Broken Binary Shorts. 37C3 Flash Fiction Anthology

Decorative glitchy moiré image

creativedestruction was one of my early handles. That something new might spring up in broken places was familiar to me from the emotional wastelands of my upbringing. Yeah, it's corny, and while I have never…

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Emparamol Shorts. Flash Fiction nach O.E. Butler und K.S. Robinson

Image of a pack of hyperempathy-inducing drugs, as hallucinated by an AI

Ist Science Fiction Empowerment oder Eskapismus? Wozu überhaupt noch Zukunft in Zeiten multipler globaler Krisen? Im Winter 2022 setzte ich mich mit meinen Studierenden im Seminar ‚Writing Urban Futures‘ an der TU Dresden mit Speculative…

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‘Flesh Fiction: Writing cultivated meat taste’ workshop @University of Maastricht, Sept 12, 2023

On September 12, 2023 I facilitated Flesh Fiction, a collective writing experiment speculating on tastes of cultivated meat. Read the full Flesh Fiction story and poem collection we produced during the workshop for free over at the Protein Matters project blog. Part of the ‘Promissory Meatscapes of Mosa Meat & Co: The Political Ecologies of Urbanized Protein’ workshop organized by Frank I. Müller and Willem Boterman from University of Amsterdam’s Centre for Urban Studies.

 

‘Dwelling in disrupted worlds’ paper & ‘Critical worldbuilding in practice’ panel @SFRA ‘Disruptive Imaginations’ conference, Dresden, Aug 17 and 18, 2023

At the 2023 Sciene Fiction Research Association's and Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung's joint conference 'Disruptive Imaginations' in Dresden, I presented a paper and co-hosted a panel. Dwelling in disrupted worlds. Emancipatory home-making as critical world-building in…

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Protein Futures: Past and present – panel discussion @TU Dresden, December 15, 2022

Poster for the Protein Futures panel discussion on Dec 15, 2022

At the ‘Protein Futures’ panel on December 15, I will discuss futures, SF, imagination, and alternative dietary proteins with Moritz Ingwersen (TUD), Rodrigo Morais (UFPR) and Patrick Weir (Protein matters project). Event hosted by Frank Müller and Judith Miggelbrink (heads of the Protein Matters project).

TU Dresden Hörsaalzentrum, HSZ/201/U
Thu, Dec 15, 2022 – 5.30 to 7:30 pm