The HKW program continues in digital form. The building will be closed until Jan 28, 2021. More…
2017, Nov 30 — Dec 2
Unleashing the technical present
Research, talks and performative elements
The year 1948 serves as an aperture through which we can rethink the history of the now; the decisive moment when the heap of fragments left by the fury of two world wars began to reassemble into new forms of technological, scientific, and cultural order that inform our contemporary situation. With the atomic age, the digital age and the age of the "hydrocarbon man” taking off, 1948 represents an inflection point for many developments and path dependencies to come.