Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life at the Mori Art Museum

19 November–29 March 2020 | Tokyo

Tim Marlow, artistic director for London's Royal Academy of Arts, chooses the best exhibitions to see this month, presented by Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

A n exhibition at The Mori Art Museum, Japan is presenting over 100 projects and works that promise to ‘go beyond the confines of fine art’. Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life - How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow will explore the numerous and complex ways in which phenomena including artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, and biotechnology will impact our lives in the coming years, and lets us ponder how very different life might look.

rendering of gloating island city with solar panels
Bjarke Ingels Group, Oceanix City, 2019.

This multi-disciplinary, cross-genres show will feature a heady mix of contemporary art and exhibits of urban theory, architecture, design and product innovation, bio-art, movies and manga. It will endeavour to encourage visitors to consider current and potential issues surrounding cities, the environment, human lifestyle and society.

a large ear inside a clear vat of liquid with bubbles
Diemut Strebe, Sugababe, 2014.

Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life - How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow is on view at the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo from 19 November until 29 March 2020.

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