RE-IMAGINING URBAN SOCIAL CONTRACTS FOR THE DIGITAL AGE 


We study the increasing digitalization of security in cities and explore models of urban coexistence. We are currently present in:




 GENEVA 





ONGOING:

VISUALIZING SECURITY IN MEDELLÍN 


Our newest research workshop on data analysis launched March 2 in Medellín.

ONGOING:

EDITORES DE CIUDAD


UPCOMING:

GENEVA REPORT

Photo by Mario A. P. -> https://flic.kr/p/rM3PnCDiagnostic Report on Security, Surveillance, and Digital Technologies: A City of Paradoxes and Dualities.

PAST:

LAB SOCIAL #MISANGRE

We are partnering with Fundación Mi Sangre to create a space for conversation with diverse stakeholders from across Medellín.



PAST:

MAGNUM X EDGELANDS


Can visual storytelling shed light on the ways that digital technologies are changing cities? Our upcoming workshop series with Magnum Photos will explore this question.

PAST:

MATZA X EDGELANDS


Can art uncover solutions to urban insecurity? A 3 week experiment in co-living and co-creation in Medellín sought to find the answer to this question. Exhibits up through March 20 in Bodega Comfama.

PAST:

RESEARCH SPRINT IN MEDELLÍN


 Our first research workshop convened young adults in Medellín to examine questions on surveillance, security, and the extents of government intervention.







WHAT WE DO




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RESEARCH


We organize conferences and multistakeholder roundtables to identify key tensions and opportunities around a particular urgent issue in every city and expose different perspectives, wants, and dreams around it.

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WORKSHOPS


We partner with local universities to host Research Sprints, bringing local students and researchers, local experts and international experts to discuss the issue and produce a particular policy proposal for the people.

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PUBLIC ART


We host Art Labs that brings experts, artists and communities in a specific and symbolic place of each city, linked to the local issue.




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