At the Lannionnais Scorfel Festival, when the environment itself invites into the world of science fiction - Lannion

At the Lannionnais Scorfel Festival, when the environment itself invites into the world of science fiction – Lannion



In “Le Carnet d’Anatole K”, The first volume of the Caris Domus trilogy, La Source du PraniumWe’re talking about dead zones. Places where pollution has destroyed an ecosystem to the point of making life impossible. The author, a member of the Society of Independent Authors from the Great West, is participating, this weekend, at the Scorfel Festival, in Lannion. A meeting dedicated to games and fiction literature. These dead zones are very real. From this kind of climate alert, the author “pulls a thread”, that is his expression. Here’s how contemporary environmental concerns can conquer science fiction. “I imagine the possibilities,” the person involved explains. Environmental fiction.

at his side, Mélanie De Coster (last published work: “Le temps des flames”) The environment does not make the fabric of his writing. But she admits to being sensitive. It “permeates” its production. “We’re here to send a message. Be a whistleblower, without being a lecturer. And there are people among our readers who aren’t fully aware of these issues. In a future book, the author intends to write about the idea of ​​going further. The way humans consume (too much) the planet’s resources.

Trégorrois Xavier Dollo, author of A History of Science Fiction in Comics, recalls that environmental interest is not new to the genre’s business. Let us quote Dion, Ecotopia, or Thomas More. “But it has never been as political as it is today.” (The Telegram / Jérôme Bouin)

Ecology in San Francisco, isn’t it new? Xavier Dolo notes that there is both continuity, but also amplification. Trégorrois by origin, co-founder of Argyll New Releases is also the author of “History…Science Fiction in Comics.” Of course, he quotes “Dune,” the new wave of science fiction or even Thomas More. And more recent hits: “The Water Knife ‘, ‘Running out of fuel’. By taking over the environment, ‘science fiction has never been political.’

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Exercise

Scorfel runs on Sunday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ursulines in Lannion. free entry. Health pass.

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