Pataphysicist Ubu, the guardian of the Gym, storms the stage to give the audience an education on the surreal
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BY JEAN-CHARLES REMICOURT-MARIE
@ VOL 1
ON APR 12, 2013
Jean-Charles Remicourt-Marie is obsessed with science fiction and the concept of utopia. In this presentation he shares with us a piece of his research, starting with imaginary worlds taken from paintings and movies, and then showing their transcendence into our world. He even recommends some books for those who share his interest. (in French)
Ubu Nights at The Gym
BY EMMA JOHNSTON
@ VOL 19
ON MAY 25, 2014
Gijs Ochsendorf and Emma Johnston// Free Theatre Christchurch// on ubu nights at the gym
Gijs Ochsendorf and Emma Johnston, of the Free Theatre, seek to challenge and develop new norms in theatre in Christchurch. Their newest venture makes them the first artisitic tenants in the restored Arts Centre, as they seek to reestablish their theatre and create a new series of Ubu nights.
Science Fiction, Science Fact
BY ALASTAIR FAIRLEY
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 08, 2016
"These days, if you can think it, it's a pretty sure bet science is not going to be far behind"
In Science Fiction, Science Fact from PechaKucha Night Bexhill on Sea Vol. 2, Alastair Fairley talks about the crossing (for better or worse) of science and fiction. How programmes such as Siri, Facetime and even the internet were once just ideas; fast forward and these very ideas have been fabricated into our everyday lives.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 30th, 2017.
Mary Sue vs Strong Female Character
BY AJ FITZWATER
@ VOL 28
ON AUG 25, 2016
Up and coming talent science fiction writer AJ Fitzwater intertwines gender, queer and intersectional themes into her short stories. She's noticed a pattern in the world of science fiction. Why is the hero, never a girl? Why is the strong female always somehow a victim? Are you ready to join her on this journey to a galaxy not so far away..?
The Intersection of Art and Science in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA
BY GEORGE JUDY
@ VOL 7
ON JAN 26, 2018
Using images and issues from the greatest play of the late twentieth century, George Judy takes us on a journey into how Chaos Theory and principles of 'uncertainty' are a metaphor for life and art in our contemporary world.
La science-fiction : un miroir de notre monde
BY MARC ATTALAH
@ VOL 6
ON NOV 01, 2018
Et si les récits d’invasions extraterrestres, de robots, de super-héros ou d’intelligences artificielles ne nous parlaient pas d’abord du futur, mais montraient le reflet peu glorieux de nos visages ou les transformations qui ont affecté nos identités ? La science-fiction, car c’est bien de cela qu’il s’agira dans cette performance, a souvent eu mauvaise presse : il est temps de corriger le tir et d’en montrer les richesses ! Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur la science-fiction en 6 minutes et 40 secondes ! »