How would receiving a ‘universal basic income’ (UBI) – a regular, unconditional sum of money which covers all basic needs without means-testing or a requirement to work – change your life? How would it change the way you looked at work, at how you value things, how you see others, how you see yourself? This project explores the transformative potential of basic income through video and audio interviews with the people of Sheffield.

Please choose an interview below


Asylum Worker & Activist


Active Citizen


Small Business Owner

“The true business of people should be to go back to school and think about whatever it was they were thinking about before somebody came along and told them they had to earn a living.”
— R. Buckminster Fuller