Bringing together a group of London-based contemporary artists, who seek to address the dilemmas, realities and consequences of living in a digital age.

Apocalyptic novel writer J. G. Ballard said that he believed reality had exceeded the realms of what had been imagined in science fiction by the end of the 20th century. Digital expansion in particular has been unprecedented, changing our understanding of what is 'real'. This exhibition focuses on a group of artists who address the issues we face in this new technology-defined post-sci-fi era.

Works on display explore the boundaries between the digital and the physical in order to reveal how advanced technology has changed the way we think, act and experience our lives. It incorporates painting, film and video, sculpture, drawing, sound and performance.

Among the highlights are Lindsay Seers' fact-and-fiction blurring film installed in an upturned ship, Susan Hillier's visual patterns translated from radio waves emitted by the Big Bang and hyperreal assemblages which play nature against commodity, created by Helen Marten.

Hayward Gallery

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

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