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The Future
Part III of the Strategic Plan Project

 

In a social economy where public space can be bought and sold as an asset, the definition of island as community is in constant danger of being appropriated by the logic of the theme park. The rhetoric of community planning purports to stem the tide of cash, or at least negotiate its direction of flow, but the vision of the well-heeled has a habit of narrowing the horizon for the rest of us. Which leaves us to wonder whether the future will be as friendly as some would have us believe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Projects 2011/2012:   [Re]Presencing the Rural  |   7.9 (Part of The Strategic Plan   |   Non-Nonmedia   |       
Rethinking Rural Economies, The Strategic Plan, Project III (2013). Click on the image to see the brochure >>

 

  
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