tagged: techno-utopianism

Science Does Not Equal Freedom: The Dangers of Celebrating a Techno-Utopia

by Josie Thaddeus-Johns
What is freedom? This is what the current exhibition, , at Bologna’s Museum of Modern Art, (MAMbo) attempts to answer through the lenses of art and science. The idea is to present science that has “freed” us from the trials of a pre-modern society, while showing that art continues to comment on and complicate the human relationship to freedom. Works from Ryan Trecartin, Vanessa Beecroft, and Bob and Roberta Smith all stand alongside vitrines with examples of technology that appear to have... [more]
Posted by Josie Thaddeus-Johns on 11/10/15