November 29, 2019

Looking Backward | Michael Hanna at PS², Belfast

29/11/2019 – 21/12/2019 – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PS², Spencer House, 71 Royal Avenue,, Belfast
Looking Backward is an exhibition of photography, text, painting and moving-image works by Michael Hanna that considers ideas of promised futures and the relationship between utopia and the local. The exhibition takes its title from a utopian novel written in 1888 by author and journalist Edward Bellamy. The book, which was a bestseller at the time, was written in the midst of great wealth disparity and economic and social turmoil. After over a century of sleep, the narrator awakens in his hometown of Boston in the year 2000 to find himself in a world of post-capitalist harmony. As the story…
Looking Backward | Michael Hanna at PS², Belfast