Come party with the Believer, YBCA, and abstract reality's inherent loneliness

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Subscribers to the Believer are cordially invited to attend the opening night party for the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ upcoming exhibition, Dissident Futures, which opens on October 18. RSVP info and an entry code will be emailed directly to our Bay Area subscribers in the coming days; contact us at letters@believermag.com for more information.

Watch this “electronic space” for updates, photos from the party, and special offers as the exhibition unfolds, but for the moment, simply warm your hands before YBCA’s list of topics covered in the exhibition: the occult, science fiction, outer space, afro-futurism, architecture and the environment, technology, the nature of human feeling, language, mapping and atemporality, and post-apocalypse scenarios. 

[Basim Magdy, An Abstract Reality Leaves You Lonely in The Spotlight, 2010, Spray paint and acrylic on paper, 13 x 16 15/16 in., Courtesy of Newman Popashvili Gallery, New York]