Explore three near-future worlds where technology has changed romance (and cities too) in this GSAPP exhibit

The Architect's Newspaper | Zachary Edelson

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Film enthusiasts, sci-fi nerds, architects, and romantics alike will delight in the provocative new exhibition at the GSAPP’s Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery. Titled Liam Young: New Romance, it features three remarkable films that explore how technology is changing society and the built environment.

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New Romance is the product of a collaboration between director Liam Young (an Australian architect-turned-filmmaker) and writer Tim Maughan (a British fiction and non-fiction writer). The exhibition features three films that extrapolate current trends in technology to create near-future sci-fi settings; each film tracks a different kind of romance to explore how technology might shape human relationships and architecture.Full content is available only for registered users. Please login or Register


Liam Young: New Romance runs through May 13, 2017, at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery at Columbia University.
For more on Young, whose previous projects include New City series, matte animations that explore similar near-future worlds, see his Vimeo page here. More on Maughan (who also contributed to the New City series) can be found here.