In this contribution to ISRF Bulletin 25, Lisa Taylor reflects on the role that participatory art projects may play in helping communities deal with the social and personal impacts of deindustrialisation.
What we can learn from squatters, climate protestors and desert hippies.
How will we record the pandemic and its effectson our lives? How will we look back at the significance of the present in the future?
Dead cities are enduring images in post-apocalyptic literature and cinema.
Kurdish diaspora associations in European cities have performed a crucial function to mitigate the challenging implications of the coronavirus.
The coronavirus lockdown in the UK has lead the government to increasingly focus on the affective life of the populace. This draws our attention to sovereign encounters, racialised public order and the temper of the populace more generally.
Digital technologies, in the form of social contact tracing apps, look like they are going to play an important role in tackling the Covid-19 crisis. This intervention argues that while liberating us in the short-term, such technologies could contribute to the growing power and influence of surveillance capitalism over our lives.
For indigenous people in the Amazon, the lockdown may be a greater worry than the coronavirus disease itself.
We need to be clearer about what’s at stake when deciding how, for what purpose, and against whom, police authority is deployed.