Urban Spectacles

“Postmodernity is said to be a culture of fragmentary sensations, eclectic nostalgia, disposable simulacra, and promiscuous superficiality, in which the traditionally valued qualities of depth, coherence, meaning, originality, and authenticity are evacuated or dissolved amid the random swirl of empty signals.” ― Jean Baudrillard

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Fluorescent Pleasures

“A central moment of the present age has thus been the proliferation of an amusement society with its unending culture of carnivalesque spectacles, replete with a multitude of forms of commodified transgressions. “ (Langman and Ryan, 2009)

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Carnivalesque Circus or manifesto to Carnival in Architecture

Technological novelties are dramatically reshaping our real and virtual spaces taking us deeper into the brave new world. However the profound social changes that these novelties and their creators will impose do not have to depend only and solely on the decision-making of these few… Unless you are willing to live in the co-constitutive human/animal/technology/information […]

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