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Present Futures
Film Screening | Cecile B Evans, Jon Rafman and Lawrence Lek

Sat 8 June 2019

Cecile B Evans – Hyperlinks or It Didn’t Happen (2014) follows a group of digital entities as they search for meaning and an understanding of their own condition.

Geomancer is a CGI film by Lawrence Lek about the creative awakening of artificial intelligence. On the eve of Singapore’s 2065 Centennial, an adolescent satellite AI escapes its imminent demise by coming down to Earth, hoping to fulfil its dream of becoming the first AI artist.

Jon Rafman - You, the World and I - When Orpheus’ beloved Eurydice dies, he cajoles his way into the underworld with his musical charms and his lyre. Wanting her but not her shade, he cannot forbear looking back to physically see her and so loses her forever. In this modern day Orphean tale, an anonymous narrator also desperately searches for a lost love.