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More futureplaces 2011 workshops announced

Registration will open soon. Watch this space. Experimental Animation Workshop: Ghosts of Spaces In this hands-on workshop participants will create short animations … read more

New participants announced

New futureplaces 2011 participants are being announced regularly. Check them as their names are added to the “people” section.

Type the Future is back!

After the success of 2010’s Type the Future, we again invite all citizens to WRITE THEIR THOUGHTS IN 3D onto the urban … read more

First futureplaces 2011 workshop announced

Basic 3D Modeling: An Introduction to Blender The Basic 3D Modeling workshop is intended for individuals with little or no experience using … read more

Confirmado: GANA no futureplaces 2011

GANA, the portuguese collective behind the multi-platform phenomenon Bruno Aleixo, will join futureplaces 2011. Watch this space!

calling all futures!


First 2011 Keynote Speaker confirmed: Elizabeth Stark

Elizabeth Stark is a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School, where she started the “Ideas for a Better Internet” program. She … read more

futureplaces 2011: 19-22 Oct, Porto, Portugal

Almost there!

As we near the launch of futureplaces 2011, how about a recap of last year’s projects? Watch them all here.


In memoriam: Gary Chapman, 1952-2010

Gary Chapman was a key element of the UTAustin-Portugal program in digital media, Director of futureplaces’ sister initiative in Porto in the … read more

futureplaces showcase @ codebits

A selection of audio + video, past present and future. Late night, November 12>>13 @ Pavilhão Atlântico, Lisbon. Info here:

R.I.P. Paul

Paul the psychic octopus was a crucial part of the inspiration behind this year’s overall image of the futureplaces festival. Rest in … read more

futureplaces 2010 monograph now available

Download Calling All Futures: an overview of futureplaces past present and… here (pdf). Read… then write back. futureplacesfestival @

Full text of Blaine L. Reininger’s Saturday lecture


over but not over!

Watch this space for much more info to come, including a full pdf version of this year´s monograph and full streaming of … read more

END. thanks to all involved that made this the best futureplaces so far. onwards!

Festival program: Saturday, October 16

10am onwards It´s Raining Families An outdoor performance-photography project by Pablo Peinado and Abajo Izquierdo near Maus Hábitos. Praça dos Poveiros. Come … read more

Festival program: Friday, Oct 15

All events are free***** except gala dinner. ONGOING: T-SHIRT LAB @ Maus Hábitos. Come draw your octopus. Print it on your t-shirt. FOOD … read more