Aesthetics Of Exclusion


3rd March '22
Andrew Knott

Cities are being overwhelmed by a top-down, algorithmically-enabled attempt to make them legible, quantifiable and replicable. Can a project of nonsense-making disrupt

6th August '21
Jake Arnfield

Hidden data infrastructure is integral to advancements in the UK's immigration enforcement capabilities. Exposing this infrastructure will therefore be an increasingly necessary

28th July '21
Mariana Costa-Lima, Clarissa Freitas and Sarah Farias

As big mapping corporations substitute public institutions in curating spatial data, informal residents' voices are still yet to be acknowledged.

Sunday, July…

25th July '21
Hamzah Al Asadulloh

Rideshare app Gojek has disrupted traditional paratransit services. The cost to places like Bandung is a loss of spaces once autonomously co-produced

30th June '21
Ludo Groen and Marten Kuijpers

Global investment firms are using an arcane financial formula to make huge profits flipping properties in local markets, as recently illustrated in

28th April '21
Meera Badran

Discrimination in speech-translation software adds to existing digital and physical infrastructures set in place to control and constrain the Palestinian body.


21st April '21
Jumanah Abbas

Beyond physical barriers and checkpoints, Palestinians in the West Bank contend with communications frequencies as an invisible infrastructure of control.

In a…

24th February '21
Charlie Clemoes

The drug trade has become increasingly deterritorialised thanks to a global network of dealers and traffickers who have taken their activity online,

14th August '19

Since 2005 several companies, such as Google, Microsoft, Baidu and Kakao (Daum), started to develop systems to digitally map urban and rural…

1st October '18
Aesthetics of Exclusion

It is over a decade ago that Richard Florida introduced the “rise of the creative class”. If decaying cities wanted to survive,…