Explore our Final Reports – the culmination of dedicated research and information-gathering efforts carried out across various cities.
OPPi is an online participatory survey to hear directly from individuals about their perceptions and thoughts about a specific topic.
For Edgelands Institute’s Participatory Data Interventions program, we invited people living in Geneva to participate in “Dropping the Pin on Surveillance”. The project aims to co-create a catalog of security cameras in the city in order to reflect on its potential uses in research, policy, and art.
Over the course of eight weeks, the participants of "We are Recording you Geneva" had the opportunity to explore the issues of security, surveillance and technology in the city.
"Magnum x Edgelands Geneva" is a collaborative project between Magnum Photos and the Edgelands Institute, consisting of a series of chapters exploring the intersection of photography, technology, and urban environments.
Edgelands Institute concludes its Geneva first pop-up cycle with the release of the city's report, highlighting citizens’ perceptions on transparency challenges, and digital integrity.
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.
First edition of the Edgelands Maps Workshop in Geneva, in partnership with CFP SHR.
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.
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.
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.
Join us at the Open Innovation Festival to participate in “Dropping the Pin” and “Edgelands Maps,” and take part in the ongoing conversation about the digitalization of security and the way we live together as a society !
In partnership with OPPi, from June 22 to November 15 of 2022, we invited the residents of Geneva to participate in the online participatory survey “What Are the Dangers That Threaten Your Safety in Geneva?”.