When fiction foreshadows future usages
Sens-Fiction is an exhibition/lab that investigates how fiction influences our conception of future practices; in this laboratory, designers’ methods are informed by the desired outcome.
This exhibition also examines what fiction brings to future-use foresight: literary, cinematographic, advertising, and future-focused works, as well as designers’ projects, are placed side by side; they serve to reveal how we live in the world.
Ramy Fischler and Scott Longfellow’s multidisciplinary approach led them to invite several personalities to intermingle. Whether they are exploring science fiction, speculative fiction, social-science literature, the relationship between brands and fiction, or speculating about tomorrow’s world through design, these enthusiasts enriched the exploration of the interrelationships between fiction and usage.
Curators: Ramy Fischler and Scott Longfellow
Exhibition Curators : Ramy Fischler, Scott Longfellow
Associate Curators: Patrick Gyger, Irène Langlet, Claire Luna, Nicolas Minvielle, Nicolas Nova, Daniel Kaplan Installation
Design: RF Studio, Elise Durand, Marie Cordier
Content / Artwork Management: Scott Longfellow, Johnny Rabines, Nicolas Tsan, Laura de Filippo
Operations / Production: Emma Redkine
Communications / Media: Fanny Roisin
Illustrations / Visual Identity: Ugo Bienvenu
Sound and Audiovisual Production: Adorable Studio Motion design: Nicolas Weyrich
Graphic Design / Signage: Studio Plastac
Digital Design: Hey Low
Light Programming: Antoine Meissonnier
Historical photos: Yves Bosson – Agence Martienne
Exhibition photos credit: Nicolas Tsan Translation: Allegra Cramb
An Exhibition/Lab designed by RF Studio and its Bureau des Usages An original production of Lille Métropole 2020, World Design Capital Exhibition hosted by the City of Lille