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Immigration, Immigration Part 1 | Audacity.
Today’s article is derived from an experience that the author encountered. Prelude. On lived experience as a criterion of meaning…Read more.
Expression As Knowledge: Sustaining Cities Though Socio-Spiritual Construction
The physical city of Djenné relies implicitly on the spiritual expression and ritual of replastering the city to armour itRead more.
On Permanence | Impermanence: Transient architecture for housing relief in informal settlements?
On matters of permanence and impermanence, many sub topics come to mind. The permanence of the overpowering dictation of modernRead more.
FOTW | Koda®K (too dark), on Colourism and (un)captured space
*Shirley cards, named after a former Kodak studio model, were images used as the standard for colour calibration in photoRead more.
Why black men have invented nothing
If you made the wise decision to click on this article, you are probably pissed-off about the title. You areRead more.
FOTW: ‘SOCIAL LIFE AS SCIENCE FICTION’
Preface ‘Anybody who thinks that they can understand how terrible the terror has been, without understanding how beautiful the beautyRead more.
FOTW | Part 1. On beauty and terror: The Black Outdoors
‘Anybody who thinks that they can understand how terrible the terror has been, without understanding how beautiful the beauty hasRead more.
Everything Is Everything*
This week’s Fruit of the week is personal to us, and was triggered by experiencing the lyrical dialogue that weRead more.
FOTW | SELF CARE as Self-Preservation, Armor and Collective Emancipation in the Spatial Industry
“I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the factRead more.
Moving through places, space and time
This fruit of the week features two black queer womxn, as Djs they are interested in, and working on, usingRead more.
Afro-futurism (Space is the Place) | Afro-Futurism: an approach to African development
Afro-futurism is not what we commonly (mis)perceive as the notion of “futuristic” black science fiction. It an ever-present projection ofRead more.
Contemporary African Diaspora: a networked tissue sustaining the body of African knowledge(s)
I often smile at strangers during commutes on the bus, tram and train. It is also no misconception that SwitzerlandRead more.
(un)collective memory: Where there is life (in between Joburg)
Today’s theme is born out of an exploration of the mutual and contradicting strings that we find in the cityRead more.
The Capacity of Critique in a Colonial Knowledge Validating Cannon
Today’s theme is one that has been discussed before in a different context, and a revisit is essential for usRead more.
Dead Fish on the Beach: The Problem with “Women in Architecture”
Today’s Matri-Archi post speaks to the complex overlay of gender and racial issues that have made architectural practice a hegemonicRead more.