futurism

WTF

I Tried to Eat Like an Italian Futurist and Learned that Fascism Isn't Delicious

One hundred years ago, an avant-garde group set out to transform meals into performance pieces. Were they any good?
Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen
9.6.18
Three Percenters

What Right-Wing Militants Are Hoping for After a Government Collapse

We talked to Three Percenters and experts on the modern militia movement about their nebulous vision of a future many Americans want nothing to do with.
Mark Hay
10.19.17
Anniversaries

Stereolab's 'Dots and Loops' Is the Jazziest Anti-Capitalist Manifesto 20 Years On

'Dots and Loops' remains the experimental pop band's most sonically accessible and politically important record.
Sophie Kemp
9.15.17
Features

The Musicians Who Knew We'll Be Cyborgs Soon

How late-70s and early-80s electronic pop from Kraftwerk, Devo, and Young Marble Giants warned us of our post-human future.
Joe Bucciero
7.12.17
Art

Artists Enlist the Public in Building Future Utopias in Two Forgotten Cities

Blast Theory collective is working with cities Hull and Aarhus to transform them as more sustainable and economical.
DJ Pangburn
1.17.17
Art

Blow Your Own Damn Mind with This Killer Video Essay About Why China Already Is the Future

In 'Sinofuturism,' film essayist Lawrence Lek posits that Chinese technological development is actually a form of Artificial Intelligence.
Emerson Rosenthal
1.5.17
Art

The Future is Bright and Geodesic in These Pearlescent Graphics

Yanis Georges's shimmering, polychromatic worlds harken to alternate realities.
Diana Shi
12.31.16
Art

At MoMA, Revolutionary Russian Art Provides a Roadmap for Artistic Dissent

MoMA is tracing the history of artistic movements in Russia from 1912 to 1930.
DJ Pangburn
12.11.16
Design

This Museum Experience Lets You Redesign New York City

An interactive simulation game provides an introduction to urban planning at Museum of the City of New York.
Beverly Bryan
11.26.16
Art

These Abstract Paintings Are Made by Slashing Blades Across Canvas

Shannon Finley’s large abstract works vibrate with tension.
B. David Zarley
9.25.16
Gaming

Talking 'Pokémon Go' and Tomorrow's Tech with the Writer of 'Tomb Raider'

Video games writer Rhianna Pratchett looks at how new tech is affecting the industry.
Kevin Holmes
9.13.16
Art

Jacob Felländer's Breaking Photography | Studio Visits

The mixed-media photographer talks Einstein, virtual realities, and the artistic beauty of making mistakes.
Emerson Rosenthal
8.15.16
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