VISUAL CULTURES OF INDIGENOUS FUTURISMS | GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine

VISUAL CULTURES OF INDIGENOUS FUTURISMS | GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine

For Fury Road’s fluid editing, Miller called upon his wife, Margaret Sixel, who had spent most of her career editing documentaries and had never cut an action movie before. ‘We’ve got teenage sons, but I’m the one who goes to the action movies with them!’ laughed Miller. ‘So when I asked her to do Mad […]

I had a pretty cool gaming moment recently. I found my high school daughter, always in the habit of dragging herself out of bed 15 minutes before her first class at 8:10, eating cereal at 6:30 one morning. Allegra, is there something wrong? I asked. “No, Daddy,” she said. “I set my alarm so my […]

http://www.sdn2010.ch/ Negotiating Futures – Design Fiction Designers see the world not simply as it is, but rather as it could be. In this perspective, the world is a laboratory to explore the contingency of the existing and the thinking in options. Imaginations of the contra factual are a key source for the creation of alternative […]

Extending this idea that science fiction is implicated in the production of things like science fact, I wanted to think about how this happens, so that I could figure out the principles and pragmatics of doing design, making things that create different sorts of near future worlds. So, this is a bit of a think-piece, […]

*Good design fiction has an audience like fiction does, but it’s hampered if it overindulges in storytelling elements. And if it plays to a general audience, it’s gonna waste too much time in exposition. *If you think of a thriving social enterprise that lies a lot about designed products, it’s advertising. It’s probably no accident […]