DIGITAL RUBBISH

                                                  – Charles Weak One of the primary operations of the internet is the collection and storage of data. This frequently happens passively through data mining functions, like cookies, which collect […]

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LEONARA CARRINGTON MUSEUM

Art, Architecture and Surveillance   – Juan Cantu   The Leonora Carrington Museum1 is located within the Centro de las Artes Centenario 2 (Centenary Arts Center) in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. It is the first space dedicated to the work of the British-born Mexican surrealist artist and holds a wide range of her work, reflecting […]

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VIEW FROM THE PANOPTICON

– William Betts We live in a society where there is a continuing erosion of privacy. We move through spaces with the illusion that our most private conversations, most intimate contacts and actions are private. The ubiquity of surveillance and photography makes us an unwitting actor in thousands and thousands of CCTV videos and holiday […]

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Ubiquitous Object Invisible Object

– Adrian Fernandez In this current situation of extreme isolation, access to the essentials of life have become increasingly limited. In their place, alternatives, often virtual, have proliferated, designed to replicate and simulate these essentials. One such example is Google Arts and Culture, the omniscient search provider’s Street View-style virtualization of museums and other cultural […]

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A ROOM WITH A VIEW

  – Menno Aden Through challenging camera angles Menno Aden abstracts most familiar actual living environments and public interiors into “flattened two-dimensional scale models. A camera that the artist installed on the ceiling of various rooms takes pictures downwards of the interiors. The resulting images lay out space in symmetrical compositions that look like assemblages […]

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POLICE BRUTALITY AT THE BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS

Forensic Architecture The ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests that have swept the US since May 2020, in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans, constitute one of the largest uprisings against systemic racism in policing in the US in a generation.  But this popular movement has itself been met […]

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DETENTION CENTER

– Albert Orozco & Edward Rivero Architectural enclosures designed to limit the mobility, freedom, and dreams of people of color are manifest in prison structures that hold Black, Indigenous, and other people of color captive. This project details the inner landscape of the concentration camps that hold migrant children and their guardians in caged environments […]

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THE PEOPLE’S CONTROL ROOM

Olasumbo Olaniyi The Peoples Control Room: Disrupting the Digital Panopticon takes on surveillance in the city of Johannesburg from an architectural lens to curate a multiplicity of installations that speculate and catalyze a disruption in the existing power imbalance in order to ensure democratization amongst all players of its volatile ecosystem. (A Masters’ Thesis Project […]

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FOLLOWER

Burçak Bingöl 20 site-specific ceramic sculptures installed around Beyoğlu district in Istanbul produced for15th Istanbul Biennial “a good neighbor” Curated by Elmgreen & Dragset September16th – November12th, 2017 New editions of Follower for the 15th Istanbul Biennial a good neighbor, revisit the ever-changing streets of Istanbul where it was inspired from in the beginning. This […]

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The Net Blvd

Dana Barale Burdman The Net Blvd examines a collection of situations that happen in the digital era. These situations imply that cultural production happens on digital platforms, structuring our collective memory. In these platforms that go beyond physical limits, intangible contents suggest a new form of production and transmission of culture.  Led by digital networks […]

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