Tomorrows – Urban fictions for possible futures

Artists, architects and designers tell stories about the cities of tomorrow. The exhibition presents utopian and dystopian scenarios, where the future becomes a tool of understanding present itself.

Tomorrows - Urban fictions for possible futures sgt stegi onassis
Tomorrows – Urban fictions for possible futures sgt stegi onassis

The future never felt closer than it does today. A series of environmental, technological and social shifts are changing the planet and forcing us to reassess our place on it. The Earth resembles a city which keeps on sprawling outwards while other areas are abandoned due to climate change and extreme socio-political conditions. Life in the urban environment is reorganised thanks to intelligent systems constantly processing human and machinic behavior. Artificial ecologies promise to counterbalance the impact of the anthropogenic activity on the natural environment and to meet the needs of an ever-growing global population. But what do these changes really mean for the future? What will the role of the human be in the rapid transformations of the urban and natural environment?

The exhibition features 33 individual and group projects. Two important works from the nineteen sixties stand out: Electronic Urbanism by the architect Takis Ch. Zenetos and Ecumenopolis by the architect and urban planner, Constantinos Doxiadis.

Definetely worth visiting!


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