“What our children have to fear is not the cars on the highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating the most elegant parameters of their deaths.”
Coinciding with the release of High-Rise, we present a celebration of J.G Ballard, an author whose work is distinctly cinematic in style. The title of the season comes from a newly commissioned film work focusing on Ballardian tropes: the car, architecture and environments founded on the notion of control, that are actually teetering on the brink of collapse.
Want to delve deeper into the season? Click here to read an article by Jason Wood, our Artistic Director: Film.