Article by Jazmina Figueroa – in Berlin; Friday, Sep. 13, 2013.
Modern utopian structures depend on technological developments to get closer to a perceived notion of the ideal society. In futuristic examples of a utopia, society is united by the idea of progress through technological advancement. In the current exhibition new atlantis at km temporaer the artists highlight specific technologies that originate from utopian…[read on…]
Blog post by Jazmina Figueroa – in Berlin; Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.
Utopian ideals either involve the restoration of a mythic harmony between man and nature or the exact opposite: progress and technological mastery over the environment. The forthcoming show new atlantis at km temporaer is both an exploration and a critique of utopian ideals. The show deals with the way that these desires for the future manifest themselves in present consumption and production by directing present…[read on…]