Working across diverse media ranging from performance and video work to written publications, Emily Whitebread investigates, breaks down and reimagines utopian futures as proposed by architects, social policy makers, technologists and scientists. Her starting point is how visionary ideas are formalised and presented in dogmatic forms in publications that canonise particular historic moments.
Through deep research into these texts, Emily renegotiates these reductive archives to re-imagine the potentialities contained within the original ideas.