What will the library look like in 2222? Have humans shot for the stars, leaving the last of our histories within a supercomputer at the heart of the La Trobe Reading Room? Will the walls of the Redmond Barry Reading Room be lined with the spines of holographic titles?
The far future of State Library Victoria has been imagined by six of our favourite emerging writers and contains everything from robot librarians to a biological bank storing extinct species’ DNA. We invite you to pop on some headphones and hear their visions of utopias, dystopias and more.
With Claire G Coleman, Olivia Muscat, Adalya Nash Hussain, Mira Schlosberg and Tegan Webb
Produced by Thanh Hang Pham
Sessions will run from 12.10–12.30pm, 12.50–1.10pm and 1.30–1.50pm on Thu 20 – Sun 23 June. Limited capacity, please book tickets in advance.
Presented in partnership with State Library Victoria