“After the End of the World” exhibition at CCCB

After the End of the World is an exhibition about the Earth of 2017 irreversibly transformed into the Anthropoceneplanet after two centuries of human impact on natural systems. But it is also an exhibition about how we will reach the world of the latter half of the 21st century, and about our society’s responsibility to the generations who will be born and grow up in it.

 

Aerocene © Tomás Saraceno Studio

Aerocene © Tomás Saraceno Studio

 

In the coming decades, humankind will face one of the most complex challenges it has had to address in its history. In the second half of the 21st century, we will have to stop emitting CO2 into the atmosphere forever. After the End of the World is a spatial essay on the present and future of climate crisis: a journey  to the landscapes of the Anthropocene planet; and a conversation with the humans and non-humans of the year 2100. (more…)

Architecture and sexuality “1,000 m2 of desire” exhibition at CCCB

The exhibition at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona is focused on the way Western society has planned, built and imagined spaces for sex from the 18th century to the present day.

 

Collage 2  1968 © Ricardo Bofill

Collage 2, 1968 © Ricardo Bofill

 

With some 250 exhibits, including drawings and architectural models, art installations, audiovisuals, books and other materials, the exhibition explores the power of spaces as the driving force of desire and shows how architecture has been a tool that controls behaviour and creates gender stereotypes in our patriarchal society. (more…)