activism / urban

Halting gentrification, a series

#1. Making ugly to deter hipster prospecting (the link there is what happened when I googled that phrase to see if I’d made it up or not….).

Example: Certain squatters in Berlin show an understanding of the role of artist-driven urbanism in gentrification by attempting to make their neighbourhoods as objectively ugly as possible.

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