Publications

Que imagem representa 2016?

André Peixoto, Hugo Mesquita, Maria Inês Melo, Vijay Patel (+ ACMM 2016/17 student contributions)

Blog here. This work is a compilation of diverse images made by MSc Multimedia students at U.Porto created for the purpose of … read more

Movimento Estudantil na U.Porto, 1968-74

José Pacheco Pereira

This essay accompanies the futureplaces/Ephemera exhibition, October 18-31, 2016. Original drawing by Maria José Abrunhosa. Os estudantes do Porto lutaram contra a … read more

MOBS, MEMES, MEANINGS AND MINDS

Heitor Alvelos

Footnotes in anticipation of FuturePlaces 2016 MOBS Not the angry crowd, quite the contrary: mobilisation. Ways of action in 2016. Activism is becoming … read more

Why it makes sense to speak of emancipation

Heitor Alvelos, Anselmo Canha, Fátima São Simão

An overview of futureplaces as a current space for Punk to rise and reinvent Heitor Alvelos, Anselmo Canha, Fátima São Simão We begin … read more

Benevolent Anger, part 1

Abhishek Chatterjee

For a first timer in Futureplaces, there was much to like. The fervour of the organizers was clearly evident from the beginning, … read more

“De eus” | collaborative video installation

Fátima São Simão

Fátima São Simão – concept, interviews and script Daniel Pinheiro – video Anselmo Canha – sound Mariana Amorim – choreography and performance … read more

Hide and Never Seek

Ece Canli

Ece Canli “Is there anyone in this room that says ‘I don’t have anything to hide’?” asks Jillian York as a prelude … read more

Dissolution as Reinvention

Heitor Alvelos

Heitor Alvelos, November 2014 Last May I was invited to present a keynote address at Festival de la Imagen in Manizales, Colombia. … read more

Coding as Cooking

Sara Moreira

Sara Moreira (@saritamoreira) «Code is not purely abstract and mathematical;it has significant social, political, and aesthetic dimensions.»10print.orgIn the aftermath of Analog Software.The … read more

Antifluffy presents BEFORE BEFORE SURGERY

Antifluffy

Cassette edition in association with The Tapeworm. Recorded at FUTUREPLACES 2013, distributed free at FUTUREPLACES 2014. All information here.

Cultura de la diversidad y pedagogía social

Pablo Peinado

Somos muchas las personas que deseamos construir un mundo mejor, que queremos que esta empresa colectiva que es nuestro planeta, nuestro país, … read more

Stanza at futureplaces 2010

Stanza

I was invited to go and talk and exhibit Sensity for Future Places 2010 in Portugal Sensity.  http://www.stanza.co.uk/sensity/index.html This artwork gathers data … read more

Chance Ops

Blaine L. Reininger

The following is the text of a lecture I gave to the assembled masses of the Future Places Festival in Porto, Portugal, … read more

Viral Animation, Trash Avant-garde and the Symbolic Capital of our worst traits: Bruno Aleixo as a possible template for Design in 2010.

Heitor Alvelos and Nuno Martins

We begin by positing the possible inadequacy of “design” as a term to outline an activity, a profession, in 2010. New media … read more

Text to be Named

Carvalho, Ana, Marc Behrens and Heitor Alvelos

A Conversation as Storytelling through Questions and Answers Ana Carvalho, Marc Behrens and Heitor Alvelos Ana Carvalho and Marc Behrens wrote “Each … read more

written europe and ciudad escrita

Riaza, Belén González

Collective research and creation projects on signs in public spaces: the role of new technologies in preserving cultural heritage and in opening … read more

The Lo-Fi Phenomenon – Analogue versus Digital in the Creative Process

Taylor, Phil

This paper is written as a response to feedback and discussion following a presentation by the author at the 2009 Future Places … read more

Hiperbarrio Colombia

Hiperbarrio

Hiperbarrio is a community of young bloggers from Medellín Colombia who use public libraries as the meeting point to exchange ideas and … read more

It’s the Ecostopy, Stopid.

Canha, Anselmo

On October 2nd 2010, the night of a concert by rock band U2 in Coimbra, the musicians of the Stop Shopping Mall … read more

Future Places, Virtual Spaces and the Slipstream

Strover, Sharon

I have spent much of the past year thinking about networks and broadband connectivity, especially about what that connectivity means in rural … read more