Designed as a timeless calendar, FUTURA PROXIMA CURATED FOR GUCCI begins with a poignant essay by the Italian philosopher and author Emanuele Coccia.
Alessandro Michele’s Cosmogony
Cosmogony (cos·mog·o·ny) – 1: a theory of the origin of the universe, 2: the creation or origin of the world or universe.
Simon Denny’s ‘Resident 1, 2021’
The New Zealand-born artist describes his quilted rugby jersey featured in Futura Proxima, as it relates to colonial and capitalist powers that continue to exert influence on modern society.
Aria Dean: Life As Scene
Recently named as a participant in the 2022 Whitney Biennial, the American artist discusses the critical and social theories that underscore her work featured inside FUTURA PROXIMA.
Squid Theory by Natsuko Uchino
The notions and influences of the Japanese artist and her hypothetical currency series of cuttlebone bronze sculptures featured in FUTURA PROXIMA are further revealed.
An Evening Divining the Future
Discover the launch of FUTURA PROXIMA at an exhibition of new works throughout the ornate salons of Galerie Gismondi, Paris.
FUTURA PROXIMA CURATED FOR GUCCI
A spiral-bound, perforated ‘calendar’ magazine exploring 12 months with 12 artists divining the future through their thinking and their craft, conceived on the occasion of Gucci’s 100-year anniversary.