Other Futures

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Mariëlle Verdijk

Duif

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In February 2020, the speculative fiction writing course Envisioning Other Futures started with twelve participants from all walks of life. 

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Natasha Tontey

The Epoch of Mapalucene

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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.

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Other Futures Moves to 2021

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Other Futures and Felix Meritis have decided to postpone Other Futures due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. 

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Charles Lim Yi Yong

SEA STATE 6

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Singaporean artist Charles Lim’s ‘sea states’ series investigates his country’s ongoing geographic expansion into the surrounding seas.

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Posted by Brigitte van der Sande

Speculations on Other Futures

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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.

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Ursula K. Le Guin

The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction

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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.

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Posted by Sascha Roth
Hexorcismos

ፕዪልክነቻጎኗሁዪልርጎዐ́ክ

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Moisés Horta Valenzuela is a composer and sound artist who works under the name Hexorcismos. 

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Malka Older

The Legacy

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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.

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