In February 2020, the speculative fiction writing course Envisioning Other Futures started with twelve participants from all walks of life.
Indonesian artist and participant of the second edition of Other Futures, Natasha Tontey, introduces a new geological epoch as an alternative to the now popular Anthropocene, which without distinction lumps all humans together in the destruction of the earth.
Other Futures and Felix Meritis have decided to postpone Other Futures due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus.
Singaporean artist Charles Lim’s ‘sea states’ series investigates his country’s ongoing geographic expansion into the surrounding seas.
During her research trips in war and (post-)conflict zones Brigitte van der Sande found an unexpected amount of SF literature, visual arts, theatre and films that envision alternative futures as a way to critique existing power structures while shunning censorship.
Be immersed in other worlds, or become other species.
Opposing 'the story of the Ascent of Man the Hero' Le Guin offers an alternative reading of where we come from and where we are going.
Moisés Horta Valenzuela is a composer and sound artist who works under the name Hexorcismos.
Humanitarian aid worker, sociologist and SF writer Malka Older became known for her
Centenal Cycle trilogy (2016-2018), a political thriller about the global system of
micro democracies and the role of information.