‘Clean City’: The fight against Visual Pollution in São Paulo.

In 2007, ‘Clean City’ was enacted in São Paulo. The radical legislation banned advertising, regulated the size of commercial signage and removed the graffiti from the city’s urban space as a way to fight visual pollution. However, no definition for visual pollution was included in the law, and no research has been conducted on its … More ‘Clean City’: The fight against Visual Pollution in São Paulo.

Love in a cold climate: the contested fridge by Yasmin Gunaratnam  

I’ve spent time looking at the photograph of this fridge. If it looks a little too ordered and tidy that could be because you’re peering into a laboratory of British sanctuary. The fridge is a part of a network of households that are offering a temporary home to destitute migrants, asylum seekers and refugees who have … More Love in a cold climate: the contested fridge by Yasmin Gunaratnam