The Supremacy of the Idea
DV-Video, 9:37 min, 2008
The surface of the earth has become uninhabitable and mankind has created a new über-machine which allows them to live underground in a new artificial world of mediated communication via screens and speech tubes. To have ideas is the ultimate goal. Then something goes wrong.
Written in 1909, E.M. Forster’s The Machine Stops is a dystopian story that is frighteningly relevant 100 years later.