The Tomorrow That Never Was



In the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, an imposing black structure referred to as a 'monolith' serves as a connection between the past and the future. The five objects chosen for this project all play a role in making a machine function as a whole. These objects can also be seen as a glimpse of the past, offering insight into what the future might have looked like. Each of these objects was, at one point, a breakthrough in its own category, enhancing mankind's efficiency through the use of tools. Similar to the monolith from the film, these objects symbolize space and time, providing a link between the past and the future.

The book Tomorrow That Never Was is based on five objects of desire and analyzes them with applied narratives drawn from personal memories and the film..

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