Creating Foresight-Fueled Action: Andrea Busquets and Pablo Reyes Arellano

In a world where foresight and futures thinking is dominated by quantitative measurement and data analysis, an “art-based” approach that can liberate us to generate new possible futures; imagine and co-create a world in which we “dream ourselves awake”; and advance cultural evolution through broad-based civic participation is a planetary imperative.

In this interview, TFSX Principal Frank Spencer speaks with ARTEFACTO Founders Andrea Busquets and Pablo Reyes Arellano about their work with organizations and to “move social structures, improve quality of life, be disruptive, imagine what does not exist and bring it to life.” As Andrea says, “I often think about the scenarios I put together in childhood with total ease, and I see at that age the naturalness with which I imagined all the things that could happen according to certain possibilities that I was exploring. We need to rescue that boundless spirit of childhood!”