Emerging technological developments are changing the way we see the future and approach image-making.
The exhibition Uncanny Valley: Photography, Tech and the Hyperreal explores the sense of unease that overcomes us when technology presents as too human, and surveillance culture falls under scrutiny in the work of CAMP and Jo Duck. execute_photography speculates on how AI will impact the medium of photography, while AI tools are employed in an immersive installation by Memo Akten, and by Scotty So to propel young people 50 years into the future.
Cao Fei questions our understanding of the metaverse, filip custic visualises the intersection of human bodies and digital technologies, and Chloé Milos Azzopardi imagines technologies created from natural elements.
As the Anthropocene and climate catastrophe reshape our planet, and the human-made increasingly outweighs the natural, what solutions can be offered?
Placing Indigenous thinking front and centre, these self-determined imaginings are key to an Indigenous-led future.
As fights for human rights persist across the globe, questions endure: who has the power in society?
From trans and queer youth in the Amazon to AI-generated drag queens.