Bahar Noorizadeh

  • Bahar Noorizadeh – After Scarcity (2018)

    2011-2020Bahar NoorizadehPoliticsSwitzerlandVideo Art

    In the Soviet Union of the 1960s, some technologists saw computers as machines of communism and cybernetics as an answer to the difficulties of a waning centrally planned economy. After Scarcity is a sci-fi video-essay that tracks these Soviet cyberneticians in their attempt to build a fully-automated planned economy. If history at its best is a blueprint for science-fiction, revisiting contingent histories of economic technology might enable an access to the future.Read More »

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