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Is This Tomorrow? Visions of the future transform Whitechapel Gallery

Professor Rachel Armstrong is among the architects offering their vision for the future in the major Is This Tomorrow? exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery in London.

In an era when humanity is facing new challenges posed by big data, bioengineering and climate change, Whitechapel Gallery has invited ten groups of artists, architects and other cultural practitioners to explore the potential of collaboration and offer their visions of the future. 

Is This Tomorrow? features experimental propositions from some of today’s leading architects and artists responding to issues we face in the 21st century. Their experiential projects take the form of environments, models, structures and systems, incorporating artworks, objects, film and graphics.

The exhibition features 6a architects, Adjaye Associates, APPARATA, Rachel Armstrong, Rana Begum, Tatiana Bilbao Estudio, Cao Fei, Mariana Castillo Deball, Cécile B. Evans, Simon Fujiwara, Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation, Kapwani Kiwang, David Kohn Architects, mono office, Farshid Moussavi Architecture, Hardeep Pandhal, Amalia Pica, Jacolby Satterwhite, Zineb Sedira and Marina Tabassum Architects.

Is This Tomorrow? runs at the Whitechapel Gallery until 12 May 2019. Tickets are £12.50/£9.50 concessions.

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Cécile B Evans (left) and Professor Rachel Armstrong (right) in front of their installation. Photograph courtesy of Whitechapel Gallery

published on: 14 February 2019