Abandoned pasts and futures

What are some ‘documentaries made in the past about a future that has already gone?’ / see also The Improbable, Bold History of Space Concept Art, via Coudal /Inside the Last Three Restaurants of London’s Forgotten Chinatown (at that’s). See also Tom Bolton’s Vanished City: London’s Lost Neighbourhoods, which goes into more detail about lost Limehouse / tape portraits by Erika Iris / a collection of isolated vocals / A Vinyl A Day, a visual collection of vinyl records. No longer updated / Map showing the homeland of every character in Homer’s Iliad / dynamic satellite maps are coming, courtesy of Planet (via K) / A Tale of Two Glassworkers and Their Marine Marvels, the glass models of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka / six months after Rio, the Olympic venues aren’t looking so good. See also Athens 2004 and a clickbaity round-up of Olympian ruins.

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