ISSUE n.12

PHENOMENOLOGY OF TURNING POINTS

Fall 2021
12
ABOUT CURRENT ISSUE

Turning points, technically, represent the very moments when things start to change. But when do they take place? How do they happen? Where do they come from? And, most importantly, how do they redefine us? In this issue, we explore the subject from a number of perspectives, with the help of some unusual minds and their beautifully odd stories.

Pages
170
Size
23,5 x 29 cm

The moments that redefine us

The cause-effect relationship between doubt, desire for change, and the resulting choice to achieve it is a complicated matter

by Matteo Scanni

Image courtesy of Andrea Zanenga
Culture & Society

Do we really always have a choice?

No matter how much we’ve retooled, reorganized, and self-medicated, it’s not easy to recover complete confidence in the future.

by Matteo Scanni

Images courtesy of Felix Schoeppner
Digital Humanities

The complexity of reality

Reality is complex, so much so that there’s an entire institution devoted to studying this issue, in all its sprawling facets. The economy, the human brain, cities, and even t...

a conversation with David Krakauer

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ABOUT MAIZE

maize is a triannual magazine powered by H-FARM, an international hub for innovation, education and entrepreneurship, that explores the complexities of innovation and the shifting dichotomy between technology and evolution through the lens of philosophy, arts, and humanities.

Each issue of maize is an aesthetic monograph, which explores a central topic through compelling interviews, reports, short stories, personal essays and visuals. This magazine is for those who love open discussions, philosophical ideas, and contemporary thoughts. It is also for those who are eager to discover new ways to develop foresight, be inspired, make informed decisions, and participate in the innovation process—all while staying human.