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Dwell in Other Futures: Art / Urbanism / Midwest


Dwell in Other Futures: Two-day Festival

Dwell in Other Futures is a two-day festival of art and ideas that explores the collisions of race, urbanism, and futurism, providing a platform for alternative visions of the St. Louis to come.

Anchored by the legendary science fiction author Samuel R. Delany, the festival will feature performances, presentations, screenings, and installations by an exciting line-up of participants—artists, architects, poets, and scholars working both locally and nationally.

Dwell in Other Futures launches Friday, April 27 at the Kranzberg Art Foundation’s .ZACK arts facility and will continue at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation on Saturday, April 28.

Confirmed participants include:
A collaborative installation by artist Basil Kincaid & fashion designer Reuben Reuel.
Samuel R. Delany (Philadelphia)
Reynaldo Anderson (St. Louis)
ARTC (St. Louis)
Michael R. Allen (St. Louis)
Sophia Al-Maria (London)
Amanda Colón-Smith (St. Louis)
Maxi Glamour (St. Louis)
Autumn Knight (Houston/New York)
V. Mitch McEwen (Detroit/New York)
De Nichols (St. Louis)
Jae Shin (Newark)

The full participant list and schedule, including new commissions and special projects by St. Louis artists, will be announced in March. Stay tuned for further updates! 

Dwell in Other Futures is organized by Gavin Kroeber, Tim Portlock, and Rebecca Wanzo. 

Dwell in Other Futures is sponsored by the Divided City initiative, an Urban Humanities Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis, funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation and presented in partnership with Fabricatorz Foundation, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, project+gallery, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, Saint Louis Fashion Fund, Saint Louis University, Venture Café St. Louis.