A presentation and discussion on dystopian imaginaries, designing for climate change, and divisions of scholarly and design imaginaries with the editors of Waterproofing New York and the author of 2100: A Dystopian Utopia - The City After Climate Change, published by UR Books, an imprint of Terreform Center for Advanced Urban Research, New York.
Denise Hoffman Brandt, Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, Vanessa Keith and Vyjayanthi V. Rao
Un/Making the City - Artistic Intervention as Decolonial Tool: Vyjayanthi Rao & Simone Dede Ajivi, moderated by Saskia Köbschall
In Hamburg, speaking at Kampnagel Arts Performance Center.
At Midnight on the 15th of August 1947 India and Pakistan achieved their freedom from British Rule. This Conference commemorates the 70th anniversary of that independence. Artists, curators, filmmakers and academics stage a multidisciplinary and multi-media discussion that asks: What futures did the citizens of these new nations envision for themselves? How might we think about the midnight hour, and its many imagined futures, in retrospect?