a group of individuals to become more than the sum of their parts.
Workshop by JURGIS DIDŽIULIS
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 5: Eric Sevareid
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:45 EEST
A-B-C-Data
This conversation between The New York Times' chief data scientist Chris Wiggins, moderator and journalist Patricia Cohen, and Artifical Intelligence research engineer Isabela Constantin looks at what critical literacy means in the digital age. They discuss how data relates to truth and power, as well as how to more wisely invest our trust, one of the most valuable currencies of our lives.
CHRIS WIGGINS and ISABELA CONSTANTIN in conversation with PATRICIA COHEN
15:00 - 16:10 EEST
Banking – The Business of Trust
Are banks really just about money or rather about the relationships which use money as an exchange unit? And what does this mean in a society experiencing a crisis of trust? Are there successful methods for measuring, encouraging, and awarding trustworthiness? The CEOs and presidents of two major financial institutions, Raiffeisen Banking and Mastercard Romania, talk openly about what's at stake not just in banking, but in all aspects of life that depend on banking.
STEVEN VAN GRONINGEN in conversation with COSMIN VLADIMIRESCU
Secret session
Significant Exchange
"Significant Exchange" is an opportunity to meditate on what is significant to us. Twenty people are invited to participate in a giving ritual. To give something of significance to themselves to another participant. What is significant to us? What does it mean to give those things away?
Trust Ritual by PERRY CHEN and ROUX BRÛLÉE
20:00 - 20:45 EEST
Trust Chain V performance at Casa Aberta
In this last set from the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), Brazilian musician and multimedia artist Matheus Leston (@matheusleston), closes our week of Brazilian music with a total improvisation of completely new songs, playing on the border between art and technology, inspired by the concept of trust. And maybe you'll recognise Leston's sweet tunes from our video intros?!
Performance by MATHEUS LESTON
21:00 - 21:50 EEST
Romania Inside Out
In this unprecendeted encounter, New York Times correspondent and 4-time-Pulitzer Prize finalist Rukmini Callimachi interviews the entire team of "Romania, I Love You" – one of the country's most trusted TV shows – to discuss trust in journalism. The six investigative journalists, for the first time interviewed as a team by an outside voice, are Cosmin Savu, Paula Herlo, Rareș Năstase, Alex Dima, Paul Angelescu & Cristian Leonte.
RUKMINI CALLIMACHI in conversation with ROMÂNIA, TE IUBESC! TEAM
22:00 - 22:10 EEST
Waiting For Earthquakes
Waiting for Earthquakes is a dance piece based on the interaction between the movement of the earth and Moon Ribas. Moon has a sensor attached to her feet that allows her to feel earthquakes in real time from anywhere in the planet. During the piece Moon waits for an earthquake to take place, and when this happens she moves according to the intensity of the earthquake (she can feel earthquakes as small as 1 in the Richter scale). In general there are small earthquakes every 6-12 minutes, if there are no earthquakes during the time of the performance there will be no dance. Waiting for Earthquakes is a piece that doesn’t have a beginning or an ending, as it’s based in real time facts. The performance should be treated as a living installation or sculpture.
Performance by MOON RIBAS
23:00 - 23:10 EEST
Pillow talk VI: Dream Body or Lucid Dream
Tonight you can chose between your mind and your body. So, what do you want to learn? To master your subconscious and learn how to dream lucid or how to explore your body when is asleep and feel more alive than ever?
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Midnight EEST
Jimmy X
A moment of theatrical humour with the Romanian actor Florin Piersic Jr. Intimate, unexpected, and only 3 minutes – don't miss it!
Theatrical humour by FLORIN PIERSIC JR.
Saturday 03.10.2020
10:00 - 10:35 EEST
The Ways of Energy
Back extensions for everyone. There are precise progressions in the Iyengar Yoga system to clean, revitalize, and reinforce the energetic flows within the body. Backbends stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, specific hormonal activation, and other important functions related to the storage and distribution of energy at different levels. From your outermost to your innermost; experience the ways of energy through Yoga. Namaste.
Workshop by ANYA GLUSHKOVA and JULIO D. PAPI
11:30 - 11:55 EEST
Three Levels of Trust in Parenting
What do we really mean when we say we want our kids to be happy? Ariane de Bonvoisin looks at the privilege and responsibility it is to raise other humans in the world, breaking down the mixed messages we project on our children, often despite ourselves, and encourage them (and us along!) to wake and trust their inner world. Be sure to raise a hand and ask your questions: Ariane will take them at the end of her talk!
Talk by ARIANE DE BONVOISIN
13:00 - 15:00 EEST
BRUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
16:00 - 16:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 6: Bob Vanourek
Thought by Ian Daly
16:05 - 16:45 EEST
Dialogue in G Minor
In this unscripted musical conversation between cello and violin, two of Romania's best musicians explore a few symphonic ideas, searching for common ground. The two string players start with playful rediscoveries of Johan Halvorsen's Passacaglia together, and then move onto solos, very different in styles and in eras, yet united in key and in the moment they share.
Performance by OCTAVIAN LUP and RAFAEL BUTARO
17:00 - 17:35 EEST
A Method for Braveness
Mesa is about people and what makes them solve problems. A global company that created a team-based work system designed to solve complex challenges by unleashing human potential to process more and execute faster. Every Mesa has a leader: one person who is deeply committed to serving that problem and delivering their mission. This person is not a specialist on any given subject and can deliver excellent solutions in any field. Because a Mesa Leader is a specialist in what it takes to really create the new: humbleness, curiosity and courage; all fundamental aspects of trust. In this workshop, Ana Kuroki, Bárbara Soalheiro, Cleu Oliver, Denise Panisset, Giuliana Tatini, Julia Nogueira, Kemilly Matos, Ligia Giatti, and Sabrina Homrich will share profound thoughts and practical tools for you to be able to move foward in a world where we tend to have less and less perfect answers.
Workshop by MESA
18:00 - 19:00 EEST
The Conversation Bench
This conversation in the park is about the intersection of two of UNFINISHED's fundamental values: breaking the wheel and gathering meaningfully. Everything we love! Anand questions our trust in the systems that hold us together; Priya looks at the systems of trust that bring us together. A double interview about the unifying questions of the two partners' respective work and how each of them continues to explore questions that are still very much unfinished.
PRIYA PARKER in conversation with ANAND GIRIDHARADAS
19:00 - 19:40 EEST
Divine Clarity
In times of great uncertainty, we are all asking questions about our futures. Learn how to ask better questions with inspiration from divination arts. Belief is not necessary, but a willingness to explore the unknown is.
Workshop by IDA BENEDETTO
20:00 - 21:30 EEST
Love is in the Cloud
A week after the lockdown started in São Paulo, experience designer Isabella Nardini, locked at home, looked for ways to rescue the feelings of being alive, looking forward, and being curious and excited. How can we be surprised again in a context of only pre-scheduled meetings? What about serendipity and butterflies in the stomach? How can I go on an adventure without leaving my house? Expand and explore the world while still locked in a room? Love is in The Cloud was born from this challenging moment, as an intimate dating experience to take the risks, trust yourself, and open up for love.
Matchmaking by ISABELLA NARDINI
21:00 - 21:45 EEST
The Hardest Thing to do is Nothing
Performance art icon Marina Abramović sits with UNFINISHED's founder Cristian Movilă and artistic director Capucine Gros to talk about the importance of time, the courage it takes to face the unknown, and the role of vulnerability and risk in trust building.
MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ in conversation with CRISTIAN MOVILĂ and CAPUCINE GROS
22:00 - 22:35 EEST
One Man Show
Zoli's live performance reproduces the whirs of nature, the sounds from his home or the city's stir. "One Man Show" reveals the same Zoli that some of us know from Sistem music band, but in the current performance he's using a series of more classical instruments. It's an invitation to realise that you're always surrounded by music in your day-to-day life.
Performance by ZOLI TOTH
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk VII: Exploring Yourself Further
Now that you know how to catch your dreams and how to change them, how to push yourself and how to explore your sleep, mind and body, it's time to go further. So, before going to bed, watch this last pillow talk in lieu of a lullaby.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Sunday 04.10.2020
10:00 - 10:30 EEST
The Roots
From sitting to standing and back again. Children need to know how to sit before get upright: it is an early upgrade in human motion evolution. Similarly, Triangle and Lateral angle poses in this class are key to opening hips and preparing the full body for further upgrades in the Yoga Asana system. Feet are the connection to the ground and the foundation of our posture. Learn to connect to and from your roots. Start in the mat.
Workshop by JULIO D. PAPI and ANYA GLUSHKOVA
11:30 - 11:35 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 7: Ernest Hemingway
Thought by Ian Daly
11:35 - 12:10 EEST
Raising a Conscious World
Ariane de Bonvoisin discusses the consensus consciousness with Patricia Cohen, and how it relates to how we bring up our kids and grow ourselves as adults. They ponder about the mechanisms behind nurturing our sense of service and contribution to the world, championing our capacity for change and adaptability in both a safe and unsafe world, and allowing ourselves to make mistakes – children and parents alike.
Talk by ARIANE DE BONVOISIN
13:00 - 15:00 EEST
BRUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
15:00 - 15:40 EEST
Significant Exchange
The artist Perry Chen shares with the community the results of his project "Significant Exchange," carried out this week with twenty UNFINISHED participants, who were selected for this special experience based on the quality of their application. These twenty participants, who did not know each other prior to the festival, have been taking part in the ritual in secret 1:1 ceremonies during the week.
Talk by PERRY CHEN
16:00 - 16:35 EEST
Trust & Faith
A vulnerable and healing experience of regaining trust between two friends, an Episcopal priest and an experience designer, taking place in The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in NYC. An encounter about trusting when not feeling safe, trusting and being betrayed, and the general lack of trust that permeates time like these.
IDA BENEDETTO in conversation with THE REVEREND PATRICK MALLOY
17:00 - 17:05 EEST
Welcome to the Beginning
Thank you for the trust. Keep dreaming, keep doing. Take a leap into the void. And see you next year!
Closing speech by IAN DAILY
17:05 - 17:30 EEST
If You Want it to Travel, Commit it to Song
A short, online musical interaction to collect and distill all we want to take away from this beautiful experience.
Performance by JURGIS DIDŽIULIS
Partners
STRATEGIC PARTNERS
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About us
UNFINISHED
We are a vibrant community of global thinkers and makers. Part festival, part talks, part art, part undefined, it is an experience in constant evolution. The name UNFINISHED reflects our core belief: that making the world a more conscious place is a continuous work in progress. That we should never stop growing and questioning ourselves. That we should be willing to take risks and learn from failure. That is why we bring together a wide range of exceptional people from all backgrounds and age groups, offering them radical venues and ever-evolving gatherings for honest dialogue, knowledge-sharing and the creation of lasting connections. UNFINISHED surpasses the thresholds of classic event structures and bridges the gaps – both geographical and cognitive – between people, between generations and between practices. And beyond these bridges, we delve into what sprouts in between disciplines and anticipate what is not yet defined as one. We thus celebrate curiosity as the single most important shared value in the quest for change across fields and borders.
THE TEAM
Cristian Movila
Founder
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Capucine Gros
Artistic Director
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Diana Stafie
Strategic Advisor
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Isabella Nardini
Program Advisor
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Ioan Maxim
Social Media Manager
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Vlad Balaceanu
Operations Coordinator
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Alexandra Caciur
Sustainability Manager
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Radu Manelici
Designer
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Iulia Roșu
Executive Assistant
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Mr. & Mrs. X
Application Review Team
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[FLOW] OS TEAM
Radu Negulescu, Radu Tintescu, Laurentiu Ciobanu, Ionut Anisia, Rǎzvan Duican, Robert Gavrilescu, Marius Ionita, Mihai Macaneata, Alexandru Ifrim, Andrei Codreanu, Vasile Manole, Daniel Moisa, Cristian Toba, Liviu Nasoi, Laurentiu Pantelimon, Alex Grecu, Crina Craciun, Andrea Staicu, Florin Ghidanac, Amalia Ghenescu, Savian Boroanca
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COLLABORATORS
Cristi Toporan, Tudor Grămescu, Mihai Prasacu, Alin Musetescu, Victor Oboga, Matthew Levine, Levy Moroshan, Erik Trovilho, Nathalia de Paula Deraco Sanches
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VOLUNTEERS
Stefan Tanasescu, Georgia Canură, Smaranda Enache, Camelia Brande, Cătălina Tiu, Claudia Mirela Petre, Andreea Pavel, Eliza Nita, Anda Nitu. Ioana Antonia Crisan, Raluca Coman, Ioana Florea
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EIDOS Foundation is non-profit organization based in Bucharest, Romania, committed to supporting new cultural forms and practices on an international level and across disciplines. EIDOS operates at the intersection of creativity, technology, philosophy and business by organizing events, educational programs, experimental research and by supporting the production of artistic projects Our mission is to build bridges between thinkers and visionaries from across Romania and the world at large, and provide them with an ever-evolving variety of platforms for exchange. Our goal is to connect and inspire, in order to deepen mutual understanding across our ever-expanding community and to enable ourselves to grow with a common global consciousness: as a single species, through a common essence, and with, in Aristotle’s terms, our collective eidos. www.eidosfoundation.org
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We reserve the right to remove participants who do not comply with the proper application process, registration, security procedures or requirements of the UNFINISHED Code of Conduct hereby, outlined at any point during the event. No participants may impersonate a different person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent their affiliation with a person or entity. Participants may not aid in gaining an unauthorized person access to an event; this is grounds for removal. Participants must not defame, abuse, harass, harm or threaten others, make any bigoted, hateful, or racially offensive statements. Participants may not advocate illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit such illegal activities or cause injury or property damage to any person or entity. Participants may not post or distribute any material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any law or post or distribute any vulgar, obscene, discourteous, or indecent language or images. Participants may not advertise or sell to or solicit others unreasonably. Participants may not hand out, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose. Without limitation of the foregoing, UNFINISHED may, in its sole and absolute discretion, remove any participant from the event, without explanation, either before or during the event, if such participant engages in any unlawful, unauthorized, prohibited, improper, or unethical activities, or any other acts or omissions that UNFINISHED deems unworthy of that person’s participation in the UNFINISHED experience.
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Marina Abramović - has pioneered performance art, creating some of the form's most important early works. Exploring her physical and mental limits, she has withstood pain, exhaustion, and danger in her quest for emotional and spiritual transformation.
Priya Parker - is helping us take a deeper look at how anyone can create collective meaning in modern life, one gathering at a time. She is a master facilitator, strategic advisor, author of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters, and host of the New York Times podcast, Together Apart.
Anand Giridharadas - is the author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, The True American and India Calling. He is an editor-at-large for TIME, was a foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times, and has also written for The Atlantic and The New Yorker.
Perry Chen - is an artist and the founder of Kickstarter. Often exploring social or technological models, he approaches his work with an openness to form and context. In his practice, Perry often explores questions that arise from the inherent complexity and uncertainty of the past, present and future.
Chris Wiggins - is an associate professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University and the Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times. At Columbia he is a founding member of the executive committee of the Data Science Institute, and of the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics as well as the Department of Systems Biology, and is affiliated faculty in Statistics.
Jerry Michalski - is the founder of Open Global Mind, a project to help humans make better decisions together. Jerry was on the front lines of the tech revolution for a dozen years as a tech-industry trends analyst during the dot-com boom. He is creating Design from Trust.
Adam Davidson - is co-founder and CEO of Three Uncanny Four Productions. Adam has been part of the podcast industry almost as long as its existed. He co-founded NPR’s Planet Money and led the show for its first several years. He served as senior podcast strategy advisor to the leaderships of NPR, the NY Times, and The New Yorker. He is an awarded journalist.
Adam Horowitz - is an interstitial imp in between neuroscience, human computer interaction and experiential art. His work aims to expand possibilities for introspection. Currently a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab in the Fluid Interfaces Group, Adam comes from work in brain research at the MIT McGovern Institute studying Mindfulness Meditation & Mind-Wandering
Gill Cassar - heads 1t.org – a World Economic Forum initiative whose vision is to conserve, restore and grow 1 trillion trees by 2030. Gill is a former strategy consultant, a collaborative problem solver and partnerships facilitator, focused on improving outcomes for nature.
Ida Benedetto - is an experience designer who provokes new insight through adventure and play. Major projects include the Night Heron Speakeasy and Starbuck’s National Anti-Bias Conversation. She has researched the design of transformative social experiences by comparing sex parties, funerals, and wilderness trips.
Oshoke Abalu - , a story teller, architect and futurist, was the Chief Architect for MetLife’s $1 billion inclusive workplace redesign. She pioneers human-centered design solutions that infuse consciousness, energy flow, and symphony into global workplace transformations. She is a gifted design thinker.
Ariane de Bonvoisin - is an author, speaker, coach, change expert and entrepreneur. Her professional background spans The Boston Consulting Group, Bertelsmann, Sony, Charlie Rose in strategic and investment roles. She is the best selling author of several books on the subject of change, pursuing your dreams and health and also launched Mindful365 app.
Jurgis Didžiulis - is Artistic Activist, Corporate Edutainer, Inspirational Troubadour, Purposeful Performer, Motivational Musician. Jurgis DID is hard to pin down with conventional labels. He combines musical performance, motivational speaking, stand-up comedy and interactive co-creation to forge exceptional experiences.
Lydia Caldana - is a global brand strategist, trend forecaster and consumer insights analyst. She identifies emerging behaviors and technologies that guide macro shifts in society to help brands navigate change and develop long-lasting relationships with consumers.
Moon Ribas - is a Catalan avant-garde artist and cyborg activist best known for developing the Seismic Sense, an online seismic sensor implanted in her feet that allows her to perceive earthquakes taking place anywhere in the planet through vibrations in real time. She then translates her seismic sense on stage.
Sol Liebeskind - remains one of the most influential artists in the Jazz/Soul scene in Argentina. A performer at the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival and an artist-in-residence at the prestigious Jazz Club Thelonious, she has delivered dozens of experiences over the last decade.
Ian Daily - is Head of Brand Strategy at Live Nation. Ian has been writing and thinking about culture since 2003, when he was senior writer for Details at Conde Nast in New York City. His stories have taken him everywhere from The Congo to backstage with Ozzy Osbourne.
Rukmini Callimachi - is a New York Times foreign correspondent and four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. Rukmini has become the go-to reporter on the Islamic State. For her Times podcast “Caliphate,” which tracks the rise of ISIS from their encrypted, online chatrooms to their spread across four continents, Callimachi was awarded the 2018 Peabody Award.
Agustin Uriburu - is a Brooklyn-based Argentinian Cellist, Guitarist, Composer and Arranger. He currently leads the Agustin Uriburu Quartet, and is a cellist, guitarist & arranger for the acclaimed Singer-songwriter, Sol Liebeskind.
Grace Francis - is Chief Experience Officer at Karmarama/Droga5 London. Grace answers creative and commercial challenges for organisations including Coca Cola, Universal Music Group and Disney. They are the founder of elsewhere life design studio and lecture at Hyper Island and UAL.
Dan Byron - is the leader and vocalist of the band Byron. The band has released 7 studio albums and 3 live DVDs: "Acoustic Drama", "Live Underground" (filmed in Salina Turda) and "Electric Marching Band", in which he sings with the Bistrița Garrison Marching Band and a choir of students.
Isabella Nardini - is an Experience Designer & Founder of Love Is In The Cloud. Through her work, she is constantly experimenting with new ways to unleash creativity by building tailored experiences that move people's senses. She designed the physical working Experience behind MESA, a method created to unleash people’s full potential.
Art By Lia Perjovschi - Lia Perjovschi (b. 1961, Sibiu, Romania) is the founder and coordinator of CAA CAA (Contemporary Art Archive and Centre for Art Analysis) an organic work-in-progress project (under different names since 1985) and KM (Knowledge Museum), an interdisciplinary research project from 1999-today. Her activity can be summarised as a journey from her physical body to the universal body of knowledge and was shown in more than 700 exhibitions, lectures, workshops around the world
SóCiro - 's path through music began at a young age. His references, both musical and lyrical, vary between regional music, rock, rap, Brazilian-kitsch (brega), and samba. Everything that is real and that makes you feel. With sincere, striking lyrics and a unique identity, SóCiro begins a new stage in his career. Nowadays he is part of the official team of the Organic project, a project that unites rap, MPB, and a lot of grooves, which, in less than a year has reached more than 50 million listenings in his songs.
Dr. & Imam Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed - is the only theologian in the world to establish such links between humanities, gender studies and religious sciences. During his adolescence in Algeria, L. Zahed has been trained to become an imam by studying Quran exegesis - Tafsir al-Quran - and the pillars of the Islamic orthopraxy - usul al-fiqh. He is now master of cognitive psychology, graduate from the Ecole Normale Superieure in cognitive sciences and currently writing his PhD thesis in anthropology of religion matters at the EHESS on the theme of Islam and homosexuality.
David Moscovici - has graduated from careers in the legal field, public speaking training, policy analysis, and competitive debating to become the Co-Founder and Creative Lead of Critique Gaming and build meaningful mature video games. He’s a former coach of Romania’s high schol national debating team, World Universities Debating Championship EFL Finalist and Oxford IV Debating Tournament ESL Winner.
Sarah & Saullo Roston - are a couple of awarded musicians from São Paolo that mix traditional Brasilian music with modern rhythms. Their music is featured in films and TV shows and has fans around the world.
GAVI - singer, and songwriter from Espírito Santo, has been gaining space in the Brazilian music scene, reinventing black music by joining groove, new R&B, and electronic music. The artist released her first EP, entitled “A Conta-Gotas” (2017), with three songs, including “Meu Bem”, a song that has more than 250 thousand views on Youtube.
Barroso Eus - is an actor, singer, composer, and poet. In music, he presents himself as “Barroso Eus” with his alternative style, his contemporary mix of elements of Brazilian Music and Rock Black Music. He is releasing his first album "Vendo Sonhos", with authorial compositions and releases he has been working since November 2019.
Simon Cook - has worked in the branded communications industry and Cannes Lions for over a decade. He worked agency-side before joining the business. Simon founded the Global Chief Marketing Officers Growth Council and is leading the expansion of the Lions brand.
Patricia Cohen - covers the national economy for The New York Times and is the author of In Our Prime: The Fascinating History and Promising Future of Middle Age (Scribner).
Jason Hoelscher - is Gallery Director and Associate Professor of Art at Georgia Southern University. Hoelscher has exhibited his paintings in galleries and museums in Atlanta, New York, Denver, Berlin, Hong Kong, Paris, Stockholm, and has written for such publications as Burnaway, ARTnews and ArtPulse.
Peter Barabas - is Editor in Chief - TV News at Euronews, Europe’s most watched channel. He is a senior news leader who has produced major global coverage over two decades, at ProTV Romania, the Associated Press news agency before joining Euronews where he manages its international newsroom broadcasting in 12 languages around the world.
Asha Curran - is CEO of GivingTuesday, the global generosity movement. She was Chief Innovation Officer and director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92nd Street Y. Asha serves as Chair of the board of directors of Guardian.org, a nonprofit for advancing civil discourse and issues-driven journalism.
Senta Slingerland - lives in London and works as a freelance curator and brand strategist for clients such as Accenture Interactive, Twitch, This Is Beyond, Mesa and METRO. She's also the founder of cultural consultancy City.Shapers. Senta is the former Director of Brand Strategy at Cannes Lions.
Matheus Leston - develops works that, from a critical perspective, tension the relations between art and technology, and between music and visuality. He is the creator of the audiovisual projects Orquestra Vermelha, Moiré, Menos, and Ré. He was also part of the Patife Band and composed several soundtracks for series and films.
Florin Piersic Jr. - is a Romanian stage and film actor, director and author. He is best known for his award-winning performances in local and international film productions – “Q.E.D” (2014) and the Amazon Prime TV series “Comrade Detective” (2017) - but also for his roles on the theatre stage.
Nae Șovăială - is a Constructive communication trainer and believes the world could be a better place if people learned to express themselves with more clarity, structure & logic. He has been teaching the art of persuasive & rational communication for 12 years. He has co-founded the Romanian Association for Thinking and Oratory.
Doru Trăscău - is a Bucharest born self-taught musician, motorcycle addict, and father of two. He started playing guitar at 17 and didn’t stop ever since. 2000 marks the year of his debut band, AB4. In 2008, Doru starts a new project: The Mono Jacks. The newly formed band quickly becomes a reference for the local scene.
Steven van Groningen - is CEO and President of Raiffeisen Bank, one of the top banks in Romania. He owns this position since 2002 and he is among most admired CEOs in the country. Steven and his wife, Valeria, share a passion for arts, sports and philanthropy.
Andrei Olaru - has a BA in international business and a Masters in Security and Diplomacy and he is currently a Founder and the Studio Lead of Critique Gaming, a game-dev studio that builds intellectually mature games. He's a former debate trainer (at ARDOR and the British Council), a former coach of Romania’s high school national debating team and an ESL Finalist of the Oxford and the Cambridge Intervarsity Debate Competitions.
Cosmin Vladimirescu - is the Country Manager for Mastercard Romania. Since 2013, Cosmin has been managing the business relationships with financial institutions, as well as with other stakeholders, from both the public and the private sectors, continuously seeking innovation and coordinating the company’s operations and big projects.
Octavian Nica - is a business consultant and freelance data analyst. He's been active in the debating community in one way or another for the past 9 years - first as a debater, and then as a trainer and judge. For the past year, he's been an assistant coach for Romania's high school National Team for the World Schools Debating Championship.
Christina Asquith - is an awarded journalist. She has written for The New York Times, The Economist, The Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian and was a staff writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her book, “Sisters in War: Love, Survival and Family in the New Iraq” is based off of the 18 months she lived in and reported from Baghdad, Iraq.
Zoli Toth - was raised surrounded by music. And that’s how he ended up hearing and listening to it anywhere: in the whirr of spring, the plates dropped on the kitchen’s floor and in the city’s stir. You most likely know him from Sistem, or Dosarele Bach, Titanum or Cantus Mundi.
Șerban Pitic - is a trainer, coach & teacher of argument, debate, public speaking and communication strategies. With over 15 years of experience in training people of all ages from middle schools to high school, from students to teachers and professionals, from entrepreneurs to politicians.
Cristiana Pasca-Palmer - Over the span of her 30-year career, Dr. Cristiana Pasca-Palmer has been a trailblazer in redefining humans relationship with the planet and promoting economic and social policies that enable development in harmony with nature. She was a researcher at Harvard and Tufts and the UN Biodiversity Chief.
Diana Stafie - is Foresight Strategist & Founder of Future Station, a consultancy practice focused on strategy building by using foresight methodology and tools. Understanding "How the Future of... might look like" is the core mission. Diana designs and runs Future Scenarios and Trends Scanning projects, Trends lectures and future-related keynotes.
Marinela V. Ardelean - is a wine critic, author and juror in international wine and spirits competitions such as Mundus Vini and Meininger's International Spirits Awards. In her home-country, Romania, she is known for organizing RO-Wine |The International Wine Festival of Romania, while in Italy, her second home, she is professor at Italian Chef Academy.
România, te iubesc - is one of the most popular investigative TV show in Romania. It is hosted by Paula Herlo, Alex Dima, Rareş Năstase, Cosmin Savu, Paul Angelescu and Cristian Leonte.
Isabela Constantin - is currently an Artificial Intelligence Resident at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, after just having finished her Master Degree in Computer Science at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The focus of her research projects is on developing fair and robust machine learning algorithms with socially desirable properties.
Art by Tehching Hsieh - was born on December 31st 1950 in Nan-Chou, Taiwan. Starting in the late 1970s, Hsieh made five One Year Performances and a ‘Thirteen Year Plan’, inside and outside his studio in New York City. Using long durations, making art and life simultaneous, Hsieh achieved one of the most radical approaches in contemporary art.
Art by Dan Perjovschi - He is an artist that lives and works in Bucharest and Sibiu Romania. His solo exhibitions include: “The black and white Cape Town Report” A4 Art Foundation Cape Town (2019), The Prize Drawing“ Kunsthalle Hamburg (2016), “Unframed” Kiasma, Helsinki (2013); “Not over” MACRO, Rome (2011); “What Happen to US?” MoMA, New York (2007);
Art by Alfredo Jaar - He is an artist, architect, and filmmaker who lives and works in New York. He is known as one of the most uncompromising, compelling, and innovative artists working today. His work has been shown extensively around the world. He has participated in the Biennales of Venice and Sao Paulo.
Julio Papi - is a “Legend of fitness” and has worked in over 45 countries, based in Bucharest, Product Manager in World Class Romania and Manager Director of Move On Fitness Education. BSc in Sport Sciences and BSc in Physiotherapy, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher by the Ramamami Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute of Pune, black belt Kyokushinkai Karate and with amount of other professional certifications.
The Reverend Patrick Malloy - is an Episcopal priest and the Sub-Dean of The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, New York. He is also the Cathedral’s liturgist, holding a Ph.D. in liturgical studies from the University of Notre Dame. The Cathedral is the largest church building in the United States and arguably the third-largest church in the world.
Art by Yves Klein - French artist Yves Klein (1928-1962) conceived the work of art as a trace of communication between the artist and the world; invisible truth made visible. Yves Klein’s practice revealed of a new way of conceptualising the role of the artist, conceiving his whole life as an artwork. ‘Art is everywhere that the artist goes’, he once declared. According to him, beauty existed everywhere, but in a state of invisibility.
Art by Huang Yong Ping - Born in 1954 in Xiamen, Fujian province (China), HUANG YONG PING died in Paris (France) in 2019. He was one of the most famous, controversial and provocative Chinese Avant-garde artists. Kamel Mennour and Huang Yong Ping have been working together since 2009.
Art by Antoine Bertin - works at the intersection of science and sensory immersion, field recording and sound storytelling, data and music composition. His creations take the form of listening experiences, sound sculptures and audio meditations on the realm of the living.
Octavian Lup - is one of the most brilliant cellists of his generation, being one of the top Romanian soloists who managed to establish themselves on the most important national and international stages. Laureate of many competitions in Romania and abroad, Octavian Lup has performed on four continents of the world, along with big names in the field of classical music.
Rafael Butaru - is a violin graduate of “Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca. He is currently concertmaster of The "George Enescu" Philarmonic , of National Opera House in Bucharest, a member in Romanian Chamber Orchestra and he is the founding member of Ludens Piano Trio and ArGenTango .
Anya Glushkova - is a Move On Fitness Education and Move On Pilates Academy Master Trainer. Teacher at Move On courses, having presented in events and courses in Russia, Italy, Czech, Turkey, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria. She was a rhythmic gymnast in Russia.
Mesa - is a global company that created a team-based work system designed to solve complex challenges by unleashing human potential to process more and execute faster. Every Mesa has a leader: one person who is deeply committed to serving that problem and delivering its mission. This person is not a specialist on any given subject and can deliver excellent solutions in any field. Because a Mesa Leader is a specialist in what it takes to really create the new: humbleness, curiosity and courage; all fundamental aspects of trust.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: #UNFINISHED20 will take place Sept 27th – Oct 4th, 2020!
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Sunday 27.08.2020
17:00 - 17:05 EEST
Welcome to #UNFINISHED20
Our friend, MC, and head of brand strategy at Live Nation, Ian Daly, returns to UNFINISHED for the third year now and he has lots to share about re-inventing our home and re-shaping our future before we start this extraordinary week together.
Opening speech by IAN DALY
17:15 - 17:50 EEST
Work as Love Made Visible
Join architect and futurist Oshoke Abalu, and her diversity of superfriends, as they call us to action, “work as love made visible” in a unique virtual experience that stimulates the five sensory. Oshoke and The Love & Magic Company have reimagined the concept of “work” with their Beloved Organization Model, a fresh and timely playbook on how to build purposeful, agile, and conscious organizations in service of human growth. Join in on a timely perspective of “work as love made visible” and its future-shaping relevance during these challenging times.
Performance by OSHOKE ABALU, SOL LIEBESKIND and AGUSTIN URIBURU
17:50
Discover #UNFINISHED20
Take a stroll around our new platform! Meet new friends in the Courtyard, and discover the Gallery and stories of trust from the #UNFINISHED20 Community. Listen to music on our radio, and have a drink or a coffee in the Dining Hall. And please be patient with us if anything is still a little... UNFINISHED!
Discover
18:00 - 18:20 EEST
Trust over Truth
It’s hard to agree in a world when one man’s bullshit is another man’s fertiliser. Jurgis uses music as a metaphor to describe why it is so much more important to “see each other” than to “see eye to eye”.
Performance by JURGIS DIDŽIULIS
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk I: Making Dreams Matter
Imagine if you could train your subconscious to remember your dreams in the morning. In this first pillow talk, Adam gives you an awesome, but easy trick to help you do that. All you need is a sticky note, a pen, and a dream to remember.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Monday 28.09.2020
08:00 - 08:25 EEST
Yoga of Presence
A moment of meditation with Yogilates founder Carlos L'Abbate to start your week in the right mindset, be aware of your own presence, and even hear the silence.
Workshop by CARLOS L'ABBATE
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 1: #unexpected beauty
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:25 EEST
Gathering Differently
Gathering guru Priya Parker, who launched the New York Times podcast "Together Apart" during the pandemic, talks with journalist Patricia Cohen about the way we gather and why it matters. From dinner parties to world leader summits and from weddings to funerals, Priya explains the bonding power of breaking bread together and sharing space, and how to design these moments for maximum meaning, even in times of isolation.
Talk by PRIYA PARKER and PATRICIA COHEN
15:00 - 15:10 EEST
The Rise of Generosity
A ten minutes journey through kindness and trust with Asha Curran, the CEO of #GivingTuesday, the global generosity movement. In midst of this terrifying time, marked by a global health crisis, financial collapse, protests for civil and human rights, and social instability caused by fear and isolation, is also opportunity. But when everything is collapsing, the opportunity is to rebuild better. Join Asha to find out how can we create a new, more generous world.
Talk by ASHA CURRAN
20:00 - 20:45 EEST
Trust Chain I performance at Casa Aberta
This first of five sets hosted by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta) is opened by Brazilian musician sieblings Sarah and Saullo Roston (@sarahroston / @saullo____). Blending tradition and modern rhythms, the duo play together their newest songs and bring up some of their unfinished pieces, improvised together with Gavi, another artist from Casa Aberta who takes the stage on Tuesday, exploring trust as a common ground.
Performance by SARAH & SAULLO ROSTON and GAVI
21:00 - 21:20 EEST
Trust is the Way Forward
How might we fix trust? Why is that crucial? Open Global Mind founder Jerry Michalski opens #UNFINISHED20's keynotes with a world-spanning analysis of where we stand today, looking at the various forces and systems at play, and offering concrete advice to light our path forward. You have two options to watch this session! Either as a regular talk watching Jerry speak, or while peeking inside Jerry's Brain, his 440,000-thoughts-strong project chronicling his memory into an open mind map, since 1997. Don't hesitate to raise a hand and ask your questions: Jerry is answering them at the end of his talk!
Talk by JERRY MICHALSKI
22:00 - 22:45 EEST
Debating Trust and Teenagers
Debate is a wondrous pedagogical instrument. It asks of its practitioners to don views that are not their own and argue fervently in favour of them. Through the research a debate demands, you invariably begin to understand more of your collocutor's inner workings. You transform them from opponent to conversation partner – and this paves the way to a better, more open society. This debate tackles the topic of whether teenagers ought to be trusted to set their own priorities. Four speakers, who do not necessarily believe in what they will be uttering, will use argumentative discourse in an attempt to persuade you of their team's views.
ȘERBAN PITIC and ANDREI OLARU debating with DAVID MOSCOVICI and OCTAVIAN NICA. Introduced by NAE ȘOVĂIALĂ
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk II: Exploring Sleep Onset
What would you like to dream about tonight? It's not just a rhetorical question, because in this pillow talk, Adam will teach you how to choose what to dream and share with you a good tool to do so. Nighty-night <3.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Tuesday 29.09.2020
08:00 - 08:35 EEST
Awakening Inner Perception
This class of Iyengar Yoga is for all levels and brings energy to the body, breath, and mind. Awakening curiosity, it activates and redirects senses inwards. This session builds trust in the practitioner to develop the confidence and skills to face further Yoga sessions and, more importantly, develop the will to do so.
Workshop by ANYA GLUSHKOVA and JULIO D. PAPI
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 2: Thomas Moore
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:30 EEST
A Possible Future for Advertising
What is a possible future for advertising, through the eyes of the man who has a view on the global ad industry. A conversation with the new boss of Cannes Lions, Simon Cook, who is breathing fresh air into the 67-year old brand. During his tenure with Lions he has also overseen the creation and introduction of more than half of the Lions awards. Simon is deeply passionate about the work and is a tireless advocate for creative marketing excellence that drives business performance.
SIMON COOK in conversation with SENTA SLINGERLAND
15:00 - 15:40 EEST
Future and Inclusivity
A presentation and conversation about using authenticity to design possible sustainable, inclusive, and decolonized futures. The foresight strategists Diana Stafie and Lydia Caldana get together for an interview about topics spanning from brand trust and foresight to mobile dating.
LYDIA CALDANA in conversation with DIANA STAFIE
20:00 - 20:45 EEST
Trust Chain II performance at Casa Aberta
Gavi (@gavimusic), a Brazilian musician represented by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), shares her most recent songs – redefining black music through a hybrid of groove, new R&B, and electronic music – as well as some new pieces still in the making. Gavi ends her set by improvising with SóCiro, also from Casa Aberta, who is performing solo on Wednesday.
Performance by GAVI and SÓCIRO
21:00 - 21:20 EEST
One Trillion Trees – Unfinishable Task?
For Gill Cassar, the future of people and the planet are interconnected. In this intimate interview, she talks about why conserving, restoring and growing a trillion trees offers a treasure trove of potential as we face some of the greatest emergencies of our time: the climate crisis, the 6th mass extinction, and the deterioration of our mental health during COVID.
GILL CASSAR in conversation with CRISTIAN MOVILĂ
21:30 - 21:40 EEST
Prepare for the Future: Hindsight, Insight, Foresight
A brief talk about personal foresight and how we can use it to prepare for the future. Build on Hindsight, anchor with Insight, and plan with Foresight for your own futures.
Talk by DIANA STAFIE
22:00 - 22:50 EEST
[FLOW] OS meets Complex Systems Aesthetics
Curious about the magic behind #UNFINISHED20's platform? It's all made possible by a powerful information model driving it all, rooted in both philosophy and information theory. Somewhere between a discussion, a live brainstorm, and an art school critique, the purpose of this talk is to explore the intersections between Radu Negulescu’s new interaction platform [FLOW] OS: the World’s First Cooperating Information System and Dr. Jason Hoelscher's forthcoming book "Art as Information Ecology: Artworks, Artworld, and Complex Systems Aesthetics".
JASON HOELSCHER in conversation with RADU NEGULESCU and CAPUCINE GROS
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk III: Diving into REM Sleep
How to hack your subconscious and dreams using just a memory smell? Watch this and enjoy your sleep. Till tomorrow night!
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Wednesday 30.09.2020
08:00 - 08:25 EEST
Yoga of Presence
Join Carlos in his morning practice, specially recorded at EIDOS Foundation's garden, to create a clear, quiet, wise, mind for yourself before heading out on your day.
Workshop by CARLOS L'ABBATE
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 3: Frank Sonnenberg
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:35 EEST
What Comes Next – Part I
In this first of a two-part conversation, journalists Peter Barabas and Yasir Khan discuss news literacy, clickbait and fake news, and how the long game of trust in media affects us all as citizens of the same world.
PETER BARABAS in conversation with YASIR KHAN
15:00 - 15:30 EEST
What Comes Next – Part II
In this second of a two-part conversation, journalists Peter Barabas and Yasir Khan look at the difference between "real" and "recycled" news, investigate geographic bias in media, and discuss the power structures and ethical choices at play behind our access to information. [Yes, you can watch part II even if you didn't make it to Part I!]
PETER BARABAS in conversation with YASIR KHAN
Secret session
Significant Exchange
"Significant Exchange" is an opportunity to meditate on what is significant to us. Twenty people are invited to participate in a giving ritual. To give something of significance to themselves to another participant. What is significant to us? What does it
Trust Ritual by PERRY CHEN and ROUX BRÛLÉE
20:00 - 20:50 EEST
Trust Chain III performance at Casa Aberta
SóCiro (@sociro), a north Brazilian musician represented by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), performs his latest music which varies between rock, rap, brega, and samba. He also introduces Casa Aberta's Barroso Eus, who performs Thursday, in a brief improv set to cap the evening.
Performance by SÓCIRO
21:00 - 21:50 EEST
Old Trust. No Trust. New Trust
Two journalist friends, Adam and Christina, go on a journey together to explore how trust has changed over their lifetimes. From the war in Baghdad and the financial meltdown, to the rise of social media and fake news, they recall key moments where they both witnessed and experienced lack or gain of trust as journalists, citizens, as well as human beings.
ADAM DAVIDSON in conversation with CHRISTINA ASQUITH
22:00 - 22:40 EEST
Organic, Biodynamic & Vegan Wines – Trend or Future?
Curious about organic, biodynamic, and vegan wines? Wine & spirits expert Marinela Ardelean, for her third year now at UNFINISHED, has reinvented a new kind of workshop to explore wine trends in natural and sustainable winemaking. Having a glass in hand for this session is particularly encouraged, regardless of your timezone!
Workshop by MARINELA ARDELEAN
23:00 - 23:10 EEST
Pillow talk IV: Dreaming Sight
Who wants to play a game? Only two winners: you and your dreams. Today, Adam presents a game that teaches you how to create a bridge between dream and reality and how to activate your two sides in the same time: waking self and dreaming self.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Thursday 01.10.2020
08:00 - 08:35 EEST
Light the Fire
To the Sun – Surya – “we salute you.” This Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) practiced in Iyengar Yoga style demands “Uttan" – or intensity – through a progressive method. Forward bends are introduced as a way to approach inversions. The session ends with preparatory poses for two of the most important poses, Sirsasana and Sarvangasana. A class that everyone can succeed in!
Workshop by ANYA GLUSHKOVA and JULIO D. PAPI
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 4: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:40 EEST
Trust in Terra
From you and me doubting that what we do is effective enough to make a real impact, to science skepticism at multiple levels, join us as we explore what role trust plays in the complex equation of saving the planet. Dr. Cristiana Pașca-Palmer, former Head of the United Nations Biodiversity Convention offers insights into the revolutionary change of mindsets, policies, and actions necessary to restore humans' connection to nature and how global decisions are taken at the UN level travel the bumpy pathway of implementation at national and local levels.
CRISTIANA PAȘCA PALMER in conversation with NAE ȘOVĂIALĂ
15:00 - 15:20 EEST
Design Thinking Saved My Life
One of the disarming fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been our loss of autonomy. Lockdown, shifts in economies, limited access to essential support has created a series of invisible prisons. We may be stuck in a job we don’t like, or that puts our safety at risk, or fighting to have physical and mental health support from over-burdened health care systems. We might have pressed pause on life—a business, a relationship, fertility. In this talk, Grace shares two tools to help your pandemic experience, one to help regain autonomy in situations where you have less control because of COVID and one to help make decisions when COVID is shaping your experience. Grace also shares the first elsewhere tool, that they used after a cancer diagnosis at 25 and how design thinking saved their life.
Talk by GRACE FRANCIS
Secret session
Significant Exchange
"Significant Exchange" is an opportunity to meditate on what is significant to us. Twenty people are invited to participate in a giving ritual. To give something of significance to themselves to another participant. What is significant to us? What does it mean to give those things away?
Trust Ritual by PERRY CHEN and ROUX BRÛLÉE
20:00 - 20:40 EEST
Trust Chain IV performance at Casa Aberta
Barroso Eus (@barrosoeus), Brazilian musician, poet, and actor represented by the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), plays his newest songs, inspired by both Brazilian Music and Rock Black Music, before sharing some unfinished musical pieces and inviting Leston, also represented by Casa Aberta, to jam together to introduce Friday's final set.
Performance by BARROSO EUS
21:00 - 22:00 EEST
A Propos of Everything
"Generosity is not a substitute for justice," as author Anand Giridharadas persistently reminds each of us as well as decision-makers at large. In this conversation with journalist Patricia Cohen, the two writers take the temperature of the political climate today, looking at the power structures that win, take, and dictate, and especially the solutions that are – in fact – part of the problem.
ANAND GIRIDHARADAS in conversation with PATRICIA COHEN
22:00 - 22:55 EEST
A Musical Conversation
Trust is more often something you build than something you find. Song by song, line by line, note by note. This musical moment is a spontaneous, improvised conversation between two musicians and two guitars that creates a deep radiography of trust – in themselves, in others, in creativity – through music and storytelling. Get your headphones ready for this unfinished live acoustic duo by Dan Byron and Doru Trăscău.
Performance by DAN BYRON and DORU TRĂSCĂU
23:00 - 23:10 EEST
Pillow talk V: False Awakening
Dreams or madness? Let's find out how to explore our identity, body and mind through parasomnia (part awake, part asleep) in order to experience false awakening. Who's in?
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Friday 02.10.2020
08:00 - 08:25 EEST
Remote Community Quickie
Jurgis playfully reveals how music can harmonise a group of individuals to become more than the sum of their parts.
Workshop by JURGIS DIDŽIULIS
13:00 - 14:00 EEST
LUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
14:00 - 14:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 5: Eric Sevareid
Thought by Ian Daly
14:05 - 14:45 EEST
A-B-C-Data
This conversation between The New York Times' chief data scientist Chris Wiggins, moderator and journalist Patricia Cohen, and Artifical Intelligence research engineer Isabela Constantin looks at what critical literacy means in the digital age. They discuss how data relates to truth and power, as well as how to more wisely invest our trust, one of the most valuable currencies of our lives.
CHRIS WIGGINS and ISABELA CONSTANTIN in conversation with PATRICIA COHEN
15:00 - 16:10 EEST
Banking – The Business of Trust
Are banks really just about money or rather about the relationships which use money as an exchange unit? And what does this mean in a society experiencing a crisis of trust? Are there successful methods for measuring, encouraging, and awarding trustworthiness? The CEOs and presidents of two major financial institutions, Raiffeisen Banking and Mastercard Romania, talk openly about what's at stake not just in banking, but in all aspects of life that depend on banking.
STEVEN VAN GRONINGEN in conversation with COSMIN VLADIMIRESCU
Secret session
Significant Exchange
"Significant Exchange" is an opportunity to meditate on what is significant to us. Twenty people are invited to participate in a giving ritual. To give something of significance to themselves to another participant. What is significant to us? What does it mean to give those things away?
Trust Ritual by PERRY CHEN and ROUX BRÛLÉE
20:00 - 20:45 EEST
Trust Chain V performance at Casa Aberta
In this last set from the Brazilian artistic cultural center Casa Aberta (@acasaaberta), Brazilian musician and multimedia artist Matheus Leston (@matheusleston), closes our week of Brazilian music with a total improvisation of completely new songs, playing on the border between art and technology, inspired by the concept of trust. And maybe you'll recognise Leston's sweet tunes from our video intros?!
Performance by MATHEUS LESTON
21:00 - 21:50 EEST
Romania Inside Out
In this unprecendeted encounter, New York Times correspondent and 4-time-Pulitzer Prize finalist Rukmini Callimachi interviews the entire team of "Romania, I Love You" – one of the country's most trusted TV shows – to discuss trust in journalism. The six investigative journalists, for the first time interviewed as a team by an outside voice, are Cosmin Savu, Paula Herlo, Rareș Năstase, Alex Dima, Paul Angelescu & Cristian Leonte.
RUKMINI CALLIMACHI in conversation with ROMÂNIA, TE IUBESC! TEAM
22:00 - 22:10 EEST
Waiting For Earthquakes
Waiting for Earthquakes is a dance piece based on the interaction between the movement of the earth and Moon Ribas. Moon has a sensor attached to her feet that allows her to feel earthquakes in real time from anywhere in the planet. During the piece Moon waits for an earthquake to take place, and when this happens she moves according to the intensity of the earthquake (she can feel earthquakes as small as 1 in the Richter scale). In general there are small earthquakes every 6-12 minutes, if there are no earthquakes during the time of the performance there will be no dance. Waiting for Earthquakes is a piece that doesn’t have a beginning or an ending, as it’s based in real time facts. The performance should be treated as a living installation or sculpture.
Performance by MOON RIBAS
23:00 - 23:10 EEST
Pillow talk VI: Dream Body or Lucid Dream
Tonight you can chose between your mind and your body. So, what do you want to learn? To master your subconscious and learn how to dream lucid or how to explore your body when is asleep and feel more alive than ever?
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Midnight EEST
Jimmy X
A moment of theatrical humour with the Romanian actor Florin Piersic Jr. Intimate, unexpected, and only 3 minutes – don't miss it!
Theatrical humour by FLORIN PIERSIC JR.
Saturday 03.10.2020
10:00 - 10:35 EEST
The Ways of Energy
Back extensions for everyone. There are precise progressions in the Iyengar Yoga system to clean, revitalize, and reinforce the energetic flows within the body. Backbends stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, specific hormonal activation, and other important functions related to the storage and distribution of energy at different levels. From your outermost to your innermost; experience the ways of energy through Yoga. Namaste.
Workshop by ANYA GLUSHKOVA and JULIO D. PAPI
11:30 - 11:55 EEST
Three Levels of Trust in Parenting
What do we really mean when we say we want our kids to be happy? Ariane de Bonvoisin looks at the privilege and responsibility it is to raise other humans in the world, breaking down the mixed messages we project on our children, often despite ourselves, and encourage them (and us along!) to wake and trust their inner world. Be sure to raise a hand and ask your questions: Ariane will take them at the end of her talk!
Talk by ARIANE DE BONVOISIN
13:00 - 15:00 EEST
BRUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
16:00 - 16:05 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 6: Bob Vanourek
Thought by Ian Daly
16:05 - 16:45 EEST
Dialogue in G Minor
In this unscripted musical conversation between cello and violin, two of Romania's best musicians explore a few symphonic ideas, searching for common ground. The two string players start with playful rediscoveries of Johan Halvorsen's Passacaglia together, and then move onto solos, very different in styles and in eras, yet united in key and in the moment they share.
Performance by OCTAVIAN LUP and RAFAEL BUTARO
17:00 - 17:35 EEST
A Method for Braveness
Mesa is about people and what makes them solve problems. A global company that created a team-based work system designed to solve complex challenges by unleashing human potential to process more and execute faster. Every Mesa has a leader: one person who is deeply committed to serving that problem and delivering their mission. This person is not a specialist on any given subject and can deliver excellent solutions in any field. Because a Mesa Leader is a specialist in what it takes to really create the new: humbleness, curiosity and courage; all fundamental aspects of trust. In this workshop, Ana Kuroki, Bárbara Soalheiro, Cleu Oliver, Denise Panisset, Giuliana Tatini, Julia Nogueira, Kemilly Matos, Ligia Giatti, and Sabrina Homrich will share profound thoughts and practical tools for you to be able to move foward in a world where we tend to have less and less perfect answers.
Workshop by MESA
18:00 - 19:00 EEST
The Conversation Bench
This conversation in the park is about the intersection of two of UNFINISHED's fundamental values: breaking the wheel and gathering meaningfully. Everything we love! Anand questions our trust in the systems that hold us together; Priya looks at the systems of trust that bring us together. A double interview about the unifying questions of the two partners' respective work and how each of them continues to explore questions that are still very much unfinished.
PRIYA PARKER in conversation with ANAND GIRIDHARADAS
19:00 - 19:40 EEST
Divine Clarity
In times of great uncertainty, we are all asking questions about our futures. Learn how to ask better questions with inspiration from divination arts. Belief is not necessary, but a willingness to explore the unknown is.
Workshop by IDA BENEDETTO
20:00 - 21:30 EEST
Love is in the Cloud
A week after the lockdown started in São Paulo, experience designer Isabella Nardini, locked at home, looked for ways to rescue the feelings of being alive, looking forward, and being curious and excited. How can we be surprised again in a context of only pre-scheduled meetings? What about serendipity and butterflies in the stomach? How can I go on an adventure without leaving my house? Expand and explore the world while still locked in a room? Love is in The Cloud was born from this challenging moment, as an intimate dating experience to take the risks, trust yourself, and open up for love.
Matchmaking by ISABELLA NARDINI
21:00 - 21:45 EEST
The Hardest Thing to do is Nothing
Performance art icon Marina Abramović sits with UNFINISHED's founder Cristian Movilă and artistic director Capucine Gros to talk about the importance of time, the courage it takes to face the unknown, and the role of vulnerability and risk in trust building.
MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ in conversation with CRISTIAN MOVILĂ and CAPUCINE GROS
22:00 - 22:35 EEST
One Man Show
Zoli's live performance reproduces the whirs of nature, the sounds from his home or the city's stir. "One Man Show" reveals the same Zoli that some of us know from Sistem music band, but in the current performance he's using a series of more classical instruments. It's an invitation to realise that you're always surrounded by music in your day-to-day life.
Performance by ZOLI TOTH
23:00 - 23:05 EEST
Pillow talk VII: Exploring Yourself Further
Now that you know how to catch your dreams and how to change them, how to push yourself and how to explore your sleep, mind and body, it's time to go further. So, before going to bed, watch this last pillow talk in lieu of a lullaby.
Pillow talk by ADAM HAAR HOROWITZ
Sunday 04.10.2020
10:00 - 10:30 EEST
The Roots
From sitting to standing and back again. Children need to know how to sit before get upright: it is an early upgrade in human motion evolution. Similarly, Triangle and Lateral angle poses in this class are key to opening hips and preparing the full body for further upgrades in the Yoga Asana system. Feet are the connection to the ground and the foundation of our posture. Learn to connect to and from your roots. Start in the mat.
Workshop by JULIO D. PAPI and ANYA GLUSHKOVA
11:30 - 11:35 EEST
Ian's Da(i)ly Thought
Day 7: Ernest Hemingway
Thought by Ian Daly
11:35 - 12:10 EEST
Raising a Conscious World
Ariane de Bonvoisin discusses the consensus consciousness with Patricia Cohen, and how it relates to how we bring up our kids and grow ourselves as adults. They ponder about the mechanisms behind nurturing our sense of service and contribution to the world, championing our capacity for change and adaptability in both a safe and unsafe world, and allowing ourselves to make mistakes – children and parents alike.
Talk by ARIANE DE BONVOISIN
13:00 - 15:00 EEST
BRUNCH
Time to gather around the table! From your office, your home, or your school, enter the dining hall once you're ready to eat and you'll be seated with three other participants for a virtual, family-style meal. Keep in mind that the dining hall is always open, even for a cup of coffee in between meals, but let's all make it a point to make lunchtime! Because lunch in Europe is dinner in Asia and breakfast in the Americas – so it's the best time to connect the entire community.
15:00 - 15:40 EEST
Significant Exchange
The artist Perry Chen shares with the community the results of his project "Significant Exchange," carried out this week with twenty UNFINISHED participants, who were selected for this special experience based on the quality of their application. These twenty participants, who did not know each other prior to the festival, have been taking part in the ritual in secret 1:1 ceremonies during the week.
Talk by PERRY CHEN
16:00 - 16:35 EEST
Trust & Faith
A vulnerable and healing experience of regaining trust between two friends, an Episcopal priest and an experience designer, taking place in The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in NYC. An encounter about trusting when not feeling safe, trusting and being betrayed, and the general lack of trust that permeates time like these.
IDA BENEDETTO in conversation with THE REVEREND PATRICK MALLOY
17:00 - 17:05 EEST
Welcome to the Beginning
Thank you for the trust. Keep dreaming, keep doing. Take a leap into the void. And see you next year!
Closing speech by IAN DAILY
17:05 - 17:30 EEST
If You Want it to Travel, Commit it to Song
A short, online musical interaction to collect and distill all we want to take away from this beautiful experience.
Performance by JURGIS DIDŽIULIS
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: #UNFINISHED20 will take place Sept 27th – Oct 4th, 2020!
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: #UNFINISHED20 will take place Sept 27th – Oct 4th, 2020!
About us
UNFINISHED
We are a vibrant community of global thinkers and makers. Part festival, part talks, part art, part undefined, it is an experience in constant evolution. The name UNFINISHED reflects our core belief: that making the world a more conscious place is a continuous work in progress. That we should never stop growing and questioning ourselves. That we should be willing to take risks and learn from failure. That is why we bring together a wide range of exceptional people from all backgrounds and age groups, offering them radical venues and ever-evolving gatherings for honest dialogue, knowledge-sharing and the creation of lasting connections. UNFINISHED surpasses the thresholds of classic event structures and bridges the gaps – both geographical and cognitive – between people, between generations and between practices. And beyond these bridges, we delve into what sprouts in between disciplines and anticipate what is not yet defined as one. We thus celebrate curiosity as the single most important shared value in the quest for change across fields and borders.
THE TEAM
Cristian Movila
Founder
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Capucine Gros
Artistic Director
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Diana Stafie
Strategic Advisor
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Isabella Nardini
Program Advisor
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Ioan Maxim
Social Media Manager
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Vlad Balaceanu
Operations Coordinator
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Alexandra Caciur
Sustainability Manager
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Radu Manelici
Designer
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Iulia Roșu
Executive Assistant
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Mr. & Mrs. X
Application Review Team
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[FLOW] OS TEAM
Radu Negulescu, Radu Tintescu, Laurentiu Ciobanu, Ionut Anisia, Rǎzvan Duican, Robert Gavrilescu, Marius Ionita, Mihai Macaneata, Alexandru Ifrim, Andrei Codreanu, Vasile Manole, Daniel Moisa, Cristian Toba, Liviu Nasoi, Laurentiu Pantelimon, Alex Grecu, Crina Craciun, Andrea Staicu, Florin Ghidanac, Amalia Ghenescu, Savian Boroanca
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COLLABORATORS
Cristi Toporan, Tudor Grămescu, Mihai Prasacu, Alin Musetescu, Victor Oboga, Matthew Levine, Levy Moroshan, Erik Trovilho, Nathalia de Paula Deraco Sanches
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VOLUNTEERS
Stefan Tanasescu, Georgia Canură, Smaranda Enache, Camelia Brande, Cătălina Tiu, Claudia Mirela Petre, Andreea Pavel, Eliza Nita, Anda Nitu. Ioana Antonia Crisan, Raluca Coman, Ioana Florea
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EIDOS Foundation is non-profit organization based in Bucharest, Romania, committed to supporting new cultural forms and practices on an international level and across disciplines. EIDOS operates at the intersection of creativity, technology, philosophy and business by organizing events, educational programs, experimental research and by supporting the production of artistic projects Our mission is to build bridges between thinkers and visionaries from across Romania and the world at large, and provide them with an ever-evolving variety of platforms for exchange. Our goal is to connect and inspire, in order to deepen mutual understanding across our ever-expanding community and to enable ourselves to grow with a common global consciousness: as a single species, through a common essence, and with, in Aristotle’s terms, our collective eidos. www.eidosfoundation.org
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We reserve the right to remove participants who do not comply with the proper application process, registration, security procedures or requirements of the UNFINISHED Code of Conduct hereby, outlined at any point during the event. No participants may impersonate a different person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent their affiliation with a person or entity. Participants may not aid in gaining an unauthorized person access to an event; this is grounds for removal. Participants must not defame, abuse, harass, harm or threaten others, make any bigoted, hateful, or racially offensive statements. Participants may not advocate illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit such illegal activities or cause injury or property damage to any person or entity. Participants may not post or distribute any material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any law or post or distribute any vulgar, obscene, discourteous, or indecent language or images. Participants may not advertise or sell to or solicit others unreasonably. Participants may not hand out, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose. Without limitation of the foregoing, UNFINISHED may, in its sole and absolute discretion, remove any participant from the event, without explanation, either before or during the event, if such participant engages in any unlawful, unauthorized, prohibited, improper, or unethical activities, or any other acts or omissions that UNFINISHED deems unworthy of that person’s participation in the UNFINISHED experience.
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