Dreamscapes of Tomorrow: Exploring Arabo-Futurism at the Institut du Monde Arabe April 23 to October 27, 2024

Dear Shaded Viewers,,

Venture into the depths of the Institut du Monde Arabe and immerse yourself in the visionary world of 18 contemporary artists. Each floor unveils a unique space where these artists boldly articulate their visions for the future. From speculative sci-fi ventures to thought-provoking reflections on organic evolution, the exhibits offer a kaleidoscope of perspectives.

Delve into themes of identity, ecology, globalization, and population migration, woven intricately into the fabric of each artistic expression. Some installations beckon with playful whimsy, while others confront with starkly disturbing imagery. Yet, amidst this diversity, a common thread emerges—a poignant reflection of the zeitgeist, encapsulating the essence of our tumultuous times.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.