Accepted for ICFA 2019 in Orlando – Woop Woop!

40th International Conference for the Fantastic in the Art While being sick at home (with a horrible, horrible cold or flue or alien virus attack) I got a mail that really cheered me up. A couple of weeks ago I handed in an abstract for a presentation at the jubilee annual conference of the International … Weiterlesen Accepted for ICFA 2019 in Orlando – Woop Woop!

November is Cave Time

Sometimes you need to hide from the world... After some unexpected events and distractions I am back in track with my working plans. The whole November is blocked for the article about the reception of Gothic architectural styles in Fantasy and Science Fiction to characterize evil settings. So it will be a bit quiet on … Weiterlesen November is Cave Time

BE Allatt @ Worldcon 76

A very interesting presentation from #worldcon76 this year by my colleague BE Allatt (who I had the pleasure to meet, talk to and discuss cool ideas around Science Fiction and Fantasy 😊)! "Questioning Mononormativity: Heinleinian Non-Monogamies" Feel free to like, share, comment, follow her on Youtube and check her homepage!

Nighttable | Nachttisch #002

November is the perfect time for catching up with your unread books staple. Of course in a cozy way with coffee, pajama and a blanket. Last one is needed when reading classic horror novels like Bram Strokers' Dracula! And it is also for the November project: an article about Gothic reception in the Fantastics to … Weiterlesen Nighttable | Nachttisch #002

Quote of the Day #004

A quote from one of the most influential Fantasy franchises of the last decades! And it perfectly shows how political and social topics are covered in the Fantastics. Do you know where it is from? -> Comment! Ein Zitat aus einem der einflussreichsten Fantasy-Werken der letzten Jahrzehnte! Und es zeigt hervorragend, wie politische und gesellschaftliche … Weiterlesen Quote of the Day #004

Quote of the Day #003

Die Angst tötet den Geist. Die Angst ist der kleine Tod, der die völlige Vernichtung bringt. Ich werde mich meiner Angst stellen. Ich werde sie über mich hinweg und durch mich hindurch ziehen lassen. Und wenn sie vorübergezogen ist, dann richte ich mein Inneres Auge auf den Weg, den sie genommen hat. Wo die Angst … Weiterlesen Quote of the Day #003

What´s next on AHF?

With the last late summer light I am preparing the next steps of the PhD project, for an article, conferences in 2019 and for the AHF project. And maybe for some hibernation. So let me take you into my confused mind and plans! AHF - Blog The next big blog article will be about Game … Weiterlesen What´s next on AHF?

Churches everywhere? Thoughts about Architectural Worldbuilding in Fantasy Games – Part 3

Part 3 of the article about religious buildings in video games: Dragon Age! And as it is the last part, also with the conclusion and bibliography.

Churches everywhere? Thoughts about Architectural Worldbuilding in Fantasy Games – Part 2

Part 2 about religious architectures in fantasy video games: World of Warcraft and the Cathedral of Light in Stormwind!