Social Margins: An Assembly in Text
As part of the Mt. Analogue class Fate is Kind, we are reading Acconci’s essay Public Space in Private Time. Written in 1990 as the effects of digital technology with beginning to become more prevalent in daily life, the essay allows us to consider the deepening conflicts between notions of public and private space in cities. How do Acconci’s thoughts here relate to Mineapolis’ 9th Ward, the rise of encampments, protest, the autonomous nature of George Floyd Square, and their affects?