Posted on Mon 30 May 2022 in misc • 4 min read
SolariseCon 2022 Poster CC-BY-SA 4.0 Commando Jugendstil
We've just wrapped up the first edition of SolariseCon 2022, our free and online conference. It was
A day of global conversation on Solarpunk, an activist movement and a subgenre of speculative fiction in which humanity has addressed climate change and made progress towards creating a more sustainable and equitable world. It spanned four panels of writers, activists, makers, academics and artists will share their expertise, experiences and perspectives on Solarpunk.
The event was streamed on YouTube and PeerTube with several watching parties around the world, including the Politecnico di Torino in Italy and Fishing Fortress Science Fiction College in Chongqing, China. We had 383 guests registered via our Eventbrite page!
I'm really happy that our conference allowed experts from very different specializations to meet: not only writers and filmmakers, but also scientists, educators, activists and innovators. We were able to discuss both the fictional aspects of Solarpunk and its narratives, as well as very real problems that we're facing right now - and how we …