Joeri Verbesselt (°1990) investigates how to connect ecological activism with future imagination. His work can result in various forms: writings, films and performances. Joeri published several essays and one short story. Currently, he is developing the film 'Motherships' and the performance project 'Tableau Vivant'. From November 2019 onwards, his research will be clustered in a PhD in the arts on Dystopian Optimism, embedded in the research groups Lieven Gevaert Centre and deep histories fragile memories (https://www.deephistoriesfragilememories.com/).