Jemisin will join comedian W. Kamau Bell for a discussion of sci-fi, Afrofuturism, and her most recent novel, which brings her unique brand of speculative fiction a little closer to earth.
Elvia Wilk combines satire, dystopia, sci-fi, and millennial ennui all in one book.
While the summer science fiction series is a common repertory staple, MoMA’s Future Imperfect: The Uncanny in Science Fiction stands apart from the rest with its interest in the uncommon.
The Barbican Centre’s Into the Unknown explores science fiction as a cultural force, and how it channels our most optimistic and dystopian projections about the future.
A little known fact: a great obstacle to the building of the Brooklyn Bridge was Rosie the East River Monster, whose tentacle can be seen grasping at the completed structure in an 1883 illustration.
When it comes to movies, I am a devoted and unapologetic monster-buff. Rare is the film that I feel can’t be improved by the abrupt introduction of a mutant dog or sneering zombie.
BravinLee Programs in Chelsea has one of the most eye-popping shows currently on display in the city’s art galleries … and it’s from the man who brought us such cult classics as Blade Runner (1982), Aliens (1986) and Tron (1982).