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… and we’re off!

Between Riot and Rave, here is futureplaces 2012. Join us today at UPTEC PINC for one day of research projects, and at … read more

Year five begins tomorrow!

Come join us for the opening conference of futureplaces 2012: two keynotes by Heitor Alvelos and Luis Francisco-Revilla, and 20 research papers … read more

futureplaces 2012 full program is out

Get it here (pdf). Events details will be available in the next few days. Stay tuned! P.S.: some of our community members … read more

Full 2012 festival program available later today

The full program for futureplaces 2012 will be out later today (Tuesday) right here. Highlights will include: OCT 17, ALL DAY: RESEARCH … read more

Luis Francisco-Revilla to join futureplaces Oct 17

Luis Francisco-Revilla will provide the closing keynote of the futureplaces Research Symposium on October 17: Human-centered computing: supporting the active, purposeful, and … read more

Citizen Labs synopses now available

Citizen labs are open workshops to suit all tastes and levels of engagement with different media. A group presentation is scheduled for … read more

Confirmed: NEGATIVLAND to join futureplaces 2012

Negativland, known for their sound collage compositions, copyright activism, and culture jamming  — and of course the infamous U2 incident —, are now … read more

Confirmed: Philip Marshall to join futureplaces 2012

Philip Marshall, designer of the collective Rebels in Control, will be joining futureplaces 2012 – developing workshops, presentations and concerts. Stay tuned … read more

futureplaces 2012 on the go!

The fifth edition of futureplaces will take place in Porto, Portugal, from October 17th to the 20th. A lot of information will … read more

futureplaces 2011 documentary now available

For those who could not make it… here is a sum-up of the main issues addressed through talks, labs, concerts, performances and … read more

Six places begin their future today!

At the tailend of futureplaces 2011, six websites featuring as many projects incubated and / or represented at the festival now find … read more

Cabaret of Complexity!

Cars meet radio meets musicians. Tonight, 11pm, Garagem Passos Manuel + Maus Hábitos!  

futureplaces 2011 exhibition opens tonight

The futureplaces 2011 exhibition is a showcase of some of the best media art currently being produced in advanced degrees in new … read more

doctoral symposium program available

A detailed program for all sessions of the futureplaces doctoral symposium is available here (pdf).


FRI 21 OCT 9:30 AM – 6PM Digital Media Doctoral Symposium FBAUP. Avenida Rodrigues de Freitas 265 including opening address by Elizabeth … read more

full 2011 program is now available!

Check the festival program here. Impromptu events to be added as the festival takes place.

2011 promo video is now out.


All labs synopses now available

ALL INFO AVAILABLE HERE. Tech Labs. By registration only. Register here. PDF brochure here. EXPERIMENTAL ANIMATION: GHOSTS OF SPACES 3D MODELING: AN INTRODUCTION … read more

Citizen Labs to be announced tomorrow.

Here’s a taste:   STORIES OF CHAIRS in cooperation with the Paredes City Hall One-day lab (two editions) + participatory website. 19 … read more

Peter Sunde to join futureplaces 2011

Peter Sunde, one of the founders of pioneer website The Pirate Bay, will be speaking at futureplaces 2011. Full program will be … read more