Supersudaca

You Rate It! Neither poor, nor standard!

Supersudaca track down the diffuse power structures of the global market in their concrete manifestations throughout the world. Their work for the HKW is dedicated to the pillar saints of capitalism: Credit rating agencies decide on the fate of entire countries and the living conditions of the economically weakest layers of society. In the cloakroom of the HKW Supersudaca stage a parody of the architectural power mechanisms of the agencies, once again taking up the cause of greater social justice.

Supersudaca (sudaca: immigrant insult for Latinos) are a globally operating think tank for architecture and urban investigation with branches in 7 countries, founded in 2001. In their practice, they address issues such as Caribbean mass tourism, China‘s new global presence, direct public space interventions and social housing. Supersudaca are widely published and were awarded the best entry award at the Bienal Iberoamericana (2004) and the 2nd Rotterdam Biennale.