Read about Hannah Mackaness’ experience working in advertising technology to collaborating with the Edgelands Institute. The author highlights the need for public education on the complexities of surveillance, data collection, and targeting in the digital age.
In March 2023, a Social Laboratory was established in Cúcuta. The meetings aimed to assess Cúcuta's current security situation, address challenges, and explore the potential impact of digital security solutions while working towards a practical proposal for the city.
Last month we asked some residents and visitors of the city about their feelings on the topics of security and surveillance in the form of a 'Vox Pop', or short interviews, that we filmed in the streets of Geneva. In the following post, we will reflect on the answers we received.
Participant in Edgelands' Fellowship program, Sophia Sennett explores in this blog post the relations between climate change, climate intelligence and social contract.
Last month at the International Museum of the Red Cross in Geneva, the first two photographers involved in this adventure came to present their work. This discussion allowed us to discover two very different approaches but also to evoke the specificity of the medium of photography in research.
The piece deals with the analysis of a choreography based on the embodied reactions people have to the idea of increased digital surveillance in their cities.
As part of Edgelands x Magnum project, Angel Tames de Sousa researched the rights to access information of the CCTV recordings in public spaces in Geneva. This blog post exaplaines his process: the obstacles, findings, and his perspective on the subject.