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Etienne Turpin is the principal director of anexact office, a design research practice committed to interventive multidisciplinary urbanism, artistic and curatorial experimentation, and applied philosophical inquiry, based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Etienne is also a Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong, Australia.
He is co-director and co-principal investigator of the, an applied research project on urban risk, data collection, and infrastructure adaptation.

In the proposed fragment he reflects on the new form of imperialism by the machine of capital on the cities of the global south and compares it with the opposite incremetal logics of informal communities (‘kampung’ in bahasa indonesia).

Jakarta, November 2014

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