NEW URBAN CONDITIONS
EDITED BY TIMUR ZOLOTOEV,
YULIA GROMOVA, PAWEL WARGAN
New Urban Conditions—a series of essays and projects submitted through Strelka Mag’s open call—navigates the complex new realities shaped by emerging technologies. This volume inaugurates Strelka Mag as a publishing platform, and expands on the research of The New Normal, Strelka Institute’s speculative urbanism think-tank.
03.03.2020, New Urban Conditions
Automated Landscapes and the Human Dream of Relentlessness
Behind the beauty and crudeness of automated landscapes, this report from the Netherlands reveals that human bodies are not absent at all in these centers of production, but instead adopt the uptime rhythm of automation.
02.03.2020, New Urban Conditions
Challenging the Assemblage Dictum of the (Post-)Anthropocene
Moving beyond the limits of assemblage theory, thinking of the Anthropocene as a system that can be observed and studied, can help us discover new political horizons—concrete solutions to the challenges of our time.
30.07.2019, New Urban Conditions
A Glimpse into a Dark Future: Amazon’s Logistics of Extraction and the Illusion of Efficiency
In allowing Amazon to invent our future, we have lost sovereignty over our cities, our regions and our bodies. The commerce giant’s invisible logistics chains leave an imprint on everything they touch.