Future Machine is coming... written in black marker on cardboard square

Time Portals at Furtherfield

This film of the process of imagining and building the Future Machine is going live at the Time Portals exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery (Finsbury Park, London) on Thursday 9th May. It will be updated as more workshops take place and the Future Machine is built. The design team, including participants in the workshops are:Rachel Jacobs …

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strange octagonal device flying through the sky above a fully blossoming cherry tree, on the right is a weather station with wind, rain and temperature sensors and a sign with the word 'Future' printed on it

Building the Future Machine

The Future Machine is being built. A strange and mystical device sits on a handcart, a witness and a way to navigate the future we want and not the one we fear. Another device acts as a kind of oracle connecting the past, present and future and a map gives us some instructions. The development …

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Cardboard mock up of the Future Machine

A letter from 2049

Anon, 2049 The Future Machine was built to help us as we took a journey into an uncertain future, as the Earth was changing and we sought new ways to be in the world and tell our stories. It became a time capsule, a symbol of luck, a way of predicting and making decisions, an …

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The banana clock at the heart of the Future Machine

The Future Machine is Coming…

To help build the Future Machine book on to one of these workshops in London (Furtherfield, Finsbury park), Nottingham (Nottingham Contemporary) or Loughborough (Loughborough University) The Future Machine is a new artwork, a large interactive machine, built to help us to respond to environmental change as the future unfolds. The machine will record people’s visions …

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