Chandigarh the ville de Beton Brt celebrated its 50 years of completion recently. This photo series captures the city in perpetual decay and the aesthetic of decay. The hybidisation that the inhabitants are bringing to this city and how a pirate modernity is taking over the city.
Doug Saunders‘s (2011) prophetic assertion in the ‘the Arrival City’ about ‘the great, and final, shift of human populations out of rural, agricultural life and into cities’ seems to be falling flat under the strong populist winds and anti-migration sentiment sweeping the planet. Similar to the failure of Fukuyama‘s (1992) claim on ‘the end of history’ through the spread of Western Liberal Democracy, Saunders’s argument is marred by a linear view of history and national polit