DIY Punk, Cultural Fracking, The Chrome Of Yestermorrow, Cyberpunk, Solarpunk, Visions of the Future and the Anthropogreen at Unsound 2019
A Reference Guide
Link repository compiled by me collating important contributions to Solarpunk movement up to 2018.
- Solarpunk Is Not About Pretty Aesthetics. It’s About the End of Capitalism
Interview – Vice/Motherboard
- Why “Solarpunk” Gives Me Hope for a More Sustainable Future
Interview – Yes Magazine
- Solarpunk Is a Tumblr Vibe. It’s Also a Practical Movement
Interview/Article – Builtin
- This is All Happening Right Now: Solarpunk, cultural fracking and the real Jurassic Park with Jay Springett
Podcast/Interview – Interdependence.fm
- Solarpunk – The Sunny Therapy Against The Endtimes – [German’]
Interview – arte.tv
- ‘Solar Punk, a framework for hopeful futures’
Interview – Clot Mag
- Anthem of the Sun Interviewed
Interviewed – Real Life Mag
- Is Ornamenting Solar Panels a Crime?
Interviewed – E-flux
📚 The Vibe Dislocates the Present to Re-Future the Future – Regeneracija [ir jos įtampos] | Architektūros Fondas (LT) [Now available as free pdf!]
Talks With Jesse Nickell the Fourth
_(Un)Sustainable Perspectives | Patchlab 2022
My original essay from Solarpunk Magazine’s first issue. It examines the rise of Solarpunk as a creative force for sustainable futures.
The Cybertruck of 2035 will be a mundane part of everyday life. Most of the stuff around us today – is going to still be around in a Solarpunk future. To foreshorten the Gibson quote: “The future is already here”.
This is part two of my speed run to make a a Solarpunk visual novel Using Stable Diffusion, Godot and GPT4 in less than 30 hours
Using Stable Diffusion, Godot and GPT4, I’m going to try and make a Solarpunk visual novel in less than 30 hours
Wonderful folks over at the ‘transdisciplinary network’ that is Fo.AM just published Solarpunk. A remix as part of their Anarchive project
This Saturday (8th Oct) at 3pm UK time I will be on the panel (Un)Sustainable Perspectives as part of Patchlab Festival’s online programming.
I recently had a pleasure of speaking about Solarpunk with Artist / Youtuber / Musician and all round creative guy Jesse Nickell the Fourth.
I can feel the ‘Spring Clean’ on its way. You can always feel it coming.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Timo Peach from Unsee The Future. We talked Solarpunk, narrative strategy, and more
I have an essay titled ‘Solarpunk: A Container for More Fertile Futures’ in the inaugural issue of Solarpunk Magazine – out today.
I was on a panel at Futurecon 2021 on Saturday: ‘WHAT PUNK ARE YOU? Past, Present and Future Trends in Anti-capitalists Science Fiction’
I went to The Stoa last night to talk about Solarpunk, Cultural Fracking, Narrative Strategy & Memetic Engines.
I was asked to post the current working definition of a ‘Memetic Engine’ from my Intonal 2021 Talk ‘The Future Is A Vibe’.
My talk ‘The Future Is A Vibe’ for Intonal Festival is about scissor labels, memetic engines, ‘future texture’, vibes, Solarpunk and more.
I will be on a Solarpunk panel alongside writers Francesco Verso (IT) and Ana Rüsche (BR) at LuxCon 2020 this Sunday, April 18th.
The Texas disaster has all the elements of a Solarpunk story.
I recently spoke with builtin.com about Solarpunk and technology
My Solarpunk short ‘In the Storm, A Fire‘ with Andrew Dana Hudson, has been long listed for the 2020 BSFA Award for Short Fiction.
Excited to share that my Solarpunk clifi story with Andrew Dana Hudson ‘In the Storm, A Fire’ is out now in the anthology And Lately, The Sun
I was a guest on Holly Hendon and Mat Dryhurst’s excellent podcast Interdependence.fm this week.
We certainly do need better futures right now. Thats the supertask.
When I was at Unsound Festival last week I bumped in to Journalist Jacobo García from Spain based Clot Mag. He told me over the deafening noise of Dreamcrusher that an article based on an interview I did with him at Sonar+D Festival was now online.
Its March but it feels like the new year.
Solarpunk is a movement in speculative fiction, art, fashion and activism that seeks to answer and embody the question “what does a sustainable civilization look like, and how can we get there?”.
I completely forgot to blog about this when it went up: I wrote a piece last year for the 5 Viridian Years collection curated by Tim Maly over on Medium. ‘Viridian Design was an avant-garde bright green design movement engineered by Bruce Sterling and intended to address climate change. It ran from 1998-2008. Five years…