Diasporic Futurisms (Adrienne Mathesuzik and Vanessa Godden) would like to invite you to the launch of their virtual database, Temporal Tempest, at Critical Distance Centre for Curators on January 18, 2024 at 5pm.
nichola feldman-kiss, Karina Iskandarsjah, Candide Uyanze, Jasmine Liaw, Brigita Gedgaudas, Luis N. Del Angel, Rah Eleh, and Olivia Mc Gilchrist. Each project speaks to themes of diasporic futurisms through interactive digital worlds, coding, video performance, digital archives, and new media art. Themes of works that have been included in this database are: magical realism, fantasy, science fiction, speculative fiction, folklore, and related sub-genres.The premiere of Temporal Tempest features twelve projects by arts practitioners across Canada, including Quite Ourselves, Camila Salcedo, Tamil Archive Project, Kofi Oduro,
Trinity Square Video and sponsored by Vtape and the South Asian Visual Arts Centre. For more information visit: https://criticaldistance.ca/event/diasporic-futurisms-temporal-tempest/This project has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. The launch event is delivered in partnership with Critical Distance Centre for Curators and