Toward a Virtual Commons

Rapt Studio
13 min readJul 10, 2020

A study on the potential of urban and cultural theory to revitalize social experience online, kindling a spirit of creative misuse.

“The Naked City” by Guy Debord and Asger Jorn, 1957

Note: This piece was written prior to the killing of George Floyd and the ensuing uprising and protests, which have reclaimed vast swathes of public space both in the imaginary and in reality. This new context had clear implications for several points of analysis in the original piece, and

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