urban infrastructure

Beyond 5G: fieldnotes from Finland

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Advancing feminist and critically engaged considerations of atmospheric media technologies, this essay by Towards Atmospheric Care (Hanna Husberg and Agata Marzecova) provides a snapshot of their ongoing interdisciplinary investigation of 5G-based smart solutions and new electronic ecosystems emerging in Finland, a country that has self-positioned itself at the forefront of inventing the wireless communication of the future.

Archive as Pulp: In and through Kağıthane

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Merve Ünsal explores the neighborhood of Kagithane (House of Paper) in Istanbul, Turkey, which was formerly a hub of paper production. Ünsal examines the paper supply crisis in Turkey through the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, which is home to the Ottoman state archives.