New World Order

Furtherfield Gallery, McKenzie Pavilion, Finsbury Park, London

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Sat 20th May 2017 to
Sun 25th Jun 2017

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Where:Furtherfield Gallery, McKenzie Pavilion, Finsbury Park, London N4 2NQ
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Open Saturday – Sunday 11:00 – 17:00 or by appointment
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About the event

A mysterious and controversial technology is among us. The Blockchain underpins digital currencies and makes possible dramatic new conceptions of global governance and economy, that could permanently enrich or demote the role of humans - depending on who you talk to.

This exhibition presented by Furtherfield features artworks that envision future world-making by machines, markets and natural processes, free from interference by states and other human institutions.

Artists Jaya Klara Brekke, Pete Gomes, Rob Myers, Primavera De Filippi of O’Khaos, Terra0, Lina Theodorou and xfx (aka Ami Clarke) imagine a world in which responsibility for many aspects of life (reproduction, decision-making, organisation, nurture, stewardship) have been mechanised and automated. Deferred to the blockchain.

Artworks include a self-owning forest with ideas of expansion, a self-replicating android flower, a tale of lost innocence, a DIY money making rig, a Hippocratic Oath for software developers and a five minute marriage contract.

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