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Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future

Tai Kwun Contemporary / Hong Kong / Art

It was the noir prophet of cyberpunk, William Gibson, who first coined the term “meta-city,” which compared the rise of the internet—its interconnectedness—to living in a cyber metropolis. Today, in an inescapably digital world, the sci-fi meta-city seems not just eerily here, its aesthetics have infiltrated art and culture. At Tai Kwun, artists bring panoramas of virtual cities, and their citizens, to life. —E.C.

Tai Kwun Contemporary 10 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong
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