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Binding: Paperback

Paperback ISBN: 9781910924631

eBook ISBN: 9781910924648

Publication date: 16th November, 2017

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Futures and Fictions

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Nominated for the 2018 International Center of Photography Infinity Award in Critical Writing and Research

In what ways could we imagine a world different from the one in which we currently live?

This is the question addressed by the essays and conversations in Futures and Fictions, which explore possibilities for a different “political imaginary”.
With discussions around decolonization, new Afro- and other futurisms, post-capitalism, science fiction, and new kinds of social movements – and the intersections of these with contemporary art practice and visual culture – Futures and Fictions creates a space for alternate narratives and image-worlds that might be pitched against our neoliberal present.

With contributions from Mark Fisher, Ursula Le Guin, Kodwo Eshun and Oreet Ashery.

Praise for Futures and Fictions:

“… posit[s] the importance that fiction may hold in a positive political project in the face of neoliberal stasis… ” – Art Monthly

“An embarrassment of riches for anyone even remotely interested in thinking about the possibilities that inhere in the times they live…” – Carl NevilleThe Quietus

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