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Humanitarian’s Housing Question: Andrew Herscher

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Opening Events
2015, Oct 23–24

Introduction: Nikolaus Hirsch (Curator)

From Slum Reform to Digital Shelter: The Middle Eastern refugees that are struggling to find refuge in Europe are not only contending with material and political boundaries – the fences, borders, and restrictive immigration policies that are meant to channel, filter, or block their movement – but conceptual boundaries, as well. Among the many conceptual boundaries that these refugees are calling into question is that between “humanitarianism” and “architecture.”

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