David loves ideas that elevate our spirit and make us feel part of something bigger than ourselves. As a Visual Strategist with The Studio at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, David draws from his background in anthropology, advertising, and art/science learning to create experiences that activate our imagination and invite us to think more deeply about the questions that drive science and technology forward.
A central theme to his work is the relationship between imagination and the desire to explore. Outside of JPL, David works as a independent artist and co-founder the Museum of Awe, developed to leave visitors feeling the gift and privilege of being alive.
Imagination, Desire and the Call of the Future
The future does not exist, and yet it is something we dream about, plan for and sometimes fear. Join David as he talks through his process and how he came to learn about the creative playground called “the future,” and why the relationship of imagination, wonder and the desire to explore has become a central theme to his work.