The Workplace of the Future Design Competition revealed a wealth of fresh ideas and a bit of uncertainty about exactly where we’re headed.
For These Young Visionaries, Design is an Illusion
The artists featured here manipulate light and sound — water, even — to resensitize us to technological wonder.
Technology and the City: Chattanooga
Investments in street-level urbanism and digital infrastructure are helping to turn a once-blighted industrial town into “Gig City,” a haven for businesses and a magnet for young professionals.
Photographs as Things
Aperture #211—What Matters Now? Photographs, especially personal ones, have always served as physical manifestations of memory. Held between ﬁngers or hung on a wall, photographic prints had a direct material connection to their subjects, from light to lens to ﬁlm to paper. Today, of course, our photographs are born digital. Their power as images remains, […]
Children of the Drone
Marcel Duchamp had his urinal. Andy Warhol had his soup can. James Bridle has his . . . drone? With his first major U.S. museum exhibition opening this week at Washington’s Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art & Design, the young British artist is spearheading a conceptual-art movement—“the New Aesthetic”—through Tumblr, Twitter, and Instagram, […]