Urban

kajillionaire

California scheming: Miranda July's Kajillionaire (Miranda July)

Review
Bettie Cörvers
04/06/2021
7 minutes to read

In Miranda July's 2020 film Kajillionaire, Old Dolio's life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them in their scamming practices. She feels the need to detach from her hustling parents.

Banksy, street art and globalization

Article
Sophie Hines
15/01/2021
8 minutes to read

Banksy is one of the most famous street artists in the world. This article examines the influence of globalization on the subject matter of Banksy's works, as well as on the extent of his success.

Maastricht

The linguistic landscape of Maastricht

Article
j.e.n.grassere@uvt.nl Grassère
26/11/2019
11 minutes to read

Old factory signs, preserved French hotel names and signs in the local dialect paint Maastricht's rich linguistic landscape. An analysis of three examples showcases how the city's history and current developments are embedded in public signs.

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The controversial dilemma's of slum tourism

Article
Noor W.
18/09/2019
12 minutes to read

Increasingly, the slum tourism trend is raising controversial dilemma's. Can it be seen as a form of exploitation of locals living in undeveloped areas?

The (in)visible Poetry Museum in Amsterdam

Paper
Chiara Palsgraaf
26/04/2019
17 minutes to read

The Poetry Museum raises consciousness on the role of AR, art and the museum in the public sphere. It shows that online media has the ability to influence the public sphere but is inevitably linked to the offline culture to establish changes.

Trapveldje

Het Trapveldje: Vacant space in the densely built environment

Article
Marjoca de Greef
14/04/2019
15 minutes to read

Het Trapveldje was a space for wild play and ‘marginal’ activities, where locals came to play, linger, talk and watch. This indistinct, scruffy field was also a stage for an unyielding battle between locals and the municipality of Amsterdam.