Future Perfect, a series of installations at the Museu da Electricidade curated by Liam Young, brings together an ensemble of mad scientists, design mavericks, literary astronauts, speculative gamers, visionaries and luminaries to collectively develop the props, spaces, machines, cultures and narratives of a future city, an imaginary urbanism, the landscapes that surround it and the stories it contains.
The British Council has long championed British artists at the forefront of digital and technological innovation. In dance the UK has an impressive track record of combining cutting edge technical innovation with contemporary choreography to develop new and ground-breaking aesthetics.
Choreographer Alexander Whitley, the British Council and the Lisbon Architecture Triennale worked working during the opening week of the Triennale with Portuguese dancers on a stunning opening to the installation by the UK company Marshmallow Laser Feast.
Marshmallow Laser Feast:
Marshmallow Laser Feast is a creative studio working at the intersection of art and technology. In just two years, MLF has earned a reputation for creating things that aren’t seemingly possible — for producing installations that push boundaries, redefine expectations and amaze audiences.