Imagined Artifacts

Afif Boutique

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


This project as a kind of foresight and collective review intends to attend to gene promotion in various biological species.


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

Alphabet Soup: A Materials Workshop – from DIY to PLA to PHB

Two-day in-person workshop by Richard Lombard (Materials Specialist, Matter of Importance) in Room 101c

Design Earth

Streamed talk by Rania Ghosn and El Hadi Jazairy (Design Earth) to a live audience 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)

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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