Sustainability science is there to deepen and broaden our knowledge of our Planet Earth. Give a view, a deeper understanding how to take care of our local and global home. However, the classical metaphor of the ivory tower of science is still an issue; the scientific understanding needs an interpretation, a translation that can reach a broader audience. As we work with stories and performance the question of complexity is always present.
What do we want to say with our coming pieces of Don Quijote and how do we describe the Anthropocene with all its complexity in a simple way? Jerome Bruner, a narrative scholar, made a difference between narratives that insipire the listener to be active and encourarge her/ his interpretational processes and narratives that seduce or banalize. Obviously, we want to tell a story with our performances that inspire the audience to interpret; and, obviously sustainability science wants to become a story that inspire all of us to be active: to make our own ways to our own story that connects us to each other and to nature. How on Earth to do that? Well, I guess, we can say that it is already happening: the NGOs and transformation movement are working with these issues long way back. What we need a lot more of is conversations and actions on connectedness; we need to connect to our physical realities locally and globally. Can be the complex and at some places horrifying story of Earth´s eco-systems combined with the story of a future harmonic existence of humans in Nature?