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“Workspheres”

MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art

OUR HABITAT IS BEING RESTRUCTURED on an order of magnitude beyond ken. What began as a technological revolution is already re-forming our every implement and reorganizing our every social arrangement. The new economy, the super-bull market, global connectivity, cyberlife, and our galaxy of digi-gadgets are just the pretty sparks before the firestorm. And by now, the flux of product extinctions and emergences is so brisk that we no longer even notice the turnovers. Remember life before the computer, the remote, even before the cell? (Cell phone, that is.) How long until we can no longer remember what it was like to go to the office—or to have free time? Giant strides in material and information sciences and engineering guarantee that this moment lies just around the corner, occasioning “Workspheres,” an exhibition organized by MoMA's perennial optimist, architecture and design curator

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