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200 years after the publication of Frankenstein: or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley, the story of the young scientist who created a monster in his laboratory became a cautionary tale for what can go wrong with technology. But as Bruno Latour has put it, the scientist’s mistake wasn’t the creation of the monster but instead not to love and care for the monster he created. Recent developments in fields such as artificial intelligence, genetic manipulation or big data analysis may seem like the unleashing of monstrous futures. But what if instead of giving up, we cared and loved new inventions however daunting their futures may seem to us now? 


The Future Starts Here
upcoming -2018
co-curated with Rory Hyde
V&A


Like a reverse archaelogy, this exhibition looks at the extreme present to speculate about the futures contained in it. From smart appliances to satellites, artificial intelligence to internet culture, The Future Starts Here brings together more than 100 objects as a landscape of possibilities for the near future. For more information and tickets go here.