Main Program | Is All Contemporary Fiction Speculative Fiction?

25 Oct 2019 15:45 - 17:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Speculative fiction has lurked in the shadows of the literary scene for years while realism hogged the limelight. Now, as the natural and political spheres crumble around us, speculative fiction’s dystopian worlds don’t seem so different from our own. In this timely conversation, our panelists ask whether we’re now at the point where all contemporary fiction is in fact speculative fiction.

Fiksi spekulatif telah bersembunyi dalam bayang-bayang adegan sastra selama bertahun-tahun sementara realisme menjadi pusat perhatian. Sekarang, ketika dunia dan politik runtuh di sekitar kita, dunia dystopian fiksi spekulatif tidak terlihat begitu berbeda dari dunia kita. Dalam perbincangan ini, panelis kami bertanya apakah kita sekarang berada pada titik di mana semua fiksi kontemporer sebenarnya adalah fiksi spekulatif.



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