Hybrid Design

“FUTURE PRESENT”: the impact of technology on design

Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit is pleased to announce its third annual exhibition, FUTURE PRESENT: Design in a Time of Urgency, which will run through Dec. 11 at Bedrock’s 1001 Woodward Building in downtown Detroit. This year’s exhibition theme will explore humanity’s nuanced relationship to various forms of design and the impact it has on the future.... READ MORE...

“Digital Cultures 2020: Imagined Futures”, an online festival of arts & technology

The online festival will bring back former visions of the future, dismissed as intriguing yet far-fetched fantasies a decade or even a few months ago. The event, organised by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, offers a wealth of artistic programmes and debate, and aims to further understand and overcome the barriers of delivering a hybrid festival in today’s social and political climate. ... READ MORE...

The Speculative Design of Immaculate Motherhood

In the next five years, the artificial womb will become a medical reality. Ectogenesis, outside-the-womb gestation, is increasingly viable for human embryos. Will it lead to a feminist utopia, or is it the newest manifestation of an age-old male fantasy? This question has occupied the minds of feminists, science-fiction writers, artists and scientists for decades. Article by Patricia de Vries... READ MORE...

Speaking Power to (Post) Truth

Jane Lombard Gallery presents the group exhibition Speaking Truth to (Post) Power, curated by Sara Raza (formerly the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator of the Solomon. R Guggenheim Museum, New York). The exhibition brings together a constellation of six contemporary artists who unite to create a series of patterns that explore the deep historical associations inherent within human consciousness and truth.... READ MORE...