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Unintended Consequences

What is the effect of upgrades on Violence in Cape Flats?

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Unintended Consequences

Since 2011 Brown-Luthango has been analysing the relationship between violence and physical environments in Cape Town, specifically looking at the effect physical upgrades have on violence and perceptions of safety in the city’s informal settlements. To understand the way human manipulation of space has influenced dynamics of violence here is to attempt to capture something that initially appears a singular and conspicuous subject, but which fractures and multiplies