27 March 2013
We have decided to use 2013 as a transition year during which we will explore new formats and programming in close collaboration with our key partners. The goal is to re-launch PICNIC in 2014.
25 March 2013
PICNIC is increasing its focus on social innovation. Recently, we met up with Roshan Paul, co-founder of the Amani Institute, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Amani offers professional skills and training for social entrepreneurs working to solve today's problems and take on social challenges.
16 November 2012
The world of today is increasingly complex and intertwined. Big societal and economical challenges that superseed professional, industrial and cultural domains ask for answers that are rooted in multiple disciplines and industries. Co-creation and collaboration are the magic words here, and PICNIC has believed in these principles for social a...
13 November 2012
Thanks to the hundreds of 2012 Festival participants who took the time to share their opinions. Read a short summary of their responses.
9 November 2012
Our lives can be seen as a combination of data, decisions and that unique element we call humanity. But what does it mean to truly ‘own’ our quantified selves?
7 November 2012
Sharing economies are often driven by non-monetary motivations, but end up being directly or indirectly monetized. What are the implications of this “clothesline paradox”?