Can science fiction predict the future? A collection of interviews with science fiction writers

IntroductionTobias BuckellJames CambiasVandana SinghAhmed Khaled TawfikIntroduction This is a collection of interviews with science fiction writers about the role that science fiction plays in predicting the future.There have been many examples of when science fiction has foretold the future, such as Jules Vernes' prediction of the 1969 moon landing involving astronauts launched in an aluminium capsule from a... View Article

June 25, 2016

Introducing Prophecies

We're very pleased to introduce Prophecies, the very first theme of the Node Center Art Department. The aim of the Art Department is to explore experimental approaches to art that have significant impact on the world around us. As a way to narrow and guide our research, through this vast topic, we will be looking through the lens... View Article

June 16, 2016

Node Center goes to New York!

In the timeless words of Frank Sinatra: “Start spreading the news, I’m leaving today.I want to be a part of it, New York, New York!!” For the last two weeks of April, I headed to the Big Apple to make the first steps of a collaboration between Node Center’s Art Department, Flux Factory and the New York Foundation… View Article

June 1, 2016
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Advisors for ‘Prophecies’

We’re very pleased to announce the advisors for the first theme of Prophecies by the Art Department: Phase 1 – Etzel Cardeña, Marjolijn Dijkman and Rasheedah Phillips. They will be meeting together to guide the general direction of Prophecies by lending their expertise to brainstorm ideas, review the open call and share recommendations for potential topics that… View Article

May 11, 2016
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The secret life of Node

Hello, this is Perla Montelongo, Director of Node Center.  You probably know Node Center for our online courses, but we have a hidden life that is pretty exciting and that we want to share with you. I’m aware that we send a lot of emails promoting our courses – we’re very sorry about that – but… View Article

June 22, 2016

The dream came true: Node Center goes to Tokyo!

At last my dream to travel to Japan came true! I had the pleasure to stay two months in Tokyo from November 2015 to January 2016 thanks to a collaboration with Arts Initiative Tokyo, an independent organisation dedicated to thinking about, learning and discussing art. They run a residency program for artists and a Contemporary Art School… View Article

May 21, 2016

I Am Writing to… Open letters in Art Criticism

We are happy to launch the 2º Volume of  ‘Node Center Notebooks’, a collection of exercises from the online course “Creative Forms in Art Criticism and Writing”, lectured by An Paenhuysen. Thanks to all the authors and contributors!

February 25, 2016

Piloting educational capsules in Mexico

Testing Node’s educational tool in high schools Last November Node travelled to Mexico to test a pilot educational tool for teachers, designed to strengthen lateral and creative thinking in their classrooms while at the same time teach their programmed class topics. We received great support from the Colegio México de Tehuacán, especially the teacher Salvador Arias and school coordinator Susana Wuotto who… View Article

November 30, 2015
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