Whitehead and Today’s Worlds
The renewed wave of interest in Alfred North Whitehead has revived a number of ideas that are still able to disentangle the complexities and uncertainties of our world.
Frictions in Reality
A reflection on the meaning of what is plausible in times of climate change and technological acceleration.
Images for landing in the future
We cast an analytical eye over several projects that question the Western perspective of space and offer a series of images to decolonise the future.
Designing between truth and fiction
Oriol Arnedo Casas
In the throes of the post-truth era, a new generation of designers have started to use fiction in their creative work as a means for speculating about the nature of the reality that surrounds us.
The cosmos on a dust particle
César Reyes Nájera | Ethel Baraona Pohl
Most of everything that makes up the universe is unknown to us. Can we speculate about what human perception of dark matter would be like?
Graphs, Expectations and Inventing the Future
Visualizations contribute to creating our social imaginaries and expectations, and therefore have an impact on the construction of future realities.
Ideas to resist
Víctor Recort | Berta Gómez Santo Tomás | Albert Lloreta | João França | Joana Moll | Tania Adam | Lucas Ramada Prieto | Toni Navarro | Míriam Hatibi
Some inspiration to lift our mood during the days of confinement we’re experiencing in certain parts of the world.
The Politics of Technology-Fiction
Fiction, more than a formula for understanding information, acts as a means of control and a tactical technology capable of opening up other possible worlds.
Minister of the Future
Timothy Morton represents the heirs of the planet, human and non-human, whose existence will be determined by what we do and how we think from now on.
Angry Optimism in a Drowned World: A Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson
José Luis de Vicente
Reflections from a science-fiction angle on the scenarios posed by climate change and the defence of the imagination to help find real solutions.
Future Narratopias: Exhaustion of the Possible
Laura Benítez Valero
Speculative stories are all the rage, but when they avoid commitment they lose the power conferred upon them by the fictional.
Design Fiction: Prototyping Desirable Futures
Design fiction enables us to imagine and critically explore possibilities for the future through tangible objects.