Architecture

Hostile Architecture: Alienating Identities in Urban Spaces

Hostile Architecture: Alienating Identities in Urban Spaces

Rather than dealing with difficult issues like homelessness, hostile design simply puts them out of sight and out of mind. It pushes those deemed unworthy of belonging to the “public” to the fringes, drawing a clear line that marks who belongs in our shared spaces and who does not.

Post-Authentic: Viewing identities in the Digital Space

Post-Authentic: Viewing identities in the Digital Space

There is a stake that should not be overlooked in studying visual codifications and architectures: virtual spaces ordain how we navigate and constitute ourselves as subjects in real spaces, and pre-determine the breadth of possible positions we are allowed to inhabit in social imaginaries.