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Ecosystem Mapping Institute

Mapping For Emergence: Announcing a Collaboration to Chart the Emerging Metamodern Ecosystem

Life Itself and Emerge will join forces to map the emergent metamodern ecosystem. Here we explain our preliminary outline of the ecosystem and why we thinking mapping matters and how it can help. This article is cross-posted from a recent piece on the Emerge website, cowritten by Life Itself’s Theo Cox and Rufus Pollock and […]

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Community Conscious Coliving Ecosystem Mapping

Reflections on the 2021 Emerge Gathering

As the dust from the 2021 Emerge Gathering has now properly begun to settle, it seems like the right time to share some reflections on what was on so many levels a special and thought provoking experience.  I felt truly privileged to be in attendance, and to share space with so many enthusiastic and motivated […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

State of Sensemaking Ecosystem Mapping Directory – Alpha Launch

We’re excited to announce the alpha version of our ecosystem mapping directory entitled the “State of Sensemaking”: https://ecosystem.lifeitself.us/ The site is one output from our ongoing efforts to map an emerging ecosystem. It provides a growing directory of organizations, communities and individuals organized by theme and activity. It also includes background content and interviews as […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

Understanding the emerging ecosystem: event at Life Itself Hub Berlin, Friday 8 Oct 2021

🤷‍♀️ What: What is this emerging space? What are its defining characteristics? And what are the other ecosystems to which it is interconnected? How will it evolve? Come along to find out more, hear from expert guests and participate in some shared sensemaking 😉 🌍 Where: Life Itself Hub Berlin, Gneisenaustraße 52, 10961 Berlin ⏲️ […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

Adam Brock (Regenerate Change) – A Conversation

As part of our project to map the space that organisations like ours operate within, we had a great conversation with Adam Brock from Regenerate Change, about social design and deepening relationships. Read below to find out more.  Adam’s Journey  Adam first got interested in regenerative design in college. He realised that we have the […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

Romy Kraemer (Guerrilla Foundation) – A Conversation

As part of Life Itself’s efforts to map the social change ecosystem we exist in, I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Romy Kraemer from the Guerrilla Foundation. It was both fascinating and inspiring to hear about the organisation’s amazing work supporting grassroots movements for systemic change, and the radical approach it takes to […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

Alnoor Ladha – A Conversation

Recently, we met with Alnoor Ladha, Board Member at Culture Hack Labs, as part of our ongoing effort to map the space that organisations such as ours operate within. Alnoor gave a starkly honest depiction of the polycrisis facing humanity currently. Read a summary of his story, and the perspectives he shared, below: Alnoor’s Personal […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

Richard D. Bartlett

Recently, we spoke to Richard D. Bartlett as part of our ecosystem mapping project. Read below to find out about all of the amazing things he is doing within the space.  Richard’s background story For Rich, the central guiding question has always been: how can there be belonging without conformity? Rich was part of the […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

Conscious Evolution (Robert Cobbold) – A Conversation

We caught up last week with Robert Cobbold, who runs Conscious Evolution. Conscious Evolution is ‘the intentional effort to drive forward our individual and collective evolution. It is consciously leading our lives and designing our societies to unleash our evolutionary potential.’ We spoke with Robert about the great need to map coherently the space that […]

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Ecosystem Mapping

Joe Lightfoot – A Conversation

We are currently embarking on a project to map the space of organisations similar to ourselves, that broadly share our core values and beliefs, and that are trying to change the world around us. Recently, we had a great chat with Joe Lightfoot, about his work and the space that we exist in.  Joe Lightfoot […]