Appropriation as collective resistance, 2022

The fundamental right to affordable housing is under pressure worldwide. Despite the efforts of governments, wealthy investors, internationally operating real estate firms and private individuals keep the sector in an iron grip. As long as the housing supply is scarce, their profits are high. But what transformations are possible when the right to property is subordinated to the right to affordable housing and to live in the city? Concept, research and spacial design: Farida Sedoc.

Designing the Social is an exhibition exploring 100 years of socially driven, idiosyncratic ideas about living together. For each subject, separate teams of curators, researchers and designers have investigated the connection between archival research and current social issues.