Tomás Saraceno: Building “future flying cities” with spiders

Argentinian artist and architect Tomás Saraceno discusses his installation at SFMOMA, Stillness in Motion—Cloud Cities (2016). He describes how the piece illustrates his vision of “future flying cities” built in collaboration with spiders and other nonhumans, inviting visitors to imagine radical, alternative ways of living on Earth.
Cloud Cities and Tomás Saraceno’s Visionary Architecture
Tomás Saraceno’s immersive installations are visually arresting spaces that challenge viewers’ relationship to the built world, offering models for the utopian cities of the future. Learn more about Saraceno’s work and his fascinating collaborators.
Artist Interviews
See All

Subscribe to the SFMOMA Newsletter

Our monthly dose of videos, essays, art stories and more. Straight to your inbox.