For emerging artists traumatised by social injustice, access to a more secure career is imperative. Even if we are talking about art epidemics within the broader context of post-15-05, more and more young and vulnerable artists around the globe have become the victims of a model that prioritises artistic production and the marketability of artists over moral responsibility and supporting and protecting the vulnerable artists.
The paradox of the new frontier of security is that it leaves more and more space for territorial occupation, informal urban development, and other kinds of urban violence. Most obviously, war zones, occupation zones, and refugee zones contribute to the spatial expansion of urban violence. In addition to the creation of new security spaces, which leave more room for criminality and physical intervention, there’s also the dangerous expansion of social and political exclusion.
Technological innovation threatens to change the very fabric of life. IT makes people more efficient, more interconnected, and more able to share information. Smartphones, improved surveillance, and widespread networking make urban movements trackable, visible, and searchable. These innovations significantly transform the conditions in which people stay on the streets. 7211a4ac4a