City of Drones is an interactive digital environment developed by musician John Cale, speculative architect Liam Young and digital artists FIELD. The installation puts the user in a first person view of a drone drifting through an abstract futuristic cityscape.
Young aims to explore and to raise questions about the future applications of this technology. Because “eventually, they will be everywhere. In all aspects of our lives, as ubiquitous as pigeons. We need to start accepting that and thinking, what could drones be as enabling objects? Might we have a drone familial that follows us around? When we’re walking home at night from the Tube, can we call a drone to light our way?” says Young.
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