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"Utopian thinking for a different world."
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"A multiple-choice list that speculates on our present: what has become reality? And where was the utopia that was wrong?"
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"There’s a fine view of the Danube from a room in the Ludwig Museum, a room covered with pink posters illustrating a hammer and sickle design where the hammer looks suspiciously like a toilet brush. A piece of paper is taped to the window, _...Read More_
"There’s a fine view of the Danube from a room in the Ludwig Museum, a room covered with pink posters illustrating a hammer and sickle design where the hammer looks suspiciously like a toilet brush. A piece of paper is taped to the window, _...Read More_
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“HE TOLD THEM eat a rainbow.” Major Dream and Robert Anderson are bent over the island bar of the Monastery Hotel in Old San Juan, laughing hysterically. They are telling the story of how Bitcoin billionaire Brock Pierce reacted when four _...Read More_
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"On repeated trips to Venice I had noticed, alongside certain changes within the cultural landscape in London and Europe, that there seemed to be an increased presence of Asian artists (or artists working in relation to Asia). Then, in _...Read More_
"On repeated trips to Venice I had noticed, alongside certain changes within the cultural landscape in London and Europe, that there seemed to be an increased presence of Asian artists (or artists working in relation to Asia). Then, in _...Read More_
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"Marguerite Young’s utopia of language"
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"Are flashy renderings of speculative crypto cities blinding us from seeing blockchain urbanism’s human-scale potential?"
"Are flashy renderings of speculative crypto cities blinding us from seeing blockchain urbanism’s human-scale potential?"
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"I ran a workshop called What Is Your Utopia at SpaceUs Roslindale, an MIT DesignX project that turned empty shopfronts into artist studios. The goal was to not only to demonstrate how utopian thinking can help us imagine new ways to _...Read More_
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>"A new feminist utopian novel imagines a world without men. The problem is they’re never really gone."
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"Is there a country Britain should try to emulate? If like me, you think there’s nowhere better to live, you may bristle at the question. Bear with me because the self-appointed moral guardians of our age, the LGBTQ+ lobby, have come up _...Read More_
"Is there a country Britain should try to emulate? If like me, you think there’s nowhere better to live, you may bristle at the question. Bear with me because the self-appointed moral guardians of our age, the LGBTQ+ lobby, have come up _...Read More_
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"Every Christmas, denizens of a high-violence, militarized America inevitably hear a song featuring a choir of children singing ‘War is over, if you want it.’ Dua Lipa, Wilco, Maroon 5, and John Legend have all covered it. It’s undoubtedly _...Read More_
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"Eutopia? Protopia? Everyone seems to be using these terms nowadays, but what do they actually mean? What’s the difference between these new ones and good _...Read More_
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After the meteoric rise of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies at the end of 2020, many digital artists operating outside the realm of ‘mainstream’ contemporary art rushed to embrace nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, as a means of selling their _...Read More_
After the meteoric rise of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies at the end of 2020, many digital artists operating outside the realm of ‘mainstream’ contemporary art rushed to embrace nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, as a means of selling their _...Read More_
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The counterculture’s humanism has long been overthrown by dreams of maximizing satisfaction, metrics, profits, “knowledge,” and connection, a task now to be given over to the machines. The emerging soft authoritarianism in Silicon Valley’s _...Read More_
The counterculture’s humanism has long been overthrown by dreams of maximizing satisfaction, metrics, profits, “knowledge,” and connection, a task now to be given over to the machines. The emerging soft authoritarianism in Silicon Valley’s _...Read More_