Cyberpunk In The Year Of The Future

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The exhibition presents the influential science fiction author William Gibson called “the meta-city,” entitled as Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future examines how the genre’s aesthetics and futurisms have also bled into art and visual culture. The centres around what a sprawling urban space just as virtual as it is real whether through spectacular panoramas of virtual mega cities, or fleeting snapshots of their alluring underworlds and dissonant denizens, the exhibition explores life in the meta-city, and how the cyber metropolis has transformed from a fantastic metaphor for life in the future into an inescapable, looping present.

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