Our editors-in-chief recently joined a couple of the hosts and talked all things Solarpunk on the “If This Goes On” podcast.
The Matrix Resurrections creates what is—at least in my estimation—a decidedly lunarpunk world and brings the budding aesthetic and subgenre to the big screen, if not for the first time, then at least in the most high profile example to date.
A film about how hilariously absurd our collective mass climate denial has become.
Regardless of what form the revolution that upends the current system takes, we can’t help but see how punk it truly is to imagine and dream of solarpunk futures.
Edited by Rhonda Parrish, this third installment of her “Punked Up Fairy Tales” series more than lived up to my hopes and expectations, and left me craving more cyberpunk stories.
The short answer is yes. The long answer is also yes. But that long answer comes with a number of qualifications that will be highlighted in this article.
This is a movie that lived in dystopia, but it didn’t end there. It ended with optimism, hope, and a beautiful, new, utopian world.
How do we ensure the utopian worlds we are building aren’t, in fact, dystopian nightmares?
Grab your laptop, kick back on the couch, put on some chill, ambient electronic music, and get lost in this new rewilding world building game.
It is not too late to ensure a future for many generations to come. We must take responsibility for the environmental choices we make and the destructive systems we create, and understand that it is action on our part that will lead to positive, sustainable change.