A Beautiful Future
by Droog Lab with Metahaven
Can the combined impact of digitization and structural instability produce new aesthetics and new ways of living? A Beautiful Future engages a society for whom digital infrastructure is home.
Nomads are wearing blanket coats emblazoned with digital symbols.
A mesh of open source hotspots is introduced to the city. Watches no longer communicate time, but rather the vital presence of wireless signal. Here, the network meets the territory, symbols are wearable, homes are digital and helmets are masks.