Narratives of a near future

International conference for HEAD – Geneva 10th anniversary

For its 10th anniversary, HEAD – Genève is hosting the International Conference Narratives of a Near Future which addresses the challenges that the next generation will have to meet by crossing, in an innovative way, viewpoints of artists, designers and scholars. Designed as a real forum, Narratives of a Near Future features talks, screenings, performances and exhibition spaces in the new campus buildings. How do artists, designers and scholars envision the future?

Jean-Pierre Greff – Foreword

Mark Wigley

A people is missing – Extension du régime potentiel

Liam Young – Hello city!

Mathieu Triclot – Has the cyber-world become a reality?

Marguerite Humeau – Riddles

Mathieu Lehanneur

Baptiste Morizot and Nastassja Martin – Retour du temps du mythe

Marie Velardi

Oliver Ressler – Gathering around the Wreckage

Metahaven – Complex belonging

Jussi Parikka – Some people say not to worry about the air

Vanessa Lorenzo Toquero – Inhabiting the Toxic Jungle

Kodwo Eshun – The Science Fiction of Kojo Bernard Laing from the Year 2020

Khalil Joreige – Unconformities

J. G. Biberkopf – Mechanics of Overflow

Kevin Slavin

Cécile B. Evans – Feeling For You

Michael Hansmeyer

Korakrit Arunanondchai

Yves Citton – Carbon Liberation Front vs. Carbon Copy Conspiracy

Lauren Huret – Les âmes suspendues

Dan Hill

Aimée Mullins

Olaf Blanke

Thomas Thwaites – A holiday from being human (GoatMan)

Ying Gao

Arne Hendriks – The Incredible Shrinking Man

Alexandra Midal – Conclusion