The image requires light from vehicles and other mechanical objects which shows the use of modern technology and how different life is now compared to the past.
Rusting could show how old and destroyed the object is which would link to 'Past'
Motion photography by William Wadam
This style of art is modern through the graphic and geometric approach. I could experiment with the style of art I use to incorporate aspects of Past and Present in one image.
Elisabetta Renosto Capturing movement to show Past and Present.
NOVA BIONICS Arm, Georg Löschner on ArtStation at http://www.artstation.com/artwork/nova-bionics-arm
Vintage Futuristic Ray Guns - toys from Buck Rogers, and others during the 30s and 40s
Roy Lichtenstein - He creates an image in a very structured, minimalistic way which is modern and shows 'Present'
Roy Lichtenstein / The One in Front of the Gun Lives Forever