2084, A Science-fiction Show, by Pelin Tan and Anton Vidokle, 2012, Berlin

On the Future

Exhibitions and publications

Is this Tomorrow? Exhibition at The Whitechapel Gallery. 14 February – 12 May 2019 https://www.whitechapelgallery.org/exhibitions/is-this-tomorrow/

Rory Hyde and Mariana Pestana. The Future starts here. 100 projects shaping the world of tomorrow. Exibition and publication at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. July – Nov 2018 https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/the-future-starts-here

Marguerite Humeau. Echos. Exhibition at Tate Britain 18 November 2017 – 15  April 2018

Goshka Macuga. To the Son of Man Who Ate the Scroll. Exhibition at Fondazione Prada, 4 Feb – 19 Jun 2016

Yuval Noah Harari. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, 2015

This is Tomorrow. Exhibition at The Whitechapel Gallery. 1956

Omar Kholeif. Goodbye World! Sternberg Press 2018
http://www.sternberg-press.com/index.php?pageId=1829&l=en&bookId=723

Metahaven. Von Uncorporate Identity bis Black Transparency, 032c
https://032c.com/the-big-flat-now-power-flatness-and-nowness-in-the-third-millennium

Alex Coles (Ed.) EP Vol. 2 Design Fiction. 2016
http://www.sternberg-press.com/index.php?pageId=1692&l=en

James Bridle. New Dark Age – Technology and the End of the Future. 2019
https://www.versobooks.com/books/3002-new-dark-age

Adam Greenfield. Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life. 2018
https://www.versobooks.com/books/2742-radical-technologies

Feature Films

Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird, 2015

ExMachina, directed by Alex Garland, 2015

Black Mirror, Netflix Production, 2011 – 2014

Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol, 1997

Artist’s Films

2084: a science fiction show directed by Anton Vidokle with Pelin Tan, 2012 – 2014

Immortality For All: a film trilogy on Russian Cosmism directed by Anton Vidokle, 2014 – 2017

On Techniques (Agenda 2019)

 

Read:

Cousins, Mark, (2019) ‘Building’, AA Files76, AA Publications

Lange, Alexandra (2012) Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, pp8–19 (minimum!)

Massey, Doreen (2005) ‘Throwntogetherness’, Chapter 13 in For Space, London: Sage

Shonfield, Katherine (2000) ‘The Use of Fiction to Interpret Architecture and Urban Space’, Journal of Architecture5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13602360050214395

DeSilvey, Caitlin (2006) ‘Observed Decay: Telling Stories with Mutable Things’, Journal of Material Culture, volume 11: issue 3, pp 318–88

Look at:

Benjamin, Walter (1999) The Arcades Project, translated by Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin, Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press (1927–40)

Borden, Iain, Joe Kerr, Alicia Pivaro, Jane Rendell (eds) (1996) Strangely Familiar: Narratives of Architecture in the City, London; New York: Routledge

Hollis, Edward (2010) The Secret Lives of Buildings: From the Parthenon to the Vegas Strip in Thirteen Stories, London: Portobello Books

Watch:

Innocence of Memories(2015), dir. Grant Gee

Strange & Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island(2015), dir.Katherine Knight, Marcia Connolly

Visual Acoustics: Modernism of Julius Shulman(2009), dir. Eric Bricker

Two or Three Things I Know About Her (1967), dir. Jean-Luc Godard

Pulp Fiction (1994), dir. Quentin Tarantino

Dear Diary(1993), dir. Nanni Moretti