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Liam Young - Tomorrow's Thoughts Today UK

Inventing the Future: Keynote + Panel
April 11, 2018, 09:45 - 11:45
Panelist: 09:45 - 11:45
VR Salon: VR (Anti) Manifesto - Edition 2: Panel
April 12, 2018, 09:00 - 11:00
Panelist: 09:00 - 11:00
Tomorrows' Thoughts Today
Unknown Fields

Liam Young is a speculative architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures. He is cofounder of Tomorrows' Thoughts Today, an urban futures think tank, exploring the local and global implications of new technologies and Unknown Fields, a nomadic research studio that travels on expeditions to chronicle these emerging conditions as they occur on the ground.

He has been acclaimed in both mainstream and architectural media, including the BBC, NBC, Wired, Guardian, Time, and Dazed and Confused, is a BAFTA nominated producer and his work has been collected by institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum and MAAS in Sydney. He has taught internationally at the Architectural Association, Princeton University and now runs the ground breaking MA in Fiction and Entertainment at Sci Arc in Los Angles.

Liam's narrative approach sits between documentary and fiction as he focuses on projects that aim to reveal the invisible connections and systems that make the modern world work. Liam now manages his time between exploring distant landscapes and prototyping the future worlds he extrapolates from them.


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