teamLab Future Park

Collaborative Creation: “Co-Creation”

Rapid technological development in society will continue to increase and accelerate into the future and many jobs will be taken over by machines. Because of this, it can be difficult to imagine what work that the children of today will do in the future. In a future society, traits that only humans can possess —such as the ability to think and act creatively— will become increasingly more important.
Humans are essentially creative. However, in current education we are taught that there is only one correct answer, all other answers are incorrect. Free thinking and behaving differently to other people is discouraged, we are told it is wrong and are corrected. As a result, we become afraid of making mistakes, and we lose our natural creativity. Humans learn about the world through interaction with others and by sharing experiences. People think with their bodies as they move through the world, and much of human society has developed through creative achievements born from collaboration and team play. This is why collaborative creativity, or the experience of “co-creation,” is now very important.

Play Installations

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    Sketch Aquarium

    Children can observe the power of their creative imagination through Sketch Aquarium. Each participant is invited to color a drawing of a sea creature of his or her preference. Once completed, the...

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    Sketch Town

    Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings of the cars, buildings, UFOs, and spaceships are completed, they are scanned, become...

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    Sketch Town Papercraft

    Pictures drawn in Sketch Town can be turned into unique 3-D papercrafts, which children can take home. The process of creating 3-D objects helps children understand spatial perspective. This process...

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    Light Ball Orchestra

    Rolling a light-ball changes its color and sound. Combined, the light-balls form an orchestra! The overhead light-balls communicate with those on the floor, as one is touched,  the...

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    A Table where Little People Live

    In this installation, little people run across the interactive screen of a tabletop around which children sit or stand. Children are encouraged to interact with the little people by placing objects on...

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Venue Details

Term
Oct 17, 2017 - PERMANENT
Hours
Saturday - Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday - Friday 9am - 9pm
Closing Day
New Year's Day
Venue
Plot 354-3593, Al Quoz Industrial Area 1, Next to Oasis Center, Dubai, UAE

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Admission Fee
AED 120 for 2 hours, and AED 30 for each additional hour
Toddlers pay half. Babies under 1 free
Adults pay a flat fee of AED 40

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