In 1948, George Orwell wrote his masterpiece, 1984, a novel of great imagination about a utopian future.
2048 is an artistic project inspired by the evocative strength of Orwell’s pages: the involved artists are asked to imagine themselves living 38 years forward and to tell and represent, through videos/site-specifics, their existence in the heart of the century.
Between past and future, artists crash with the many alternatives and forking paths life puts before us everyday, our today’s choices shape the huge tomorrow’s mosaic.
The astrophysicist Martin Rees theorized that the twenty-first century humanity has the 50% of possibility to destroy itself and the biosphere. Where are we going?