Design Fiction

Breeding the Super Generation

A speculative design project demonstrating the possible futures of gene manipulation. It aims to ignite a global conversation around the…

Afif Boutique

In 2060, Muslim societies have shifted to a matriarchal system. To maintain safety and order, men are limited to specific…


Two-day in-person Masterclass by Paolo Cardini (Professor in industrial design, Rhode Island School of Design) in Room 266

Planet City and the Return of Global Wilderness

Talk by Liam Young (designer, director, and BAFTA-nominated producer) in the Atrium

Catalog for the Post-Human – a Case Study in Critical Worldbuilding

Talk by Jessica Charlesworth & Tim Parsons (art and design studio) in the Atrium

WHAT IF: Designing for familiar people in an unfamiliar world

Two-day virtual workshop by Sudebi Thakurata (Co-founder of D.epicentre, faculty member at Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology, India) & Probal Banerjee (Co-founder and CEO of D.epicentre)

Futurisms: A Discussion with Ingrid LaFleur

Panel discussion between Alisha B. Wormsley, Jasmine Murrell, Saba Taj, and Saks Afridi led by curator Ingrid LaFleur in the Atrium (virtual + in-person options available)

Typofiction: Typography as a constituent in world-building practices

Two-day in-person Masterclass by Farah Fayyad (graphic designer & printmaker) & Mohammed Gaber (type designer & artist) in Room 241

Post-Human Worlds – Designing Satirical Discursive Tools

Two-day in-person Masterclass by Jessica Charlesworth & Tim Parsons (art and design studio) in Room 266

Futurisms Exhibition Opening with Ingrid LaFleur

The opening of Futurisms (by Ingrid LaFleur) will be held in The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar on 7 March 2022 at 7 pm.

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