How will technology transform the human body? From embryo to corpse, what will be done to make humanity future-proof? Surprise us and our audience with fictions – perhaps soon to be facts – concerning the interface between our anatomy and technology: from designer babies, to enhanced muscles, to mechanising the flesh and extending life – show us your vision of what will happen to our mortal frame in the near future.
Following on from our successful inaugral event, join me at the second of the Virtual Futures brand-new events series ’Near-Future Fictions.’ An evening that incorporates original reading, performance and live art to question what it means to be human in the 21st Century.
In the words of Frederick Pohl, “A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam.”
10 -12 July 2017: Science in Public 2017 conference – panel member on “Science and Science Fiction – the role of fiction in imagining the future, understanding public attitudes to technology, and engaging with scientific researchers”
Launch events coming soon for…
A collection of SciFi shorts that take technology and humanity, mix them up a bit and play with their futures. Sometimes dark, sometimes light, but nearly always with a word of warning.